About Business Exploration:

At Business Exploration we solve one of the most difficult steps of innovating: the commercialization.

  • We help academic research realize its full potential and become attractive to industry and downstream investors.
  • We buy technology from research organizations to sell it to the leaders of the Aerospace, Energy, Oil & Gas and Automation industries.
  • We acquire licenses of intellectual property rights when we spot a market where they can be of value.
  • We enter university spin-off and high-tech startups equity to profit from the commercialization of their new products and services.
  • We are expert at managing innovation adoption, with 25 years of practice in industrial R&D, Projects Portfolio Management, Continuous Innovation implementation, New Product Introduction programs management, New businesses creation.
  • We have managed to sell groundbreaking inventions, give roots to emerging technologies, monetize new products and services.

Our proprietary methodology for innovation commercialization:
The Roadmap to Market supports our technology transfer projects to the marketplace from A to Z.

Serving a network of 2700 professional contacts and 47 countries, we are constantly in search for the best high-tech ideas.

To sell yours, just give us a call or drop an email.


Who we are:

Flavio Tosi loves to challenge the status quo, making new things happen, because it sets you free.
He is an expert in business innovation and transformation management.
His ideas and methodologies on "innovation go to market" are used by a growing network of international practitioners to innovate products, processes and commercial strategies in industrial sectors like Aerospace, Power Generation, Oil & Gas and Automation.
Flavio is part of the accelerator InnoVits, backed by Politecnico di Milano and collaborates with Pisa University Department of Computer Science in their PhD course on entrepreneurship.
A former General Electric Manager, where he was responsible for the go to market strategy and the New Product Introduction business cases targeting the Oil & Gas industry, Flavio holds a MSc in Aer. Eng. from Politecnico di Milano and an MBA from SDA Bocconi University, is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and seasoned Project Manager.

Our approach:

Things we don't:

  • Work for “corporations”
  • Tell you what you want to hear
  • Tell you what to do
  • Offer Best Practices
  • Help avoid Risks
  • Bring plug & play solutions
  • Use salaried Consultants
  • Work on large projects

Things we do, instead:

  • Work for a person: the innovator
  • Tell you what you need to hear
  • Offer un-biased points of view
  • Make you Think Different
  • Help take Risks
  • Show you a path
  • Are entrepreneurs, like you.
  • Work by improvement sprints

Our Partners and Friends

Our Partners:

Our affiliations:

  • Italian Chartered Engineers - enrolled since 1994 at #3581 of Florence Register
  • InnoVits - we make innovation for passion.
  • KATALIZE - the young entrepreuners association of Castelfiorentino
  • ANIMP - Italian Association of the Industrial Plants industry
  • EUROAVIA ALUMNI - European Association of Aeronautical and Astronautical students Former Members
  • SKYWARDS - Rocketry students associations of Politecnico di Milano
  • Alumni Polimi - Alumni of Politecnico di Milano
  • Bocconi Alummi - Alumni of Bocconi University, Milano

Our promotion "Work for credits - 1st project free"

You can try our services at no cost. Our promotion grants you up to 1 week free coaching, in person or on-line.

how it works:

  • Contact us with the new idea that you want to explore:
  • You will get a free day of coaching services for every 100 employees working in your company, in exchange of your permission to display your Company logo on this website
  • If you have less than 100 employees, we grant you one day of free consulting services: call us.

How you can use it:

  • If you do not know what to do with 1 day of consulting services, think to:
  • Training
  • Analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Process mapping
  • You can get it free for 1 day!


  • This promotion “work for credits, first project free” is a one time opportunity, limited by the availability of resources and the acceptance of the project from our side.
  • It refers to a eight hour working day and costs are not included; but many of our international Customers take full advantage of our on-line services.
  • This does not add any Travel and Living cost to the service and is a very effective way to collaborate.
  • NO OBLIGATIONS. We ask just the permission to use your company name and a small endorsement in our advertising

Apply now - no obligations:

To apply to our promotion "Work for credits - 1st project free" just call us at the numbers below or drop us an email