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Hub Innovazione Trentino
Hub Innovazione Trentino


HIT is an Italian local innovation ecosystem catalyst - a network of sustainable linkages between different territorial actors, emerging from a shared vision of desired transformations and contributing to the formation of an innovation-supportive environment. Our shareholders include the major Trentino representatives from academy and research (University of Trento, Bruno Kessler Foundation and Edmund Mach Foundation) and a regional development agency (Trentino Sviluppo).

Competences & Capabilities

  • Accelerating innovative start-ups for growth or investment
  • Supporting SMEs with services for innovation (product/service improvement, businesses innovation leveraging knowledge and competences from research, students, end-users, companies)
  • Connecting scientific excellence with industry/investors for new technology ventures and advanced technology transfer
  • Supporting the growth of the local innovation ecosystem by participating in EU/national/local innovation initiatives
Hub Innovazione Trentino

Piazza Manci 17 Trento, 38123 Italy


Ilina Petkanovska, Strategic Projects Officer

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

Hub Innovazione Trentino
Public Engagement

Proof of Concept Societal Impact

Proofs of concepts help to determine whether an idea, a specific concept or approach when turned into reality would bring societal impact as envisioned.