The INUIT Foundation of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” is officially recognized and supervised by the Italian Ministry of Education. The Foundation operates in the interests of the University Tor Vergata and promotes, develops and coordinates research and development programs, educational initiatives, and cultural activities in the ICT area.

INUIT identifies, develops, and engineers products and technologies in the Information Technology sector, particularly related to ICT security, digital identity management, cooperation in distributed electronic business processes.

Fondazione INUIT has strategic and operational objectives in research and application of innovative technologies in the field of security of electronic systems, the issuing, revocation, and lifecycle management of electronic identities – using all suitable technologies including mobile devices and smartcards – as well as the design, implementation and management of the associated digital services.

INUIT develops educational programs both for the University Tor Vergata as well as the public and private sector. Educational programs include activities to promote international standardization in collaboration with ITU-T. To reach out stakeholders in the public and private sector who hardly respond to conventional teaching approaches the Fondazione (in collaboration with experienced partners) develops e.g. videos to alert and raise the awareness of policy and decision makers.

Current Research areas of activities: Cyber security, Identity Management, Novel mathematical models for personalized medicine, Blockchain new applications, IoT – Internet of Things Management and security.

Fondazione designs, plans, implements and manages many large projects for the Italian Government.