Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

Promoting Italy’s technological development, boost the economic system, as well as its higher educational system

Our Values

Being Excellent

We believe that IIT must excel, continuously achieving results in research, tackling big challenges and managing risks and opportunities.

Being Innovative

We believe that IIT must imagine and implement innovations to improve people's daily lives.

Operating with Ethics

We believe that IIT should be an organization where workforce shall act with transparency, honesty, loyalty and moral integrity.

Enhancing the sense of belonging

We believe that IIT should be a reality to be which workers are proud to be part of, openly showing their sense of belonging to the outside world and, this way, representing an attractive research environment for scientists from all over the world.

People & Innovation
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Why we want you

If you wish to grow in an international environment, IIT is your place! People from 60 different countries contribute to make us competitive in the world of technological research at the highest level, using cutting-edge labs and tools. We value your contribution, the effort you put into working with your team and we encourage you to develop your innovative projects. Our values reflect the way in which our people rise to challenges.