Strategy & Vision

IDM is pursuing the aim of raising the level of innovation in South Tyrol, in particular in small and medium enterprises. To this end, IDM sees itself as the centre and driving force for innovation, cooperation and technology transfer for all actors, with special emphasis on businesses, within the South Tyrol innovation system.

IDM offers innovation services and fosters cooperation to bring science and industry together. Knowledge transfer and cooperation is made possible in the so-called ecosystems and start-ups are given important assistance to help them on their way in our business incubator. The ‘Get Innovative’ department supports South Tyrol businesses with an interdisciplinary team of experts including engineers, physicists, dieticians, architects and ICT specialists. Firms are supported in the introduction of new products, services, processes and business models.

Chief Innovation Aims over the next few years:
  • Promoting product innovation
  • Raising the productivity and competitiveness of South Tyrol enterprises
  • Promoting process innovation (Industry 4.0)
  • Increasing cooperation between firms and research partners.