Objectives and Strategy
As a centre of excellence for research and education, the Department has built over the years a strong expertise and knowledge in the field of industrial engineering and ICT, becoming a reference actor at federal and international level.

DTI mission is to go along with companies facing the globalisation challenges, by fostering the innovation of products and processes, through the development and the application of new technologies and methodologies pertaining to advanced manufacturing.

DTI strategic scientific and technological focus is currently on additive manufacturing (AM), advanced robotics and new production systems, automation and control systems, power electronics design, new materials and value added products, information technologies and artificial intelligence.

DTI has over 200 ongoing research and development projects, many run jointly with local companies.

The following six research institutes operate within the Department: