The official opening of OGR Tech hub powered by Talent Garden during the Italian Tech Week in Turin marks a significant step towards Talent Garden’s national and international expansion that will also see the opening of the new Rome Ostiense and Milan Isola campuses within the year.
Talent Garden is now a partner of OGR Tech, the international hub created by the Fondazione CRT dedicated to the world of innovation and research. This partnership will see Talent Garden managing the coworking spaces and the organization of events for the community within OGR. An ambitious collaboration that thanks to the experience and the consolidated ability of Talent Garden to network within the national and international panorama, will connect the new Turin hub to the European innovation circuit, making it a reference point for the world of innovation and research.
“We are proud to be part of a project that aims to create an international innovation hub for innovative startups, young students, large corporations, digital & tech research labs and the most interesting scale-ups on the market” Davide Dattoli, Founder and CEO of Talent Garden.
Located in the heart of Turin, Italy inside the Officine Grandi Riparazioni, the new OGR Tech hub powered by Talent Garden represents the largest Italian innovation center with its 12,000 sqm and is designed to be a space dedicated to collaborative creation and an incubator of ideas focused on startups, creative and smart data industries, it was conceived and supported with a large investment by the Fondazione CRT.
“OGR Tech brings together talents, investments and a “puzzle” of very broad skills, connecting Turin to global excellence”, declares the Managing Director of OGR and General Secretary of Fondazione CRT Massimo Lapucci. “With this spirit, we wanted Talent Garden to work alongside us both for space management and as a partner of excellence to make the new OGR Tech innovation hub powered by Talent Garden rapidly become an international reference point connected to the main tech, innovation and research communities”
It currently houses 250 professionals and involves some of the most important Italian and international corporations such as IBM, Intesa Sanpaolo, one of the most important universities in the international technological world, Politecnico di Torino and some of the most innovative startups on the Italian scene such as Planet, Deltatre, Utravel.
The OGR hub also includes collaboration with Techstars, Compagnia di Sanpaolo and Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center as part of the acceleration pathways starting in February 2020.
“Talent Garden will not only manage the spaces and events for the community within OGR but will connect this center of excellence with the European digital & tech communities, starting with the Talent Garden community which is present today in 26 campuses in 8 countries and has over 3,500 talented professionals” Lorenzo Maternini, Vice President and Country Manager of Talent Garden Italy.
The collaboration with Talent Garden will allow all the members of OGR to be connected with the largest European network of Digital Innovators here in Talent Garden and give them access to the 26 campuses throughout Europe supporting them to launch their businesses at a European level while remaining in Turin.