The Research Center "E.Piaggio" carries on an intense activity in basic and applied research, operating in two main research fields: Bioengineering and Robotics .

Some 100 researches of the University of Pisa cooperate in the Center, which is also a point of reference for several Visiting scholars, PhDs, post-docs and researchers from all over the world.

The Center has promoted spin-off projects with the cooperation of the University of Pisa, and it has opened laboratories and activated conventions with some hubs of industrial technology in the region of Tuscany, such as the hubs of Navacchio, Cecina and Piombino.

The Center is currently involved in several international cooperative projects.