On July 18th, 2017 at the IMA S.p.A. Headquarters in Bologna, Mr. Leon Sandler, Executive Director of the M.I.T. Deshpande Center in Boston, outlined the activities of the Center and suggested ways to work together on specific innovation activities.
Mr. Alberto Vacchi, Chairman and CEO of IMA S.p.A., Mr. Dario Rea, Innovation Manager at IMA S.p.A., Mr. Walter Monari, IMA GIMA Automation, Mr. Andrea Semprini, IMA Active, Mr. Michele Arduini, IMA Life, Mr. Giovani Pecchioli, Mr. Andrea Malagoli and Mr. Stefano Cataudella, IMA S.p.A. Board of Directors, and Mr. Massimo Ferioli, responsible for the IMA S.p.A. organization, discussed with the M.I.T. representative for possible future collaboration.
Having already collaborated with M.I.T. in the past, now IMA intends to take a further step by renewing its participation in the Deshapande Center. IMA is committed to widening its innovation and collaboration network, because it strongly believes that innovation is the key to success for those markets aiming at the highest standards of product quality and reliability.