CONNECT5 – DIH for Connectivity, CPS, IoT, Cloud/Edge and Data Analytics aims to create and operate a national and European reference DIH supporting the digital and green transformation of SMEs and public organizations. CONNECT5 is a collaborative network, in the form of a Consortium of 12 entities (RTO, polytechnic institutes, universities), with high level of expertise in digital technologies, state-of-the-art infrastructures and a deep nation-wide network of contacts (companies, business associations, public entities, etc.) bringing together their complementary expertise and assets, to create a unique value platform. CONNECT5’s will leverage on its capabilities based on Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), Internet of Things (IoT), Communications networks (5G and 6G), infrastructures (Cloud and Edge Computing), Big Data platforms and analytical data processing, supported by Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cybersecurity and High-performance computing (HPC) when required, enabling the target entities to evaluate its impacts and the feasibility to their business before further investing in it. The services provided by CONNECT5 will be based on the definition of a digital transformation strategy identified in close cooperation with the user materialised on a strategic road map validated through the 4 main domains: i. Test before invest; ii. Skills and training; iii. Support to find investment; iv. Innovation ecosystem and networking. Included in the action plan is also the Digital Maturity Assessment, transformation proposal and acceleration with the DTA. CONNECT5 will provide a wide range of services that will enable any beneficiary to access the latest knowledge, expertise and technology with a special focus on the connectivity dimension for testing and experimenting digital innovation relevant to their activity, matching their needs with digital solutions already available or in an advanced phase of deployment. CONNECT5 expertise is reinforced by national projects like 5GO (focused on communication technologies), AUGMANITY (focused on I4.0) and CITYCATALYST (Focused on smart cities) among other activities (OASC, Gaia-X).
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