Frieco Società Benefit

Frieco develops a circular economy on a local scale, capable of reducing costs, CO2 emissions and capable of increasing recycling.

Co-Founder & CEO: Roberto Frisina
Co-Founder & CSO: Danilo Frisina

Frieco intends to optimize the management and recycling of waste by offering a more sustainable model on an economic, social and environmental level through a new equipment called Ecotrix, with patented shredding technology, which makes it possible to reduce the volume of inorganic waste by over 85%. (Reduction ratio 7: 1) thus proposing an operational rental service to reduce volumes at the customers' premises + Collection of waste materials produced for recycling.


Year of establishment: 2018

The product/service is already on the market? Yes

Investments received: Grant € 80,000

Contest: Oct 2018
- Start Cup Piemonte Valle d'Aosta 2018 Finalist PNI.
Nov 2018
- PNI Cube 2018 Verona Social Innovation Special Mention for the best “Social Innovation” project.

Feb 2019
GSVC Global Social Venture Competition Finalist in Milan.

Dec 2019
- Impact Now Milano winner, award conceived and promoted by
- Winner of the FactorYmpresa Turismo - Change Tourism Directorate of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism MiBACT and managed by INVITALIA | The Development Agency;

Feb 2020
- Winner of the FABRIQ QUARTO 2019 Call for the Municipality of Milan for companies that look to the periphery as a place of experimentation for innovation projects with a social impact.

Sept. 2020
- Top 10 Call 4 Startup organized by CEETRUS in collaboration with PoliHub dissemination of new business projects that make shopping centers sustainable and smart places to live

Oct 2020
- Winners of the SI4.0 2020 Call (admitted and not funded due to the exhaustion of available resources) Development of innovative digital solutions in response to the health emergency due to the COVID-19 epidemic and which incentivize green-driven production development models oriented to quality and sustainability through products / services with lower environmental and social impacts, promoted by the Lombardy Region and unioncamere Lombarda

-Winner for the SuperCLEANTECK category of the fifth edition of MCE 4x4, promoted by Assolombarda and the Milan Monza Brianza Lodi Chamber of Commerce
-Winner Start-up & Scale-up Innovation 2020 Ecomondo Rimini International Fair organized by Italian Exhibition Group SpA, promoted in collaboration with ICE and has as Main Partner, ART-ER (Attractiveness Research Territory), Emilia-Romagna Consortium Society.
-Winner Innovation Challenge #1 by Le Village CA Parma.

- We have been identified among the top of the Sodalitas for Future call, as a sustainable entrepreneurial project in which we will be awarded the 'Sodalitas Call for Future' brand, which will enhance its ability to contribute as a business action to building a sustainable future in line with the United Nations 2030 Agenda.

Incubation/acceleration programme: 2I3T

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