IDEA SRL was founded in late 2006 by a group of entrepreneurs and researchers at the University of Palermo in order to perform R&D activities in the fields of innovative materials and industrial engineering.

Idea is developing a network of innovation-oriented enterprises particularly how it intends to address, in a coordinated, innovative markets determined by the conversion process of economic activities into a model based on environmental sustainability.

IDEA is meant to act as a catalyser of innovation between the research and the industrial community. In particular, the company has expertise in managing complex projects of research and development, the design of electromechanical devices and, thanks to the team of professors from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Management, Computing and Mechanical Engineering of the University of Palermo, has specific know-how in engineering materials and manufacturing processes.