Giving value to ideas, from research to business
PInK - Promoting Innovation and Knowledge is Ca’ Foscari University’s portal dedicated to technology and knowledge transfer between University research and businesses, institutions and the region.
With PInK, the collaboration between the University and entrepreneurship takes shape, supporting the exploitation of research results and fostering innovation and development.
Highlights from Ca' Foscari News
The agreement was signed on Thursday, 24 February 2022 in Aula Baratto at Ca’ Foscari during the conference “Sustainability in cosmetics. Bridging research, patents and market”, which focussed on the relationship between sustainable research and its enhancement in the cosmetic industry.
Seven European cities join forces to envision a "resident-friendly" future: this is Urban Good Camp - UCAMP, an Erasmus+ KA2 project that over three years will involve universities and citizens who will co-design cities for residents, students and workers.
Defining and managing framework and timely strategic University-Business partnerships, opportunities of collaborative research and affiliation programmes.
Supporting business creation (spin-off), providing assistance in patent applications and managing relations with third parties to distribute University developed technologies across the territory.
Matching our university's scientific skills and business needs, supported by technology scouting, regularly updated.
Joint research projects and laboratories with businesses on areas of common interest, services of on-demand research and consultancy.
Training and networking
Workshops and seminars on self-entrepreneurship, IP and patenting and networking meetings to enhance Ca' Foscari research skills.
Free valuation of business industrial property (for Italian SMEs) and assistance in protecting research findings (intellectual property rights, data and information confidentiality).
Forms and assistance
If you have any query about regulations, contracts, intellectual property management in your research projects and relations to external entities, please refer to the documents and forms available for the research and administrative staff of Ca' Foscari in the Personal Area.
Priority will be given to those requests for assisatance and services filled in through the online form.
Rector's Delegate to Knowledge transfer
PInK, participating as Ca' Foscari University of Venice or through its staff, collaborates with key associations in IP and innovation and takes part in national and international networks to give value to research.