Consistently ranked among the top Italian universities, the University of Trento participates primarily through the Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienza dell'Informazione (DISI), which is also leading the research and development activities of TRITon. The contribution of UNITN will be in the fields of hardware, software, and communication platforms for wireless sensor networks, multimedia, networking, data management, and intelligent optimization, as well as in modeling the interaction between ventilation and pollutant propagation.
The Center for Scientific and Technological Research (FBK-irst) is part of Fondazione Bruno Kessler, formerly Istituto Trentino di Cultura (ITC-irst). Founded in 1976, the center conducts research in the areas of Information Technologies, Microsystems, and Physical Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces. Today, FBK-irst is an internationally recognized research center with a budget of 20 million euros. In TRITon, it will bring expertise on middleware and routing protocols for wireless sensor networks.
Established in 2003 by some of the most prestigious universities and research centers in Europe, including FBK and University of Trento, CREATE-NET's objective is to sponsor the highest quality research and innovation, and help convert talent and human capital into patents and start-ups for promoting European high-tech competitiveness, with the aim of building a global platform of scientific collaboration and experimentation in communications-driven technologies and applications. CREATE-NET's contribution to TRITon is in security, networking and multimedia.
The company operates in the domain of remote monitoring, supervision, and automation of complex infrastructures, such as water depurators and road tunnels. In the context of TRITon, Heidi will provide expertise and software platforms supporting the operational processes related to road tunnel management.
Siemens is a global powerhouse in electrical engineering and electronics. The company has around 400,000 employees working to develop and manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of services for individual requirements. Siemens provides innovative technologies and comprehensive know-how to benefit customers in over 190 countries. Founded more than 160 years ago, the company focuses on the areas of Information and Communications, Automation and Control, Power, Transportation, Medical, and Lighting.
In the context of TRITon, it will provide the design and the devices needed for the basic infrastructure of the tunnel, as well as develop and integrate the innovative control logic exploiting the research prototypes.