THE CFI


The Italian Technology Cluster Intelligent Factories – CFI is an association that includes large and medium-small companies, universities and research centres, company associations and other stakeholders active in the advanced manufacturing sector. The association is recognized by MIUR as a driver of sustainable economic growth in all the regions of the national economic system, as it fosters the innovation and specialization of Italian manufacturing systems.

Mission


TO INCREASE THE COMPETITIVENESS OF THE ITALIAN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY THROUGH THE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A NUMBER OF RESEARCH PROJECTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES


TO MAINTAIN AND DEVELOP ADVANCED SKILLS IN ITALIAN MANUFACTURING


TO INCREASE ITALIAN COMPANIES’ ACCESS TO NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FUNDS AND IMPROVE THEIR RETURN ON INVESTMENT IN RESEARCH PROJECTS


TO SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COMPANY GROWTH THROUGH THE INVOLVEMENT OF PRIVATE INVESTORS.

Vision

To propose, develop and implement a national strategy based on research and innovation aimed at the development and application of innovative technologies in order to strengthen the competitiveness of advanced manufacturing in the international industrial context.

History

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The Intelligent Factories Technological Cluster foundation

09/2012

Set '12
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The CFI ranked first between National Technological Clusters

12/2012

Dic '12
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First Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting, setting up of the Coordination and Management Body

12/2014

Dic '14
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CFI first Research and Innovation Roadmap published

12/2014

Dic '14
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Establishment of the Technical-Scientific Thematic Groups

03/2015

Mar '15
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Lighthouse Plant program launch

02/2017

Feb '17
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The Cluster opens to internationalization

11/2017

Nov '17
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The CFI is an association recognized by MIUR under the D.P.R. February 10, 2000, n. 361.

05/2018

Mag '18
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Signed the first official agreement with a Pathfinder: SAP

10/2019

Ott '19
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Kick-off meeting to edit the new CFI RoadMap

12/2019

Dec '19
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Annual CFI event: The technological innovation manufacturing ecosystem, facing the challenges of the global market. Campus Bovisa of Politecnico di Milano

01/2020

Gen '20
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Signed the second official agreement with a Pathfinder: Deloitte

04/2020

Apr '20
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The webmeeting cycle starts. A smart, resilient and integrated factory roadmap

06/2020

Giu '20
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Working tables and editing of the Manufacturing a Resilient Country report

07/2020

Lug '20
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Launching the new XFactory Open Innovation challenges with LHP ORI-Tenova and ABB

09/2020

Set '20
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Signed the third official agreement with a Pathfinder: Cisco

09/2020

Set '20

INDICATORS OF THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR IN ITALY


Total Companies


Total
0


High-Tech Manufacturing
0

Production value


Total
0 bln €


High-Tech Manufacturing
0 bln €

Employees


Total
0.000


High-Tech Manufacturing
0.000

% Domestic V.a. Sector


Total
0%


High-Tech Manufacturing
0%


Data source: EUROSTAT 2015

The Italian Technology Clusters


Come Aderire

L’adesione al Cluster Fabbrica Intelligente consente di mettere a fattor comune competenze complementari in network collaborativi, di condividere infrastrutture di ricerca e di contribuire alla definizione di una Roadmap nazionale, finalizzata ad accrescere la competitività italiana nella ricerca e nella innovazione manifatturiera.


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