Baker Hughes Energy Ideas Generation Program

is the Open Innovation program for start-ups, SMEs and research projects focused on energy-related technologies.

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The program

Baker Hughes, Baker Hughes Energy Ideas Generation Program, Energy, Accelerator Program, Startup, Innovative SME
Baker Hughes Energy Ideas Generation Program is the Open Innovation program dedicated to startups, SMEs and research projects that offer innovative solutions and technologies in the energy sector.

The program borns from the collaboration between Baker Hughes and Nana Bianca and offers to all selected projects the opportunity to undertake a 16-week Open Innovation process.

The 5 selected teams will receive a grant of 20,000 euros, as well as operational support, training, mentorship services and workshops dedicated to the development of a project work with Baker Hughes.
5 startups
5 startups
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selected each year through the call for ideas and the direct scouting.

16 weeks
16 weeks
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Duration of the Open Innovation course
2 events
2 events
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for the presentation of selected technologies and projects.

€20k grant
€20k grant
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For each startup admitted to the program.

4 workshops
2 workshops
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Dedicated to Open Innovation activities that foster comparison and alignment with Baker Hughes.

24-hour coaching
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Thirty hours of coaching with a member of the Baker Hughes Innovation Team.

10 hours lessons
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of 1to1 lessons with professionals and high-level teachers.

dedicated desks
Dedicated desks
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For your team for the entire duration of the program.

Field of interests

The initiative is dedicated to projects that operate in the Clean Energy and Industrial Technologies sectors and specifically:

Enabling materials for energy transition

Smart supply chain management

Hard to abate emission reduction

Key dates

The acceleration program will be marked by the following milestones:

The promoters

Baker Hughes, Baker Hughes Energy Ideas Generation Program, Energy, Accelerator Program, Startup, Innovative SME
Baker Hughes is an energy technology company that provides high-tech products, services and solutions for energy and industrial customers around the world. Built on a century of experience and with operations in more than 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are driving energy forward, making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet. Baker Hughes is reducing its impact on the environment, implementing low-carbon technologies and working to help customers meet their environmental goals, and innovating for the future of energy by offering solutions for the entire energy value chain, including new energy frontiers such as hydrogen, CCUS and energy storage.

In Italy, Baker Hughes operates mainly through Nuovo Pignone, with around 5,000 employees at seven production sites. The main facility is in Florence, which since 2017 has also been home to the global headquarters of the Turbomachinery & Process Solutions (TPS) business, one of Baker Hughes' four main businesses, joined by plants in Massa, Bari, Vibo Valentia, Talamona (Sondrio), Casavatore (Naples) and Cepagatti (Pescara). In Italy Baker Hughes also has a site for the assembly of large industrial modules in Avenza (Carrara), a combination of high technology and sophisticated environmental protection systems.

In Italy, Baker Hughes designs and manufactures turbines and compressors for the energy market thanks to the technological heritage of Nuovo Pignone, which represents for the group the worldwide centre of excellence for research, development and production of gas turbines and compressors, pumps, valves and related services. In addition to the plant, which is at the forefront of digital technologies applied to production processes, Florence is also home to the TPS R&D centre, with over 1,000 engineers highly specialised in the development of new technologies to support the energy transition, and the iCenter, for remote monitoring and diagnostics of machines installed at Baker Hughes customer sites around the world. For more information:bakerhughes.com
Nana Bianca, Startup, Innovative SMEs, Acceleration program, We try to build the future, Accelerator, Startup incubator
Nana Bianca is a high-profile technology startup studio. We offer our experience to transform revolutionary ideas into successful tech companies.

We create the companies of tomorrow, we intercept and anticipate market trends by identifying high-growth sectors and high technological interest, focusing in particular on the Ad-Tech world, we select and train teams, guiding them through execution.

We work under the banner of innovation, dedicating ourselves to the transformation of the national digital fabric by means of an advanced co-working ecosystem, where people and companies with common ideals and goals can collaborate and give life to their own projects, through an organic process of contamination of ideas.

A program by

Baker Hughes, Baker Hughes Energy Ideas Generation Program, Energy, Accelerator Program, Startup, Innovative SME
Nana Bianca, Startup, Innovative SMEs, Acceleration program, We try to build the future, Accelerator, Startup incubator

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