Research Center
Centro Ricerche Fiat S.C.p.A. (CRF) was founded in 1976 as the Fiat Group's major source of expertise in innovation, research, and development. It was established as a Società Consortile per Azioni, a consortium, whose shareholders are Group companies. CRF's objective is to use innovation as a strategic lever and to enhance the results of its work through the promotion, development, and transfer...
Basic & Applied Research Center
Trentino Alto Adige
The Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) is a foundation established jointly by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research and the Ministry of Economy and Finance to promote excellence in basic and applied research and to contribute to the economic development of Italy. The primary goals of the IIT are the creation and dissemination of scientific knowledge as well as the...
Industrial Research and Innovation Center
ITIA strategical mission is the grown of competitiveness and sustainability of manufacturing in Italy and Europe through industrial innovation. ITIA, contributes and supports the European Union initiative MANUFUTURE, finalized in development of added high-value manufacturing based on research and innovation, work on the development of new products and processes, business models and related...
Government Agency - Educational Department
North American college students who are juniors, seniors, or grad students can enter the Italian Technology Awards program. ITA recognizes the best thinking among students in a variety of mechanical engineering fields, rewarding annual winners with a one week trip to Italy in the autumn period.
Under-graduate and Graduate Degree Programs
Università Carlo Cattaneo - LIUC is an independent, state-recognized institution situated in the small town of Castellanza, within easy reach of Milan. The University is an important example of the tradition for initiative and entrepreneurship in this part of Italy. It was founded on the initiative of the Industrial Association of the Province of Varese and was immediately recognized for its...
The Politecnico di Milano was established in 1863 by a group of scholars and entrepreneurs belonging to prominent Milanese families. Its most eminent professors over the years have included the mathematician Francesco Brioschi (its first Director), Luigi Cremona, and Giulio Natta (Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963). The Politecnico di Milano is now ranked as one of the most outstanding European...
University and Technical Engineering and Research Center
Interdepartamental Research Center for Packaging
Emilia Romagna
In July 2009 the University of Parma approved the foundation of the Interdepartmental Center for Packaging “CIPACK”, starting from an idea of Roberto Rizzo (Professor of Industrial Mechanical Systems) and Angelo Montenero (Professor of General and Inorganic chemistry). This laboratory was born with a precise goal: promoting and coordinating basic and applied research concerning the packaging and...