Today technology transfer represents the core activity of AREA Science Park, which acts as intermediary between research and the business community.
Ten years experience of work in the field has produced a number of very interesting results and given us the opportunity to try out and refine a new model of research/business interaction which is today considered best practice.
AREA offers a broad range of services to help businesses become more competitive by developing innovation projects, such as:
Short-term actions to assess the need for innovation within the business.
Identification of potential solutions.
INFORMATION ON PATENTS, DOCUMENT RETRIEVAL AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Patent information retrieval and retrieval of documents on topics of scientific, technical and industrial interest. Analysis and synthesis of the resultant information. Personalized reports on technological scenarios. Technology monitoring service.ASSISTANCE IN IMPLEMENTING INNOVATION PROJECTS
Assistance during the various phases of study, planning and development of innovative solutions, technical and economic feasibility studies, assessment of the impact of innovation on company structure.
SUPPORT IN DEVELOPING RESEARCH PROJECTS
Supporting businesses in developing and refining projects in collaboration with research institutes to achieve original and innovative solutions.VALIDATION OF BUSINESS IDEAS
Identification and checking of technical, normative, organizational and business parameters which will influence the success of new business initiatives.
SECTOR AND MULTISECTOR STUDIES
In-depth analysis of state-of-the-art technology and technological trends of widespread industrial relevance. BENCHMARKING
Analysis of company efficiency using Bench-Profile™
, the benchmarking tool developed by AREA Science Park to identify opportunities for improvement in the use of production resources.
AREA’s collaboration with experts in research and consulting results in a partnership which enhances respective expertise, thus leading to an increase in business competitiveness.