Dario Rea

Dario Rea
Director of Corporate Research & Innovation
Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A. (IMA)

Dario Rea is director of Corporate Research & Innovation at IMA Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A. since February 2015. He has the responsibility to test and managing new technologies for future machines and services development. He is responsible to create a network of collaborations with research and competences center. 

Dario leads the IMA DIGITAL’s steering committee working to implement digital transformation in IMA organization. Main topics of his activity are Smart Machines that means work on IIoT, Data organization, Analitycs, Digital Twin; and on the use of Industrial Robotics, mainly cobot, combined with manufacturing system to reduce repetitive and heavy tasks.

He has more than 25 PTC patents in industrial field concerning new schematic and solution of complex function of packaging machines.

Recent Events and Presentations

February 6, 2020

ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion exploring the future of AI-enabled manufacturing, and what European policymakers should do to help Europe thrive.

December 5, 2018

The U.S. needs to cultivate more and better clusters of small and medium-sized (SME) manufacturing firms in order to compete in a global industry with an increased reliance on smart manufacturing technologies. Join ITIF for a morning conference exploring how digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, 3D printing, and the Internet of Things are reshaping modern manufacturing and what policymakers can do to help foster high-performance SME manufacturing clusters.