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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and Technology Transfer

  1. 1. Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
  2. 3. Headquarter, Genova Italy
  3. 4. The Idea Copyright © Fondazione IIT 2009 <ul><li>A totally multidisciplinary research facility built to start obtaining results in the short-mid run </li></ul><ul><li>A scientific program that is enough long-term oriented as to encourage the growth of knowledge (MIT and Fraunhofer -like) </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Committee Lia Addadi (Weizmann Inst., Israel), Adriano Aguzzi (University Hospital Zurich), Yasuhiko Arakawa (Tokyo), Emilio Bizzi - chairman (MIT), Ruediger Dillmann (Karlsruhe), Paul Greengard – NP (Rockefeller Un.), Robert Horvitz – NP (MIT), Oussama Khatib (Stanford) , Alex Zunger (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Colorado) </li></ul><ul><li>Board of trustees Gabriele Galateri (Chairman), Gianfelice Rocca, Paolo Scaroni, Giuseppe Vita, Konrad Osterwalder, Alessandro Ovi, Alberto Alesina, Roger Abravanel, Remo Pertica, Marco Baggiolini, Sergio Dompè, Giorgio Margaritondo, Giuseppe Pericu, Fabrizio Saccomanni, Rodolfo Zich </li></ul>
  4. 5. Genova’s Labs ROBOTICS Humanoid Robots Cognitive Sciences Telepresence Man-Machine Interface NANOBIOTECH NEUROSCIENCE R&S DRUGS Drug discovery New molecules Smart carriers Functional genomics Brain sciences Neurotechnologies Nanophysics Nanofabrication Nanochemistry Image computing
  5. 6. Nanobiotechnology: Clean Room, Microscopy Labs, Optical Labs and Animal Facility Reception, Conference Hall, Helpdesk Administrative Offices, Support activities Administrative offices, Drug Discovery and Development Labs, Offices Neuroscience and Brain Technologies Labs, Offices Robotics Brain and Cognitive Sciences Labs, Offices Advanced Robotics, Telerobotics and Applications, Offices Nanobiotechnology (Chemistry, Biology Labs, Offices) IIT Headquarter @ Genova 4 5 3 2 1 0 -1
  6. 7. Organization Linked Center IIT Centre Politecnico di Torino Center for Space Human Robotics Politecnico di Milano Center for Nano Science and Technology IFOM IEO SEMM ISI GenOmics Center of Genomic Science Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa Center for Nanotechnology Innovation Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa Center for Micro-Bio-Robotics Università Federico IIT di Napoli Center for Advanced Biomaterial for Health Care Università di Lecce Center for Biomolecular Nanotechnology
  7. 8. IIT Platforms and Convergences
  8. 9. The Personnel
  9. 10. The Personnel Distribution Area Resources % SCIENTIFIC 286 61% Phd STUDENTS 94 20% TECNOLOGY 28 6% ADMINISTRATION 51 11% GOVERNANCE & CONTROL 9 2% TOTAL 468 100%
  10. 11. Publications IIT publications including co-operations on December 09: 1301 Publications per year
  11. 12. Patents (2009) <ul><ul><li>44 inventions disclosed: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>27 approved </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>17 rejected </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>13 under examination </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 27 approved inventions are protected by 34 patents : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>25 national </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9 international </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Some Technologies
  13. 14. iCub
  14. 15. High-performance gears With embedded torque measurement GR~20, efficiency >80% 60mm in diameter, 12mm deep
  15. 16. Artificial sensorized skin
  16. 17. Motor rehabilitation and robotics Bi-manual training Vertical set-up <ul><li>Minimally assistive training in stroke survivors </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptive training in multiple sclerosis </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of motor performance </li></ul>Haptic manipolandum
  17. 18. CNT for improving the electrodes <ul><li>CNT electrodes: </li></ul><ul><li>Can be made smaller (since the quality of the signal is improved) </li></ul><ul><li>Research in brain-machine interface fallout: </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical applications </li></ul><ul><li>Prosthetic devices </li></ul>
  18. 19. NanoBeads : <ul><ul><li>Method for the fabrication of fluorescent, colloidal magnetic nanobeads, and their use in cellular selection assays </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Detection and movement of cells and microorganisms: </li></ul><ul><li>Bioimaging </li></ul><ul><li>Bio and chemo-sensing </li></ul><ul><li>Cell tracking and sorting </li></ul><ul><li>Bioseparazione </li></ul><ul><li>Drug delivery </li></ul>