Services

Process Analysis

Implementing a sound method to identify the main outputs (products, services, information, rules, procedures, principles, regulations) of a specific business in order to retrieve the processes which led to their creation.

Concept Generation

Generating innovative process and product ideas using a specific method. These ideas are subsequently finalized and applied to alternative scenarios and contexts in order to assess their cost and market potential.

Design

Technical and functional design activities aimed at the implementation of projects at prototype as well as product level. Our staff carry out the design of all mechanical, electric/electronic and firmware/software component.

Prototyping

The actual output of a project solution. The prototyping phase allows to have quick feedback on the project, to test and validate alternative solutions before moving to the subsequent engineering phase.

Engineering and Industrialization

The process of turning a prototype into a product; it is characterized by project review activities on technical, functional, appearance and implementation aspects aimed at optimizing the chose solution in terms of reproducibility, maintenance and reliability.

Project Management

A fundamental activity to manage complex projects, carried out by appointing a project manager who is in charge of the fulfilment of the project goals and ensures compliance with budget, time and quality agreed upon and, most importantly, full customer satisfaction.

On-Demand Research and Development

Based on the analysis of technology and market trends in benchmark areas for a specific business, we identify with customers possible ideas and solutions which are discusses and further studies with corporate management before moving to the industrialization of the selected idea.

Business Planning and Management

Initial overview of your business formula. Support in laying down your business model. Business plan drafting: target market, supply system and structure. Economic, financial and break-even forecasts.

Marketing and Communication

Sector-specific database analyses; specialized reports and studies on reference markets. Marketing plan drafting; quali-quantitative analyses of sales potential; communication and promotion strategies study and planning. Digital Marketing, New Media, Social and Mobile.

Fundraising

Structured information on how to access easy term loans. Targeted monitoring and assistance to access EU, national and regional calls for tenders and funding sources. Support for crowdfunding campaigns. Contact with financial partners, venture capital and investment funds.

Intellectual Property

Patent information and protection; document search. Analysis of tools and methods for intellectual property protection. Support to develop patent economic exploitation strategies.

Networking with Venture Capital and Business Partners

Business approaching services; start-up – industry synergy. Meetings and contacts with industrial and financial world aimed at identifying the first clients and investors who may be interested in funding your project idea.

Organization and Production

Advanced technical and scientific services to develop your new product/process/service. Support to identify and analyse the necessary functions and resources for business start-up.

Fully equipped facilities

Exclusive use of offices, laboratories and production premises to house both new digital and product businesses.

Technology Scouting

Tecnology and patent monitoring activities aimed at disseminating the latest technology available, at protecting and enhancing business intangible through the analysis of open innovation database and platforms.

Competitive Analysis

Monitoring activity specifically focused on patents issued by our customers’ competitors, identifying their development trends, mapping the competitive reference area, setting benchmarks. Particularly useful information when companies are involved in R&D projects, production diversification, licensing decisions, takeovers.

Technical insight

Workshops and seminar held on crosscutting issues (e.g. creativity, protection of intellectual property, methods to stimulate innovation) as well as specific technological areas, (e.g. predictive maintenance, nutraceuticals, biodegradable packaging, electric mobility, green building, eco-innovation), complemented with visits to factories and research centres.

Local Marketing an Networking for Innovation

Affiliation to several networks at regional, national and European level in order to draw upon skills that are not available locally and to make contact with highly qualified partners in different areas of interest; managements of foreign delegations meetings and visits to the local centres of excellence.

Fundraising for innovation, product design and management

Support to businesses, local authorities, research centres to access public European/national/regional/local funds dedicated to innovation, research, development. We can assist you throughout the process: analysis of needs, customer compliance to tenders’ requirements, partner search, business planning, budgeting, set-up, management and reporting.