Reply S.p.A is a leading Consulting, Systems Integration, Application Management and Business Process Outsourcing company, specialized in the creation and implementation of solutions based on new communication networks and digital media. Founded in 1996, Reply closed 2008 with consolidated sales of 330.2 million Euro, and about 2700 employees. Reply is listed in the Star segment of the Italian stock exchange, operates in Italy, Germany and UK and is included in the top 10 ten list of the IT European Companies in terms of turnover.
Santer Reply SpA, part of the group Reply SpA, operates from 2002 in system development and integration for many industrial sectors and public administrations. In the last 5 years, the Company has participated to several 5th, 6th FP research projects in the field of home automation, telco network planning, multimedia, automotive, telematics &info mobility services. Recently, Santer Reply has joint R&D projects in the area of Internet of Things, Cloud Computing platforms, advanced health and care, info mobility, semantic reasoning and Internet of Services.
In the specific area of eInclusion for elderly people, Santer is participating as the coordinator to a CIP project, financed by the European commission, call inCASA (Integrated Network for Completely Assisted Senior citizen’s Autonomy).
Role in the project: Reply S.p.A will lead WP4 – Impact and market oriented actions, which includes the planning and implementation of several dissemination activities, with an extensive use of WEB 2.0 tools and the development of a comprehensive exploitation plan and business model, to investigate market uptake potential and to ensure project sustainability after the end of the EC funding period, with strong and focused activities towards external stakeholders at all levels of the value-chain.