VirtuItaly next Events: SelectUSA, Viva Technology and Mobile World Congress

Centrica will partecipates with its startup VirtuItaly at: SelectUSA, Viva Technology and Mobile World Congress


7-12 JUNE 2021


New investment opportunities in the United States with SelectUSA!

SelectUSA summit is the event dedicated to promoting foreign investment in the United States. Companies from all over the world have the opportunity to interact with local economic development organizations, to identify the best opportunities. Centrica has already taken a step in this direction with the cloud application ArtCentrica, which in May enriched the catalog with part of MET (The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York) artworks, available for immediate consultation.

ArtCentrica was awarded by National Geographic with That’s Geography special track, during GESAward 2020.

VirtuItaly is also participating in Global Start Up Program with MediaTech Ventures and 2112 Creative Industries Incubator in Chicago.



16-19 JUNE 2021


Viva Technology is back!

Viva Technology new edition, the event dedicated to innovation and high technology sectors set in Paris, this year is back in hybrid mode. Among the themes of the event: the promotion of technological diversity, their strategic uses and equal access opportunities.

Centrica, with its startup VirtuItaly, will be among the participants and will present the solutions for the enhancement and dissemination of cultural heritage developed in the last years. Thanks to the continuous investment in human resources and technologies, company has created immersive edutainment experiences, like Renaissance Experience and innovative learning services, like ArtCentrica.


28 JUNE – 1 JULY 2021

Mobile World Congress will be in attendance!

The most important fair dedicated to mobile telephony, GSMA Mobile World Congress, will be held in Barcelona, despite the difficulties due to pandemic.

On this occasion, Centrica, once again through VirtuItaly, will be able to illustrate the various features and contents of the ArtCentrica platform, also available on mobile.

CES 2021


The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is the creator of CES 2021 (, a digital experience connecting exhibitors, customers, thought leaders and media from around the world.
The new format allows participants listening to technology innovators, knowing cutting-edge technologies and latest product launches, interacting with global brands and international startups.
Our startup VirtuItaly has been selected by Italian Trade Agency to bring Italian innovation in art&creativity at CES 2021.

Open Innovation Contest 2019

VirtuItaly was one of the seven winners of the Harmonic Innovation Contest (HIC), and reached the final of the Open Innovation Contest held in Milan, at the Cariplo Factory. The Open Innovation Contest is organized by NTT Data Italia, moderated by Claudia Pensotti (journalist Class CNBC).

In these kind of competitions it’s important to get to the finals because you give visibility to your reality.

Giorgio Scarpelli CTO & Head of Innovation NTT Data Italia and Kotaro Zamma, Head of Open Innovation and Business Incubation NTT Data Corporation will talk during the contest.

VirtuItaly will be represented by co-founder and Digital Exhibition Manager Paolo De Rocco.

Marco Cappellini, CEO and co-founder Centrica, intervenes in the session Smart Tourism (chaired by Gianni Cancellieri) together with Edoardo Colombo and Claudia Vernotti, with conclusions of Undersecretary Mibact Lorenza Bonaccorsi.