JoTTO Fair is the meeting event where the research carried out at the six Italian Schools for Advanced Studies that take part to JoTTO meets the Business world.
JoTTO Fair is now at its third edition and aims at becoming a stable meeting to share research results more oriented to the industry.
The first edition of JoTTO FAIR - Research meets businesses - took place on 15 September 2017 in Pisa, at the Scuola Normale Superiore and the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna. The second edition took place on May 10, 2019 at the Scuola IMT Alti Studi Lucca.
After a period of interruption due to COVID, during which a reduced edition was held entirely online and organized by Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS PAVIA on November 2021, the JoTTO Fair returns as a face-to-face meeting and it will take place in Lucca at the IMT School on February 23, 2023.
About 200 people joined the JoTTO Fair 2019 and 60 researchers presented their research (27% in the social sciences field, 19% in the ICT and the Life Sciences field, 9% in the Photonics field, 8% in the Chemistry field; 7% in Nanotechnologies, 6% in the Robotics field and 5% in Agricultural studies). Furthermore, 50 companies actively joined the 200 bilateral meetings.
The event will be organized according to a consolidated format for similar events, the “matchmaking”, i.e. bilateral meetings between researchers and companies with a personalized agenda managed through the online platform B2Match. In such a platform, both researchers and companies have to fill out their resumes to stimulate mutual interest, so allowing the meeting plan during the event. Furthermore, the researchers of the six Schools showed their main fields of research and competencies in short minutes pitch.