It was dedicated to "Re-Start" - 7 innovative ideas for restarting - this year's edition of the Top of the Pid award assigned at Maker Faire in Rome - The European Edition, the largest European event of science, technology and innovation, on December 11, 2020.
The initiative, promoted by the Punto Impresa Digitale (PID) created by the Italian Chambers of Commerce to spread digitalization, acclaimed Gefond as one of the protagonist of this edition.
Seven companies won the coveted award in one of these categories: circular economy; smart and advanced manufacturing; social; services, commerce, distribution and tourism; new business models 4.0.
Gefond won in the "Intelligent and advanced manufacturing" category with Perpetuo, the preventive and predictive maintenance software that uses artificial intelligence algorithms, tailored for foundries, and allows them to optimize the production process by making it more stable, reduce maintenance costs and downtime, lengthen the life cycle of plants and increase their efficiency.
"We are pleased to receive this award"- says Tiziana Tronci, External Relations Manager & New Products Developments at Gefond-"and that our Perpetuo project, which has now become a concrete reality, is recognized as excellence by the Punto Impresa Digitale (PID) implemented by the Italian Chambers of Commerce to spread digitalization.