Our Activities

All our activities contribute to the goal of developing the manufacturing sector in a socially and environmentally sustainable way.
Among them, we organise the renowned World Manufacturing Forum, we publish a yearly Report on the most updated trends in manufacturing and we take part in numerous projects involving many different partners.


Core activities

A yearly global Report addressing relevant manufacturing sector’s issues and outlining the most significant trends, requirements and policies. ​
Manufacturing Week
The World Manufacturing Week is a set of targeted events taking place around the Milano area, one of the manufacturing capitals of Europe and the world.
The World Manufacturing Forum is a prestigious invitation-only event where global policy experts, industrial leaders, and eminent academic and research innovators address and discuss every year challenges and trends in global manufacturing.
Young Manufacturing Leaders
Young Manufacturing Leaders is an international network of 18 to 30-year-old students, professionals and young entrepreneurs interested in innovative and sustainable manufacturing.
Back to the Future
This project involves participants from all over the world to examine key issues and challenges brought about by the pandemic in the manufacturing sector.

Past events


Past events archive

The Foundation capitalises on its strong experience in hosting annual manufacturing events to discuss the most pressing challenges.

Discover the past editions of our events dedicated to the manufacturing culture. Every year we select a fundamental theme to build together the future of manufacturing.

Take a look at our archive