Seminar: Galileo System, an opportunity for Piedmont SME

Technical seminar on the Galileo Call for proposals issued by Torino Wireless

A Galileo satelliteThis seminar will give an up-to-date scenario on the Galileo Satellite Navigation System, and will present the Galileo” Call for proposals issued by the Torino Wireless Foundation and addressed to small and medium enterprises operating in Piedmont. Technological and normative aspects will be explained, as well as applications and actual cases presentation.

The seminar will be focused on opportunities for SMEs to develop devices and applications related to the Galileo System. Among countless applications we can find all the services of so-called “intelligent transportation” (management of terrestrial, aerial and maritime traffic through advanced instruments and technologies), environmental monitoring, telemedicine and emergency management.

The seminar is tailored for SMEs interested in submitting the “Galileo” Call for proposals, and aims at developing their capability to capitalise this enormous potentiality business.

This event is organized by the Torino Wireless Foundation and the Chamber of commerce of Torino to support small and medium enterprises. It is also part of the activities managed by the ALPS Innovation Relay Centre of the Chamber of commerce of Torino.


  • 08:45

    Registration of participants

  • 09:00

    Opening greetings

    Alessandro Barberis, Turin Chamber of Commerce

  • 09:15

    The support to innovation by the Piedmont Region

    Andrea Bairati, Region Councillor for innovation in Piedmont

  • 09:30

    Galileo Joint Undertaking projects and opportunities for SME

    Stefano Scarda, Galileo Joint Undertaking

  • 09:50

    The Galileo european satellite navigation system: a chance for enterprises and European commerce

    Marco Falcone, European Space Agency

  • 10:10

    Turin in the Galileo Programme: the Precise Timing Facility

    Luigi Bragagnini, Torino Time Consortium

  • 10:30

    Actions of Torino Wireless Foundation about Galileo Satellite Navigation System

    Rodolfo Zich, Torino Wireless Foundation

  • 10:45

    Presentation of the Call for proposals issued by Torino Wireless Foundation

    Alfredo Biocca, Mario Boella Research Institute (ISMB)

  • 11:15

    Coffee Break

  • 12:00

    Possible actions for Piedmont SME

    Paolo Mulassano, Fabio Dovis, Antonio Sciarappa, Polytechnic of Turin/ISMB

  • 12:30

    The experience of Sist&matica in developing application and services related to GPS/EGNOS and Galileo

    Giacomo Baravalle, Sist&matica

  • 12:45

    The experience of SEPA in developing application and services related to GPS/EGNOS and Galileo

    Giancarlo Lombardi, SEPA

  • 13:00



26 September


Participation is free of charge. To subscribe, please complete and submit the application form before the 22th of September: fax +39.011.571.6324; e-mail alps@to.camcom.it.