Who we are
The Consorzio Futuro in Ricerca (CFR) is a non-profit organization, with public and private participation, whose main objectives are the promotion, development and enhancement of the human, scientific, technological and economic resources of the Ferrara area.
Founded in 1993 as the Ferrara Ricerche Consortium, CFR took on the new name in 2014 in consideration of the national and international projection of its business
With a view to improving the quality standards of its management system, the CFR has acquired the UNI EN ISO 9001: 2008 certification - Quality Management Systems
Since 2015, the CFR has been a Center for Innovation accredited to the High Technology Network of the Emilia Romagna Region There are three sectors in which the activities of the CFR take place:
- the promotion of pre-competitive research and technology transfer aimed at industrial application
- Community, national and regional funding and the coordination of activities relevant to the different types of intervention
- the coordination and organization of national and international scientific events, post-graduate Masters, advanced training courses and CME events (Continuing Medical Education) for doctors and health professionals