Once upon a time ...
A group of researchers and professionals, coming from diverse fields such as advanced materials, economics, computational mechanics and facility management noticed how bumpy the road from knowledge to market was. Many years later...
An international, dynamic and independent group dedicated to the creation and growth of Knowledge Intensive Companies, for the wealth of open, entrepreneurial regions. META works together with: policy makers and public executives that are focused on innovation and in promoting entrepreneurial activity to increase regional growth and competitiveness, entrepreneurs that are building and developing their businesses, researchers willing to exploit there research activities and investors interested in seed and start up capital. To render the Knowledge to Market process effective and profitable is our mission!
- combining know-how and enterprise culture is the recipe for long term prosperity; knowledge intensive entrepreneurship is the key for social well-being and success of a region;
- knowledge intensive entrepreneurs are those who start out from an idea to satisfy a necessity. In a market of considerable dimension they are capable of attracting the right people, know-how and funds to turn opportunities into successful businesses;
- a knowledge intensive region, based on prime performance qualities, is capable of constructing and reinforcing an entrepreneurial and innovation culture, thus facilitating the creation and constant updating of companies to open up new horizons and a clientele of global spectrum;
Knowledge intensive companies in knowledge intensive regions is our vision.