XIV edition of the National Award for Innovation (PNI): Megaride is awarded the Special Prize Shark Bites.

Megaride srl, who won StartCup Campania in 2016 and accelerated startup ofCampania NewSteel Startup Accelerator of Città della Scienza, won the Special Award Shark Bites at the XIV edition of the National Award for Innovation (PNI) for the business ideas born in within the Italian Universities.

The Special Award Shark Bites, raffled this year for the first time, consists of an equity investment for a maximum value of 50,000 Euros, conditional to the success of the subsequent due diligence process and negotiation, led by Shark Bites.

A recognition that rewards the virtuous synergy between StartCup Campania, University of Naples Federico II and Città della Scienza – with the support of the Campania Region – where the incubator Campania NewSteel was born, who is bidding to become the first of the South Peninsular. In Campania NewSteel, Megaride, participating in an accelerated path based on training and deepening of the economic/financial and managerial issues, it prepares to become a best-practice institutionalized and a privileged partner able to combine research and enterprise and deliver value immediately spendable in terms of open innovation.

The Megaride project is part of the activities carried out by the Research Group in the Vehicle Dynamics, University of Naples Federico II, and is specified in the constitution of a Spinoff academic of the University of Naples in 2016.

The Megaride core business is to develop tools, devices, procedures and advanced physical models for simulation and real-time analysis of the dynamic behavior of road vehicles.

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