Type of Institution:
Basic & Applied Research Center
Regions:
Calabria, Liguria, Lombardia, Piemonte, Puglia, Toscana, Trentino Alto Adige
Phone:
+39 010 71781
Fax:
+39 010 720321
Email:
info [at] iit.it
Tags:
Italian Institute of Technology - IIT
Overview:

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 strengthening of Italy's technological competitiveness. To achieve these two goals, the IIT will cooperate with both academic institutions and private organizations, fostering through these partnerships scientific development, technological advances and training in high technology.

Collaboration Agreement:

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 strengthening of Italy's technological competitiveness. To achieve these two goals, the IIT will cooperate with both academic institutions and private organizations, fostering through these partnerships scientific development, technological advances and training in high technology.

Affiliate Programs:

IT research activities have been set up in departments hosted in the IIT Central Research Lab (CRL), in Morego and nine research centres located throughout Italy.The CRL is designed to be one of the largest multidisciplinary research laboratories in the world. The location of the institute is close to Genova airport, about 15 minutes by car from the city center. The building is a facility of about 30000 sqm (including external space) distributed over 5 floors and the underground level, fully equipped with power stations, air conditioning, Industrial scale UPS and others services etc.

The eight (8) IIT Centers develop scientific objectives expressed by the research platforms and significantly enrich the technological portfolio of the Institute. The Centers are integral part of the IIT and are located within the premises of Italian academic institutions, following the intention of collaborating, through its research personnel and instrumentation, with the Italian research system.