CGS is a private commercial body with twenty-year expertise in the fields of Applied Research, Industrial, Consulting and Civil Engineering. Since its establishment in 1990, CGS’ working strategy has consisted in accomplishing interventions to reduce the traditional gap between research and industry. In order to achieve this, CGS has followed three different lines: Technical, Financial and Management.
From a technical point of view, CGS has proposed innovative plant solutions to enterprises as well as listened to their demands in order to individuate the most suitable solutions. With regard to the financial line, CGS has individuated funding opportunities and prepared no less than 100 proposals for research projects to be sent to the European Community involving roughly 50 SMEs from Tuscany and 100 national and European SMEs and research organizations. Regarding strictly management aspects, CGS has conceived and optimized particular management procedures for effectively conversing with both the academic world and enterprises.
Starting from research in fields having mainly energetic contents, through a progressive and constant restructuring of the company, different research sectors have been embraced (environment, industrial plants, process and product innovation, purification, recycling, HW and SW applications, communication, nutrition...). In the field of applied research (National and Community Research Projects), various disciplines have been considered involving the following industrial sectors: Footwear, Chemistry, Tanning, Industrial plants, Agriculture, Stone, Medicine, Mechanics, Furniture, Oil, Textiles, etc.
In short, the activity of CGS deals with the following three main operative fields: Scientific Research, Industrial Services and Consulting and Design and Implementation of key turn plants and civil works. CGS has carried out project management and scientific research activities in various projects financed by the European Union.