ISMB Hosts the CSI Innovation Center

28 October 2015

On October 26th was held at ISMB the press conference for the official launch of the CSI Innovation Center, the ISMB CSI-Piemonte joint laboratory which aims to share, on the basis of experiences gained in recent years, the research and innovation strategies in ICT ecosystem, as instrument to stimulate the rapid, sustainable and durable growth of institutions and companies in the Piedmont region. The Innovation Center has, among its objectives, the challenge of increasing the efficiency of local government services and the development of both innovative services and new business models inspired by economic, environmental and social criteria.
These objectives will be pursued in accordance with the EU guidelines issued within the Horizon 2020 program, through a series of strategic decisions on ICT innovation: the innovation centre will work on issues like Internet of Things, mobile solutions, big data and open linked data, declined to support the smart energy, smart city, education, culture and tourism themes.

 

This approach will allow the Innovation Center to act as the reference place where cross fertilize ideas and open innovations, to support local government and private businesses to innovate processes and services. The activities will be managed by Front End, Marketing and Communications Function and will involve the Research Areas of the Institute according to the subjects treated.
The press conference was chaired by the Presidents of ISMB Rodolfo Zich, and of CSI Piemonte Riccardo Rossotto, along with the general managers Giovanni Colombo (ISMB) and Ferruccio Ferranti (CSI): they have expressed their appreciation for the joint activity and best wishes for its future, confident that the cooperation will bring tangible benefits throughout the region.
Relevant the response of the press, which attended the event with several media representatives.