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Tough times are ahead for hacking: twenty-five new bloodhounds will soon be on the trail of perpetrators of crimes that increasingly put at risk data and infrastructures essential to the activities of Public Administrations and important private production companies. 

In fact, the two-year course in Cybersecurity in PA promoted and implemented by Fitstic, an ITS Foundation that operates in the ICT sector in Emilia-Romagna, kicked off last March 30. 

May 22nd, 2023

Since the beginning of April, at Bologna’s airport it is possibile, besides landing and taking off, to surf the internet, thanks to the EmiliaRomagnaWifi network. 

All the travellers, which were about 8.5 millions in 2022, will be able to freely connect to the network without authentication, taking advantage of this service without even being aware of it. 

May 2nd, 2023
Strategic & Special Projects

A supercomputer designed to allow all public Entities and regional Healthcare Services to take advantage of the new technologies’ potentialities.

It was named MarghERita, it has 150 microprocessors and it is part of the Big Data Platform project in which Emilia Romagna Region invested 3.5 millions of euros, coming from the FSC (Development and Cohesion Fund). 

March 6th, 2023
Progetto Big Data HPC MarghERita

Traveling through Europe without worrying about Internet connection, reaching the most famous touristic locations or the most remote lands and realizing that our smartphone has automatically connected to a safe network.

And then moving across our Region, in public offices, museums, libraries and public squares. 

All of this is already possible thanks to the WiFi4EU project, which allows European Community’s citizens and visitors free use of wifi hotspots, installed in strategic locations and public spaces.

March 1st, 2023

2023 has started off on the right foot: in fact, the collaboration between ACER Bologna, Lepida and the Emilia-Romagna Region has led to the support of the safe living of 16 families located in public housing condominiums in the Navile district.

The signing of the agreement, which took place on 9 January, also triggered the experimentation of the new home monitoring system in Bologna on two ERP condominiums inhabited by people with special protection needs. 

February 21st, 2023
Digital Integrations

As anticipated in November’s newsletter, Lepida’s radio network will significantly evolve in the next two years.  

The extension allowed by the Enterprises and Made in Italy’s Ministry for the right of use of 26GHz band’s block A, until the end of 2024, and the start of the Technical Table, promoted a complete restyling of the network, moving towards a new band.

February 20th, 2023
Strategic & Special Projects

In Brussels, on the 22nd November, took place the joint 2nd Stakeholders Engagement Workshop between the two European projects - PRAETORIAN and PRECINCT - concerning the security enhanchement of critical infrastructures.

January 30th, 2023
Software & Platforms

The new Lepida’s Ultra Broadband network cartography website is now available.

The website, reachable at the url, is the electronic registry of the network, and it traces its presence on the regional territory.

January 25th, 2023

The connectivity Cineca requested Lepida is now active, supporting Leonardo’s assembling, installation and starting phases.

October 17th, 2022
Strategic & Special Projects

Lepida, on behalf of the regional Agency for territorial security and civil protection, have completed the application to census studies and cognitive frameworks related to hydraulic risks.

The document manager, named DaB.SI (Hydraulic Studies DataBase), allows the systematisation of a vast knowledge, over three hundred documents about hydraulic risks, at the disposal of the Agency.

October 10th, 2022
Software & Platforms

niCe-life, the project co-funded by the Central Europe program, resulted in a collaboration among these six countries: Slovakia (lead partner, with the city of Bratislava), Czech Republic, Poland, Austria, Slovenia and Italy. The aim of niCE-life is to encourage innovative social inclusion models that use digital instruments in order to preempt fragilities and improve the elderly, the caregivers and the healt-care professionals’ life conditions.

August 15th, 2022
Software & Platforms for PA & Healthcare

After the break due to the pandemic and after the extraordinary winter special which, last December, has brought soul music back onto the stages of the Memphis of the Apennines, Porretta Soul Festival has returned to its usual location for its 34th edition.

The last weekend of July, Porretta has seen thousands of enthusiasts crowd its streets and venues. LepidaTV was once again the media partner of the event, involving a great crew of technicians and operators and four cameras, which managed the live broadcastings of all the sets that took place on the Rufus Thomas Park stage.

August 9th, 2022