The aim of the AREA Science Park Consortium is to create a lasting link between research and
the business world.
To promote the culture of innovation and actually accomplish the transfer of technology from
research to the business world at a local and national level, the Consortium follows a number of
strategic guidelines such as:
- the creation of new exchange opportunities between the research bodies and the production
- a drive towards internationalisation
-an increase in competitiveness with spin-off actions
HOW WE WORK
In a region characterized by high number of research centres and institutions of excellence as
well as by a business network made up mainly of small and medium-sized enterprises, AREA Science
Park’s technology transfer service is based on specific actions; its aim is to satisfy the real
needs of companies by carrying out a new and personalized transfer of expertise and skills.
The system can provide solutions, innovative under every aspect, and which integrate services
aimed at increasing business competitiveness by promoting the
creation of spin-offs,
enhancement of research and
Since 1997, AREA started to use its extensive knowledge of the sector in order to set
up a series of initiatives to disseminate innovation and put an active “door to door” network at
the service of businesses.
Staff is specifically trained to work as “technology broker”: they visit companies and, from
time to time, they identify our most appropriate the solutions to their needs. It can be achieved
thanks to the consolidated cooperation with a network of experts, from research bodies,
universities and the consultancy sector.
Visiting companies, evaluating their needs, arranging contacts with experts, providing
project follow-up, making sure that objectives have been achieved: these practices optimize time
and resources, and provide businesses with steady assistance during all stages of innovation.
For further information:
tel. +39 040.375 5125