Innovation Village
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At its 4th edition, the conference/exhibition is produced by Knowledge for Business and organised with ENEA – Bridgeconomies EEN and Sviluppo Campania, in collaboration with Campania Regional Government

Innovation Village is the main networking event on innovation in South Italy, where the excellence of research meets enterprises, public bodies, startups and professionals. The aim is improving technology transfer and boosting innovation through the matching among different stakeholders.

Innnovation Village 2019 offers a rich programme with conferences and workshops, international b2b/r2b meetings sessions, thematic roundtables for submitting EU projects and cooperation, startups pitching sessions, best practices showcase, regional strategy on smart specialisation. Furthermore Innovation Village is a training school for enterprises and professionals with dedicated sessions on specific innovation needs.


Events - Meetings - Rountables

4th April 2019

Brokerage area

ore 11:00 – 13:00

S1 – B2B/R2B Session

ore 14:00 – 18:00

S2 – B2B/R2B Session

SALA RIUNIONI 1 meeting room 1
first floor

ore 15:30 – 17:00

R2 – Roundtable
Circular Economy

5th April 2019

Brokerage area

ore 10:00 – 13:00

S3 – B2B/R2B Session

ore 14:00 – 18:00

S4 – B2B/R2B Session

SALA RIUNIONI 1 - meeting room 1
first floor

ore 15:30 – 17:00

R1 – Roundtable
Intelligent Energy

SALA CONVEGNI - convention hall
first floor

ore 9:30 – 14:30

International Workshop: Green Growth opportunities and challenges for SMEs


Exhibition Area
  • An institutional area
  • A section for enterprises, startups, research centres and universities.
  • An Innovators area with the participation of 10 startups/spinoffs/projects selected by the call for submission of Innovation Village Award
Smart Specialisation Strategy - RIS 3

Public consultation of stakeholders and citizens

International Brokerage Event

B2B/R2B meetings sessions for the matching of demand and supply of innovation and Roundtables on specific productive sectors

Training sessions

In collaboration with professional associations

School Village
  • An Exhibition area with enterprises, foundations and istitutions
  • A section with the participation of the schools selected by the call for Submission “I giardini dell’Innovazione”
  • Training sessions for teachers


Innovation & Sustainability

The role of Innovation in supporting strategies for sustainable development.
In partnership with Sustainable Development Festival (June 2019) promoted by Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS).


Agrifood and in its specific sub-sectors: precision agriculture, traceability and food safety, innovative packaging and environmental sustainability.

In partnership with the Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials of the National Research Council, the Department of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Agriculture of the University of Naples Federico II.

Innovation & Safety

Prevention, prosthetics with additive manufacturing technologies, use of virtual simulation technologies for rehabilitation. In partnership with INAIL and Centro Protesi Vigorso di Budrio.

Intelligent Energy

A special focus on Intelligent Energy, in its connections with other sectors such as ICT, Sustainable contructions.
In partnership with Enea, BridgEconomies Consortium of Enterprise Europe Network.

Content Industry

The production of new creative languages and a cultural movement based on innovation.
In partnership with Giffoni Innovation Hub, with the participation of cultural and creative industries and subjects dealing with social innovation.

Open Innovation

In partnership with Campania Regional Government. Sectors: automotive and transports, blue growth, sustainable constructions, energy and environment, creative industry, education, IC / IT / IoT, digital and advanced manufacturing, new materials, health technologies, social innovation.


Innovation Village Exhibition area is focused on the valorisation of innovative solutions and products. An ideal place for sharing new ideas, energies and best practices
Pavilions D | E | F
First floor

The Exhibition area:

  • Agorà * 50 pax
  • School Village with  Agorà* 30 pax and exhibition area
  • B2B and R2B area, in collaboration with ENEA-EEN
  • Exhibitors Area (booths, corners)



  • sala dei Cinquecento* 70 pax
  • sala Cinema* 80 pax
  • sala Convegni* first floor – 120 pax
  • 2 meetings rooms first floor
  • sala Biblioteca for roundtables – first floor

*  equipped with amplification and videoprojection system

Brokerage Event

Innovation Village Brokerage Event, organised in collaboration with ENEA, member of the Enterprise Europe Network’s BridgEconomies Consortium, takes place on April 4 and 5, in the framework of Innovation Village 2019.

A brokerage event is a quick and easy way to meet potential cooperation partners. People meet and greet at high speed. 30 minutes are usually enough to build connections, then the bell rings and the next talk starts.

For 2019 edition, an official meeting of the SGIE-Sector Group Intelligent Energy of the Enterprise Europe Network is planned. A large international delegation of European representatives with a strong specialization in the field of Intelligent energy will meet at Innovation Village and take part in meetings with companies and research centers.

IV2019 Brokerage event is structured through:

Sessions of bilateral meetings

B2B and R2B meetings consist of 30-minute pre-organized bilateral meetings, where it is possible for companies and research to propose ideas and developed technological solutions, find partners in the design and development of new products and processes, meet other participants on the basis of specific requests for innovation.

Roundtables for European partnership

Thematic roundtables – focused on the matching with potential partners for collaboration on national and international calls and opportunities – are meetings with a limited number of companies, organizations and other subjects on two specific topics: intelligent energy and green economy.

In collaboration with

cofinanziato dall’Unione Europea nell’ambito del “Piano di Implementazione e Piano di Comunicazione della RIS3 Campania” – POR CAMPANIA FESR 2014-2020 OT1 – Ricerca e Innovazione

With the patronage of
In partnership with
Technical partnership

cofinaziato dall’Unione Europea nell’ambito del “Piano di Implementazione e Piano di Comunicazione della RIS3 Campania” – POR CAMPANIA FESR 2014-2020 OT1 – Ricerca e Innovazione