SPICI and the International Network

SPICI operates in partnership with international operators and is a proud member of various alliances that aim to consolidate the opportunities for scientific-technological cooperation and entrepreneurial development of the Italian innovation system.


The association represents and, supports the Italial innovation ecosystem. Born from the merger of Italia Startup and the Association of Scientific and Technological Parks (Apsti), it brings together over 3000 startups, scaleups, innovative SMEs, innovation centers, science and technology parks, incubators, accelerators, investors and corporates.

Italy China Foundation

Organization which aims at promoting economic, political and cultural links between Italy and China. The Foundation, of which SPICI is a member, includes important institutional bodies in its board of directors, including Italian Ministries and Regions, the Italian Trade Agency and the main Italian and Chinese diplomatic missions.

Global Compact Network

SPICI is part of the Global Compact Network of the United Nations, the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with nearly 13,000 corporate signatories from over 160 countries and 60 local networks. It was created in 2000 in order to promote a global economy that respects human and labor rights, that protects the environment and that fights against corruption.

Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership

The Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership, of which at SPICI we are honored to be part of, was born on the initiative of the European Commission. The alliance was created to support the activities of business incubators and accelerators and promote new cooperation agreements related to scientific research on the Europe-Africa axis.

Europe-India Innovation Partnership

The alliance promoted by the European Commission defined to support the activities of European and Indian operators, including technological incubators and business accelerators, as well as for the promotion of new cooperation agreements and for the facilitation and implementation of scientific research programs and business development.

Italy-China Science, Technology and Innovation Alliance on Startups and Entrepreneurship

The Alliance is promoted by Italia Startup, PNI Cube, Campania NewSteel srl and SPICI srl, is a national and technological platform with a bottom up approach, focused on Sino-Italian cooperation at the service of the entrepreneurial, financial and innovation system, but also of the institutional organizations - Italian Government, Ministries, Local Authorities and the system of public companies - which intends to promote cooperation and the internationalization of the innovative ecosystems between Italy and China.

Network for International Cooperation on Technology Commercialization

The network aims to promote international cooperation projects between China and foreign markets, as well as to promote technology transfer processes. Promoted, among others, by the International Technology Transfer Network (ITTN), it brings together numerous subjects of the Chinese and international innovative ecosystem including incubators, accelerators, trade associations, innovation centers, departments of prestigious universities such as Peking University and Tsinghua University.

International Technology Transfer Network

The network aims to promote international technology transfer. It was created under the guidance of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (MOST) and the China Association for International Science and Technology Cooperation (CAISTC). It represents a real technology transfer center oriented to the international market.

Italian Chamber of Commerce in China

The only association of Italian entrepreneurs and professionals officially recognized by the Italian (Ministry of Economic Development) and the People's Republic of China (Ministry of Civil Affairs) Governments which works to promote the internationalization of Italian companies and promote the “Made in Italy” in China.


Legalmondo is a platform whose members are lawyers from all over the world, selected as experts in a specific area of activity. The main goal is to offer entrepreneurs accurate legal advice in digital and non-digital forms in order to let them conduct serenely their business all over the world.