ITIA strategical mission is the grown of competitiveness and sustainability of manufacturing in Italy and Europe through industrial innovation.
ITIA, contributing and supporting the European initiative MANUFUTURE, finalized in development of added high value manufacturing based on research and innovation, work on the development of new products and processes, business models and related enabling technologies in tightened collaboration with research centers, university and enterprises on national, european and international level.
On the basis of the new Manufuture strategical vision, ITIA has focalized its competences on following applicative areas: microsystems, mechatronic, robotic, control, diagnosis, monitoring and new generation supervising systems, virtual design methods of products and processes and new organizational, mangement and business paradigms.
ITIA is composed by a staff of 81 people : 61 researchers, 10 technicians, 2 collaborators and 8 administratives, and a network of 4 laboratories distributed on the national territory.
ITIA constitutes, with other 6 CNR institutes, the Department of Production System of National Council of Research.