Green and Digital – Many challenges, One possible solution

With a little help from the pandemic, ALL companies – regardless of size and industry – have finally realized that to remain competitive it is fundamental to speed up digitalization. Despite the obvious challenges: technology creates profound changes in relations with clients, suppliers, partners the competences required to innovate are changing at a higher speed […]

WATER – Preserving a Scarce Resource

Should we continue to accept Italy’s dramatic waste of water – year after year? Personally I don’t think so: We have the awareness created by DATA We have the urgency created by CLIMATE CHANGE We have plenty of technology to SOLVE the problem! Italy is the EU country with the highest withdrawal of drinking water: […]

Flight to the future: the Aerospace industry in Italy

The Space Economy The Italian aerospace sector is the 7th worldwide and the 4th in Europe by turnover (ICE, 2020). The importance goes far beyond the economic value because this industry has always had a role as the driver of innovation: many products, materials e technologies that we cannot live without today, were invented in the […]

Webinar on the Italian Health Tech Market

The Italian market after Covid19 Our webinar about the Italian Healthtech market (February 18th 2021) was organized in collaboration with the Danish association Welfare Tech (now: Danish Life Science Cluster). The purpose was to share insights about the Italian market for Healthtech, one year after Covid19 dramatically hit healthcare markets all over the world.  In Europe, […]

Agrifood Innovation Opportunity in Italy

agrifood innovation

Increasing DEMAND for Food The demands on the world’s Agriculture and Food systems will increase dramatically in the coming decades due to population growth (+30% by 2030) and improved living standards. For the world’s leading agrifood nations this represents a big growth opportunity, but also an important responsibility. This is a great growth opportunity for […]


One of the biggest barriers to Innovation Management is that it’s unclear WHO makes the decisions. Innovation projects have traditionally been the responsibility of a specific, internal company function and subject to top management approval. Often, this is no longer the recipe for success. Today, innovation is much more complex: Innovation = INTEGRATION of new […]

European cross-pollination – export markets or innovation partners?

How do we increase the number of new businesses and services in Europe capable of competing with increasingly dominant US and Chinese players? Inside the European union we share many, fundamental values but our country-specific differences (political models, national interests, climate, language and culture) still create barriers to effective and large scale co-creation. In my […]

Results of our 4.0 project for a large chemical company in Tuscany

factory 4.0

We participated as speakers at the final event where the results of the 4.0 project financed by the Tuscany Region and coordinated by Confindustria Firenze-COSEFI were presented. Business and academic expert had collaborated with four different companies interested in implementing 4.0 applications.The meeting was an occasion for institutional representatives, consultants, business owners and managers who […]

4.0 Innovaton – YOUR growth Project

Firenze 2018 Murate Idea Park

Florence 9-16-23 November 2018 Where: MIP – Murate IdeaPark | Piazza Madonna della Neve 8, 50122 – Florence Innovating in just 3 days? Or course, you can do it too!In this workshop, starting from use cases, demos, interest and requirements of participants, we work together to create IoT and Enterprise 4.0 solutions to innovate your […]

Our personalized innovation management consulting

Federmanager Fondirigenti Corsi Manager

In collaboration with Federmanager between April and June 2018 we have created personalized training consultancy for executives from companies in the IT industry who intend to launch new individual projects in the Industry 4.0 sector. The courses (36h) were divided into two phases: action learning e project work. These are the main topics covered: Digital […]