The RTD activities of CNR-ITIA aim at innovating Products, Processes and Organisation referring to the following research areas: Innovative Mechanical Components, Machine and Manufacturing, Industrial Robotics and Automation Systems, Dynamic Analysis and Simulation of Machinery, Simulation and Engineering Applications, Virtual Manufacturing Environment, Supply Chain and Production Management, Extended Evolving Enterprise, Innovation Management. The Institute acts in tight collaboration with Enterprises, Universities, other Research Centres and Institutions to transfer technologies, training and implementing new tools.