Fincantieri Agreement: iGenius to develop Artificial Intelligence Solution on an Italian Platform

iGenius Agreement with Fincantieri | Media
June 4, 2024
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Roma / Trieste, Milan, June 4th, 2024 – Fincantieri - one of the largest shipbuilding companies in the world - has signed an agreement with iGenius, the Italian business that builds Generative Artificial Intelligence solutions, to develop AI systems working on a 100% Italian platform.

By combining iGenius’ experience in the AI field together with Fincantieri's know-how in the shipbuilding industry as a system integrator, this new collaboration aims to identify real AI use cases in the defense and civilian fields, starting with the Omega 360 radar data analytics managed by Fincantieri.

As part of Fincantieri's Artificial Intelligence development plan, this operation aims to master this high-potential technology and assess solutions to enhance the performance, safety, and efficiency of its products and workflows.

Founded in 2016 by Uljan Sharka,  iGenius is an Italian deep-tech company building AI solutions designed for organizations operating in highly regulated industries. Born on a mission to democratize access to data and business knowledge, iGenius makes Business Intelligence and data analytics easy and secure for anyone in the business to understand, providing an exceptional user-experience.

“In order to enable Artificial Intelligence in our Group" says Pierroberto Folgiero, CEO and General Director of Fincantieri "We started by selecting the most promising concrete cases and the most avant-garde players which guarantee on the one hand access to the best technologies, and on the other hand,  the confidentiality of the processed data, thus protecting our know-how. In this sense, the agreement with an internationally recognized Italian player such as iGenius represents a milestone for the Group and reaffirms its vocation of systemizing the excellence of our country”.

Uljan Sharka, CEO and Founder of iGenius comments: “We're thrilled to join forces with a global leader like Fincantieri. This partnership represents a convergence of technological excellence and long-term vision. Together, we aim to introduce innovative generative AI solutions made in Italy that will set new standards for efficiency, safety, and sustainability in the shipbuilding industry”

Fincantieri will collaborate with iGenius to develop, implement, and integrate Generative Artificial Intelligence technology into the nautical sector for defense and civilian purposes.
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