IntelCities was a research and technological development project to pool advanced knowledge and experience of electronic government, planning systems and citizen participation from across Europe.
It was cofinanced by the European Union's Sixth Framework Programme e EU Information Society Technologies programme.
The project was led by Manchester and Siena Universities with eighteen European partner cities, twenty ICT companies (including Nokia and CISCO) and thirty-six research groups.
TeDIS in collaboration with Veneto Innovazione developed a methodology to analyse the degree of innovative regional attractiveness. This methodology was applied to the five regions of the START network (Veneto, Edinburgh, Copenhagen, Vienna, Hamburg) and the results of the analysis was presented in November 2005 in Padua.
The project was cofinanced for the 50% by the European Commission through the Interreg IIIB CADSES funds and for the other 50 % from the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation.
Venice International University won a call for tender of the Veneto Region to carry on the management of the research tasks of the project regarding the implementation of three logistic pilot projects in collaboration with three industrial districts of the North East of Italy, namely, Montebelluna: wood and furniture district, Treviso textile district, Verona marble district.
The project aimed at providing local SMEs systems with innovative tools to sustain their competitiveness and the reducing traffic congestions.
TeDIS center of the VIU won in 2005 a call for tender of Innovazione Italia for the production of a research titled: “ICT for the excellence of the territory”.
The issues of the analisys were:
• Analisys of the legislative tools
• Support to the regional administration for the individuation of the territory of excellence’
• Support to the regional administration for the reports of the “excellence plans”
• Support to the Scientific Committee in the approval phase
The eHub project wasco-financed by the Veneto Region (Regional Law on Productive districts), Chamber of Commerce of Treviso and was coordinated by Treviso Tecnologia.
The project aimed at developing an innovative technological infrastructure tailored on the business needs of SMEs in the furniture industrial districts of Livenza and Quartier del Piave.
It was a project cofinanced by the Cadses Programme and leaded by Eurosportello Veneto from 2003 to 2006
The emergence of information society was the most significant phenomenon reshaping the territorial competitiveness: therefore the decision was to set up a project for improving and extending ICT networks over the Adriatic - Danubian area of CADSES.
Citizens iTV was an experimental project focused on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) as a potential and powerful new channel to deliver public contents and interactive services from local public bodies to citizens and companies.
The lead partner was Veneto Region- Informatics Systems Office, who commissioned the fulfilment of the project to TeDIS.
The project was part of the Regional Programme for Innovative Actions (PRAI), financed by the European Community fund FESR.