Open-F@b Call4Ideas Award: Meedox is in the final!

Meedox is in the final at Open-f@b Call4Ideas award: the innovation contest of BNP Paribas Cardif in collaboration with InsuranceUp, to collect innovative projects aimed at making insurance more accessible.

This year PNICube is partner of the eighth edition of Open-F@b Call4Ideas by BNP Paribas Cardif.

BNP Paribas Cardif has taken up the challenge of digital innovation by transforming it into an opportunity and by deciding to undertake a path of research and innovation based on openness to the outside world. This is why Open-F@b was born, the call for ideas launched by BNP Paribas Cardif, supported with the InsuranceUp project (the first Italian portal on insurtech).

On November 25, 2021 at 3.30 pm the new ONLINE session for the final event will open with the announcement of the winners.

With the Digital Battle of the past weeks, the Open @ Fab Call4Ideas open innovation contest has identified the 10 startup selected for 2021 and on November 25th there will be the announcement of the 3 winners.

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Follow us online on November 25, 2021 at 3.30 pm by registering at the Registration link – Call4Ideas2021.


Open-F@b Call4Ideas – The Project

Open-F@b Call4Ideas is an Open Innovation project launched for the first time in 2014 by BNP Paribas Cardif in collaboration with, the first Italian information site dedicated to innovation, start-ups and new technologies in the sector of insurance, part of NetworkDigital360 (Digital360 Group). After having dealt with topics such as Customer Acquisition, Internet of Things and Big Data, Customer Experience and Preventive Insurance, Positive Social Impact Innovation, Human Data Science and Next Normal in the past editions, 2021 will be dedicated looking for the most innovative solutions to make “Insurance + Accessible”.

In the past seven editions Open-F@b Call4Ideas has achieved great success: around 500 applications have been proposed – many from abroad – selected around 80 innovative ideas, which have led to various collaborations and the realization of at least one project. year, and invested about one million euros in total. A result that reflects BNP Paribas Cardif’s commitment to seeking innovation that puts people at the center and returns real value to the entire community, from customers to employees to other stakeholders. An innovation based on inclusion, sharing, concreteness and the contamination of knowledge, capable of also revolutionizing the way of doing insurance.

The finalist projects of the 2021 edition (including Meedox) will be introduced to C. Entrepreneurs Fund, the venture capital fund of BNP Paribas Cardif with Cathay Innovation, which aims to accelerate the Company’s innovation through investments in start-up early stage, and included in the SCOOP platform used in the BNP Paribas Open Innovation ecosystem to share, manage and promote cooperation with start-ups.

Among the news of this year, there is also the possibility for two members of each winning team to present the project and compare themselves with other start-ups hosted at BivwAk! the internal incubator of the BNP Paribas Group based in Paris. This year, moreover, thanks to the partnership with PNICube – an association with 50 associates between Universities and academic incubators that brings together Italian academic incubators and business plan competitions, born with the aim of stimulating the birth and accompanying the market to new high-end companies. knowledge content from universities – the call will also be extended to the youngest in a more widespread manner in the area. PNICube will participate in the selection of some startups protagonists of the digital battle and will be present with a member in the jury of the final.