The University of Genoa (UNIGE) is one of the most ancient of the European large universities; with about 280 educational paths distributed in the headquarters in Genoa and the learning centres of Imperia, Savona and La Spezia, it comes up to the community as a well-established reality throughout the region. Located at the heart of a superb city, offering splendors of its medieval and baroque heritage and site of the largest and most productive harbour in Europe, the University of Genoa is one of the most renowned multidisciplinary public universities in Italy, with peaks of excellence in several scientific and technological domains. The University of Genoa is a landmark in the achievement of tools to consciously deal with the challenges of the present and the future. UNIGE gathers more than 1300 faculty members distributed over five Schools: Natural Sciences, Medical Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities. With more than 120 Degrees, 45 Postgraduate Schools, 25 Masters (I and II level) and 29 Ph.Ds, UNIGE provides a truly multi-disciplinary teaching offer and counts over 30,000 students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The University libraries and the City Library System of Genoa have merged their services to create a single Integrated Library System. The broad array of services offered by the University libraries include both traditional text consultation and innovative, high tech services. The research staff includes worldwide experts in all domains, especially involving the sea: its habitat, its economy, its exploitation. UNIGE provides tight connections with one of the biggest oncological research hospitals in Europe, scientific and teaching synergies with the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN) and the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR). The University of Genoa also maintains systematic collaborations and sharing of facilities and infrastructure with high-tech national and international companies.
Esaote is a leading industrial Group with a unique value proposition, providing medical imaging solutions in Ultrasound and Dedicated MRI, complemented by Healthcare IT, technical service and interventional ultrasound products throughout a broad clinical offering, from prevention to diagnosis and treatment. Esaote is present with its industrial and research units in Italy (Genoa and Florence) and in the Netherlands (Maastricht). Esaote is internationally recognized to be one of the “Top Ten” world’s leading diagnostic imaging companies.
Gruppo SIGLA Ltd is a private Genoese company, consisting of about 80 technicians with high skill and experience in Information Technology, which designs and develops software solutions for companies and public institutions: working mainly for large Customers with offices in Genoa, in the rest of Italy and abroad. In June 2021, the company became part of the Relatech Group, present on the market with innovative solutions dedicated to the digital transformation of companies and listed on the AIM of the Italian Stock Exchange since June 2019.
Thanks to our company profile we are able to combine experience and innovation, creating projects that aim at complete customer satisfaction, which is continuously measured through the main performance indicators (KPI) of business processes. Particular attention is also paid to actions aimed at ensuring the introduction and dissemination of principles of ethical behavior within the company.
Our skills cover the different phases of an ICT project (from analysis to design, from implementing to commissioning, as well as consulting, training and support) and are subdivided into 10 different application areas: CRM, Data Analysis, Environmental Monitoring, Industrial Automation, ITSM, IT Security, IT Services, Software Development, Speech Technologies, Training.
Located in Chongqing, China’s largest municipality, Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU) is a multi-disciplinary university that offers undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. courses, mainly in economics, management, arts, literature, engineering, law and science. The university covers a total area of 450 acres. The main campus of CTBU is located on Xuefu Avenue in Nan’an District of Chongqing, close to the Yangtze River at the foot of Nanshan Mountain.The Chongqing Economic and Technological Development Zone is also close by. The beautifully landscaped campus benefits from convenient transport and telecommunications facilities. CTBU has another sub-campus, which is located in Jiangbei District. CTBU has a strong faculty, with over 2100 professors, teachers and support staff. More than 600 are associate and full professors, among whom 23 are recipients of the Special State Council Allowance. More than 30,000 students are currently studying at CTBU. The university consists of 22 schools that offer Ph.D. program in Applied Economics, 8 master’s degrees programs in catergory disciplines in regional economics, business management, environmental engineering, accounting, statistics, industrial economics, ideological and political education, and media, as well as 71 bachelor’s degrees. In addition, the university has two Sino-foreign joint ventures including the International Business School and Modern International Design and Arts Academy. The other two financially-independent schools are Pass School and Rongzhi School. CTBU attaches great importance to international cooperation and exchange. It has established ties with more than 50 foreign universities and organizations in 17 countries and regions. Joint-degree programs of bachelors and masters have been initiated together with over ten well-known foreign universities including University of Lincoln in UK and Université Toulouse 1 in France and HEC Montreal in Canada.
Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220) is an open access journal that provides an advanced forum for studies of sensors. Our goal is to publish high-impact articles of broad interest to the sensor community and to serve as a forum for major developments in sensor research. The journal publishes reviews, regular research papers, communications, conference reports, short notes and commentaries. It also features highlights from sensor’s literature in a "News and Views" section. There is no restriction on the length of published articles or on the use of color illustrations. All submitted manuscripts undergo rigorous peer review prior to publication. The scope of Sensors includes: Physical sensors, Chemical sensors, Biosensors, Remote sensors, Sensor networks, Smart/Intelligent sensors, Sensor devices, Sensor technology and application, Sensing principles, Optoelectronic and photonic sensors, Sensor arrays and Chemometrics, Micro and nanosensors, Internet of Things, Industrial Sensors, Signal processing, data fusion and deep learning in sensor systems, Sensor interface, Advanced materials for sensing, Sensing systems, Localization and object tracking, Sensing and imaging, Action recognition, Communications and signal processing, Environmental Sensing, Sensors and Robotics, Smart Agriculture.
The FOS Group is an innovative Italian technology industry with strong local roots and a broad international perspective. It proposes itself to the market with operating companies focused on vertical technological skills that operate in an integrated way, collaborate with leading national and international research centers and participate in important technological districts. The constant search for technological excellence and the high quality in the solutions offered to its customers represent the continuous challenge of the Group towards innovation in the various market sectors. Founded in 1999, today FOS offers system integration and software development services, application and infrastructural outsourcing, research, development and prototyping of innovative technological solutions, telecommunications services. And it operates across the various markets: industry and services, finance, health and medical, telco and utilities, public administration.