Italy’s Tomorrow: Technology Report


The country famous for its food, wine, fashion and cars looks to a new horizon in exports...

This article, by MIT Technology Review Custom, appears on MIT Technology Review.

Think Italy. Think Innovation, Impact, and Integration.

The recent i3 Forum showcased Italian leadership in technology, automation, and manufacturing—and emphasized strong U.S. partnerships.

What’s Italy’s biggest export right now? If you answered food, fashion, wine, or sports cars, you’ve guessed wrong.

There’s no question that Italy remains famous for its great cuisine, world-class wines, and incomparable automobiles. But the country’s strongest export industry today is high technology. In fact, about 60 percent of Italy’s exports are in machinery, technology, and related industries, according to the Italian Trade Agency (ITA).

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