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Welcome to our website! - MDM Team


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 - MDM Team

MDM Team is an official spin-off company of the University of Florence. The shareholders are faculty staff and researchers of the Department of Industrial Engineering, with experiences/competences in mechatronics, with particular focus on railway engineering and robotics. The University of Florence is a shareholder with a share of 10% of the company asset. MDM Team is active in: advanced engineering and consulting; field measurements and experiments on real plants; design, prototyping, and construction, of systems and components; development of mathematical models and software for real-time simulation of dynamical systems; consulting for homologation/certification of systems and components. The mission of the Robotics Division of MDM Team is to develop products and services for unmanned marine applications, contract services for inspection of coastal and freshwater infrastructures / sites.


MDM Team has the following prestigious clients:

  • Nuovo Pignone SRL Firenze, (GE Oil&Gas group)
  • AnsaldoBreda SpA (FINMECCANICA group)
  • Prima SRL Firenze, Italy
  • Railcar OÜ, private limited company - Republic of Estonia
  • Sint Technology SRL, Calenzano, Italy
  • Applicon SRL, Italy


MDM Team SRL currently relies on the facilities of MDM Lab @Pistoia and MDM Lab @Florence (http://www.mdm.unifi.it). In particular a 500mm diameter pressure chamber rated 35bar is available at MDM Lab @Pistoia for the test of underwater components and systems.

Several vehicles, including the AUVs Typhoon 1, Thyphoon 2, MARTA, FeelHippo, and the ROV NEMO are currently operative and can be used by MDM Team in the framework of a contract with the University of Florence: