IN4 Hub for engINeering INnovation and INdustry INtegration (ex MechLav) is one of the industrial research laboratories of the Ferrara Technopole, specialised in the fields of mechatronics and automotive engineering, service innovation and digitalization.
It is accredited by the Emilia-Romagna Region and is part of the High Technology Network, namely a network of accredited public and private organizations, universities and research centers.

Our mission is the innovation transfer of all engineering technologies to industry and public administration, through collaborations customized to specific situations and problems. Our strength is the integration of the expertises of the researchers from different areas, in a way that is functional to the horizontal structuring of industrial products and production processes.


The Laboratory has carried out projects financed by the European funds of the Emilia-Romagna Region and by the Development and Cohesion Fund