ABOUT US

CNIT is a non-profit Consortium of 37 Italian Universities, organized in 4 National Laboratories and 44 Research Units, and including also 7 embedded into institutes of the National Research Council (CNR). CNIT was created to develop research, innovation and training in the field of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

More than 1,300 researchers, belonging to the Member universities, collaborate within CNIT, together with more than 100 CNIT employees. The innovation and technology transfer of research results towards end users and industry is a primary mission for CNIT. It also promotes the collaboration between member universities and other educational institutes as well as technical and scientific collaborations with national and international research institutes and industries.

The innovation and technology transfer of research results towards end users and industry is a primary mission for CNIT. It also promotes the collaboration between Member universities and other educational institutes as well as technical and scientific collaborations with national and international research institutes and industries. CNIT has an outstanding national and international reputation, confirmed also by the latest Italian Evaluation of Research Quality of the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research.

CNIT participated in hundreds of research projects, including European Research Council (ERC) grants and Italian nation-wide initiatives, and coordinated several European funded projects. In the first three years of the European Horizon 2020 program, 20 projects were awarded to CNIT.