Research and innovation are vital for company growth. The Certottica laboratories are able to develop project ideas and to turn them into products and processes for industry. The Institute is listed on the official Register of highly qualified Research Laboratories recognised by the Ministry for Universities and Scientific and Technological Research.

The Institute offers assistance in

  • analysing business requests and problems;

  • identifying competent scientific interlocutors;

  • carrying out feasibility studies;

  • conducting scientific research in accordance with the needs indicated by businesses.

The Research and Innovation Department team works hand in hand with top professional figures in order to guarantee an interactive relationship between businesses and universities. Certottica works constantly with the University of Padua, Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, the Polytechnic University of Milan and the Tech Tirol Technology Centre in Innsbruck.

Certottica has also carried out tests in the Vega Science and Technology Park in Mestre.