PRESS RELEASE 1 SEPTEMBER 2017
ITALEAF: Softeco Sismat (TerniEnergia Group) coordinates the EU project "Inclusion" for smart and sustainable mobility
, a company listed on the Star segment of Borsa Italiana and part of the Italeaf Group, announces that
, the digital subsidiary within the Goup, will lead the project "Inclusion" for a more accessible and inclusive mobility, fully funded by the European Union through INEA, the European Agency for Innovation and Networks.
The three-year project will receive a total EU Horizon 2020 grant equal to 2.9 million Euro , involving 13 partners from 7 EU countries, including universities and research centres, industries and consulting companies in the area of transport innovation and technologies, primary public and private transport operators, European stakeholders' associations including EMTA, the European Metropolitan Transport Authority and POLIS, the European Network of Cities and Regions Cooperating for Innovative Transport. The "Inclusion" project ( Towards more accessIble and iNCLUSIve mObility solutions for EuropeaN prioritised areas ) will investigate and develop innovative solutions to improve transport accessibility and inclusiveness addressing prioritised areas at the hart of European social policies. Coordinated by Softeco, the project will develop new solutions for a more accessible and equitable mobility, new models, solutions and technologies that will be experimented in several areas in Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom.
Being appointed as the coordination of the "Inclusion" consortium and project is a confirmation of the leading role of Softeco in the world of transport innovation and solutions for smart mobility, intelligent and sustainable transport. The EU recognition is also in line with the target of TerniEnergia Group to carry out a strategic repositioning, focusing on the most value-added business opportunities in the field of smart services and solutions applied to the energy efficiency sector, electrical power both in mobility applications and assets management and in the field of intelligent systems for the use of natural resources.
The project will enable Softeco to consolidate and further enhance their current portfolio of solutions for Demand Responsive Transport, intermodal and shared mobility with new advanced options even more able to meet the evolving primary needs of mobility services market. Beside coordinating the project and the demonstrations planned in the various involved European areas, Softeco will be in charge of developing a demonstration at Firenze metropolitan area in collaboration with the project partner BusItalia Srl, a primary public transport company wholly owned by Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, operating public transport services in Florence area and in other regions in Italy.
, established in September 2005, and part of Italeaf Group, is the first Italian smart energy company, committed to bring worldwide integrated and sustainable energy solutions. Organized into four business lines (Technical services, Energy management, Energy efficiency and Cleantech), with about 400 employees and a geographic presence in almost the continents, with operational and sales offices, TerniEnergia develops solutions, innovative products and services based on digital and industrial technologies for the energy sector.
TerniEnergia, also through its subsidiaries (Softeco Sismat, Selesoft, Greenled Industry,GreenAsm, Wisave, Ant Energy), shall pursue the objectives of increasing energy production from renewable sources, energy efficiency and emissions reduction, as laid down by European environmental policy, and participates actively in the distributed power generation revolution and energy smart grids.
TerniEnergia is the ideal partner for large utilities, distributors and grid operators, power producers, public authorities, industrial customers and investors who intends to carry out large projects for the production of renewable energy plants and modern systems with high energy efficiency, solutions for the management and maintenance of the infrastructure and the electrical systems. TerniEnergia, through a complete technological and commercial offer, develops and provides technologies, turn-key services and solutions for energy consumers in the public and private sectors. The company is listed on the STAR segment of the Italian Stock Exchange.
Mangold Fondkommission AB, +46 (0)8 5030 1550, is the Certified Adviser of Italeaf SpA on Nasdaq First North.
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CFO - Italeaf S.p.A.
established in December 2010, is a holding company and a business accelerator for companies and startups in the areas of innovation and cleantech. Italeaf operates as a company builder, promoting the creation and development of industrial startups in the fields of cleantech, smart energy and technological innovation. Italeaf has headquarters and plants in Italy at Nera Montoro (Narni), Terni, Milano and Lecce; has international offices in London and Hong Kong and a research and development centre in the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park.
The company controls TerniEnergia, listed on the STAR segment of the Italian Stock Exchange and active in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency and waste management, and Skyrobotic, in the business development and manufacture of civil and commercial drones in mini and micro classes for the professional market, Numanova, operating in the field of innovative metallurgy and additive manufacturing, and Italeaf RE, a real estate company. Italeaf holds a minority stake in Vitruviano LAB, a research center active in the R&D sector for special materials, green chemistry, digital transformation and cleantech.