On 26 October, SPICI signed a memorandum of understanding for the creation of an advanced training center. Called ITA-Innovators & Talents Academy, the center will offer various educational programs for students, companies and Public Administrations.

In particular, the agreement provides for the launch of 9 academies relating to key innovation sectors such as Advanced Manufacturing; Cybersecurity; Digital Architecture and Smart Cities; Incubator Management; Training for Public Administration in the Mediterranean Area; Training for companies in Digital Transformation; Training in the Food-Green Sector; Cultural Heritage and Health Tech.

In addition to SPICI, the other signatories of the memorandum of understanding are Stoà, the Italian institute of studies for business management and administration; SVIMEZ, the association for the development of industry in Southern Italy; CeSMA, the center for advanced metrological services of the University of Naples Federico II; and Campania NewSteel, the incubator of the University of Naples Federico II.