The main areas in which we operate

Marketing & Communication

Environment & Energy

Applied Social Sciences

IC & industrial technologies

Economy & Management

Quality & Safety

Culture, Art & Entertainment


Discover some of the many projects under construction

Bio2Energy - Bio-Hydrogen and Biomethane from anaerobic codigestion of FORSU, production of energy sources and renewable fertilizers for the efficiency of public utilities installations

The idea behind Bio2Energy, which started in September 2016, is to increase the production of renewable energy in Tuscany through the production of biofuels from organic waste. The project studies gasification mechanisms of organic waste for the production of biogas and at the same time natural fertilizers that can partly replace those of chemical origin.

Gatronomia Toscana PIN

MO.VI.TO - Market trend monitoring of chain Tuscan wine and benchmarking with cases of successful planning of the offer production

PSR 2014-2020 - public announcement to implement the operation relating to the sub-measure 16.1 "support to the establishment of the EIP operational groups on productivity and sustainability of agriculture - 2016 Annual Report

Gatronomia Toscana PIN

PIN research, you innovate!

Thanks to the support of our 32 labs, which operate in many production sectors specialized in thematic skills, we work on applied research projects of a local, national and international nature, commissioned by institutions, private companies and public institutions, or funded through regional, national and Europeans programs.

Discover some of the many projects we have developed with companies

Traceability and natural additives for Gastronomia Toscana

PIN’s QUMAP laboratory (Quality of Goods and Reliability of the Product) has worked with Gastronomia Toscana to guarantee the traceability of nutrients and the research for natural additives.


"We export the flavors of Tuscany in the world in safety with PIN"

Emanuele Tempestini - Purchasing Director of Gastronomia Toscana S.p.A.
Gatronomia Toscana PIN

The study of production processes for Eli Lilly Italia

We carried out a project together with Eli Lilly who wanted to study their insulin cartridge packaging processes, to improve their overall performance while maintaining the very high quality standards in place. 


“We increase production efficiency by studying the processes with the simulation thanks to PIN”

Antonella - QA Packaging Associate di Eli Lilly Italia S.p.A.
Eli Lilly PIN

Market research for TT Tecnosistemi

The Lab of Marketing and Internationalization (LabMI) has collaborated with TT Tecnosistemi to identify all the areas to use a solution with a high innovative content.


“Our research are more effective with PIN market research”

Riccardo Bruschi - President and CEO of T.T. Tecnosistemi S.p.A.
Tecnosistemi PIN

Natural dyes for Caneschi furnishings

We helped Arredamenti Caneschi who wanted to combine the principle of economic sustainability with environmental sustainability, for the realization of solvent-free furniture or products with extracted colouring from natural pigments.


“We create solvent-free furniture with eco-sustainable processes with PIN”

Cinzia Caneschi - Quality Manager of Caneschi Furniture S.p.A.
Arredamenti Caneschi PIN

Scientific model for Comesa

With our labs we have worked with COMESA to create an automatic train derailment detection system able to determine the correct positioning of the rail car on the rail.


“Scientific model, simulation, prototype, together with the PIN labs”

Ing. Moreno Pieralli - Chief Executive Officer of Comesa s.r.l.
Comesa PIN

“These testimonies are just a small sample of the projects our laboratories carry out on a daily basis. Each year the laboratories complete one hundred projects. With these examples we want to touch the way the laboratories work and what results they can achieve.”

Enrico Banchelli - PIN’s Director


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