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Foundation for Research and Innovation

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17.12.2018
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The Foundation for Research and Innovation (FRI) counts as members the University of Florence, the Metropolitan City of Florence and Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze.

Founded in 2007 to promote technology transfer and higher education, it still maintains the objective of enhancing the synergies between universities, enterprises and institutions through the development of projects and the organization of events. It is also actively involved in the development of the metropolitan innovation ecosystem.

Three are at the moment the main orientations on which the Foundation's activities are developed today:

  • sustainable tourism and projects to make our cities smarter and with improved quality of life for citizens;
  • support to new ideas for business creation and start-ups;
  • scouting and auditing activities for innovation development and technology transfer.

The Foundation counts on a multidisciplinary staff with a strong background in creating networks between research and business. The team is growing developing at the same time the creation of new contacts and new topics to be explored.

Visit Foundation for Research and Innovation web site.

 
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17.12.2018
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