CREATE-NET, headquartered in Trento, Italy, is an international research center recognized as one of Europe’s leading institutions in ICT and telecommunications technologies. Established in 2003 as a non-profit association with the support of the Autonomous Province of Trento, the Center had been led by Prof. Imrich Chlamtac until the incorporation within Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) in 2017.

CREATE-NET’s mission is built around three key points that determine the direction of its Research, Engineering and Innovation activities:

•   Achieve Research excellence in ICT, with focus on telecommunications
•   Promote technology transfer towards the industry through engineering of technologies & solutions
•   Focus on key application areas and services with impact on quality of life for the global society

By creating synergies between leading academic institutions, research centers and ICT industry in Europe and around the world, CREATE-NET’s objective is to develop the highest quality research and innovation, while impacting communications-enabled services that improve the quality of life of the global society in focused application areas.

Besides its international scope, one of CREATE-NET key goals is to provide significant benefit to the Autonomous Province of Trento by bringing technology and business talent locally, developing patents and start-ups, enhancing the prestige of the province internationally and making an important contribution to the local economy.