Basic services and activities

Create an ecosystem

Workshops, company visits, conferences, brokerage, project development

Market ratings

Commercial evaluations, feasibility studies, intellectual property evaluations

Provide skills

Research and Development projects, consultancy

Dissemination and awareness raising

Conferences, newsletters, publications, lobbying activities

Trend analysis

Forecast studies, market surveys

Obtain the infrastructure

Pilot production infrastructures, laboratories, demonstrations, validating solutions

Education and information

Training courses, hosting training institutes, webinar

Product ratings

Listen to the “customer’s voice” and develop the business accordingly


Digital market, brokerage sessions to innovate, access to finance

High added value services and activities

Observatory on KETs

KETs (Key Enabling Technologies) allows growth and employment because they allow new solutions or technologies through research experiences capable of revitalizing the production system

Services for Manufacturing and ICT companies

Digital Maturity Index Assessment, guidelines for defining functional business goals for digital transformation, feasibility studies and business case development

Shared Projects and Services

We make projects and/or services that meet specific collective needs, we help to standardize procedures and protocols for collecting and analyzing useful data to control business processes

Single project and/or service

Activities that respond to the need for a single subject

Seminars / Training

Activities carried out in cooperation with qualified training institutes

Now, with SMILE DIH, you can make your factory smarter.

The competitiveness of Italian manufacturing companies depends on their ability to deliver highly innovative products, where innovation often comes from the progress that can be achieved through the adoption of ICT solutions. The solution to this need can be provided by a Digital Innovation Hub like ours, which aims to promote state-of-the-art technologies and spread ICT-based research projects. SMILE studies and proposes industrial IoT solutions and Ciber-Phisical Sistems directly but, thanks to the European network of which it is part, can help you identify all Industry 4.0 solutions  (eg robotics, cloud-based simulation services and high performance computing systems, additive manufacturing, laser based applications, intelligent sensor equipment).