Research at IIT is carried out in the main laboratory in Genoa, 11 research centers across Italy and 2 outstations in US.

IIT Strategic Plan 2018-2023 is based on 4 Research Domains relating to the main areas of our Institute (Robotics, Nanomaterials,  Lifetech and Computational Sciences). Each Domain is developed  by a number of fully independent Principal Investigators (PIs) working in the main laboratory or the IIT research centers.

Each center is coordinated by a director and its PIs and teams may contribute to one or more Programs while developing their research lines according to the Research Matrix developed by the Institute.

There are currently 76 independent PIs at IIT developing the research activities in a fully cross-disciplinary research environment. Scientists with 21 different profiles  (spanning from medicine to engineering) work together to implement the Institute’s Strategic Plan 2018-2023.