Fondazione GraphiTech, Center for Advanced Computer Graphics Technologies, located in Trento, Italy, was founded in 2002 as a joint venture between the INI-GraphicsNet Foundation, the Cultural Institute of Trento (Istituto Trentino di Cultura) and the University of Trento (Università degli Studi di Trento).
The foundation contributes towards the transfer of knowledge between the research sector and the industry through the promotion of research on advanced graphics, information processing and visual communication, including virtual reality and virtual engineering. GraphiTech stimulates collaboration and friendship in the field of information technology, between the Trentino region, Italy and Germany and it performs world class research and development in advanced computer graphics technologies and services.
Through the years GraphiTech has developed competence and capacity to allow it to join strong partnerships with national organizations and institutions from industry, business and science, has built up competence and capacity thus making its technical possibilities available to commercial and private users in collaboration with industry.
GraphiTech organizes, promotes, finances activities that foster the implementation and industrialization of ideas, innovations and know-how arising both from private companies and public sector, including the university and other institutes working in the research field, with a particular interest to those belonging to the Trentino area. With regard to this GraphiTech commits to join projects financed by the EU, the Italian State and other organizations, both public and private, that aim to facilitate the know-how transfer to the enterprises.