FIELDS OF EXPERTISE

technological development

 

This area includes all the consultancy activities for technological innovation, energy and resource efficiency, circular economy, industrial symbiosis, waste/by-products management and eco-design, life-cycle analysis (LCA) and costing (LCC), exploitation of IPR and market research, etc. carried out by Team in cooperation with companies and / or public administration.

european projects

 

For over thirty years we supported companies and public/private organizations in EU funded project development (idea/rationale definition, partner search, etc.) and management. Our projects covers a wide range of topics, from culture to the environment, from education to business creation, and funding Programmes (LIFE+, Horizon, Erasmus+).

business and
local development

 

We provide a tailored service for SMEs covering all the aspects from management control, accounting, on-line shop to strategic and social marketing services. We develop networks to bring businesses and territorial systems in larger circuits, to implement integrated added-value policies for products and markets, to foster entrepreneurial growth and innovation in connection with universities and research centres.

training

 

The services provided in training are always designed in close collaboration with the customer and can cover the whole training cycle: needs analysis, concept design and detail, organization of classroom activities, teaching, tutoring, monitoring and evaluation; or just few of the steps shown above.

Our services

A summary of our most frequent services

European design

European design

We assist our clients to identify the proper European fund, to build an effective European Partnership, to transform your idea into a sound, high-impact project proposal and to submit the proper administrative, financial and technical papers.

Management and reporting

Management and reporting

We assist our clients in the project management and monitoring, in administrative monitoring, in the evaluation of the results, in financial reporting and management of institutional relations with the European Commission.

Training design and management

Training design and management

Consistently with our clients’ needs, we design training proposal and detail the program, identify experienced and qualified teachers, we take care of secretarial work, tutoring and assessment of results. We also have an equipped classroom in a historic building in the center of Genoa.

E-learning and innovative teaching

E-learning and innovative teaching

We design courses to be implemented in blended e-learning, integrating teaching with social network activity; we implement open source platforms, we support teachers for the development of didactic material suitable for e-learning mode, we take care of online tutoring and animation.

Analysis and development of companies’ innovation capacity

Analysis and development of companies’ innovation capacity

We investigate the needs of innovation and the potential of the company, taking into account internal and external structure, human resources, economic infrastructure and business objectives. The innovation capacity audit is based on the methodology of the pentacle of innovation. We analyse the market and foster business and/or scientific contacts, we assist in the development phase or market take up, we can manage/moderate/facilitate business workgroups interested in improving their innovation processes.

Exploitation of Research&Development results

Exploitation of Research&Development results

We carry out analysis on the possible applications of new products and/or technologies; we assist in the intellectual property protection process; in the product development definition and market strategy.

Monitoring and evaluation of projects and programs

Monitoring and evaluation of projects and programs

We carry out monitoring and evaluation of projects in which we are directly involved, we cover the role of external evaluator on behalf of other organizations’ projects; we carry out ex-ante, ongoing, final and ex post evaluation of European Community funding Programs.

Creating and managing networks

Creating and managing networks

We support in finding technical partners and/or institutions for the creation of business networks and/or partnership networks for the development of new commercial markets, including international ones.

Spatial planning and local development

Spatial planning and local development

We foster local networking, shared initiative, participated planning, etc. We coordinate local associations/networks to regenerate degraded/abandoned areas, to revitalise local economies and to develop international activities (training, best-practices sharing, etc.)

Feasibility analysis and business plan

Feasibility analysis and business plan

We flesh out the possibilities of your business idea and carry out a feasibility study. We cover technical and market aspects. We fully describes the business and its financial projections in the business plan.

Strategic management

Strategic management

We provide a tailored service for SMEs covering all the aspects from management control, accounting, on-line shop to strategic and social marketing services. We develop networks to bring businesses in larger circuits, to implement integrated added-value policies for products and markets, to foster entrepreneurial growth and innovation in connection with universities and research centres.

Content management

Content management

Strategic watch, market studies and benchmarking

Strategic watch, market studies and benchmarking

We collect and investigate weak signals. We carry out analysis on the possible applications of new products and/or technologies on different potential markets; we develop state-or-art and BAT scenarios to benchmark potential markets; we study the exploitation of intellectual property protection IPR and develop market strategy.