Engineering Ingegneria Informatica (IT)
Engineering is the leading Italian software and services group, with 8.100 employees and more than 40 sites distributed in Italy, Belgium, Republic of Serbia, South America (Brazil and Argentina) and United States. It has a consolidated revenue portfolio in 2015 of about 878 million Euros.
Engineering has a consolidated presence on all vertical markets and operates through its 4 business units – Public Administration & Healthcare, Telco & Utilities, Industry & Services, Finance – supported by cross-business unit centres of competence and by the Research and Innovation Department which has the dual role of promoting research on software at an international level and transferring innovation to the production cycle of the business structures.
The Group invests about 30 million Euro/year in research, with about 250 researchers, more than 70 ongoing national and international research projects and 6 development laboratories.
The Group carries out IT innovation, combining the potential of a full, integrated offer of Business Integration, Infrastructural Outsourcing and Cloud services (provided by 5 Data Centers), Consulting and customized proprietary solutions.
Engineering is core partner of EIT Digital (Trento node of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology), co-founder of the Big Data Value cPPP, co-founder of the European initiative Future Internet PPP, partner of the Alliance for the Internet of Things (AIOTI PPP), board member of the European Organisation for Security EOS, and co-founder of the initiative NESSI (Networked European Software and Service Initiative).
Role in the Project
Engineering will be the Coordinator of the entire project and will lead the system architecture definition, the integration activities, and the deployment of the STORM Collaboration and Knowledge infrastructure (Leader of WP7 and WP8). Engineering will also define and develop the approach, modules, and components for crowdsensing and crowdsourcing. Additionally, ENG will lead T6.1Knowledge models definition and T6.2 Complex event processing and information fusion. Engineering will also contribute to the Dissemination, Exploitation and training (WP10-WP11).