Under the scope of our TEBD Project “Transfer of Best Practices through Structural Dialoge for Capacity Development in the Fields of Digitalisation and Industry-University Collaboration and Internationalisation” the second study visit to Italy Lombardia Region was held between 21-23 October 2019 with the participation of our Assembly and Sectoral Committee members.

The program of the visit:

21 October 2019, Monday

  • Introductory session at Unioncamere Lombardia and presentations from relevant entities
  • Overview on Lombardy and Industry-University collaboration in the region
  • The role of the Italian (and Lombardy) Chamber System for the digitalisation of mSMEs
  • Best practices and activities of a Digital Innovation Hub
  • From start-up to scale-up: the experience of an incubated company within Polihub
  • Overview on Lombardy SMEs export readiness and interests
  • Visit to Innovhub laboratories (silk/textile and paper/packaging)

22 October 2019, Tuesday

Visit to ComoNext incubated companies (Lomazzo)

23 October 2019, Wednesday

  • Visit to SMAU Fair (Fieramilanocity – Milan)
  • Visit to Santech – Sacma Group company