Project LOGICAL – transnational logistics' improvement through cloud computing and innovative cooperative business models - Project website about the transnational logistics cloud project LOGICAL

Province of Bologna

The Department of Economic Development is working from several years in the fields of logistic research and analysis. Some important projects concern the promotion of innovative and sustainable logistic in industrial areas. Other projects are focused on logistic web services for SMEs and sustainable mobility for employees. The province is LP of the i3SME project (Central Europe) and partner in other MED (e.g. CREPUD), LIFE (Econet) and eTEN projects (STAR).

Province of Bologna has an important role in the field of territorial planning, infrastructures, local development and services for enterprises. Province of Bologna has a deep knowledge of the entrepreneurial and innovation system; moreover it has a closed linkage with the main local actors. Its institutional international activities and the participation to international initiatives in relevant fields will guarantee the effectiveness of its roles as PP. The Department of Economic Development is working from several years in the field of logistic research and analysis. Some important projects concern the promotion of innovative and sustainable logistic in industrial areas. Other ongoing projects are focused on logistic web services for SMEs and sustainable mobility for employees.

Its capacities with regard to the interests of the logistics sector and its ability to reach out to businesses will be exploitet in the implementation of LOGICAL. The partner will organise awareness raising and participatory measures addressed to the anticipated end-users of the cloud computing device, co-ordinate business participation in the testing of the beta-version of the ICT device and in the planned Transnational Seminars, and diffuse the final “LOGICAL Cloud” among key stakeholders in logistics in order to promote the new device’s uptake and introduction in daily routines.

Contact

Provincia di Bologna
Via Zamboni 13
IT-40126 Bologna
Italia

Mr Marino Cavallo
Phone: +39-51-6598596
Fax: +39-51-6598432
E-mail: marino.cavallo@provincia.bologna.it

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