About Digital Factory

Digital Factory is the initiative, promoted by FCA Bank in collaboration with I3P and included within the "Start & Pulse" program of Credit Agricole Consumer Finance, that is articulated as a Call for Startup and has the objective to search for innovative solutions in Fintech and Insurtech, able to support and speed up the innovation processes already underway in FCA Bank.

Specifically, the following application areas are considered of particular interest:
• insurance and financial risk assessment systems;
• alternative solutions for the management of loans, financing and micro-credit;
• solutions for user profiling and customer segmentation strategies;
• creation of automatic and intelligent systems for the analysis of insurance and financial needs;
• alternative payment products and methods complementary to FCA Bank products.



fca bank

FCA Bank S.p.A. is a bank engaging mainly in car finance, with the aim to meet all mobility requirements. It is an equally-held joint venture between FCA Italy S.p.A., a company of the global automotive company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., and Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance, a leading consumer credit company of the Crédit Agricole group. FCA Bank S.p.A. provides financing products to drive the sales of prestigious car brands in Italy and in Europe. The loan, lease, rental and mobility financing programs provided by FCA Bank S.p.A. are specifically designed for dealer networks, private customers and corporate fleets. FCA Bank S.p.A. is operational in 17 European countries and in Morocco, directly or through branches. At 30 June 2020 FCA Bank managed assets of approximately €30 billion.

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EuroIncNet is an initiative by UIC that consists of a network including some of Europe’s top ranked business incubators, according to UBI Global’s listings, since 2015. UIC is ranked World Top 5 Business Incubator by UBI Global, 2019. The seven business incubators that are currently part of the network are I3P in Italy, SetSquared in UK, INiTS in Austria, Imec in Belgium, Utrechtinc, Holland and UIC in Sweden.

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I3P, Incubator of Polytechnic of Turin

I3P supports the creation and development of innovative start-ups with high technological intensity and growth potential, founded both by university researchers and students, and by external entrepreneurs, providing strategic consulting services, coaching, mentoring, fundraising support and spaces. The mission of the Incubator of the Polytechnic of Turin is to support the ecosystem of entrepreneurship, with the aim of generating economic development and employment in innovative industrial chains.

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The Jury

The jury of Digital Factory, responsible for the selection of the best project, is composed of representatives of FCA Bank, Polytechnic of Turin and I3P.

Discover the announcement

Download the complete announcement of Digital Factory to read all the details of the initiative, the participation criteria and the opportunities up for grabs.