The Italian Node of the EIT ICT Labs has joined officially the other five Nodes on January 1st, 2012. It is now up and running and the community would like to share its enthusiasm in the official opening celebration.
The Trento Node of EIT ICT Labs will officially open its Co-location Centre as the central EIT ICT Labs in Italy and home of the Italian Node management team.
The Co-location Centre is based in Povo, in the outskirt of Trento, and clusters its core Partners, Engineering, Telecom Italia and TrentoRise, and connects with its affiliated Partners: CRF, STMicroelectronics, Politecnico of Milan, Politecnico of Turin, Istituto Superiore Sant’Anna - Pisa, Bologna University, CNR.
The KIC plans to kick off the day with a “Lectio Magistralis” on the theme of “European Countries and Innovation” given by prof. Wolfgang Wahlster, followed by a Round Table discussion on “Innovation strategies for Italy”. Participation of key people from Institutions and Industry is expected.
In the afternoon the guests will have the opportunity of visiting the premises of the Italian Node and take a look at demos resulting from the activities of the Italian Partners in the KIC ICT areas.