Matteo Renzi visits Pirelli R and D Centre in Milan

A special guest in Bicocca! Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, accompanied by the Chairman and CEO of Pirelli Marco Tronchetti Provera, visited Pirelli’s Research and Development Centre at Pirelli’s  headquarter in Milan, the company’s historic site. The participants also included Alberto Pirelli, deputy chairman of Pirelli, Maurizio Boiocchi, Pirelli’s general manager technology, and Gregorio Borgo, Pirelli’s general manager operations. Renzi shook hands and declared: «I’m proud of your job!». Pirelli’s centre for Research and Development in Milan is the group’s main laboratory for product and process innovation, backed by the company’s 10 other centres worldwide. Pirelli’s Research and Development centres worldwide involve approximately 1,400 engineers and specialists, of which over 400 are based in Milan. All of them are also engaged in ‘open innovation’ projects with academies  and university research centres around the world and with producers of Premium cars. Pirelli’s commitment to Research and Development can be seen in dedicated investments in Research and Development , equal to over 3% annual of its total revenues and over 7% of revenues in the Premium segment where the company’s production is focused. http://youtu.be/wk5trei78WQ