Innovation, the heart of Aeroporti di Roma

At Aeroporti di Roma, we are continuously committed to identifying the most innovations on an international level to bring projects to life that support the company in maintaining quality standards, becoming increasingly smart and efficient, and confirming its leadership on the international stage. ADR's strategy involves investments in advanced technologies and intelligent operations, aimed not only at reducing environmental impacts and managing large volumes of passengers smoothly, quickly, and safely but also at ensuring a seamless and hyper-personalized Travel Experience.

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Our Key Figures

Projects developed from 2022
of the PoCs completely rolled out 
Start-up candidates for the first CallForIdeas
Proposals submitted by start-ups
Employees involved in Idea Generation

Innovation Hub: The Center of the projects

Our Partners

Plug and Play

We believe that the encounter between different worlds is a precious resource. This is why our challenges are open to all those who bring innovation and modernity with their ideas, from startups to large companies, from freelancers to the university world. For this reason we rely on Plug and Play Network, the first global innovation platform that brings together startups and companies ready to collaborate to innovate the airport and aviation sector and 17 other industries.

  • 40K

    Network startup

  • +1K

    Active portfolio startup


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. Customers across virtually every industry and of every size, including start-ups, enterprises, and public sector organizations, are running every imaginable use case on AWS.

  • +200


  • +30



ESA Space Solutions aims to show that space is open for business and has the power to improve our everyday lives on Earth. We do this by helping companies with financial, business and technical support to integrate space data and technology into commercial services. These services should use one (or more) of the following space assets.

  • +700

    realized activities

  • +1000

    holded patents


Founded in September 2016, the Intelak Incubator is a UAE-based startup incubator supported by the Emirates Group, GE and Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing and in partnership with hosting partner Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre. Collaborating with a shared purpose and mission, these Principal Partners have come together with the local startup community to create the building blocks of the next aviation, travel and tourism capital of the world. To share progress, this report dives into the influence Intelak has had on the UAE startup ecosystem, the ROI our startups are creating through their ventures, and the development opportunities provided to a diverse set of entrepreneurial individuals.

  • +85


  • +1200

    applications received