VIU in collaboration with the Young Entrepreneaurs Group Unindustria Treviso and the patronage of the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea, carried out the project Innovation and Sustainability started in 2010. 
The project aimed at developing a pattern for young entrepreneurs for building capacity and awareness in the field of green economy, through seminars, site visits and workshops on the topic. Conferences, workshops and site visits were organised, involving young entrepreneurs and experts.


The Unindustria Treviso Young Entrepreneurs Association promoted actions to sensibilize entrepreneurs on the innovation issues related to sustainability. At this purpose VIU, through its research Centers TeDIS and TEN, was appointed to run a joint project, that aimed at building capacity among the entrepreneurs for the development of a green economy. A pattern made  of seminars, workshops, site visits was developed to widen the issues of sustainable innovation, showing experiences already developed in Italy and introducing useful tools and strategies. A book will collect the main outcomes of the project.

The book "L'innovazione diventa sostenibile" was published in 2011 collecting the outcomes of the project.