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Diseña Tu País: How an IIP Alum is Designing the Future of His Country

For most students on the cusp of graduating, their futures become the center of attention—what jobs they’ll have, which cities they’ll live in, how much money they’ll make. However, not for Santiago Martinez. The 2017 Italia Innovation alum is…

As it Happened: Disruptive Quality

Producing high quality goods is one of Italy’s competitive advantages. In fact, in markets around the world, the “Made in Italy” label has become synonymous with quality. But how exactly do companies generate this quality? Further, in today…

As it Happened: Responsible Success

Today is a radically different time for companies. With more globally minded and socially aware customers, no longer is it enough for a company to provide the best products, but now it must also leverage its business structure as a…

As it Happened: Artisanship at Scale

July 22, 2018
The conflict of man versus machine is a provocative one, especially today as artificial intelligence, robotics and data science are redefining what machines can do and can be. This movement forward can seem threatening, particularly for…

Italia Innovation '16 alumna launches a cashmere start-up

Caroline DeSantis – October 14, 2017
For most cashmere is synonymous with luxury, but while growing up in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Ariunaa Bayaraa did not see the buttery, soft fabric this way. To her it was the fabric of her everyday life, not only because it was her cashmere…