We support enterprises in their innovation process
CRIT is a private company specialized in the research and analysis of technical and scientific information and in the development of research project activities.
CRIT fosters the dialogue between enterprises on issues related to problems and relevant technical, organizational and logistic solutions, also through the best practices and through the organization of dedicated benchmarking activities.
Founded in 2000 upon the initiative of 14 enterprises, presently CRIT has 27 shareholders and is open to new companies interested to access the wide range of expertise of its corporates, sharing its technological culture.
CRIT offers specific activities and services to support innovation also to excellencies provider companies of shareholders which form the Excellence Suppliers Network (NFA – Network Fornitori Accreditati): mainly formed by small and medium enterprises possessing competencies and processes with high technological recognized level and “certified” by one or more of shareholders of CRIT. Currently, 48 enterprises are included in the Network of Accredited Providers.
CRIT is also partner of several important national and international innovation networks as EFFRA (European Factories of the Future Research Association), SPIRE (Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency) and the High Technology Network of Emilia-Romagna Region, always looking towards the development of new services to support innovation.
CRIT provides its services to all enterprises and intermediary partners (institutions, associations and other entities), offering Technology Scouting and Innovation Development activities, although specific services for Collaborative Innovation activities are reserved to enterprises which are part of the core network of SHAREHOLDERS and NFA.
To date, CRIT organized an overall number of more than 1500 activities to properly respond to the needs of the proprietary client companies.
In 2017 have been done 42 technology scouting, both for shareholders and external enterprises, and 45 collaborative innovation events, involving more than 600 people.