About Us

MADEinLab is a Division of Synesis, a consortium dedicated to industrial research and technology transfer activities for the innovation of manufacturing processes and products.


Synesis is a European public-private consortium, made ​​up of Italian and German SMEs and of public research and technological development Institutes: the Italian CNR (National Research Council) and the German Fraunhofer Gesellschaft.

The consortium plays the role of intermediary between the research world and innovation in the industry, offering technology transfer services and direct cooperation opportunities for companies that chose innovation as the key to meet the manufacturing challenges of the new millennium.

Synesis operates on a vast spectrum of intervention areas, mainly adressing:

  • Control and automation systems;
  • Prototyping and production of machines for special processes;
  • Simulation and optimisation techniques for the management of production lines and facilities, including energy supply aspects;
  • Industrial production sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment;
  • Life Cycle Design and sustainable products development.

Synesis has a continued involvment in European research projects in partnership with international centers of excellence. It acts as key agent for the application and exploitation of the most important European research and development initiatives, transforming scientific results into high added value technological solutions through direct cooperation with high technology companies.

Through these international collaborations with leading universities and highly qualified research centers, Synesis is able to provide cutting-edge technological and organisational solutions combining business sense with strong multi-disciplinary innovation content, directly derived from research experiences.