Synergies and commercial collaborations between Piedmont and the United Arab Emirates are developping: a delegation led by the Minister of Economy Abdoullah Bin Touq AlMarri was welcomed in the past few hours in Turin by the President of the Region Alberto Cirio and by the Councilor for Internationalization Fabrizio Ricca. Representatives of institutions and companies from Emirates and the Emirates’ Council of Investors  met  together with the Piedmont Region, at the Competence Industry Manufacturing 4.0, the public and private stakeholders of the Italian economic, production and research system, Unioncamere and Confindustria Piemonte, Industrial Union and Chamber of Commerce of Turin, University and Polytechnic of Turin. The meeting, coordinated by the ICE-Agency in collaboration with Ceipiemonte and CIM 4.0, was one of the most significant stages of the Emirates delegation’s visit to Italy, after Milan and Rome.

Alberto Cirio, president of the Piedmont Region and Emirates’ Minister of Economy, Abdoullah Bin Touq AlMarri

The meeting in Turin was an opportunity to introduce guests to the excellence of the regional mechatronics and robotics supply chain, both from the technological and from the Research & Development point of view. Recently, the Emirates’ embassy had communicatedto ICE its interest in this specific sector. After the visit to the Digital Manufacturing Pilot Line at CIM4.0, the Rectors of the Polytechnic and the University of Turin, together with representatives of CIM4.0 and MESAP (the Innovation Hub that focuses on Mechatronics) and some of the main industrial players from  Piedmont (Prima Industrie, Spea, Thales Alenia Space), explained  the opportunities and the skills of the territory.

The delegation visiting the CIM4.0 spaces