DIMEC's research groups represent a partner for companies in research and development, in particular by providing advice, carrying out research projects, participating together in competitive tenders, organising events and moments of dialogue and confrontation, as well as creating longer-term initiatives such as joint workshops.

Relations with companies, i.e. the conclusion of contracts, conventions and in general all agreements relating to research are managed by the SAM area - Research Sector, which, for the promotion, protection and exploitation of results collaborates with ARIN - Knowledge Transfer Office - life sciences, social sciences and humanities, plant varieties (KTO - LSV)