Fostering Innovation

Design for life: how planning experience grows business

Head of experience design at Intesa Sanpaolo, Fabio Salierno tells Giulia Rhodes how the bank’s commitment to innovation and design is supporting its growth


Israeli fintech powers innovation

A year on from the launch of Tel Aviv tech hub The Floor, European banks are reaping the rewards.


The trends driving transport innovation

Driverless cars, green fuels and personalised infotainment systems are just some of the developments set to change the ways we get about and the places where we live, as the recent EcoMotion conference in Tel Aviv showed.


Novathon #withPBZ

Fresh ideas are the fuel of the fast-moving world of fintech


Technology takes to The Floor

A project aimed at encouraging fintech start-ups opens in Tel Aviv in June – supported by Intesa Sanpaolo. Andrew Davis hears from Dani Schaumann, the bank’s country adviser, why Israel is at the cutting edge


Innovation marathon: smart thinking in Budapest

Bestselling author and bank futurist Brett King is star guest at an ideas competition in the Hungarian capital, where teams from startups, universities and colleges will compete to develop new banking applications for smart devices. Chris Price hears King’s advice


London Innovation Centre: a new meeting place for the future

How the bank is helping investors and entrepreneurs from around the world develop the most promising businesses of the future.


Innovation, a world without frontiers

Maurizio Montagnese, Head of Intesa Sanpaolo’s Innovation Center, talks about the impact of the new ideas on banking.


The green shoots of a natural economic revolution

The natural bounty of Italy’s land and sea is increasingly being used for innovative means. Giulia Rhodes meets the author of Intesa Sanpaolo’s major new report on Europe’s flourishing bioeconomy.