Inauguration of Urban Innovation Park of the City of Florence

Next Thursday March 15 there will be the inauguration of the new Urban Park for Innovation, housed in the renovated former prison area, “The Murate”.

Le Murate

Le Murate

The project of the city council of Florence aims to create a technological district for the promotion of cultural heritage in the area of Florence.

In the Urban Park for Innovation new and already existing companies involved in humanities and technologies will have the opportunity to meet each other and to take advantage of various networking facilities, in order to promote an union between an innovative use of technology and culture.

The Media Integration and Communication Center is one of the centers that will be housed in the park. Its Director, Professor Alberto Del Bimbo will present the activities of center during the meeting.

Furthermore, during the day, the space assigned to the center will also host some installations dedicated to cultural heritage that will be set up in collaboration with Nicola Torpei, owner of one of the companies that will be hosted in the park and former employee at the MICC in the field of natural interaction.

Read more on Comune di Firenze website

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