Research Unit
at the University of Florence
National Interuniversity Consortium for Telecommunications
c/o Dept. of Electronics and Telecommunications
Università di Firenze, Via S. Marta 3, 50139, Firenze
• CNIT (Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni)
is a Research Body, joined by 37 major Italian Universities. Its main
purpose is to carry out research and project activities in the areas of
telecommunications, computer networks and telematics.
a) Telematics
b) Telecommunications networks
c) Service-oriented computing and communication
d) Mobile and Satellite Communications
e) Optical communications
f) Digital signal processing
g) Remote sensing and radar
h) Multimedia Communications
CNIT – R.U. Firenze
• The team is led by Prof. Dino Giuli and is made up of senior and
junior researchers and a network of professionals ensuring a
multidisciplinary socio-technical approach.
• Research Expertise:
Service-oriented computing and networking
Context-aware computing and communication
Convergence of SIP and Web Services and NGNs
REST- and WS* service mashup
Web of Data, Linked Data
Remote Sensing and information fusion
• Application domains:
– Intelligent Transport Systems, Maritime surveillance, RFID applications for goods
monitoring, Tourism, e-Government, e-Participation, e-Health.
Main EU and National projects
• GEMOM - Genetic Message Oriented Secure Middleware (FP7 - STREP): scalable,
adaptive, secure, self-organizing messaging framework (CNIT project coordinator).
• FUPOL - Future Policy Modeling (FP7 - IP): eParticipation, eGovernment.
• SoMedAll - Social Media for all Elderly People (AAL): social media, e-inclusion, Access
for All
• SeaBILLA - Sea Border Surveillance (FP7 - IP): maritime surveillance, information fusion.
• SIMOB (National Project)- regional test-bed for Mobility Information Services for
transport of people and goods, System-of-Systems for Intelligent Transport Systems,
Web and REST services for ITS.
• SITMAR (National Project)- ICT framework for dangerous goods transport monitoring
and handling, RFID, Complex Event Processing, service- and message-oriented
• KAMER (Knowledge Management in Ambient Intelligence): Context Management
Framework, Web Services, Semantic Web, ontology-based context model
• SLIMPORT (Security, Logistics and Multimodal transport for ports): REST services and
Linked data for RFID data management
Main research areas
• Challenge 1: Pervasive and Trusted Network and Service Infrastructure
1.1 Future Networks
1.2 Software Engineering, Services and Cloud Computing
1.4 A reliable, smart and secure Internet of Things for Smart Cities
1.7 Future Internet Research Experimentation (FIRE)
• Challenge 5: ICT for Health, Ageing Well, Inclusion and Governance
5.1 Personalised Health, active ageing and independent living
5.4 ICT for governance and policy modelling
• Challenge 6: ICT for a Low Carbon Economy
6.1 Smart energy grids
6.5 Co-operative mobility
6.6 Integrated personal mobility for smart cities
• Challenge 7: ICT for the Enterprise and Manufacturing
Contact details
• Details about research projects
• Some dissemination results
• CNIT – R.U. Firenze
Via S. Marta 3, 50139, Firenze Italy
tel. +39 055 4796382, fax. +39 055 479642
Prof. Dino Giuli
Federica Paganelli, PhD
Stefano Cuomo, PhD