|CONSORZIO SAPIENZA INNOVAZIONE - ITALY
Sapienza Innovazione is a public-private consortium created in 2006 with the purpose of promoting links between universities, public and private research centres, trade associations and entrepreneurs. Sapienza Innovazione supports the integration and the marketing of knowledge and inventions generated by scientific activities of the University with a high potential for innovation and commercial use.
Sapienza Innovazione currently provides services in the following areas:
Joint Labs: multidisciplinary laboratories, built around the most promising technological areas and characterized by collaboration between private and public partners, that develop research activities and experimentation to support new enterprises. They act as a link between basic research and the productive context, aiming at nurturing technological transfer and create and support the evolution of spin-offs.
Innovative spin-off enterprises: support the new entrepreneurs in the start-up and consolidation phase, with services ranging from studies of technical and economic feasibility, to finding financial support from external investor (e.g. venture capitalists).
Technology Transfer: promote the exploitation of research results offering, on the one hand, assistance to the commercialization and licensing (e.g., licensing and intellectual property), and on the other hand, finding opportunities for licensing to the market.
European Union funding opportunities: information services, specialized organizational and managerial counselling, planning and technical assistance (Project Management) for the participation to the calls within FP7.