There are over a hundred innovations from laboratories and research centers of the Piedmont in the middle of the second edition of Smau Turin, which runs until tomorrow at the Pavilion Oval Lingotto Fiere.
Names such as Aruba, Cisco, Dell, Microsoft, SAP, Vodafone and Telecom Italy which has “cloud computing solutions cloud of Italian able to increase the competitiveness’ and the efficiency of local companies in the North West.”
At the fair is expected to attract over 3.500 trade visitors who can participate in more than 60 free workshops, visit the stands and watch the presentation, in just 90 seconds of Start Up and digital companies. They will also be delivered four awards dedicated to municipalities and local public administrations, businesses and start-up companies present at the fair: the Smart City and eGovernment Award, dedicated to common and virtuous institutions in the Region, the Piedmont ICT Innovation Award (among the finalists Eataly with a project with Vodafone) and Lamarck for Start Up.
At Smau are presented also the opportunities offered by AdottUp – the program for ‘the adoption of the startups’ organized in collaboration with the Area Territorial Policies, Innovation and Education of Confindustria Young Entrepreneurs and experts from associations with the System objective of supporting the development of ideas with high growth potential and increase innovation of SMEs.
At Smau was the Iren group to win the second edition of Smau ICT Innovation Award for the remote control system of district heating.
The prize is awarded to the best Smau cases of companies and government agencies that have successfully innovated their business through digital technologies with the aim of generating a virtuous cycle of sharing experiences of excellence.
“We are particularly happy for the recognition of Smau – says Francesco Profumo, president of Iren – which supports the Group’s strategy Iren in innovation, understood primarily as a lever to create new business opportunities transferable to other industrial contexts and territorial, enhancing our role as an energy consultant. The candidate project that we have a concrete example in which the collaboration between the company and the city produces effective results in giving life to a city more and more intelligent.”
The Smart City Award, sponsored by Smau and ANCI, went instead to the city of Turin, for the construction with TorinoWireless, and Polytechnic University of the masterplan Smile to set the model of smart city. The project was judged to be “innovative, virtuous example of the development of modern smart cities.”
The National Museum of Cinema in Turin was finally awarded the ICT Innovation Award for the use of digital access to culture thanks to a project that involves the use of technology to facilitate the understanding of the works, allow the viewer to choose custom routes, share and expand their experience, thanks to the free wifi, the mobile tagging, captions digital and augmented virtuality.
Source: Corriere delle Comunicazioni