Milan Cybersecurity Co-Innovation Center

Center of excellence in Cybersecurity

What is the Co-Innovation Center?

As Europe and Italy digitizes to expand economic growth, drive more job creation and increase global competitiveness, the cybersecurity and privacy of the digital economy play a strategic role for companies and nations to navigate this transition.

As the world's largest vendor of security solution, at Cisco we are compelled to help our customers, partners, governments and all citizen to digitize securely. Cisco's first Center of Excellence and Innovation with focus on cybersecurity and privacy is tasked to research, innovate, disseminate and build capacity to find solution on the most pressing society security challenges with particular focus on the security, resiliency and privacy of critical infrastructure, which are at the base of secure digitalization.

Our focus areas

Research & Innovate

In the area of 5G security, Value Chain Security, Advanced Cryptography, and IOT Security


Build expertise on cybersecurity and privacy leveraging Cisco Devnet Cisco Netacad, and academia to help Italy and the EMEAR region to build the next generation cybersecurity workforce


Become the center of excellence and expertise for cybersecurity and privacy for Cisco within the EMEAR region and partner with internal and external organization

The innovation center builds on the existing Italian Cisco Innovation Exchange: a network of people and locations where we support the startups, the developers and the whole innovation ecosystem in Italy while integrating the innovations into our Go To Market and build solutions on top of our Programmable Infrastructure. The Exchange is now driving Innovation and Digital Transformation with our customers as well as creating a solid digital skills based in our Country through our investments in developers, in education and in research.

Contact us

Locate us

Milan Co Innovation center is located at Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci the largest science and technology museum in Italy   hosted in a 16th Century Olivetan Monastery in the heart of Milan

Via San Vittore 21
20123 Milano

How to reach us

By public transport

  • Metro M2 stop S. Ambrogio

  • Bus 58 stop Museo della Scienza

  • Bus 94 stop Carducci

From the railway stations

Stazione Centrale

Metro M2 direction Abbiategrasso - 6 stop (station S. Ambrogio)

Porta Garibaldi

Metro M2 direction Abbiategrasso - 4 stop (station S. Ambrogio)

Lambrate FS

Metro M2 direction Abbiategrasso - 10 stop (station S. Ambrogio)

Stazione Cadorna

Metro M2 direction Abbiategrasso - 1 stop (station S. Ambrogio)

By car

The Museum is located in the center of Milan.
Arriving by car you can easily park close to the Museum at Carducci Parking in via Olona.

From the airports

Malpensa Airport

Malpensa Express to "Cadorna - City Center", then...
Metro M2 direction Abbiategrasso - 1 stop (station S. Ambrogio)

The MALPENSA EXPRESS service links the center of Milan with the intercontinental hub at Malpensa Airport (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2):

Linate Airport

Bus 73 to Viale Campania Viale Corsica stop then...
Bus 91 to Loreto stop then...
Metro M2 direction Abbiategrasso -8 stops (station S. Ambrogio)

Orio al Serio Airport

Coach "Orio Shuttle" or "Autostradale" to Milano Stazione Centrale FS, then...
Metro M2 direction Abbiategrasso - 6 stop (station S. Ambrogio)


Bus "Autostradale" to Milano Lambrate Stazione FS, then ...
Metro M2 direction Abbiategrasso - 10 stop (station S. Ambrogio)