In Italy, second country in Europe and fourth in the world for industrial robotic use – Piemonte is the Region which distinguishes itself most in innovation and competitiveness cialis. In the 60’s the first Italian robots were developed by Piemonte enterprises Olivetti, Dea and Prima Industrie. Today Piemonte occupies 40% of employment in Italy dealing in the robotics field and contributes with 60% of national turnover.
The over 250 enterprises, from the large international such as Alcatel Alenia Space or Comau, the biggest integrating system, to SME's, operate in different sectors: Knowledge & Control, System Integration, Mechanics & Structures, Vision, Sensing & Actuation cialis pills.
The presence of Fiat and its induced activity has favoured the development of enterprises dedicate to industrial automation for the car sector (around 60%), but the demand for industrial robotics in sectors such as rail and avionic, rubber and plastic, food and packaging, wood and furniture, glass products and ceramic, which rised up to 17% in 2005, is rapidly growing.
In Piemonte also operates ARP – Piemonte Robotic Association – which promotes and coordinates the activities aimed to diffuse research and innovation culture in the robotic intelligence sector, with the objective to support development in new sectors, promote enterprise and institution image who operate in this sector and to encourage their participation in international R&D projects viagra.