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, 8,500 employees and 50 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. In 2015, consolidated revenues are 877.5 million Euros (compared to 853 million Euros registered at the end of the previous year).

Engineering operates through in 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, Retail, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Transports, Welfare.

Role in project

As a large European Integrator that offers wide portfolio of enterprise ICT applications and cloud-based services in the domains of Smart Energy Grids, ENGINEERING role in the IoT-NGIN project would be related to IoT services and Cybersecurity. In further detail, ENGINEERING will provide significant insight in the requirements analysis and use case refinement, the specification of the IoT meta-architecture components, and alignment with the next technological generation. Additionally, ENGINEERING will facilitate connectivity among users and things in novel AR techniques. Additionally, facilitate connectivity among users and things will facilitate the enhancement of IoT cybersecurity and data privacy, and specifically will develop federated privacy preserving frameworks. ENGINEERING will also contribute to the development and the IoT-NGIN integration, providing the application logic for the variant use cases, and the laboratory testing and evaluation. Towards this direction, ENGINEERING will contribute to the smart grid use case adaptation, along with the validations of the variant use cases results. Finally, ENGINEERING will participate in the impact creation and outreach activities by contributing in exploitation and dissemination procedures.