IIT research results are to a large extent a public asset which should be applied for society's use and benefit. By transferring knowledge and technologies to society and industry IIT’s contribution to the innovation process is further strengthened and generates income to support research and reward inventors.
IIT has obtained more than 16000 publications on international scientific journals since 2006 to August 2021 and produced more than 300 inventions, which have resulted in more than 1100 patent applications. The relevant expertise has already begun, over the years, to imbue the productive fabric. The overall portfolio of external projects has exceeded 393 million euros.