07 May 2013
With their shared goal of accelerating the growth of cleantech startup companies, strengthening regional green technology clusters, and creating green jobs locally, Progetto Manifattura of Rovereto, Italy, and ACTION, the Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England have renewed their partnership agreement.
03 Sep 2012
This September the city of Riva del Garda (TN) will host REbuild the national convention that will provide best practices, case studies, and experience that promise to transform Italy’s retrofit construction market.
09 May 2012
On May 2 the presidents of the province of Tyrol (Austria), and the autonomous provinces of Alto Adige-Sudtirol and Trentino (Italy) signed a protocol in which they agreed that green buildings is an issue of primary importance for future cross-border collaboration between these three provinces. The goal of the accord is to create a virtual meta-cluster in support of green building that will make this Euregio of the "Europe of Regions" the European reference point for the sector.
09 May 2012
Together with swisscleantech, the business association for sustainable and liberal market economy, FFGS is bringing the leading figures in the field of biomimicry to Switzerland.
06 Mar 2012
Casual conversation and a free drink to hear about the experiences of innovative companies doing great work on sustainability. It's a great way to get to know the people in the field. Green Drinks Rovereto will be held for the first time on March 12 at 6 p.m. at Progetto Manifattura.
The meeting will get started with a brief presentation by Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil the winner of the first "FARE GREEN" award in 2010.
To find out more visit www.progettomanifattura.it/greendrinks.
The next dates are:
- 16 April – Francesco Zago, Direttore Cartiera Villa Lagarina – P-one
- 14 May – Stefano Wegher, CEO, Rotaliana
- 11 June – Lino Matteo Tosoni, Product Line Director, Far Systems, Gruppo Tosoni
- 9 July – Marco Merler CEO, Dolomiti Energia
Green Drinks is a worldwide organization that brings together people interested in environmental and ecosustainable ideas to share their experience and enthusiasm. Per information see www.greendrinks.org
29 Feb 2012
In February a new company called R∞ joined Progetto Manifattura. The founder is Rocio Del Pilar Benavides B.
R∞ is takes discarded objects – come bikes, furniture, lamps, and other stuff – and turns them into designer objects, integrating a variety of used and new materials.
Proof-of-concept is in the table designed for a coffee break area in Progetto Manifattura.
07 Feb 2012
The Board of the City of Rovereto held its weekly meeting at the ex Manifattura Tabacchi to learn more about recent advancements in the project. Gianluca Salvatori, president of Progetto Manifattura, illustrated the project, focusing on five central ideas.
1. The project regenerating the potential for production based on sostainablility priniciples.
2. Architectural redesign is modernizing an historic facility while providing a place for local construction industry to upgrade its practices.
3. Reconnecting the Manifattura production area to the city provides a new kind of integrated living/working space.
4. A distinctive architecture and worklife will provide Rovereto with internatinoal recognition.
5. Progetto Manifattura will become a place where ecosustainable concepts can be seen in action, offering the public a means of participating directly in important social and economic changes.
15 Dec 2011
Progetto Manifattura signs on as Founding Sponsor of ACTION
Progetto Manifattura has become a Founding Sponsor of the Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England (ACTION).
Progetto Manifattura – Green Innovation Factory headquartered in Rovereto, Italy, has executed a sponsorship agreement with ACTION that formalizes a collaboration program between the two parties. As a founding sponsor Progetto Manifattura is taking advantage of ACTION’s expertise in incubation best practices and offers the opportunity for early stage companies within both networks to access new markets.
“Progetto Manifattura is delighted to have established a strategic partnership with ACTION for developing our “Green House” incubator,” said Gianluca Salvatori, president of Manifattura domani srl “ACTION is the strong partner we were looking for to us develop our business model for our 22-acre cleantech economic development project.
The collaboration anticipates showcasing each party’s capabilities and network participants. The combined clusters offer access to expanded markets and resources.
Michael Ryan, President and Founder of ACTION explained, “ACTION is very pleased to enter into this agreement with Progetto Manifattura. We are leveraging a strong international partner for the benefit of our ACTIONetwork entrepreneurs and emerging companies by opening a direct pipeline to the European Union.”