Projects & Events
Learn more about InCasa project innovative findings on monitoring tools for elderly people at the 5th e-Health Conference, 28 May 2013, Rome
16 May 2013
The objective of the InCasa project co-financed by the EC under the ICT-PSP program, and involving 13 European organisations, is to improve the quality of life and autonomy of older people, through the use of innovative technologies and services, enabling them to spend more time in their own homes.
The InCasa project will hold a workshop at the 5th e-Health Conference in Rome on 28th May 2013
03 May 2013
INNOVA is partner in the EU FP7 funded project VALUE AGEING – Incorporating European Fundamental Values into ICT for Ageing: A vital political, ethical, technological, and industrial challenge – investigating various aspects of ICT for ageing (see http://www.valueageing.eu/).
As responsible for Work Package 5: a Scenario Exercise in ICT for Ageing, INNOVA has completed the Final Report of the main conclusions. In order to gather extended feedback and consolidate scientific findings, VALUE AGEING is inviting all stakeholders in ICT for Ageing to participate to an online public consultation on the main results.
02 May 2013
Innova’s CEO, Aleardo Furlani, was interviewed on the University of Salerno’s web radio transmission ARDR (Alla Ricerca Dei Ricercatori) dedicated to research and start-ups.
The interview was the occasion to discuss M. Furlani’s educational and professional path. He was among the first in Italy and in Europe to be interested in research and technological innovation based start -ups.
Energy efficiency in European islands showcased at the “Save Energy Now” conference held in Brussels on 16-17 April 2013
24 April 2013
Citizens and households are responsible for a large share of global energy and electricity consumption and the related greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. Important energy savings and carbon reduction can only be achieved with a paradigmatic change in consumer behavior in the context of usage patterns of energy using products.
The EU-funded project, PROMISE, coordinated by INNOVA, organized a two-day conference entitled “Save Energy Now” held in Brussels on 16th and 17th April to raise awareness on the energy efficiency topic.
STARTEEN pilot programme launched in cooperation with the LUISS University, supporting entrepreneurship & technology Start-ups, Rome (Italy), March 2013
25 March 2013
INNOVA and LUISS University (Libera Università Internationale degli Studi Sociali) have signed an agreement for the launch of a pilot action aimed at supporting entrepreneurship and technology start-up creation.
The pilot action consists in providing training and support to young students and graduates from the LUISS University willing to create technology start-ups. The programme, named STARTEEN, is aimed at developing new business initiatives on the part of students attending the Masters’ degree in Economy and Business of the Luiss University.
Memorandum of Cooperation signed with the Science & Technology Commission of Beijing for Sanispira Project, 13 March 2013, Rome (Italy)
15 March 2013
A Memorandum of Cooperation between the Science and Technology Commission of Beijing and HSD Europe for the project Sanispira was signed in Rome on March 13th 2013. Sanispira® is an innovative nasal filter for the prevention of adverse effects of fine dust, pollen and other allergens.
Welcome the new INSMEAcademy, a webinar-based training program on Innovation, Creativity, Strategic Partnerships and Entrepreneurial Spirit, first session 27 March 2013
08 March 2013
The International Network for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (INSME) announces the opening of the INSMEAcademy, a new webinar-based training program on relevant topics concerning Innovation, Creativity, Strategic Partnerships and Entrepreneurial Spirit.
All webinars will be held at lunch time and each session will have a duration of 60 minutes including a 10 minutes Questions&Answers session. All participants have the possibility to take advantage of a free "Expert-talk"-Session, held during the following two weeks of the seminar to raise questions, find solutions and share good practices.
07 March 2013
Excellent ranking within the INNOVA Group was revealed in recently published fifth European FP7 Monitoring Report. The report, covering the implementation of the Framework Programme in the years 2007-2011 and based on the FP7 monitoring system, has revealed that in general and within-group rankings of the top 25 private-for-profit SMEs with the highest numbers of participations in FP7 signed grant agreements during the period 2007-2011, Labor s.r.l, Innova group’s private research laboratory, ranked on top of the list in 3rd position and INNOVA S.p.A. ranked 8th (up 3 positions from the previous ranking).
Read the entire fifth FP7 Monitoring report.
28 February 2013
Separating eggshell and its membrane to turn eggshell waste into valuable source materials is the scope of the Shellbrane project in which Labor Srl, INNOVA’s in-house R&D laboratory, is part of the project consortium.
Agricultural waste management is one of the most emerging problems of food processors. The amount of generated waste as well as the cost of waste disposal is ever increasing across Europe. Egg producers in particular are facing the problem of disposal of eggshell waste.
Save the date: European Conference on energy efficient consumer behavior, 16-17 April 2013, Brussels (Belgium)
06 February 2013
The Conference on Energy Efficient Consumer Behavior in European islands, organized within the PROMISE project, will take place in Brussels on the 16 -17 April 2013.
Innova in expert panel on Cloud, Trust and Privacy: Towards the Internet Cloud, at the 6th CPDP international conference, 25 January 2013, Brussels (Belgium)
28 January 2013
Innova is part of a large IP research project, TCLOUDS, on trusted Clouds. Partners include OxfordUniversity, IBM, Sirrix and many more. The aim is to develop the next generation of secure and trusted Cloud environment. Special focus is given to the needs of SMEs, as they represent 99% of European companies. Only if the demand side is aggregated, a competitive price can be reached and thus adopting secure cloud environment can be fostered.
Save the date for the next INSME annual meeting on "The Governance of Innovation Building an Innovative Eco-System for SMEs”, Izmir (Turkey), 21-24 May 2013
24 January 2013
INNOVA S.p.A. is an active member of the International Network for SMEs (INSME) that aims at promoting the internationalization of national innovation systems. The network encourages and facilitates transnational cooperation among innovation stakeholders worldwide, with a view to fostering SMEs’ access to existing knowledge.The Network organises annual meetings since 2005 on specific topics aimed at promoting national innovation systems.
Save the date: NAMDIATREAM Winter school on Bioimaging, sensing, and therapeutic applications of nanomaterials, 3-6 March 2013
23 January 2013
Aleardo Furlani, CEO of INNOVA S.p.A., will give a lecture on Technology Transfer in the framework of an international and multi-disciplinary Winter School on “Bioimaging, sensing, and therapeutic applications of nanomaterials” that will be held from 3 to 6 March 2013 in Switzerland.
e-book on “The liquid corporation: The social media-based liquid organizations: open to learning and fluid in sharing”, soon available
14 January 2013
Social networks are changing the way we work, but also changing our organizations, our businesses. Cloud-based IT technologies and social media are creating new “liquid” organizational models which will increasingly imply the ability to manage freedom: communities emerge as new embryonic organizational forms; crowdsourcing solutions as business practices; facebook-like functionalities in the office are getting increasingly popular, data and information flow in and out the organization, while employees post queries and comments freely haring their knowledge; and are having fun.
20 December 2012
The Innova Team woukd like to extend it's warmest greetings and best wishes to all partners, customers, colleagues and friends.
Happy Holiday Season!
19 December 2012
LABOR, INNOVA’s in-house R&D laboratory, staff participated to an innovative Team Cooking experience organised in a cooking school and guided by a professional Chef.
Training workshop on technology transfer and internationalization, 17-18 December 2012, Tunis (Tunisia)
06 December 2012
Based on the successful outcomes of the seminars and accompanying actions held in Tunisia in 2008, 2009 and 2010 on Technology Transfer, Innovation and internationalization organized by the Italian foreign trade Institute (ICE), a new training seminar on the theme will be held on 17-18 December in Tunis.
INNOVA welcomes a delegation of scientific and industrial players from South Africa during their study tour in Italy, 28 November 2012
30 November 2012
The Italian Trade Commission (ICE) organised a Study tour in Italy for a delegation of South African Delegates active in the energy sector from 27th to 30th November 2012. Several training sessions and company visits in Italy were organised on this occasion including a half-day visit at the INNOVA premises.
23 November 2012
Aleardo FURLANI, CEO of Innova, was the appointed lecturer on an Open Innovation Workshop organized by Malta Entreprise, the national development agency responsible for promoting and facilitating international investment in the Maltese Islands by offering investors business opportunities and tailored services.
The training workshop held on 22nd November was addressed to an audience of around 30 local stakeholders, technology transfer experts and other entities fostering knowledge and technology transfer.
05 November 2012
The Italian Ministry of Research unlocks 345 thousand Euros to finance the start-up Euroviron, a company created by the medical doctor and scientist Antonio Giordano. The investment, approved by decree on research funds established in 2000, follows a proposal made by Innova’s seed-capital company Invent participating in the start-up. The project, is focused on the development of an early detection system for the identification of the reactivation of the JC virus in patients with "Kastkit JCV risk". The total cost of the intervention, entirely developed in the field of biomedical research, amounted to 560 thousand Euros: 374 000€ for industrial research and 186 thousand € for experimental development.
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