Research and innovation

Deep Tech

Industry 5.0 Award: EU rewards deep tech start-ups

The European Commission has launched the 2023 Industry 5.0 Award , which recognises and values EU-funded projects that make an outstanding contribution towards building a European industry. The plan is to achieve social goals beyond employment and growth, becoming a resilient provider of prosperity, making production more sustainable and putting [...]
Rete connessione dati

New call for bids to finance 5G technology research projects

The Ministry of Enterprise and Made in Italy has published a new call for bids to finance 5G experimentation and research projects , with the aim of supporting innovation in companies by promoting the adoption of new technologies, with particular regard to the audio-visual sector, the creative and gaming industries [...]
Commissione europea

EU: 13.5 billion euros for research and innovation

The European Commission today adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe 2023-24, with 13.5 billion euros to support researchers and innovators in Europe to find innovative solutions to environmental, energetic, digital and geopolitical challenges. Together with the 95.5 billion euros from the Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, this [...]

Growing innovation in the EU countries

Technological and scientific innovation continues to grow in the EU, with Italy among the "moderate innovators" countries. According to the 2022 edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard, published yesterday by the European Commission, EU innovation performance has improved by around 10% since 2015. Innovation performance has improved for 19 Member [...]

EU, companies lagging behind with digitisation

In the Member States of the European Union, companies are not keeping pace with technology and digitisation. According to the results of "The Digital Economy and Society Index" (DESI), published by the European Commission, Member States have made progress in their efforts to digitise but are still struggling to fill [...]
innovazione, immagine simbolica

Digital transition, Italian growth is driven by innovative startups and SMEs

The continuous growth of innovative startups and SMEs is driving the recovery and the digital transition in Italy. According to the report on the fourth quarter 2021 of the Ministry of Economic Development with Unioncamere, InfoCamere and Mediocredito Centrale, the innovative startups registered in the special section of the Register [...]
intelligenza e cyber sicurezza

Cyber security, Europe invests 292 million

The European Commission will invest 292 million euros in digital technologies and cyber security. This funding is targeted at various sectors: data spaces, European blockchain infrastructures, training courses on advanced digital skills, digital solutions for better public services, pilot projects on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to combat crime [...]

Software, “open source” drives European economy

The development and spread of "open source" software drives the growth of the European economy. A study published by the European Commission analyses the economic impact of "open source" software and hardware on the European economy. It is estimated that in 2018 EU-based companies invested around 1 billion euros in [...]