Alongside its activities of design, engineering and construction of plants as EPC, IURO has always carried on an intensive activity of Research and Development in collaboration with the best Universities, Research Institutions and Manufacturing Companies in order to identify, develop and industrialize the technologies and applications of the future.

IURO is currently engaged in two research projects funded by the Italian Ministry for University and Research.

The two projects are called "Fuel Cell Lab" and "Smart Generation".

The main scientific partners in these projects are:

Iuro has also signed a research agreement with the Department of Agriculture Sciences of the University of Naples "Federico II" concerning the microbiological study of some biomass, waste of the food industry, for the purposes of their energetic exploitation.