This event is open to and COMPLIMENTARY (*) for US large companies, research centers, universities, investors and venture capitalists who qualify via contacting the Italian Trade Agency Chicago US Office. (*) Travel, transfer, and lodging costs will be covered for vetted delegates by the Agency.
Sometimes it takes the cooperation of individuals across oceans to make great things happen. This year, as America watched with sadness as its shuttle program was canceled, senior level students at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Daytona Beach, FL, USA sought the help of their friends and engineers at Meccanotecnica Riesi S.r.l in Sicily, IT to keep space exploration relevant.
Established as far back as 1966 for the manufacture of equipment to wash mechanical parts during overhauling, PASSAPONTI has developed, over the years, a wide range of machines and equipment for cleaning and surface treatment widely used in the production lines and cells of the mechanical, automotive and aerospace industry, then assuming the name of "PASSAPONTI metal cleaning technology" to better identify the company as a "global partner".
The Italian Trade Commission, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade organized a workshop focused on technologies for the aerospace, environment and renewable energy sectors. The event was held at the Ontario Investment Centre, on September 22nd, 2010.
Featured speakers at the event were, Ms. Pamela Kanter, Manager International Markets, from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Mr. Antonio Lucarelli, Italian Trade Commissioner and the Consul General of Italy Mr. Gianni Bardini.