The ICT & Automation ecosystem concentrates on establishing the “SMART Green Region South Tyrol”, in which entrepreneurs, researchers and citizens use and develop digital technologies in order to improve the quality of life. The ecosystem supports firms in all sectors to make use of the opportunities offered by digitalisation. To achieve this, the ecosystem is especially focussed on the use of “open technologies”, as these in particular allow for investment in the competences of the workers. At the same time, international opportunities available to firms through the internet will be investigated.
The ecosystem is striving for the digitalisation of all sectors, in particular by the use of open technologies. The aim is to improve the quality of life using information technology and automation.
The Ecosystems of IDM Südtirol / Alto Adige were assessed on December 14th, 2016 according to the Silver Label approach developed and performed by the "European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis“. The Ecosystems fulfill selected indicators of the European Cluster Excellence Initiative and develops its processes and tools continuously. The Ecosystems receives the Silver Label of Cluster Management Excellence valid until December 31st, 2018.