One of CREATE-NET's main goal is to continue increasing the internal focus on technology transfer and innovation, leveraging on the developed know how in terms of patenting/licensing new technologies and stimulating the transfer of such innovation to the market. In fact, a primary objective of CREATE-NET since its conception has been the development of new initiatives to better connect with key international industrial players, supporting the growth of the local ecosystems while capitalizing from the R&D investments.
CREATE-NET Research Areas, supported by the Business and Cooperation Office, have an history in developing successful industrial collaborations, that bring innovative ideas to the market. Industries, small and medium companies and governments take advantage of our research, our technology evaluation and scouting, and state of the art infrastructures and labs that creatively address concrete business challenges.
Leveraging on the history of the Center itself, CREATE-NET supports corporates and SMEs in developing innovations aligned with the vision of what the future Digital Infrastructure will be, improving service delivery in emerging high-impact fields like Smart Cities, Smart Energy or Smart Living, and other.
In summary, CREATE-NET R&D team can offer:
- Strategic and architectural consulting on research projects and innovative solutions, identification of funding opportunities;
- Provisioning of specific training modules to support the fast adoption of new technologies and infrastructures within commercial environments;
- Upgrade, re-engineering and development of components, services and solutions in the areas of mobile and transport networks, cloud computing and Internet of things;
- Smart integration and interconnection of systems in high-impact fields like Smart Cities, Smart Energy, Smart Living, and many others;
- Implementation, demonstration, piloting and testing of systems and solutions in our experimental infrastructure SIRIS;
- Adaptation of proprietary interfaces and systems for industrial, national and international standards.