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Projects and Partnerships

Through partnerships and collaborations with private entities and universities, IMA supports the development of projects, ideas and innovative solutions.

IMA is present in 80 countries worldwide with over 45 production facilities. The Group is active internationally in collaboration with companies, institutions, research centers, universities and companies in the manufacturing sector.

The Group boasts numerous prestigious Projects, Partnerships and Collaborations with the aim of contributing to technological progress and constantly increasing the quality of its final product.

The skills that IMA puts into place in project development include the evaluation of materials, products and processes, and their optimization and development.

In this way the Group is able to create value and support its partners in the search for eco-effective innovations.

PARTNERSHIPS

BI-REX

Technologies factory and consortium counting 57 Italian players (universities, research centers and companies) to create a cutting-edge laboratory.

FALKONRY

Falkonry, company based in United States, enables predictive operational excellence for manufacturing and defense organizations by detecting and predicting events before they impact operations.

INKBIT

INKBIT, Spinout from the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Its goal is to find an additive manufacturing platform offering reliability, throughout, precision and quality material required by a factory floor.

MICROSOFT

One of the most important IT companies in the world specialized in software production.

MIT DESHPANDE CENTER

The Center supports young and talented researchers in the development of innovative technologies  and in their introduction into the market.

MIT ILP

Membership created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to strengthen innovation in a common technological vision.

NEURALA

Company dedicated to helping manufacturers enhance their vision inspection processes.
AI-powered visual inspection enhances the capabilities of machine vision alone in detecting anomalies and product variations.

PTC

With more than 30 years of experience, PTC provides digital solution for production applications combining Augmented Reality, Industrial IoT, PLM and CAD solutions.

SAP

As a world leader in business software solutions, SAP provides applications and services to support companies of any size operating in any market sector, to work together efficiently and use business information more effectively.

SIEMENS

One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies. A leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis.

PROJECTS

ROSSINI

ROSSINI PROJECT, program funded to create tools to encourage the spread of HRC man-operator applications, increase product quality, flexibility and productivity.
This project has received funds from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 818087.

SENECA

The project focuses on the implementation of Industry 4.0  practices and Artificial Intelligence platforms and techniques for the production of packaging machines.

IDM PROJECT

IDM – IMA DIGITAL MANUFACTURING
Investment program for the establishment of research, development and innovation centers with additional employment impact compared to the company’s employees and any industrial group that they belong to. Completed Project (October 2020).

SUGAR

SUGAR, is a global network that brings together students, universities and companies for the future of innovation through a new learning experience.
Completed Project ( June 2020).

Other Training Institutions

IMA is internationally active in the collaboration with institutions, research centers and universities in the manufacturing sector.

ITS MAKER

ITS MAKER is the Higher Institute of Mechanics, Mechatronics and packaging of Emilia Romagna.
It carries out two-year post-diploma courses, aimed at entering the best mechanical and mechatronic companies in the region.

AGREEMENTS WITH ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI BOLOGNA

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI FERRARA

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI PARMA