Projects and use cases – Community Days

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Projects and use cases – Community Days2021-04-27T16:14:34+00:00

                 

1st Apulian DIH World Community day of MEDISDIH

16th April 2021

YouTube link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl42mvUGWgQ

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The Event

“Community Days” are open events designed in the frame of the H2020 DIH-World project to facilitate knowledge dissemination and networking among local Innovation players of all Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) involved in the DIH-World Project. Once a year all DIH-World DIHs, such as MEDISDIH, organize a Community Day event adapting the model to their specific local context in order to enhance their presence on their territory as well as their reach to local enterprises, especially SMEs, main potential users of DIHs services.

1st Apulian DIH World Community day of MEDISDIH wants to reach local SMEs and public administrations (PA) to give them a tangible idea of how DIHs Industry 4.0 services supporting digitization of their organizational structure can be crucial on their business functions whatever their size and markets. MEDISDIH will here involve its whole ecosystem comprising its public and private members (enterprises and research centres) as well as its associates: Regional Technological Clusters, Competence Centres and PA.

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The Speakers

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The moderator: Dr Annamaria Monterisi (ARTI- Agenzia per la tecnologia e l’innovazione della Puglia)

Dr. Annamaria Monterisi is a professional journalist. She has studied international relations, economic development and communication. After working as a researcher at the Studies Office of theInstitute “G. Tagliacarne” at National Unioncamere, she gained a long experience as organizer of trade fairs at the Fiera del Levante in Bari. She was then press officer for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and she oversaw the communication of Imast, the technological cluster of advanced materials in Campania Region. Since many years she is working in ARTI, the Agency for technology and innovation of Apulia Region, where she is the head of external relations and heads the organization of ARTI communication. She has published essays and articles on the topics of international trade, innovation and communication. She has written about culture and current affairs for Apulian newspapers, as well as numerous short stories.

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The DIH-World Team Speaker: Dr. David Brunelleschi (PWC)

David Brunelleschi is a Senior Manager at PwC, responsible for managing the international team of the Government & Public Sector area. Specialized in public policies and management of public administrations, since more than 10 years he is involved in consulting, training and research activities for international organizations in particular within the European Union -and for Italian, central and local public administrations. He is mainly involved in technological innovation projects for the public sector, measurement and evaluation systems in the public sector, human resource management, analysis of processes and organizational structures, as well as change management. Among the most recently supported clients, there are several Directorates General of the European Commission (DG CONNECT, DG ENV, DG ENTR, DG RESEARCH), numerous European Agencies (EFSA, ETF, EUROPOL, ESMA, ERA, F4E), as well as international organizations (FAO, IOM, UNHCR) and Italian public administrations (Ministry of Economy and Finance, Ministry of Justice, Municipality of Rome). Among his most recent and relevant projects, there was an appointment from the European Commission aimed at setting up the European “AI DIH Network”; he has also recently concluded a study for the European Commission’s DG Energy, mapping technology solutions for cities at global level, investigating projects incorporating relevant digital technologies such as Cyber-Physical-Systems (CPS), Internet of Things (IoT), functionalities of digital design, simulation and analysis. He is currently involved in various research projects funded in the context of the Horizon2020 Framework Program, including VISION Value and Impact through Synergy, Interaction and coOperation of Networks of AI Excellence Centers, ETAPAS Ethical Technology Adoption in Public Administration Services, DIH4AI AI on-demand platform for regional interoperable Digital Innovation Hubs Network, and DIH-World Accelerating deployment and matureness of DIHs for the benefit of Digitization of European SMEs. David is an ITIL, Prince2 and Prosci certified project manager.

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Key note Speaker: Mario Ricco

Dr Mario Ricco is currently General Manager of MEDISDIH, the Apulian Mechatronic Technological Cluster and Digital Innovation Hub, devoted to stimulate and support R&D activities of local companies sharing complex research project among them. As far as his previous experience is concerned, from 2002 onwards Dr Mario Ricco acted as consultant of world-leading injection systems manufacturers for advanced fuel injection systems development on the basis of the experience gained and future market requirements for environment protection and reduced fuel consumption. Working as R&D General Manager at Valenzano (BA) site of Centro Ricerche Fiat (FIAT Group) from 1999 up to 2001 Dr. Mario Ricco was in charge of the development of innovative injection system for diesel, natural gas and LPG fuel. Working as R&D General Manager at ELASIS Research Center (FIAT Group) of Modugno (BA) from 1989 up to 1998, Dr. Mario Ricco conceived, developed and gave relevant contribution in industrializing the main components of revolutionary Diesel Common Rail fuel injection system (high pressure electro injector, high pressure pump, pressure regulator and ECU power stage). Working as R&D Manager at Testing Department of Weber Altecna (FIAT Group) from 1984 to 1989, Dr Mario Ricco validated fuel injection systems for industrial diesel engine applications using functional and endurance component test rig, engine test rig and vehicle roller bench. Acting as technologist consultant from 1979 up to 1984, Dr Mario Ricco was committed by world-wide leading automotive components industrial players to firstly optimize the matching between components design and related process technologies to produce: Gasoline  electro injectors; Gasoline electric pump; Caliper brake; ABS system, High Pressure in-line pump for industrial diesel engines injection systems. While working at Nuovo Pignone Group from 1969 up to 1979 Dr. Mario Ricco developed: instrumentation for the geostationary aerospace satellite “SIRIO” for measuring the nutation angle; development of innovative pneumatic, electric and electronic instrumentation intrinsecally safe to be installed in dangerous areas (three-mode PID controller, pen recorder, DP cell pressure transducer for pipelines flow-rate, oil and gas pipelines data logger, nuclear power plant instrumentation, TC, Pt temperature amplifier); Control room layout for industrial processes supervisory; Electronic control cabinet for textile looms; Note reader for self-service (pre and post paid) fuel refilling stations and innovative 7 segments electromechanical displays; Etc. During his academic experience at University of Bari from 1965 to 1969 Dr. Mario Ricco contributed to the first reported development of an on-line magnetostrictive wire spark chambers for real-time record and evaluation of high energy nuclear particles scattering. In the field of Automotive applications Dr. Mario Ricco has filed more than 200 relevant patents.

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MEDISDIH Speaker: Prof. Michele Ruta (MEDISDIH Vice President)

Full Professor in “Information Processing Systems” and Rector’s delegate for the digital transition at the Polytechnic of Bari. Research Doctorate in Information Engineering. Research activities in different fields including: pervasive computing, artificial intelligence applied to the Web of Things, systems for the representation of knowledge, model checking, applications for networks and ad-hoc wireless scenarios. Author of about 140 scientific publications in international journals and conferences. Coordinator of the local node of the Polytechnic of Bari of the National Laboratory CINI Smart Cities and Communities, representative for the university in the CTS of the Apulian IT Production District and on the Board of the Regional Technological Cluster of Aerospace and vice president of the Regional Mechatronic Cluster and Digital Innovation Hub of Apulia Region (MEDISDIH).

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Ecosystem example Speaker: Dr Roberta Memeo

Graduated in Literature, since 1997 Dr Roberta Memeo has been working at Grifo multimedia, a company specializing in the design and development of e-learning and gamification solutions for the empowerment of people. She is mainly devoted to educational design, development and adaptation of content for online training courses, both self-consistent and included within gamification paths. As Project Manager she is responsible for the management of training and learning projects financed under  national (PON) and European (Horizon 2020, Erasmus +) programmes. She deals in particular with serious games, or games with didactic purposes applied in non-playful contexts. She managed, among others, the Horizon 2020 PERGAMON (Pervasive Serious Games supported by Virtual Coaching) project, aimed at developing an integrated gaming platform with sensors and a virtual coach, applied to the chronic pathology of diabetes. As a spin-off of the PERGAMON project, she oversaw the development of a game app for diabetic children, “Tako Dojo”, created in collaboration with the pharmaceutical company A. Menarini Diagnostics. She was recently coordinator of Grifo multimedia activities in the C-LAB 4.0-Competences Lab for Industry 4.0 project, funded by the Puglia Region, aimed at developing a game-based learning environment to acquire skills in line with digital transformation and the process of Industry 4.0.

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Regional Example speaker: Pietro Larizza R&D Manager MASMEC SpA

PIERO LARIZZA  is Director of R&D in MASMEC SpA. Graduated in Electric Engineering to the Facolta’ di Ingegneria – Universita’ di Bari.

After working as electronic designer in Electronic Department of Nuovo Pignone (ENI), since  1995 he is in charge of the Research & Development Division of the Masmec taking care themselves of Industrial Research, participating with various Universities and Research Centers   in more than sixty national and european research Projects devoted to Robotics, Automation, Measures, Advanced Production Technologies and Biomedical devices. Since 2002 he is Expert of the Italian Ministero dell’ Universita’ e Ricerca (MUR) and Italian Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico (MISE) for the disciplines of Electronics, Electronic Measures, Automatic Controls and Medical Devices.  He has received assignments of teaching for courses of Specialization and Masters from various public Agencies on Electronic Measures and Automatic Controls. He constantly collaborates with several national and european Research Institutions on thematics regarding Advanced Robotics, Automation and Biotech applications. He has published 27 (twenty seven)  papers to review and conferences and it is a co-author of a book on Micro-manufacturing Production Systems. He is holder of 22 (twenty two) industrial patents on Identification techniques and  Medical devices.

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The International Example speaker: Dr. Alena Buresova – CIIRC Hub of Prague

Acts as a Senior Manager for Industry and Development at National Centre for Industry 4.0.

Her role is to interconnect different parties of the industrial ecosystem – industrial companies and associations, academy and the Czech government. She creates professional analysis about the Czech industry and its future development. She organizes professional seminars as well as high-level events such as National Industry Summits which are the largest meetings of directors and members of the boards of directors of leading industrial companies in the Czech Republic, top government officials and personalities from the technical sciences and academia. Summits aim to connect the industrial, scientific and political representation of the state in solving current issues of direction and development of Czech industry. Alena provides independent expert advisory services in the form of digital audit, mainly to the Czech SMEs and informs the Czech manufacturing companies about technological opportunities the Czech academy can offer. Alena is further active in various international projects, searching grant and educative opportunities supporting mainly small and middle size companies. She share her information and experience gained from intensive communication with the Czech government, i.e. when creating new rules and actions within grant plans.

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The Agenda

10.00   Opening – Digitizing Organizational Structure of Apulian SMEs and PA 

(Moderator: Dr Annamaria Monterisi – ARTI Agenzia Regionale per la Tecnologia e l’Innovazione della Regione Puglia)

Institutional Greetings – Dr Domenico Favuzzi – MEDISDIH President

10.15     Introduction Video – DIH World Project and Community days 

(Speaker: Dr David Brunelleschi – PWC)

10.30    Keynote – The Automotive sector as I4.0 organization model precursor: lesson learned and inspirations  

(Speaker: Mario Ricco, MEDISDIH Director, former FIAT manager)

11.00     The Apulian Digital Innovation Hub – MEDISDIH

• Overview of Services offered by MEDISDIH (Prof. Michele Ruta – Polytechnic of Bari)

• Innovation ecosystem projects: The C-LAB Project example (Dr Roberta Memeo, Grifo multimedia S.r.l.)

11.30    The Regional example – How MEDISDIH supported MASMEC SpA in integrating digitization in its products as well as

operating   its core business diversification  

(Speaker: Dr. Piero Larizza, R&D Manager MASMEC SpA)

11.50     The international example – The experience of CIIRC Hub of Prague

(Speaker: Dr Alena Buresova, Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics, and Cybernetics – Czech Technical University in Prague)

12.10     Closing statements and Conclusions

(MEDISDIH)

 12.30    Q&A

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Contact

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HORIZON 2020 – call DT-ICT-03-2020_ I4MS (phase 4) – Uptake of digital game changers and digital manufacturing platforms – Innovation Action “Widening DIHs

Project title: DIH-World – Accelerating deployment and matureness of DIHs for the benefit of Digitisation of European SMEs

Acronym: DIH-World

Project Leader: CARSA

DIH-World partners:

– PARTNERS: CARSA (Project Leader) · PwC · IMP3ROVE · Innovalia · EURADA · CBT

– DIGITAL INNOVATION HUBS NETWORK:  27 DIHs from 26 countries

SMEs: 8 SMEs from 6 countries involved in 8 pilot experiments

Project Duration: 3 years

Grant agreement No. 952176

53 experiments – will be carried out over the duration of the project

2 open calls will be launched in 2021 and 2022

ABSTRACT AND PROJECT OBJECTIVES

The DIH-World innovation action was launched on July 1st (2020) with the goal of accelerating the development and consolidation of Digital Innovation Hubs and to improve the digitalisation of European SMEs. The project will last for three years, it has a budget of 8 million euros and 41 partners in 26 countries. DIH-World aims to accelerate the uptake of advanced digital technologies by European manufacturing SMEs in all sectors by supporting them in building sustainable competitive advantages and reaching global markets. DIH-World strengthens the capacities of regional DIHs, particularly in underrepresented regions across Europe. As intermediaries of successful local SME digital transformation, DIH-World aims at providing DIHs, access to harmonised tools, well proven technologies, effective methodologies, sound knowledge, smart investment sources, rich training assets and overall a vibrant innovation environment.

During these three years, the DIH-World project aims to accelerate the maturity of the Digital Innovation Hubs so as the development of their collaboration capabilities by capitalizing and taking advantage of the European networks in benefit of their local SMEs. DIH-World is supporting then the Digital Innovation Hubs by providing services to manufacturing ecosystems focusing on the most traditional and least digitized SMEs and Startups aiming to increase their competitiveness and sustainability through the use of digital technologies.

The DIH-World Academy will provide the tools to train Digital Innovation Hubs so they can take SMEs to the next level through open calls for experiments, which will offer technological support to SMEs and medium-sized companies.

The DIH-World network includes 27 Digital Innovation Hubs and those will grow to a minimum of 72 with the launch of two open calls, one in 2021 and another one in 2022. DIH-World will be especially focused on those countries and regions with a lower level of digitalisation to establish a strong support system for digital transformation across Europe, also ensuring that all regions can take advantage of the opportunities offered by digital technologies.

DIH-World is led by the Spanish consultancy CARSA, who is coordinating and managing the project to guarantee the achievement of its goals. CARSA will also support:

– the development of the DIH-World network;

– define, prepare and launch open calls for SMEs to experiment with digital technologies and to integrate digital technologies in their processes, products or services (funding of up to EUR. 95.000 available to finance your experiment);

– monitor the successful implementation of the experiments;

– to support the DIHs to grow and scale-up.

The final aim is to accelerate the matureness of DIHs and the development of their collaboration capabilities, and avoid a DIH divide due to lack of access to technologies, skills, networks, investment and infrastructures with special emphasis in underrepresented regions; so DIHs can capitalise and leverage on the European DIHs Networks their resources and facilities for the benefit of their local SMEs.

Sub-objectives:

  1. Support the uptake of advanced technologies by European industry – especially SMEs and mid-caps – notably in sectors where digital technologies are underexploited
  2. Enlarge and accelerate the establishment and development of DIHs
  3. Consolidate and reinforce the existing DIHs networks and I4MS ecosystem

https://dihworld.eu/

  @DihWorld

 

National Operative Program (PON) Research and Innovation 2014 – 2020 – Axis 2 – Thematic projects – II.2 Cluster

Managing Authority: MIUR

Proposal: ARS01_00849

Specialization Area: “Sustainable mobility”

Project title: Innovative technologies for EXTREMely Efficient spark ignited engines
Acronym: EXTREME

Project leader: CRF – Centro Ricerche Fiat

Project duration (months): 30 months

Start of activity: 01/03/2019

Grant: D.D. n. 706 of 01/04/2019

Total cost of the project: € 9.956.281,16 of which €4.978.140,58 funding PON MIUR

CUP: B36G18001090005

Location of activities: MEDISDIH S.c. a r.l. c/o Tecnopolis, Valenzano (BA)

Proponent partners:

  • C.R.F. S.C.p.A.
  • Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche
  • I.C.M.E.A. S.r.l.
  • Magneti Marelli S.p.A.
  • MEDISDIH Soc. Cons. a.r.l. – Distretto Meccatronico Regionale e Digital Innovation Hub della Puglia
  • Università degli Studi della BASILICATA
  • Università degli Studi di BARI ALDO MORO

Actuating partner of Proponent MEDISDIH S.c. a r.l.: Politecnico di Bari

 

ABSTRACT
Fighting the climate change and improving the air quality, are the two European Community macro-targets on which the guidelines and the action plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and polluting gases are based.

On the passenger cars front, after 2025, the only valid alternative to the full electrification will be the chance to produce thermal engines powered by ecological, renewable and eco-sustainable fuels, characterized by extremely high thermodynamic efficiency.

In this project, highly innovative engine technologies will be investigated and developed to achieve an extreme increase in efficiency of spark ignited engines. High compression ratio engines fueled by CNG, bio-methane or alternative renewable fuels, will be considered as starting points; the entire production chain of these fuels, it’s important to be noticed, is in the national territory.

These technologies will achieve a thermal efficiency measured at the brake (Brake Thermal Efficiency) greater than 50% (currently, the efficiency of a CNG engine is about 40%).

The project will be focused on three macro topics:

1.Ultra-lean combustion: innovative technologies for combustion activation and control.

2.Fast Combustion: innovative technologies for the control of the combustion’s kinetics and charge turbulence.

3.Mixed cycle with supercritical fluid: revolutionary technologies providing injection in the expansion phase of a fluid in supercritical conditions for the direct conversion of combustion heat into mechanical work.

The developed technologies will fit to all internal combustion engines giving such a high efficiency to zero the CO2 emission contribution, remaining the only valid alternative to the electric propulsion in terms of CO2 emissions (“well to wheels” approach).

Moreover, all these technologies can be industrialized directly on the national territory (while most of the components for the electrification are imported) acting as a driving force for the re-evaluation and relaunching of the skills and the production facilities already present in Italy and in particular in the

Regions of convergence and transition: engine and vehicle production (FCA: Pratola Serra, Termoli, Melfi, Pomigliano; CNHi: Foggia, Lecce) and mechatronics components (Magneti Marelli, Bosch, Getrag: Bari).

http://www.ponricerca.gov.it/

National Operative Program (PON) Research and Innovation 2014 – 2020 – Axis 2 – Thematic projects – II.2 Cluster

Managing Authority: MIUR

Proposal: ARS01_01195

Specialization Area: “Health”

Project title: Development of mechatronic, genomic and bioinformatics platforms for precision oncology
Acronym: PMGB

Project leader: Università degli Studi “G. d’Annunzio” CHIETI-PESCARA

Project duration (months): 30 months

Start of activity: 01/09/2018

Grant: D.D. n. 2018 of 27/07/2018 updated with D.D. n. 2587 of 08/10/2018

Total cost of the project: €3.945.273,99 of which €1.957.361,99 funding PON MIUR

CUP: B36G18000410005

Location of activities: MEDISDIH S.c. a r.l. c/o Tecnopolis, Valenzano (BA)

Proponent partners:

  • Università degli Studi “G. d’Annunzio” CHIETI-PESCARA (Ud’A) (Capofila)
    • ARROW DIAGNOSTICS SRL
    • Istituto Diagnostico Varelli SRL
    • MEDISDIH Soc. Cons. a.r.l. – Distretto Meccatronico Regionale e Digital Innovation Hub della Puglia
    • SIM NT SRL
    • SUPRE SRL SUBFORNITURE DI PRECISIONE

Actuating partner of Proponent MEDISDIH S.c. a r.l.: Università degli Studi di Bari

 

ABSTRACT

The project aims to activate a number of industrial and academic research activities and integrate them into a logical workflow to facilitate the development of Molecular Oncology Diagnostic Centers in the country, particularly in the southern area, and to promote the implementation of diagnostic networks for the selection and treatment of oncology patients with innovative therapies based on the mutational status of specific biomarkers. From data emerged in a recent national survey, coordinated by the Proposer, molecular diagnosis in oncology is carried out in large Centers with catchment areas of about 1,500,000 inhabitants. Large centers are needed to concentrate the activities and reduce management costs, to favour external quality assessment schemes, and increase diagnostic accuracy. In the southern part of Italy, the number of centers is currently insufficient, with a negative impact on patient management.

The implementation of functional networks designed to allow the interaction of centers with different catchment areas, skills and instrumentations (platforms with different throughput) can further reduce management costs, increase quality, facilitate exchange of information and create extensive mutational databases useful for the scientific community and further industrial and occupational development in biotechnology and pharmacology.

To this aim, the following tasks of research and development will be activated:

  1. a) Production of mechatronic dispensing devices (reagents /samples). This activity can be useful for automating processing of the numerous samples that need to be simultaneously analyzed in referral diagnostic centers.
  2. b) Development and validation of multiple genes panels for next-generation sequencing, with the support of leading international companies, covering all driver mutations at diagnosis and resistance-inducing genetic alterations at progression in the most common forms of solid tumors. Furthermore, bioinformatics algorithms for the analysis of genomic data will be developed and optimized.
  3. c) Production of a software package for the implementation of an integrated platform suitable for the integration of diagnostic molecular laboratories, with the purpose of making a unified virtual laboratory (meta-lab) distributed across south Italy.

http://www.ponricerca.gov.it/

National Operative Program (PON) Research and Innovation 2014 – 2020 – Axis 2 – Thematic projects – II.2 Cluster

Managing Authority: MIUR

Proposal: ARS01_00305

Specialization Area: “Smart Secure & Inclusive Communities”

Project title: System for forecasting and managing risk on Critical Infrastructures in Southern Italy

Acronym: RAFAEL

Project leader: ENEA National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development

Project duration (months): 30 months

Start of activity: 01/06/2018

Grant: D.D. n. 1071 of 04/06/2019

Total cost of the project: €9.279.925,40 of which €4.639.962,70 funding PON MIUR

CUP: B66C18000900005

Location of activities: MEDISDIH S.c. a r.l. c/o Tecnopolis, Valenzano (BA)

Proponent partners:

  • Agenzia nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l’energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile
  • ANAS SpA
  • Consorzio C.R.E.O. Centro Ricerche Elettro-Ottiche
  • CUEIM Consorzio Universitario di Economia Industriale e Manageriale
  • e-distribuzione SpA
  • G&A Engineering Srl
  • GEO-K Srl
  • GORI S.p.A.
  • Himet Srl
  • Istituto nazionale di geofisica e vulcanologia
  • MEDISDIH Soc. Cons. a.r.l. – Distretto Meccatronico Regionale e Digital Innovation Hub della Puglia
  • NUVAP Srl
  • Telecom Italia SpA
  • Tointech Srl
  • Università “Campus Bio-Medico” di ROMA
  • Università degli Studi de L’AQUILA
  • Università degli Studi di FERRARA
  • Ylichron Srl

 

Actuating partner of Proponent MEDISDIH S.c. a r.l.: Politecnico di Bari

 

ABSTRACT

The RAFAEL project is part of technological developments over the last few years and aims to integrate them together with technologies that will be purposely developed in the project within a platform (CIPCast), which will become one of the reference assets to provide services (to companies and to the Public Administration) through the constitution of Consortium EISAC.IT which will carry out its operational deployment in Italy.

CIPCast is a DSS (Decision Support System) for predicting natural events and their impact on Critical Infrastructures: in addition to predicting the likelihood of individual elements being damaged, CIPCast also evaluates the impact on services and the impact on the population and on the industrial system. In addition to being a system that captures real-time data and provides a prediction in an operating system mode (24/7), CIPCast can generate synthetic scenarios (earthquakes, flash floods) and assess the perturbations induced by such scenarios. Additionally, CIPCast allows to evaluate impacts resulting from system attack scenarios.

CIPCAst is currently customized on the Lazio Region. The RAFAEL project will expand its use to areas of southern Italy most exposed to dangers of natural events.

Through the RAFAEL project, the CIPCast platform will also be enriched with additional features derived from technologies available (and developed) in the partnership, which will improve its current capabilities:

– data analysis by remote sensing (SAR and multispectral data)

– development of environmental sensors (radon, CO2, NOx and toxic gases)

– analysis of seismic and geo-dynamic sensors (for roads, railways, etc.) whose data will be integrated with SAR data

– development of chemical and bacteriological sensors

– development and integration of sensors on networks for access to “functional” data

– development of new tools for Emergency Management (field systems based on Augmented Reality and the like)

The RAFAEL project will produce Pilot Cases in 3 distinct areas:

– city of Naples and the Vesuvian area

– Val d’Agri area in Basilicata

– city of Bari

CIPCast will also be extended to all networks (electricity, water, gas, telecommunications, roads and railways), highlighting their functional dependencies in order to build a first Risk Management Forecast System on the “critical system system” integrated into each other through a suitable dependency map.

http://www.ponricerca.gov.it/

National Operative Program (PON) Research and Innovation 2014 – 2020 – Axis 2 – Thematic projects – II.2 Cluster

Managing Authority: MIUR

Proposal: ARS01_01270

Specialization Area: “Health”

Project title: Innovative Devices For SHAping the RIsk of Diabetes

Acronym: IDF-SHARID

Project leader: Distretto Tecnologico Campania Bioscience

Project duration (months): 30 months

Start of activity: 02/04/2018

Grant: D.D. n. 2790 of 27/09/2018

Total cost of the project: € 9.165.000,18 of which €4.582.500,09 funding PON MIUR

CUP: B96G18000470005

Location of activities: MEDISDIH S.c. a r.l. c/o Tecnopolis, Valenzano (BA)

Proponent partners:

  • Distretto Tecnologico Campania Bioscience
  • Fondazione Toscana Life Sciences
  • MEDISDIH Soc. Cons. a.r.l. – Distretto Meccatronico Regionale e Digital Innovation Hub della Puglia
  • SCAI Finance S.r.l. Unipersonale
  • TME SRL
  • Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”
  • Università degli Studi di CATANIA

 

Actuating partner of Proponent MEDISDIH S.c. a r.l.: Università degli Studi di Bari

 

ABSTRACT

IDF SHARID will exploit the genetic and epigenetic information already available in the literature aiming at create, design, implement and test a prototype genomic Lab-On-Chip (LOC) capable to identify specific epigenetic and genetic variability associated to individual risk of diabetes and response to nutritional and/or exercise intervention. LOC design will feature an open architecture, which will enable it to detect further markers to be identified at a later stage. Indeed, a further and highly integrated effort of this project will be aimed at developing an array of innovative epigenetic, metagenomic and genetic markers for detection of diabetes risk or response to lifestyle intervention which will be identified and validated, and will further expand the performances of the LOC. At a later stage, the newly generated LOC will be adopted to conceive an innovative and low-cost interface (device) enabling data interpretation and molecular diagnosis.

We anticipate that the availability of such a device will bring prediction from the current ambulatory-based questionnaire assessment to molecular medicine across a wide range of applications spanning from determination and quantitation of response to exercise to clinical prediction at the individual level. In the future, this technology is expected to revolutionize current diabetes treatment.

http://www.ponricerca.gov.it/

Field: E-learning

Object: Construction of game-based learning tools for the creation of Knowledge Communities in the educational and professional fields. These innovative tools will customized to SMEs allowing their employees to acquire and strengthen specialized and transversal I4.0 skills and better integrate their job into the I4.0 industrial environment.

Client profile and Activieties: The C-LAB 4.0 target is every Apulian SME with a low-medium digitization level. Starting from its Consortium SME Partners, MEDISDIH will test C-LAB 4.0 developed prototype tools supporting the integration of e-learning and e-teaching games in their corporate training processes. The client needs are to avail of decision-making learning systems based on the Just in Time Knowledge Management approach which allows the best assimilation and, therefore, the most effective job placement or professional updates for employees. The project involves a strong network relationship between enterprises (SMEs and Large Firm), research laboratory and organizations, MEDISDIH and Apulian End Users, for developing a technological prototype of game-simulation to meet client needs. This technological prototype is an innovative and multimedia way of education and professional training on the topics of Industry 4.0 and is able to feed the most important processes of the Creative and Digital Industry 4.0 economy.

Project duration: In the start-up phase

Funding Costs: € 1.407.065,84 allocated by the Puglia Regional Government to Innolabs Program

Field: Logistics

Object: feasibility study for the creation of a management, analysis, control and monitoring system of the data produced by all the automated warehouses installed by the company. The enterprise aim is to offer proactive and predictive services with high added value.

Client profile: the Use Case was conducted for ICAM Srl, an Apulian logistics SME. MEDISDIH profiled corporate targets, problems and expected benefits for the develop of an implementation solution to company needs. In this Use Case MEDISDIH has conducted an assessment of investment times, costs, possible funding sources and Return Of Investment (ROI).

Use Case duration: 14/09/2016-31/05/2017

Costs: the Use Case was conducted in the field of “APULIA CPS/IOT HUB FOR REGIONAL DIGITAL MANUFACTURING SMES – APULIA MANUFACTURING RDMI HUB – for the establishment of a feasibility study for a Regional Digital Manufacturing Innovation (RDMI) Hub” Project, funded by I4MS “ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs” H2020 (€4.000,00)

Field: Wood-furniture

Object: feasibility study for the introduction of an innovative I4.0 business processes through the using of web platforms, design software and production processes with digital assistance

Client profile: the Use Case was conducted for INNOVA D&P Srl, an Apulian SME. MEDISDIH profiled corporate targets, problems and expected benefits for the develop of an implementation solution to company needs. In this Use Case MEDISDIH has conducted an assessment of investment times, costs, possible funding sources and Return Of Investment (ROI).

Use Case duration: 14/09/2016-31/05/2017

Costs: the Use Case was conducted in the field of “APULIA CPS/IOT HUB FOR REGIONAL DIGITAL MANUFACTURING SMES – APULIA MANUFACTURING RDMI HUB – for the establishment of a feasibility study for a Regional Digital Manufacturing Innovation (RDMI) Hub” Project funded by I4MS “ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs” H2020 (€4.000,00)

 

Object: feasibility study for the establishment of an Apulian Digital Innovation Hub on the territory.

Activity: in 2016 April, MEDISDIH was involved by Confindustria Bari BAT in the “APULIA CPS/IOT HUB FOR REGIONAL DIGITAL MANUFACTURING SMES – APULIA MANUFACTURING RDMI HUB – for the establishment of a feasibility study for a Regional Digital Manufacturing Innovation (RDMI) Hub” Project, funded by European Commision (I4MS-ICT Innovation for manufacturing SMEs H2020 initiative). The project follow-up has been the integration of the Apulian DIH into the pre-existing Mechatronic Technological Cluster structure.

Project duration: 14/09/2016-31/05/2017

Funding Costs: the project was funded by EU in the frame of I4MS “ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs” H2020 (€50.000,00)

 

Field: Robotics for Healthcare

Object: Advanced Mini-invasive Systems for Radiotherapy and Diagnosis

Client profile and Activieties: Amiderha activities performed by MEDIS, now MEDISDIH, were focused on the client profile of two local SMEs, MASMEC S.p.A. and Itel Telecomunicazioni S.r.l., both operating in the field of advanced mechatronics systems for Healthcare. The above mentioned companies are already implementing Digital Technologies in their operational structures and are seeking support from MEDISDIH in accessing specific highly innovative digital technologies to be integrated in their new generation of products. The main Clients needs in the frame of Amiderha activities were to develop enabling mechatronics and digital technologies integrating sensors, signal processing and image analysis, mechatronics, software, material physics and materials science, biotechnology and nanotechnology devoted to meet the specific needs of the two above cited companies:

  1. a) Innovative imaging diagnostic systems based on Magnetic Particle Imaging for mini-invasive diagnosis and interventional percutaneous real-time imaging (MASMEC S.p.A.);
  2. b) Innovative system for proton therapy with unique technology based on propriety patents on: linear proton accelerators for proton therapy, robotic positioning system for patient handling in the treatment room and software for protontherapy treatment plans (ITEL Telecomunicazioni S.r.l.)

Project duration: 02/04/2012-31/12/2015

Funding Costs: €18.458.400,00 allocated by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) to the PON R&C 2007-2013 Program

Field: Robotics for Healthcare

Object: Advanced qualification of 12 researchers (graduate) and 8 technicians (undergraduate) specialised in Engineering, developing and testing of signal processing and intelligent diagnosis systems for biomedical applications. MEDISDIH conceived and coordinated the highest level training project (integrated with the R&D Project).

Project duration: 01/10/2012-31/12/2015

Funding Costs: €1.196.200,00 allocated by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) to the PON R&C 2007-2013 Program

Field: Sustainable mobility

Object: Mechatronic innovative safety systems (wired and wireless) for railway, aerospace and robotic applications

Client profile and Activieties: MASSIME activities performed by MEDIS, now MEDISDIH, were focused on the client profile of one local Large Enterprise, MERMEC S.p.A., and three local SMEs, Blackshape S.p.A., MASMEC S.p.A. and Itel Telecomunicazioni S.r.l. active in the railways, aerospace and robotics fields. All the above mentioned companies are already implementing Digital Technologies in their operational structures and are seeking support from MEDISDIH in accessing specific highly innovative digital technologies to be integrated in their new generation of products. The main Clients needs in the frame of MASSIME activities were to develop wired and wireless, innovative mechatronic and digital safety systems, formed by a combination of sensors and microelectronic technologies and supported by a suitable software infrastructures, for railways, aerospace and robotics applications.

Project duration: 01/01/2012-31/12/2015

Funding Costs: €21.874.161,00 allocated by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) to the PON R&C 2007-2013 Program

Field: Sustainable mobility

Object: Advanced qualification of 10 researchers (graduate students) and 10 technicians (undergraduate students) specialized in Engineering and testing of innovative mechatronic safety systems for railway, aerospace and robotic applications. MEDISDIH conceived and coordinated the highest level training project (integrated with the R&D Project).

Project duration: 01/09/2012-31/12/2015

Funding Costs: €1.319.820,00 allocated by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) to the PON R&C 2007-2013 Program

Field: Sustainable mobility

Object: Advanced technologies for reduction of polluting emissions, fuel consumption and operating costs of Heavy Duty engines.

Client profile and Activieties: the activities were mainly structured on the profiles of CRF ScpA, FPT-Industrial SpA and MERMEC SpA, large companies operating in the powertrain and railway sectors. MEDIS, now MEDISDIH, has supported the project partners in accessing specific highly innovative mechatronic and digital technologies to be integrated into new generations of products.

Project duration: 02/05/2012-31/12/2015

Funding Costs: €7.175.109,50 allocated by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) to the PON R&C 2007-2013 Program

Field: Sustainable mobility

Object: Advanced qualification of 8 researchers (graduate students) for the development, design and testing of innovative mechatronic components in the powertrain applications. MEDISDIH conceived and coordinated the highest level training project (integrated with the R&D Project).

Project duration: 01/05/2012-31/12/2015

Funding Costs: €634.540,00 allocated by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) to the PON R&C 2007-2013 Program

Field: Sustainable mobility

Object: Advanced qualification of 8 researchers (graduate students) and 12 technicians (undergraduate students) for the development, design and testing of innovative mechatronic components in the automotive and manufacturing facility applications. MEDISDIH conceived and coordinated the highest level training project (integrated with the R&D Project).

Project duration: 01/10/2012-31/10/2014

Funding Costs: €1.390.580,00 allocated by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) to the PON R&C 2007-2013 Program