IMAST represents a Knowledge Integrator that designs and develops specific network mechanisms to promote links between scientific research and companies. IMAST carries out its area coordination mission selecting organizations and promoting partnerships, providing resources and expertise, with the aim to direct and qualify the trajectory of development towards increasingly higher and more innovative positions.
IMAST has set-up as a Modern Corporate Research Center in which the largest Italian companies, public research centers and Universities perform together research activities in the field of polymeric and composite materials.
IMAST operates as a holding of industrial and public laboratories and creates combined groups of public and private researchers on specific research projects.
According to the national and European strategies of innovation development, competitiveness improving and making the best use of talents, the activities of IMAST are organized according four main strategic priorities:
IMAST established an unique fire laboratory in Italy with numerous and versatile equipments capable of performing both tests according to ISO and able to respond to special needs such as research centers.
IMAST represents a precious platform for young people that desire to grow professionally in a huge technological field. Moreover, IMAST support the enterprises looking for innovative initiatives, involving them in a board scientific system operating at international level. Finally, IMAST encourages the researchers to make innovative ideas concrete solutions.
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