Citizens iTV was an experimental project focused on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) as a potential and powerful new channel to deliver public contents and interactive services from local public bodies to citizens and companies.
The lead partner was Veneto Region- Informatics Systems Office, who commissioned the fulfilment of the project to TeDIS.
The project was part of the Regional Programme for Innovative Actions (PRAI), financed by the European Community fund FESR.
It was a training programme is organized by UNIDO as part of activities of the project “Strengthening and dissemination of cluster development in Nicaragua” financed by the Austrian Government.
Veneto Region Law 8/2003 on Production Clusters gave the possibility to the Industrial District of Veneto to carry on two different projects which aimed at empowering the air-conditioning and industrial refrigeration sector in the area of Padua, through the implementation of supply chain communication tool and the creation of a front-line for bespoke services.
Targeted training and research planning was also realised, to increase innovation processes within Italian SMEs and the territory.
MyPortal was an e-government project leaded by the Veneto Region within the Program Framework 2004-2006 palnned among Veneto Region, the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Ministry for Innovation and Technologies.
Internet and ICT represented a new means of communication allowing citizens, organizations and companies to relate with their Local Administrations, in order to improve the dialogue with local institutions and augment the competitiveness of their territories.
Open Solutions for SMEs
The “Java Open Business” (JOB) was an innovative Italian project developed by SUN Microsystems Italy in cooperation with TeDIS Center. JOB aimed at increasing the knowledge and the diffusion of open source software among Italian small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
The objective of the project was twofold: to foster research on open source and its impact both within business and within IT industry, and to create a place where the business demand meets open source software supply.
The project received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration" and aimed to create the necessary concepts, technological solutions and business models to establish the most advanced information services for freight transportation in Europe. The project was built on the Intelligent Cargo concept, defined by the following vision statement:
“In three years time, most of the goods flowing through European freight corridors will be ‘intelligent’, i.e.: self-aware, context-aware and connected through a global telecommunication network to support a wide range of information services for logistic operators, industrial users and public authorities.”