15 Jan 2020

Future Unicorn Award nominee: Planet Idea

DIGITALEUROPE is proud to introduce Planet Idea, among the selected SMEs to participate in the Future Unicorn Award. This Italian company is driving the digitisation of SMEs and enterprises with a competence center which consults with cities & neighborhoods on how best to integrate innovation into urban areas.

About Planet Idea

Planet Idea, based in Turin, Italy, is developing a proprietary platform dedicated to the inhabitants of smart cities to offer access to smart solutions, services and to enable the creation of a circular economy within each community. The platform will also constitute a market place for local businesses, so through the app, residents will also access affordable goods and services, spanning from education, work, health, security, sport, home, food and mobility, that generate value and continued engagement of community members.

Furthermore, the Competence Centre of Planet Idea is being developing to provide consultancy on smart affordable housing projects worldwide to third-party developers and public administrations and sisters companies.


  • Designing and building smart affordable neighbourhoods

    Ecosystem resources, planning and architecture, technological system and social innovation are the main drivers leading our projects. Their aim is to bring the most advanced social concepts and technologies to new towns and to renovating districts: inclusion, quality of life, green environment and digital services can be provided and have a great impact also in affordable housing projects in EU and in developing countries.

    The global leader in smart affordable housing, Planet Smart City designs and builds cities and neighbourhoods that place people at the heart of every project. Our multi-disciplinary teams integrate architectural, digital, environmental and social innovation solutions to deliver high-quality low-cost homes, creating lasting value. We provide more than a home, shaping communities which are supported by great infrastructure, technology, services and community engagement programmes.

Planet Idea
Planet Idea

To learn more about Planet Idea, visit their website

  • About the award

    The Pan-European Future Unicorn Award aims to highlight innovative SMEs that have the potential to become Europe’s next unicorns. The award is compiled by asking all the national trade associations affiliated with DIGITALEUROPE to nominate a single SME from their country. This results in a truly pan-European selection of incredible digital companies from all sectors.

    The award will be delivered at our flagship event, Masters of Digital, in Brussels on 6 February.

    For more information about the award please contact Yann Finger.

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