Transparency

Tender Procedures

Specific information relating to the individual tender procedures carried out by Human Technopole Foundation is available in table form in the attachment.

Financial Statements

Human Technopole firmly believes that the sustainability of its commitment and of the scientific objectives assigned to the Foundation are closely linked to the construction of a close and transparent relationship with all its stakeholders.  

The value of this relationship is particularly evident for an institution for a publicly funded initiative which, also due to its strong characterisation, is bound by a principle of transparency and full “accountability” on its work. 

This principle is expressed by sharing data on the activity carried out during the year and highlighting the methods of expenditure of the economic funds that the Foundation has received.  

The documents available in this section represent:  

  • a summary of the economic dimensions of the project, the main activities carried out and its economic results. 
  • financial statements on 31 December of each year accompanied by certifications of the Board of Auditors and Independent Auditors.

Campus Development

The development of the Human Technopole Campus is carried out under a Framework Agreement and an auxiliary commissioning agreement ex L.R. n. 10/2018, both signed between Human Technopole Foundation and Arexpo S.p.A.   

In implementation of these agreements, Arexpo S.p.A. is redeveloping three “First Settlement Buildings” (Palazzo Italia, North Pavilion and South Pavilion). 

 In line with these agreements Arexpo has published – on behalf of Human Technopole – the design competition “Human Technopole: the new Headquarters” for the construction of a building of roughly 35.000 square meters which will host researcherstechnical and administrative staff up to a total of about 1.000 units, as well as a tender for the construction of the Incubator Labs, prefabricated structures located around the Tree of Life.  

For further information about the tenders and contracts that Arexpo S.p.a. is carrying out as Contracting Station within the Human Technopole Campus, please refer to the “Società Trasparente” section of the Arexpo website

Court of Auditors

The Human Technopole Foundation is subject to the control of the Court of Auditors as provided by art. 12 of Law 259 of 21 March 1958 and as indicated in art. 2, c. 4 of the Human Technopole’s Foundation’s Statute. Each year, the Court of Auditors prepares a report for Parliament on the management of the Foundation, analysing its overall activities with particular focus on financial management. 

231 Model & Code of Ethics

Human Technopole Foundation, according to the By-law which foresees its approval as mandatory, adopted an Organisational, Management and Control Model in compliance with Legislative Decree 231/2001 (on the rules governing the administrative liability of legal entities by crimes), or “231 Model”. 

In line with Legislative Decree 231/2001, entities may be held liable and, consequently, sanctioned, in relation to certain offences committed, or attempted, in the interest or the entity’s advantage, by persons operating in “top management positions” or “subordinates”. However, the company is not liable if it demonstrates that it has “adopted and effectively implemented” a Model 231, such as to prevent the commission of the offences provided for by Legislative Decree 231/2001. 

By adopting the Model 231, the Foundation intended to have a valid tool for raising its employees’ awareness and that of all other subjects (such as suppliers, counterparties and collaborators in various capacities) interacting with the Foundation allowing them to carry out their activities, without committing the offences envisaged in Decree 231/2001.  

As an integral part of the 231 Model, Human Technopole Foundation, also adopted Code of Ethics, through which it has affirmed the importance of defining a system of values and rules of conduct to serve as a constant guide in the operation of its activities. The Code of Ethics is followed by everyone working on behalf of the Foundation, regardless of the specific temporary or permanent relationship established between them and the Foundation. 

The Code of Ethics is divided into two main sections: I) General Ethical Principles; II) Rules of Conduct. 

Privacy Organisation Model

Human Technopole Foundation has adopted a Privacy Organizational ModelThis document describes the activities carried out by the Foundation to ensure compliance of the data processing put in place in its capacity of Controller and/or Processor with the EU Regulation no. 679/2016, “on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data”, also referred to as “GDPR”, as well as to the Legislative Decree 101/2018, adapting the national legislation to the GDPR.  

The Foundation’s intention was to adopt among its recipients (employees, collaborators subject to the management or supervision of  the Foundation’s employees and for all those who, although not part of the Foundation, operate in various capacities carrying out activities that entail the processing of personal data) a valid instrument for raising awareness to act in compliance with the requirements of the GDPR. 

Participating Members

Art. 3, paragraph 1, of the Statute of the Foundation allows the entry of natural persons and entities, as participants, to the Foundation itself, subject to the consent of the Founding Members (the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Ministry of Education, University and Research), if there is the actual interest of the Foundation in each participation in relation to its aims.

On 11 December 2019, the Foundation approved a regulation called “Policies, Rules and Procedures – Participating Members to the Human Technopole Foundation”, which sets out the requirements that the natural persons and entities must possess in order ask to be admitted to the Foundation as a Participating Member.

The Participating Members, in addition to the other requirements indicated in the above mentioned regulation, must “contribute to HT’s asset with an annual contribution through payment of monetary amounts that are not less than 0.5 per cent of the annual public sector contribution provided for by the 2017 Budget Law (Law no. 232/2016) and subsequent laws that will determine such allocation” and “pay the abovementioned contribution annually, for a period of at least three years”.

The minimum annual contribution to qualify as a Participating Member is equal, for 2020, to 560,500.00 Euro.