Following the pubblication of IIT's Financial Report 2016, Facts & Figures page will be updated soon.

Financial resources


96 million annual public financing, 85% of which is used for scientific activities (data updated 31st December 2015). 


From 2006 to 2015 the Foundation has been receiving private and no-profit funding accounting for more than 130 million euros thanks to successful applications to competitive projects and industrial partnerships. Main projects include: Graphene FET Flagship (the European project for the development of graphene and two-dimensional materials), the joint IIT-INAIL rehabilitation, the Nikon Imaging Center, a joint lab in collaboration with Nikon dedicated to ligth microscopy and 16 ERC grants (European Research Council). Since 2006 more than 130 European Projects, 100 national and international funding projects and 270 industrial projects have been won. (data update 31st December 2015)

Scientific results

Scientific publications classified for typology from 2006 onwards

Inventions Classification based on programs (data updated 31st December 2015)

Patents: per year and cumulative (data updated 31st December 2015)


Over 40,000 sq. mt. laboratory spaces between Genoa Central Lab (30,000 sq. mt) and 11 satellite centers in Italy and abroad.


In 2015 there are more than 1,470 employees coming from over 50 countries. Average age: 34, technical/scientific staff: 90%, 46% of whom are from abroad (16% are returned Italians), 41% women, scientific backgrounds encompassing 17 different fields between hard/applied sciences and life sciences. (data updated 31st December 2015)