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Polis/Ditbecs-Innovation Pole of the Technologies for a Sustainable City and Cultural Heritage

POLIS is a three-year project (2011-2014) financed by the Tuscany Region in the framework of POR FESR Toscana 2007-2013 and PAR FAS 2007-2013. F.R.I. is the proponent and key-manager partner. The project involves a network of enterprises, institutions and research centres thus fostering innovation projects and relationships between research and enterprises.

Hereby the three main themes:

  • MOBILITY (flow management and planning of the transport processes, infomobility, environmental monitoring, logistics intermodality)
  • CULTURAL HERITAGE (preservation, management and use, cultural tourism, sustainable tourism development)
  • SUSTAINABLE BUILDING (new building materials, energy systems, smart grids, renewable energy applications, old town centres, lighting)

Main results:

  • 654 partners (586 SMEs, 24 large companies, 27 research organisations/associations, 24 institutions/public bodies)
  • 264 enterprise scouting
  • 106 innovation projects
  • 88 workshops, seminars, conferences


POLIS also plays the function of Secretariat of DitBECs, the District of Cultural Heritage and Sustainable City’s Technologies.

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