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META Group is an international firm, dedicated to consulting activities with high intensity of knowledge. Principal clients are organizations and foundations focused on R&D, innovation and entrepreneurship; researchers who want to exploit their research and investors interested in ventures with high potential.

META Group has an international success and works with development agencies, local and national authorities, European and international foundations, entrepreneurs, accelerators, science parks, universities. The Company has its registered seat in Rome (Italy), and has offices in Terni, Bruxelles (Belgium), Lubiana (Slovenia), Warsaw (Poland).

Since 1993, META Group has gained know-how and experience in innovation, entrepreneurship and finance all over the world.
META Group has been elected by the European Commission to realize projects committed to exploit R&D&I actions, entrepreneurial and financial activities, has performed more than 800 assignments, has assisted more than 40 regions and delivered over 300 feasibility studies and pilot projects in the whole world, including studies on seed funds capitals for principle financial actors and donors (FEI, BEI, IADB, World Bank).  

In 2015 has set up the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Milano Congressi with KAUFFMAN Foundation (USA), and sponsored by MISE, MIUR, Invitalia and ICE. There were involved more than 150 countries and 4 venture days, meetings, business matching, competitions and successful testimonial entrepreneurs like Illy, Farinetti and the first “Ministerial” which gathered 12 Members of Economic Development of countries like South Africa and the United States.

META Group
supplies for Italy, the FastTrac® courses of the Kauffman foundation, as NewVenture®, Techventure®, GrowthVenture®, courses attended by more than 300.000 entrepreneurs in the world and has been selected by TIM#WCap for coaching 26 startups settled in its accelerators in 2016.

META Group is the only representative of European Commission’s General Directorate of Research, it supplies the performance enhancement service for all the projects in the 7th framework program and HORIZON 2020, through three framework contracts. To date, have been provided over 400 services, involving more than 30 international experts from 17 countries.

META is part of a network of important international associations as INSME (International Network for SMe), EURADA (European Association of Regional Development Agencies), BAE (Business Angels Europe), IASP (International Association of Science Parks), IBAN (Italian Association of Business Angel), GEN (Global Entrepreneurship Network).

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