The Municipality of Genova is the biggest local authority in the Liguria Region and the third biggest city in Northern Italy with a total of 581,000 inhabitants.
Genoa is applying to become the coordinator of the Italian cluster for critical infrastructures. Genoa has had local public and private actors working for many years on cybersecurity and critical infrastructures. SMEs and research centres with high-tech knowledge and highly specialized in ICT and cybersecurity issues have their headquarters in Genoa.
The city of Genoa will focus the action on the Smart City demonstration case, focusing in particular on services related to mobility, tourism and civil protection according to the fragile characteristics of its territory.