The goal of Mimprendo, is to create
synergies among the most innovative companies and skilled university students.
The project was launched in 2013 by CCUM together with Confindustria
Gruppo Giovani, the Italian Companies Association of Young Entrepreneurs, based on a pilot project developed
by Collegio 'Don Mazza' in Padua. Mimprendo is a challenge for students,
graduate students and young graduates from all over Italy: they can practice
their skills in real business environments and develop concrete projects
through the collaboration with innovative companies.
connects the development needs of companies with the intellectual and creative
potential of the university students. It’s an educational experience that is
set up as a national competition among multidisciplinary team of students
committed to develop real projects proposed by entrepreneurs themselves. In
line with the mission of University Colleges, Mimprendo promotes students’ creativity,
talent development and innovation. Mimprendo enables companies to develop
projects and ideas in the perspective of ‘open innovation’ as well.
results are significant: in its 7 editions, 1600
university students have been involved; 500 were selected to take part in the
multidisciplinary teams and they developed 92 projects inside the companies.
72% of the projects have been implemented before 24 months, 50% before 6
months; 50% of students involved in Mimprendo received employment proposals