On May 23, 2017 in Rome Confindustria delivered the Award “Enterprise for Innovation — Andrea Pininfarina” to 21 companies that have successfully invested in research and innovation. The award, realized in collaboration with the Foundation Giuseppina Mai, Intesa Sanpaolo and with the technical support of the Italian Association of Quality Award (APQI), stands out for being on innovation, and is the first in Europe to adopt the parameters of the European Foundation For Quality Management (EFQM). Among the winning companies, two companies belonging to the Industrial Union of Naples : SMS Engineering and Telecom Italia SpA, both of which on September 20, 2016 had also received the National Award for Innovation, THE PRIZE OF PRIZES, at Quirinale by the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella. The winning companies in 2016 were : Arcadia Consulting Srl ; BTO Spa ; Calzoni Srl ; Comer Industries Spa ; Business consulting for informatics SCAI Spa ; Dedagroup ; Epta Spa ; Farmalabor Srl ; Fluid-o-Tech Srl ; Inaz Srl ; Leonardo Srl ; Marlegno Srl ; Microtec Srl ; Prisma Telecom Testing ; Qui ! Group Spa ; Raytec Vision Spa ; Roboze by Mekatronika Srl ; Sidam Srl ; SMS Engineering Srl ; STMicroelectronics Srl ; Telecom Italia SpA. The “Enterprise for Innovation Award — Andrea Pininfarina” by Confindustria participates, for the Industry and Services category, at the Prize of Prizes, which was established by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers under the mandate of the President of the Italian Republic. Of the 21 companies awarded by Confindustria, 9 had also received the Prize of Prizes : Arcadia Consulting Srl ; BTO Spa ; Comer Industries Spa ; Dedagroup ; Fluid-o-Tech Srl ; Marlegno Srl ; SMS Engineering Srl ; STMicroelectronics Srl ; Telecom Italia Spa.
In the picture above the CEO of SMS Engineering Francesco Castagna, the President of SMS Engineering Antonio Ascione, the President of Confindustria Vincenzo Boccia, the Vice President of SMS Engineering Massimiliano Canestro and the Managing Director of SMS Engineering Rosangela Capasso during the Award Ceremony of the Prize of Prizes.