MECHATRONICS AND ADVANCED SYSTEMS OF PRODUCTION INNOVATION CLUSTER
It was founded in 2009 and can nowadays count on more than 200 associated entities (both enterprises – SMEs and large ones – and research centres) in Piemonte.
It is the supervisor of R&D projects and feasibility studies.
It manages a web-based information system in which enterprises can ask for lab tests and for using the lab facilities of the associated entities. The system will shortly be open to third parties as well.
It has an extensive Italian (member of the national cluster «Smart factories») and European network.
It is the reference point for SME which are 85% of associated firms.
It has therefore a special focus on the needs of SMEs such as internationalisation, innovation (both technologoical and organisational), finance, simplification and cutting the red tape, training,…
GRUPPO GIOVANI IMPRENDITORI
It is the informal place when young entrepreneurs meet.
It is most concerned with the entrepreneurial culture and start-up