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.
MOSAICO - Ca' Foscari Innovation Network
A new attitude is going to conquer you.
At Ca' Foscari University of Venice we connect education, research and society to create a wider pattern. We'll do it through a new "ecosystem", a network to foster and multiply collaborations and develop opportunities, thanks also to creative collisions and interpenetrations towards innovation and knowledge transfer.
More details soon available on this website.
"The whole is greater than the sum of its parts"
Highlights from Ca' Foscari News
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has developed an eco-friendly process that enables the full use of wine lees and of the sludge resulting from wastewater treatment. This circular economy process can be managed directly by wineries and reduces disposal costs.
PInK, Ca’ Foscari’s portal dedicated to technology and knowledge transfer between University research and businesses, institutions and the local territory, has participated in the writing of the new European Code of Practice for the smart use of intellectual property.
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.