The Scientific Unit for Business Innovation Ars Innovatio aims to turn knowledge into innovations that can be exploited by companies, as well as the deployment of the actions necessary for their effective transfer with criteria that avoid discrimination and exclusivity.
Is a Scientific Unit for Business Innovation (UCIE) of University of Alicante , constituted through an agreement with the Valencian Agency for Innovation (AVI) of the actions necessary for your transfer effective with criteria that avoid discrimination and exclusivity. Its mission is to carry out activities of innovation on I+D results from the public research system to make them useful to the society, consisting of obtaining finished and verified prototypes, ready to be incorporated into the system productive.
Ars Innovatio's mission is twofold: on the one hand, to provide products and methods that create business or provide competitive advantage in the productive sector; and on the other hand, identify innovation opportunities to make effective the transfer of technology and knowledge in the field of Information Technology Information, Communications and Control (TICC).
In this way, ActuaSalud was born as a project of this unit with the aim of developing a system of evaluation of health problems adaptable to different groups of people that allows automating diagnoses to facilitate improvement interventions through information technologies. The first application is aimed at evaluating possible states of frailty in older people.
In fulfilling its mission, the UCIE Ars Innovatio is at the disposal of the I+D+i community to support innovation initiatives, whatever their field, especially those of the University of Alicante and to carry out transdisciplinary projects in accordance with the opportunities that the Department of prospectively detect in business sectors.
As values that inspire Ars Innovatio are the vocation to generate social benefit, especially progress, wealth and employment, through the return to society of the results of I+D+i financed with funds public; and from the sectoral point of view, to train researchers comprehensively, both in knowledge scientific and technical, such as personal and teamwork skills within the chain's organization chart of knowledge production.