The first edition of JoTTO FAIR- Research meets industries, the dissemination event of the research activities of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Scuola Normale Superiore, Scuola IMT Alti Studi Lucca, Scuola IUSS Pavia and industries, was held on the 15th of September in Pisa, in the wonderful locations of Scuola Normale and the Scuola Sant’Anna.
The event has been organized according to a very consolidated format for similar events, the “matchmaking”, bilateral meetings between researchers and companies with a personalized agenda managed through an on-line platform. In such platform, both researchers and companies have filed their resume to stimulate the mutual interest, so allowing the meeting plan during the event. Furthermore, the researchers of the four Schools showed their main fields of research and competences, in 4 minutes pitch.
About 200 people joined the JoTTO Fair 2017 , 54 researchers presenting their research (24% in the ICT field; 20% in the Chemistry field; 18% in the Life Sciences field; 18% in the social sciences field; 11% in the Robotics field and 9% in Nanotechnologies and Agricultural studies). Furthermore 43 companies actively joined the 200 bilateral meetings.
JoTTO Fair aims at becoming a stable meeting to share research results more oriented to industry.
Next JoTTO FAIR will be held on April 2019.