1Million USD from Microsoft to a Southern Italian Innovator


New exciting sprouts of economic vitality keep coming from Southern Italy: a problematic area where most industrial development has failed, but individual innovators are succeeding. This is the story of Adriano Farano, 34 years old, native of Cava de’ Tirreni (close to Salerno, like Antonio De Rosa, the inventor of the new Polaroid), created an…

A Startup Story About the New Made in Italy Polaroid


The hi-tech world often looks into the past to combine the pleasure of “vintage” with an innovation twist. The “Socialmatic” project is an example of it: a digital camera that can print photos and also share them online. This project has been “adopted” by Polaroid and now it represents one of the coolest devices in…