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 collaboration between Ca’ Foscari and Agricola Lusia has delivered a system that scans and squeezes fruit, using mathematical models to determine the juiciness of oranges in a non-destructive way.
As part of the Res-Urbis project, Ca' Foscari researchers have patented a process to synthesize biodegradable polyester polymers from the organic fraction of domestic solid waste, effectively making a huge step forward towards an economy that wastes nothing.
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).