INNOVIT, the strategic hub established in San Francisco to support and promote the Italian economic, scientific and cultural ecosystem in the United States, is celebrating its first year of operation. The activities of the Italian Innovation and Culture Center were entrusted in October 2022 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ICE Agency to Fonda...

Italy, a country renowned for creating masterpieces in art and culture, as well as for its relentless innovation, marks another presence at the upcoming CES in Las Vegas, featuring 50 innovative Italian startups in a pavilion organized by the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), the governmental entity responsible for promoting and internationalizing Italia...

From mixed reality to simplify work during spacewalks to solid, moldable supercapacitors for high-performance electric vehicles, via the space "sunflower" that allows orbiting structures to store more energy with solar panels. Ten Italian startups have been selected to participate Dec. 4 at the World Trade Center in Seattle, U.S., in the summit "Pr...

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation promotes three awards dedicated to figures who have distinguished themselves in the field of scientific research and/or technological innovation. Please check complete notices and application forms. The deadline for the calls has been set for January 16, 2024. Italian bilateral s...

The Consul General of Italy in New York recently played host to a captivating event as part of the ongoing series “Meet the Italian Start-Ups in New York.” Moderated by the journalist Maria Teresa Cometto, the event featured two remarkable women: Cristina Maria Alberini, a distinguished neuroscientist and professor, and Elena Favilli, the visionary...

Terna Spa announced Thursday that it has signed two new agreements with as many institutional partners in the U.S., in San Francisco, to promote and enhance the Italian innovation ecosystem abroad, "supporting the development of innovative startups and SMEs in our country and facilitating their access to the U.S. market," as the company explained. ...

Have you ever wished you could avoid AI technology? Look no further because one local store is selling specialized items that can help you do just that. Italian start-up company Cap_able has selected Philadelphia as the first city in the world to sell its Manifesto Collection. This clothing line can block AI facial recognition and protect a wearer'...

The “cool factor” surrounding startups is largely gone (finally!). We need to start looking at startups as a backbone of our economy. The first immediate question is how large is Tech Scaleup Italy? What is its actual contribution to GDP and employment? As of December 2022, Italy is home to 557 mature tech companies, able to raise $7.3B in capital...

For Steve Blank, one of the great sages of Silicon Valley, innovation is born where there is a concentration of money and crazy people. In Italy, people are trying to create an ecosystem based on the same principles. It is MIND - Milano Innovation District, the innovation district that is being developed less than half an hour by subway from the ci...

Global CO2 emissions are causing a drastic and irreversible change in our climate. Italian startup Energy Dome, founded in 2019, finds a solution to the problem that involves precisely storing CO2 renewable energy. "Unlike coal and oil, which can be stored, renewable sources such as sun and wind do not have this feature. Therefore, batteries are al...