Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A.
ENGINEERING Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A. is the head company of the ENGINEERING Group. Engineering was founded in 1980, and it is currently the first IT group in Italy, among the top 10 IT groups in Europe, with approx. 8.100 employees and 40 branch offices in Italy and abroad, with an established presence in Belgium, Norway, Republic of Serbia, Latin America and USA.
The group produces IT innovation to more than 1.000 large accounts in all markets, with a complete offer combining system and business integration, outsourcing, cloud services, consulting, and proprietary solutions. Engineering Data Centres offer business continuity and IT infrastructure management to about 17.000 servers and 200.000 workstations.
ENG operates through the following business units: Finance, Central Government, Local Government and Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Industry and Telecoms, delivering innovative IT solutions to main vertical markets: Aerospace, Insurance, Automotive, Banks, Consumer Products, Defence and Aerospace, Energy & Utilities, Training, Central & Local Government, Homeland Security, Life Science, Manufacturing, Media, International Organisation, Retail, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Transports, Welfare.
Since 1987, ENG’s innovation capability is supported by its Central Department of Research & Development, which is located across 6 different locations in Italy and in Europe and employs 250 full-time researchers. The R&D Department have been participating in several national and European research initiatives, with about 33M euro/year of co-funding.
ENG holds different responsibilities within the international research community, including technical and overall co-ordination of large research projects and consortia. Since 1987, current and past research initiatives have been carried out at European level, most recently within the 6th and 7th EC Framework Programme IST, eTen, eContent, PSP ICT and Horizon 2020.
The company is core partner of EIT ICT Labs in Italy (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) focused on leveraging ICT for Quality of Life; member of the Board of EOS (European Organisation for Security); core partner of NESSI (Networked European Software and Service Initiative); founding partner of the Future Internet PPP initiative; co-founder of the Big Data Value cPPP; partner of the Alliance for the Internet of Things (AIOTI PPP).
ENG is an active member of most international open source communities and founder of SpagoWorld, a free/open source initiative managed by Engineering. The company is corporate member of OW2 Consortium and Eclipse Foundation.
Role and main tasks in COMPACT
ENG will focus on coordinating the project, on defining and delivering the overall platform including open interfaces and on providing CYSPA risk tool, the collaborative platform OPENNESS and the training platform called OPENNESS.edu coming from the VINCENTE project as one of the starting points to COMPACT. ENG will be the leader of WP1 and WP4.