IB works with various departments of the University of Genoa, including DIP (Department of Production Engineering), DITEN (Department of Marine Engineering, electrical, electronics and telecommunications) and DIST (Department of Computer and System Sciences), with the Politecnico of Milan, Turin, Bari and Trieste, the University of Rome, ..
IB participates directly or through consortia and centers at the following districts:
- Distretto dei Sistemi Intelligenti (SIIT)
- Distretto Ligure Tecnologie Marine (DLTM)
- Polo Ligure Delle Tecnologie Medicali (POLITECMED)
- Tecnologie Innovative per il Controllo Ambientale e lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (TICASS)
In addition, IB has been technical advisor for the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in accordance to the intergovernmental agreement signed between Italy and Korea in the field of e-Maritime signed by:
- Ministero degli Affari Esteri,
- Ministero delle Infrastrutture e Trasporti,
- Ministero dell'Economia e delle Finanze,
- DigitPA quale ente nazionale per la digitalizzazione della Pubblica Amministrazione.
IB finally cooperates in the research and development with:
- Registro Italiano navale (RINA)
- APSS Automation Plant System Service