History and Mission
E-Tekne was founded in 2009 by Edmondo Gnerre, manager with big experience in large international Groups. Since 2000 he managed Italdata, a company of the Siemens group.
The company’s mission is providing professional services for technology transfer, supporting the creation of innovative companies and the management of R & D Projects.
ACQUISITION OF ITALDATA Spa
In September 2009, E-Tekne , together with Redifin Spa , acquired Italdata Spa from the Siemens Business Services Group.
Italdata ( www.italdata.it ), located in Avellino, has a share capital of euro 3’096 billions.
Today Italdata is one of the major italian player in the fields of e-learning and local transport solutions. After only two years from the acquisition, Italdata opened new offices in Rome and Milan and acquired several important contracts with ENEL, Poste Italiane, Sogei, Verona Public Transport Company and many others. The staff increased from 27 to 80.
Today Italdata Spa is owned by Olidata Spa.
START-UP OF KES Srl
In January 2009 e-Tekne founded KES Srl ( www.kesitaly.it ), an academic spinoff of Sannio University.
The mission of is research and development of innovative solutions in the fields of intelligent video surveillance and smart-grids. KES has been involved in several research programs, funded by MIUR, MSE and U.E.
Today KES is part of the Italdata Group . The staff is 23 people and has offices in Benevento and Napoli.
R&S PROJECTS Management
e-Tekne supports SMEs in the management of R&S projects .
e-Tekne’s partners have many years of experience in the management of R&S projects in national and europeans calls.
PARTNERSHIP IN THE INCIPIT CONSORTIUM INCUBATOR
INCIPIT Consortium ( www.incipit.campania.it ) supports startups in Campania Region . Partners of the Consortium are University Federico II in Naples, University of Sannio in Benevento, the Italian Association of Investments Funds ( AIFI Milan), Redifin Spa, and other organizations active in Startups supporting.
E-tekne collaborated with INCIPIT Consortium in the analysis of major technological trends that represent the most attractive investment areas.
Incipit Incubators are located in Benevento and Naples.
THE THINKING CLOUDS INCUBATION
The Thinking Clouds is a start-up incubated by E-Tekne Srl, expert in User Experience and Gamification. Currently, Thinking Cloud’s team team consists in service design, business design, user experience and software professionals.