Innovhub - Stazioni Sperimentali per l’Industria Srl is a national research, innovation and technology transfer centre. Its area of expertise covers various industrial fields ranging from energy to the food sector with a growing interest in advanced manufacturing processes, biotechnologies, nanotechnologies and the bioeconomy.
Applied research, technical-scientific advice, testing and analyses of materials are the main activities of the four technical units of Innovhub SSI: Paper, Fuels, Oils and Fats, Silk. They work in close co-operation with the Innovation Unit which provides information and guidance services concerning European projects and innovation funding opportunities, with particular attention to SMEs.
The company was established in 2011 from the merger of five Special Agencies of the Milan Chamber of Commerce, four of which former "Stazioni sperimentali per l'industria" (research and testing organizations under the authority of the Ministry of Industry).Today it is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Chamber of Commerce of Milan MonzaBrianza Lodi.
Equipped with a vast and modern scientific instrumentation and a highly qualified staff, Innovhub SSI can provide integrated testing/consultancy solutions for a customized assistance to address specific technological and/or product issues.