FUB is strongly committed to activities with a high technological innovation and growth potential. In particular, FUB provides an extensive contribution to the development of ICT through the promotion of the following objectives:
Overcoming barriers to innovation (digital divide, lack of standards, limited or excessive regulations)
Digital literacy in Public Administrations (PAs) and Small and Medium-sised Enterprises (SMEs)
Innovation of top-down services
FUB is technical advisor of the process for the innovation of the Italian digital ecosystem, according to the European framework. FUB is therefore a key partner of institutions and companies with regards to its in-depth scientific expertise, impartiality and neutrality.
In addition to its enviable track record in delivering research outcome of high impact in the spectrum management and new generation networks, the focus on other research areas such as smart cities, big data, cloud computing, ICT networks efficiency and security has allowed FUB to recommend and provide effective solutions in other emerging fields (e.g. energy).
Fondazione mainly works through awarding contracts or consultancy to public bodies, consortia, and private companies. Projects might also be funded by the framework programmes of the European Union, or national and regional call for proposals.
The activities carried out within the projects are made possible by long-term basic scientific research that FUB has always supported and developed in order to strengthen scientific competences and to deliver improved solutions.