Selex ES is at the heart of the evolution of future cities

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, will be participating in the Smart City Exhibition in Bologna, Italy from the 16th to the 18th of October 2013. The event is organised by FORUM PA and Bologna Fiere and is at the heart of Italy’s aim to create smart cities; an opportunity which Selex ES is ready to meet.

European funding and new Italian projects for smart cities and smart communities have created opportunities for stakeholders to build intelligent, innovative and sustainable projects that can provide real benefits for citizens. As the concept of the “city” changes, modern ideas about communication networks and the flow of digital and physical information are increasingly able to create a better quality of life for residents.

Selex ES, thanks to its experience in designing technological platforms and services in areas such as mobility, energy consumption, security and services for the citizen, both at a local and national level, is primed to be a partner for such modern cities as they evolve.

Selex ES is among the main sponsors of the Smart City Exhibition and will present a number of initiatives:

  • Selex ES will participate to a session on the 16 of October (from 15,30 to 18,00 pl.02) on the “Urban Agenda and Smart Cities”.
  • In Selex ES’s conference room, the company will be hosting a number of workshops including “The Governance of a Smart City” and “An Energy Management Oriented approach for the management of Public Real Estate”.

Selex ES, as Official Global Partner of Expo Milano 2015, providing the “Safe City & Main Operation Center” will participate in the events and workshops promoted by Expo 2015.

 Smart Cities background information:

With its experience in developing digital platforms for mobility, energy management, security and citizencentric services, Selex ES is ideally positioned to partner with cities aiming at transforming the world in which we live.

We partner with public and private organisations to harness the latest technology and so deliver fully automated, yet highly robust, sustainable solutions for a city’s infrastructure, transportation, power management, communications, and public services.

Thanks to our deep experience in delivering complex systems and in managing networks and information security, we ensure the interoperability of our sensors and solutions to support governments and communities in the adoption of smart, sustainable and integrated urban practices for the future city.

Furthermore, Selex ES offers a portfolio of City Consulting Services (“Smart Practice”) to support cities in the adoption of sustainable governance policies and proposing Energy Saving programmes for the monitoring and reduction of energy consumption.

Selex ES is participating in several innovative programs, which follow National strategic plans and Italian Digital Agenda priorities, especially in terms of e-Government and Open Data, Infrastructures and Security, Research and Innovation, Smart Cities & Communities.

Selex ES commitment on the Smart Solutions environment ranges from being the Official Global Partner of Expo Milano 2015, responsible for its “Safe City & Main Operation Center” to leading a consortium that is revolutionizing the energy management of New York City skyscrapers.

Most recently the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research (MIUR) has chosen Selex ES to deliver the digital solutions that will allow the development of new digital education paradigms as well as an easier interaction among the Ministry departments, over the next 5 years.

Selex ES is a member of Genova Smart City and of Stati Generali  dell’Innovazione and co-operates with the Osservatorio ANCI Smart City.

In addition, as a member of Confindustria Digitale, the company participates to the effort put forward by the Digital Industry in order to contribute, through workgroups, workshops and pre-competitive documents, to the definition of ICT paradigms to be implemented for the renewal of the Public Sector ICT.

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