SMILE-DIH is able to quickly connect companies with the eight Italian Competence Centers defined by the Ministry of Economic Development for access to applied research projects, technology transfer, advanced technology training and 4.0 technology demonstrators.

Their establishment and management involves the involvement of universities and research centers of excellence, but also private companies in the form of public-private partnerships.

The general criteria for the selection were those contained in the Directorate Decree of the Ministry of Economic Development published on 29 January 2018, and in the implementing decree 214/2017, in force since 24 January 2018.


Below the list of Italian Competence Centers

ARTES 4.0 – Sant’Anna High School of Pisa

Viale Rinaldo Piaggio, 34, Pontedera (PI)
BI-REX – Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna

Via Paolo Nanni Costa 14, Bologna

Corso Settembrini 178, Torino
Cyber 4.0 – La Sapienza University of Rome

Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Roma
Industry 4.0 – Federico II University of Naples

Corso Umberto I 40, Napoli
MADE – Polytechnic of Milan
Via Giovanni Durando 10, Milano

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