"Innovation is a state of mind, a way of looking at things. Innovation does not come about by itself, it has to be built. It is, then, necessary to create the optimum conditions to allow innovation to flourish, not just within companies but also within the wider economic and social fabric. In the era of globalisation, it is the system of local/regional knowledge that is becoming the true source of competitiveness. The Kilometro Rosso strategy focuses on the multi-sector integration of knowledge and expertise in order to make the most of the results of the R&D activities carried out within the Park. We promote radical innovation and product innovation with a view to attracting increasing numbers of hi-tech businesses."
Vice President (Innovation and Research) of the Italian Manufacturers’ Association (Confindustria)
The mission of the Kilometro Rosso Science & Technology Park.
- Make the most of the results of the innovation process in economic, technological, sociological and institutional terms.
- Create strong links between science, industrial research, technological development and innovation.
- Implement a virtuous circle of innovation development throughout the region by promoting partnerships, interaction and synergies between the companies located within the Park and those outside.