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FINNO project presented on the italian FORUM PA 2013

From 28 until 30 May 2013, the Congress Center in Rome was for the 24th time a center of meetings, debates, and presentations of the Italian Public Administration on the biggest Italian Fair FORUM PA, under the title “The Country challenged by transparency”.

The new formed Agency for Digital Italia which assumed the activities of the now ex Italian National Agency for Innovation had an important role during FORUM PA as an Agency responsible to bring forward the objectives of the Digital Agenda for Europe. The Agency for Digital Italy took part in a rich and extensive program of conferences and services on topics ranging from European Digital Agenda Open Government, the Digital Administration Code to Human Smart Cities, and Data Center Public Procurement.

During the three-day Fair on the stand of the Agency several projects were presented among which the FINNO project of the South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme, co-funded by the European Union. The coordinator of the project for Italy, as a lead partner for communication met representatives from the Piedmont Region and was introduced with the ONE – Observatory Network to Enhance ICT Structural Funds Absorption project. The coordinator of the FINNO project for Italy established an interest for the ONE results, discussions about further developments of synergies among the two projects, and the Piedmont Region whose projects are of special interest for the development of an improved mechanism for innovation in Italy and South East Europe.

FORUM PA fosters meetings and debates among public administration, companies and citizens about innovation themes through the creation of communities, studies researches, multimedia communication, events, meetings and training.

The main activity of FORUM PA is the expo: from 24 years, FORUM PA is the point of reference for innovation and modernization in public administration.