September 20th 2016 at Quirinale Palace, SMS Engineering receives from the President of the Republic of Italy Sergio Mattarella, the Prize of Prizes, withdrawn by Francesco Castagna, CEO of the company, accompanied by Massimiliano Canestro, in representation also of the other two members, Antonio Ascione and Rosangela Capasso.
The company won the “Prize Enterprise for Innovation IxI 2016″ by Confindustria and in particular it is also classified among the top nine companies that received the Prizes of Prizes, organized by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers. They were present at the ceremony the President of Cotec Luigi Nicolais and the Minister of Education, University and Research Stefania Giannini.
The companies that have been awarded along with SMS Engineering are : Telecom Italy — TIM, STMicroelectronics, Dedagroup, Arcadia Consulting, BTO, Comer, Fluid-o-Tech, Marlegno. Among the big industrial groups the awarded companies are : Research Centre of FCA Group, ENI, Italian State Railways, Leonardo Finmeccanica and STMicroelectronics.
The National Prize for Innovation, organized under the responsibility of the Cotec Foundation, is awarded to the best experiences of innovation, realized in the field of industry and services, university, government and tertiary. The Prize is awarded to the winners by the President of the Republic, on the occasion of the National Day of Innovation, which was established by Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers and celebrated for the first time on June 10th 2008. It aims to ensure an annual time of reflection on the state of innovation in the Country and in order to share the strategic objectives to be achieved, in the presence of the highest representatives of institutions, companies and research.
The innovative software solutions of SMS Engineering : Software Solution myWMS JIS for Automotive and Manufacturing and Non Conformity Management System Software Solution AQUIS Aeronautic Quality Improvement System with Seal of Excellence of European Commission for Horizon 2020
From left to right : the Ministry of University and Research Stefania Giannini, the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella and Francesco Castagna CEO of the SMS Engineering.