AGV (Amisano Gino Valenza) is an Italian motorcycle helmet firm, founded in 1946 by Gino Amisano (1920–2009). AGV is known for its use of innovative designs and materials, tested on the racetrack and developed with sponsored World Championship riders, including 9-time World Champion Valentino Rossi. The company was purchased by Italian dynamic sport clothing company Dainese in July 2007