The first avatar capable of responding to emergency requests that come to the 112 emergency telephone number using Italian Sign Language (Lis) has arrived: the goal is to enable even deaf people to be more autonomous and to access basic services. This 'virtual interpreter' was developed by the Siena-based company QuestIt. Users, after calling the p...

InnovUp – Italian Innovation & Startup Ecosystem , the Association that brings together and represents the Italian ecosystem of innovative entrepreneurship, has published a series of strategic proposals to strengthen and unite the innovation chain and encourage the construction of an Italian Startup Nation. The premise is that Italy still suffers f...

For the second year, the San Francisco Italian Consulate, The Italian Trade Agency, and INNOVIT sponsored a four-day forum of forty startups, fifteen major Italian corporations, and scores of enablers. The event was held at the INNOVIT Italian Innovation and Cultural Hub building in downtown San Francisco. The forum showcased Italian Innovation acr...

The Research "Startups, scaleups and employment in Italy: impact and trends" is conducted by the Hi-tech Osservatori Digital Innovation of the Politecnico di Milano on behalf of the Italian Tech Alliance. The main objective of the Research is to investigate and photograph the state of the art of the Italian startup ecosystem from an employment pers...

Italy-based Greenrail Group has been testing PV on railway sleepers along a railway line between the towns of Modena and Sassuolo, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, since 2018. “We designed the photovoltaic sleepers following the UNI 10349 standard,” CEO Emanuele Occhipinti told pv magazine. “These prototypes are part of an experimental section that has de...

Dear friends, as mentioned last month, there is great news in the world of We the Italians. After having screened many tour operators who had contacted us, we have established a partnership with Micromegas, which will help us to offer you experience tours in Italy, with several new features and special contents. The first tour we propose contains p...

Italian creativity in the arts meets and stimulates technological innovation at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Organized by the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), the Italian pavilion at the SXSW Creative Industries Expo will feature twelve innovative startups, demonstrating the country's commitment to pushing the boundaries of creativity and...

An incredible evening with 10 cutting edge startups pitching in front of our academic and scientific community at the Plug and Play Tech Center. Above and beyond the Hollywood starts, Los Angeles is a global hub for innovation and technology. With the Global Start Up Program, the Italian Trade Agency Los Angeles Office is supporting a group of moti...

Dear friends, 2024 is fast moving on between the daily routine made up of news and content in social media, the monthly routine with interviews and the magazine, and the planning of projects, events, and lots of news, both in Italy and in the United States. The first news ... is not new: it is the third edition of our Gala here in Rome, which again...

In recent days, Sen. La Marca has filed an amendment to the Bill on "Provisions for the promotion and development of start-ups and innovative small and medium-sized enterprises through tax breaks and investment incentives," which will land in the House in the coming weeks. This amendment aims to establish a Fund for the creation in Italy of innovat...