updated on September 19, 2023

Open Innovation & Open Science

updated on September 22, 2023




VI Edition

Chairs: Vittorio MORANDI - CV, CNR and Marco ROSSI, Sapienza University of Rome
 In collaboration with:
AIRI Associazione NanoItaly 300 Sapienza completa 400

With the growing interest generated by the previous five editions of "Open Innovation and Open Science," the event is once again being organized as part of NanoInnovation 2023, marking its sixth edition. Since the 2022 edition, it was decided, for continuity, to retain the same title, but the contents and aims of the event have been revised and reconfigured to thoughtfully align with the scenarios presented in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), emphasizing sustainability, localized re-industrialization, reimagining globalization policies, and addressing the evolving needs of university and post-graduate training programs. In particular, the current 2023 edition will be mainly focused on the actions regarding the project for the implementation of the Research Infrastructures (RIs) and of the Infrastructure for Innovation, that are strategic structural elements of the PNRR, as they have activated an investment plan that has no precedent in the Italian research landscape.

PNRR represents an unique opportunity to modernize and expand existing laboratories as well as to build new laboratories, and, at the same time, it will also result in an huge responsibility for all those laboratories, to develop cutting-edge projects in strategic sectors such as material development, quantum technologies, digital and ecological transition, and to realize a sustainable, effective and impactful ecosystem at the National and European level. Moreover, the policies for the use of resources deriving from the application of Recovery Funds will make the relationship between public and private research even more crucial and strategic, with a focus on the valorization of knowledge which will represent a key factor for a concrete and stable economic recovery. In such a context, a key element of the PNRR action on RIs is the commitment to make available the result of these large investments – laboratories and associated know-how – to a wide audience, including scientific and business audiences, and also to create training chains useful for filling skills gaps in cutting-edge sectors. The ability to identify and exploit network skills and knowledge, to manage rapid and complex cooperative processes, to promote inclusive and multi-stakeholder processes to increase the social impact of innovation, to aggregate multidisciplinary skills and knowledge, are increasingly crucial factors for the success of the ongoing projects on RIs.

In the last years, also before the pandemic, the innovation processes have undergone profound changes. The principles of Open Innovation, as a response to the changes in the competitive, technological, scientific environment and the entire approach to research pursued at a national or supranational level according to the principles of Open Science, demonstrate how much the spaces and places of innovation today require careful consideration of the new forms and organizational mechanisms that permeate the action of public and private actors operating in increasingly dynamic contexts, such as those that are determined by the effect of technological convergence, digital transition and the progressive blurring of the boundaries that once allowed to clearly distinguish the various industrial sectors.

The interweaving of relationships between a multiplicity of actors (private and public companies, government bodies and authorities, public and private research bodies, etc.), giving rise to particularly complex networked systems, determines the generation of new organizational forms with a "hybrid nature" (strategic European and National initiatives, strategic alliances, partnerships, joint ventures, consortia, temporary entrepreneurial formations, supply chain systems, etc.) which are based on hybrid mechanisms of regulation and management of relations (market, hierarchy, clan, trust), whose understanding and correct application, of a contextual nature with respect to the needs of the various actors participating in the innovative projects, contributes significantly to determining their effectiveness and efficiency.

The 6th edition of Open Innovation and Open Science is structured 4 sessions. During these sessions some of the main research organizations, universities and large national companies, SMEs, national professional associations and territorial bodies will discuss models and experiences related to:

• Policies for the creation and the sustainability of research and technological infrastructures
• Technology transfer, Industrial Research, and Public-Private Partnerships within PNRR
• Principles and methods for open science and open innovation
• Initiatives and approach towards processes and products integration and sustainability • Higher education system: innovation policies and requirements

 September 22
09:00 - 10:30
Implementation and Sustainability of the Research Infrastructures’ ecosystem
Chair: Roberto CIMINOMinistry of University and Research Roberto CIMINO  
JE.II.1.1 Maria Sabrina SARTO
Deputy Rector for Research, Sapienza University of Rome
The Sapienza policy for the Research Infrastructures
SARTO Maria Sabrina PPT eceded
JE.II.1.2 Vittorio MORANDI CV
Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystem and Coordinator of iENTRANCE@ENL PNRR Research Infrastructure, CNR
The role of CNR in the Research Infrastructures landscape
MORANDI Vittorio PPT eceded
JE.II.1.3 Barbara MONTI
Delegate for Equipment and Infrastructure, University of Bologna
Research infrastructures at the University of Bologna: state of the art and future perspectives
MONTI Barbara PPT eceded
JE.II.1.4 Corrado PERNA
Research Infrastructures: a tool for building a global innovation system
ZERBI Filippo Maria PPT eceded
JE.II.1.5 Nicola LISI

ENEA - Casaccia, Roma
Growth and sustainability of the ENEA Research Infrastructures

LISI Nicola 2023 PPT eceded
JE.II.1.6 Present implementation and future perspectives of Italian Research Infrastructures 
(A mini round table with open discussion)
11:30 - 13:00
Technology transfer, Industrial Research and Technological Infrastructures for Innovation
Chair: Alfredo PICANOiENTRANCE@ENL Manager, CNR PICANO Alfredo  
University of Bologna
European Chips Act: semiconductor crisis and outlook 
SANGIORGI Enrico PPT eceded
JE.II.2.2 Nicola FANTINI

CNr TT Expert Advisor- Enterprise Europe Network Coordinator
Technology transfer: a model for SMEs

FANTINI Nicola PPT eceded
JE.II.2.3 Marco FONTANA - CV
Polytechnic University of Turin - ITT
Connecting academic research and industry: the point of view of Polito and IIT
NEUTRO e is PPT eceded
JE.II.2.4 Giovanni ISELLA
Polytechnic University of Milan, Vice-director of POLIFAB
PoliFAB: an ‘open’ micro- and nano-fabrication facility for cutting-edge research and technology transfer
ISELLA Giovanni PPT eceded
JE.II.2.5 Present implementation and future perspectives of Italian Technology Transfer and Industrial Research policies 
(A mini round table with open discussion)
14:00 - 15:30
Open Science and Open Innovation and Open Issues in the context of IR implementation: overview, guidelines and application
Chair: Alessandra INTRAVERSATO, Sapienza University of Rome INTRAVERSATO Alessandra  
 JE.II.3.1 Roberto CIMINO
Ministry of University and Research
Open Science: status and perspectives
Roberto CIMINO PPT eceded
JE.II.3.2 Ennio CAPRIA
ESRF Deputy Head of Business Development, Grenoble, France
The example of GIANT-Grenoble
Assessment of the socio-economic impact of research infrastructures: motivations, approaches and perspectives
LISI Nicola 2023 PPT eceded
JE.II.3.3 Francesca DE CHIARA
Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystem and iENTRANCE@ENL PNRR Research Infrastructure, CNR
Open science in practice: the challenge of iEntrance@ENL
!DONNA PPT eceded
Project Manager Unità Innovazione Per Le Imprese, ART-ER
The challenge of open innovation in the Emilia-Romagna ecosystem
CORTELLI Lucia PPT eceded
JE.II.3.5 Present implementation and future perspectives of Italian Open Science and Open Innovation policies 
(A mini round table with open discussion)
16:00 - 17:30
PNRR and IR perspective: the points of view of industry and research worlds for a common and open ecosystem
Chair: Vittorio MORANDI - CV, IMM-CNR MORANDI Vittorio  

Sapienza University of Rome
Research Infrastructures: Cooperating for the Advancement of Research

INTRAVERSATO Alessandra PPT eceded

Pierpaolo GAMBINI
Senior Vice President Innovation and IP, Leonardo
The strategy of Leonardo for the infrastructures in the era of PNRR  and beyond 

INTRAVERSATO Alessandra PPT eceded

Thales Alenia Space Italia
The strategy of TASI for the infrastructures in the era of PNRR  and beyond (tentative title) 

NEUTRO e is PPT eceded
JE.II.4.4 PNRR and IR perspective
A final round table with open discussion and cocktail...  


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