for developing innovation
We are a Foundation founded by Confindustria Verona oriented to companies that consider innovation the way to improve their competitiveness.
We want to spread innovation culture through our distinctive competences and thanks to a network of experts who facilitate access to high competencies and new technologies starting from the specific sector, the technological readiness and the business model.
We believe in our mission: to be a reference to companies for the development of products, business models and innovation processes using digital technologies.
KEY ACTOR OF A NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL POLICY PROJECT
Speedhub, an innovation ecosystem where new business opportunities are generated.
The DIH was established on 1st August 2017 and it was created in the framework of the National Plan “Industry 4.0” issued by the Government. The Plan requires the development of an "innovation infrastructure network” which includes "Digital Innovation Hub”, as entities close to industries which provide them with services and facilitate the link with the main players in the field of digital innovation; and “Competence Centers”, as research centres identified among the Italian universities’ centres of excellence which provide companies with high-level expertise and "facilities" in the most advanced technologies.
Confindustria has contributed to the definition of National Plan’s strategy and has been included as active member in the national network “Industry 4.0”, carrying on awareness activities and a key role in the construction of the “Digital Innovation Hub” network that supports industries in their digital transformation.
A DIGITAL INNOVATION HUB IN THE EUROPEAN SCENARIO
Speedhub is part of the network of “Digital Innovation Hub” inserted in the catalogue of the European Commission within the “fully operational” category. The catalogue aims to map at European level the innovation ecosystem and the different specializations for each European regions and to facilitate access to companies to the best available technologies.