HIT participates and contributes to the development of relevant national and international networks in the field of innovation.
The most important are:
National Technology Clusters (CTNs)
HIT’s existing clusters are:
Smart Living Technologies. The cluster aims to support, with the help of the scientific and technological excellence, the companies that operate in the sector of Life Technologies.
Fabbrica Intelligente. The cluster aims to consolidate and increment the national competitive advantages and, in the meantime, to orient the transformation of the Italian Manufacturing sector towards new products systems, trough innovation and technology.
Cluster Agrifood Nazionale (CLAN). The cluster aims to promote, within the agro-food chains, sustainable economic growth, based on research and innovation in the industry and acting as partner for Italian and European Institutions.
European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) – Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs)
EIT Digital. A leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation.
EIT RawMaterials. An initiative to increase the competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European commodity sector through radical innovation and led entrepreneurship.
EIT Climate. An initiative to integrate education, entrepreneurship and innovation resulting in connected, creative transformation of knowledge and ideas into economically viable products or services that help to mitigate climate change.
Others Networks of Innovation
EUSALP. An Alpine Macro-regional Strategy to improve cooperation between Alpine states, as well as to identify common goals and to implement them more effectively through a collaboration at European, national and regional level.
Vanguard Initiative. An European pilot initiative involved in facilitating the creation of opportunities for inter-regional cooperation between businesses in the major industrial sectors of their respective Smart Specialization Strategies.