ITWAY WINS AN INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR TENDERS IN PERU, WORTH USD 1.3 MILLION FOR BIG DATA AND DIGITAL REPOSITORIES
Ravenna, April 29th, 2020 – Itway S.p.A., company operating in the IT, Cyber Security, AI and Big Data sector, listed on the MTA segment of Borsa Italiana, announces that it has been awarded through its subsidiary 4Science, an important government tender launched in Peru by CONCYTEC (National Consortium of Science and Technology ) and funded by the World Bank as part of its aid and support programs for developing countries. This project will help Peru increase its level of productivity, which is essential to continue along the path of sustainable growth and to reduce poverty and inequality.
The project, worth over 1.3 million dollars, aims to implement a national platform for the management of the CONCYTEC Knowledge Base which allows us to offer specialized analysis, design, construction, and scientific heritage management services and of research of SINACYT, the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation of Peru.
An ambitious and large-scale project in the Big Data area, which has the general objective of optimizing making the use and management of cultural information easier and faster, thus promoting the systematic and organized dissemination of academic, technical-industrial knowledge of skills and knowledge of cultural and scientific operators in the whole of Peru. The project, lasting about 18 months, will be based on Open Source technology and will use the DSpace technology platform, of which 4Science is the most important certified Service Provider worldwide.
4Science was awarded the tender thanks to its skills in Big Data and Digital Repository developed over the years which required a high degree of specialization and experience in the creation and management of CRIS (Content Research Information System) systems addressed to the world of research and of the scientific community. It is precisely on the basis of the specific expertise gained on CRIS systems that CONCYTEC has entrusted 4Science with the development of such a large project, systems, which in the coming years will record important developments both in the Peruvian and international context.
4Science has an international customer portfolio and 75% of turnover is generated on foreign markets, customers including: Hong Kong Polytechnic University, considered the most important Polytechnic of the East; the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft in Germany, the German National Research Center; and the recognized Institute for Advanced Study, in Princeton in New Jersey, USA where he taught the great Nobel Prize winner Albert Einstein.
“We are extremely pleased to have won this tender for such a large-scale project in a competitive world context “ the President and CEO of Itway G. Andrea Farina. has commented “Our Group has been investing in the Big Data sector for years, considering it one of the emerging sectors with the highest future growth rate. With 4Science we offer the market solutions and services in the Open Source area, but with a feature that makes us unique, the adoption of the Secure By Design philosophy for the Data Management Systems market, which makes the information managed safe and unassailable. ” G. Andrea Farina continues “The Peruvian project of Concytec certainly represents a pinnacle of excellence for national research systems, universities and entities operating in the world of science. In this age of people and things increasingly interconnected “data and information” represent the new true “modern gold” and we, through 4Science, take care of this: manage, preserve and make usable data and information in the manner easier and safer. ” Andrea Farina adds: “People, our economies, our production systems need more and more to have available and access well-organized aggregate information, to read phenomena at a global level, to correlate events and situations, and we are proud, as a company and as Italians, to have been chosen for the SINACYT project in Peru, a project that we hope will represent an example for the entire scientific and cultural community worldwide. “
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Founded in Ravenna on July 4, 1996, Itway S.p.A. is the head of an IT group working in the IT industry to design, manufacture and deploy technologies and solutions in the cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI) cloud computing and big data industry. For more than 25 years, the group has been the benchmark for Digital Transformation solutions and services. Itway has been listed on the Italian Stock Exchange since 2001.
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