Innovation, research and business
The University of Milan promotes the application and dissemination of knowledge and technologies produced internally, to contribute to the civil, cultural and economic development of society.
Knowledge transfer activities are entrusted to the Unimi Foundation, which supports the University in its relations with the market and in the exploitation of research results. The Unimi Foundation draws on the skills and knowledge of 3,000 professors, researchers and technicians from 33 departments of the University, who can rely on excellent facilities and instruments in every field.
The University can be a strategic partner in innovative projects and processes for companies and institutions using research as the key to improving their competitive position on the market.
Leveraging on our interdisciplinary skills, we can serve a wide range of industrial sectors, from pharmaceuticals to cosmetics, from agribusiness to materials, providing each company with a tailored approach to innovation.
- Transferring research results to third parties (organizations or companies) | General information
- Patents and licenses, development activities
- Spin-offs and start-ups, incubation services, entrepreneurship programmes
The University of Milan enhances the economic and social impact of its research results and the skills of professors, researchers, graduates, and research groups generating business ideas and patent submissions.