Director Institutional Relations

“We are searching for people able to astonish us with their solutions to essential societal problems.”

Anna Amati
  • Degree in Architecture. Founding member at META Group.

    Since 2019, founding partner of EUREKA! Venture SGR Spa. She is currently a member of the Investment Committee of the Eureka! Technology Transfer Fund.

    In 1993 she founded META Group, an international company with consolidated experience in the field of innovation, from policies to instruments, able to integrate technical assistance for economic development, dedicated services for the creation and acceleration of knowledge-intensive companies and the management of venture capital instruments, in Italy and abroad.

    Since January 2018, she has been one of the five Italian expert evaluators, among 87 European evaluators, of the Horizon2020 SMEInstrument programme, now EIC Accelerator. An architect, she is a member of IAG, Italian Angels for Growth, one of the most active business angel clubs, and co-founder of Angels4Women, a club dedicated to investing in women-led companies.

    She was a member of the jury of the EBA Award, a European competition that rewards the best companies of the year, and is currently a member of the EY jury for the Entrepreneur of the Year award - Startup and Scaleup section.

    Since 2018, she has been an alumna of "InTheBoardroom 4.0" after participating in the executive path promoted by ValoreD to promote and include trained and talented women in boards of directors.

    Since January 2016, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of the "Teatro Stabile dell'Umbria" Foundation and a member of the Scientific Committee of the "Treccani" Italian Institute. Named by Wired as one of the ten most innovative Italian women of 2015 and winner of the international award "techno-visionaries_finance section 2016".