India-Italy Transport and Railways intelligence market-place

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Cooperation between the Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce and DITECFER

Friday, 23rd June at 09.30 AM at Piazza Italia -METEF FAIR 2017, Verona, Italy

Mumbai: 20th June 2017

The Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is happy to announce a partnership with DITECFER, District for Rail Technologies, High Speed, Safety & Security, in collaboration with ArtValley which hosts projects and international forums for the Italian railway sector.

The partnership will be launched on Friday, 23rd June 2017 at the “India-Italy Transport and Railways intelligence market-place” on the occasion of the International Conference “India-Italy. Industry and intellectual exchange” during the 11th METEF Fair in Verona, Italy.The conference will see a host of participants from Italian and Indian institutions and global corporations (copy ofthe program is attached)

The partnership is meant to set-up a common platform promoting Italian technologies, know-how and solutions for the booming Indian Railways sector.

“Italian Railways provide world class solutions and cutting-edge technologies in rolling stock, rail safety and security, infrastructure and integrated projects, and subcomponents. The DITECFER consortium, which encompasses thirty-eight Italian MNCs and SMEs active in the entire railways value-chain, can be a partner of reference for the supply of products and services for the Indian railway sector,” says Mr. Daniele Matteini, President, DICTIFER and signatory to this cooperation.

“The aim of our agreement with DITECFER is to assist their members in establishing or developing their presence in the Indian market. We plan to do this by scouting for projects in the Indian railways industry where they can participate in and by identifying Indian operators looking at tie-ups with Italy for commercial or industrial collaborations. In fact, the timing of this partnership is spot-on, as the Indian Railways is looking at modernizing and expanding its infrastructure: this platform will provide a constant and daily update on the market opportunities for the Italian companies.” states Mr. Claudio Maffioletti, Secretary General, The Indo-Italian Chamber.

This cooperation comes at the backdrop of increased collaborations between the two countries that recently saw the visit of Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s Commerce Minister to Firema Trasporti SpA the railway coach factory in Caserta (south Italy) which has been acquired by the Kolkata based Titagarh Wagons and the signing of MoU between Gruppo FS Italiane – Italian Railways for providing increase of safety levels for the Indian Railways.

The activities and services of the platform will include:

  • Scouting for projects in the Indian railways industry;
  • Market intelligence and insights;
  • Matchmaking between Italian and Indian companies;
  • Promotion and marketing in major Indian cities to keep open communication with existing clients andm prospects and Generate Business Leads;
  • Showcase and explain the technological features of their machinery and equipment’s,
  • Support to mediate with local clients and customers   

Established in 2014 DICTIFER. is a consortium of 38 Enterprises active in the entire railways value chain, from engineering to signaling, solid state interlocking, electric sub-systems, rail ICT and remote monitoring, components, innovation to design. In addition, three Research Bodies supports R&D collaboration at National and EU level; Technological Transfer and Innovation; Collaborative Internationalization as Supply Chain and Training on sensitive issues for the improvement of the Rail Transport. It is based in Tuscany, Italy.


DITECFER District for Rail Technologies, High Speed, Safety & Security Consortium  Pistoia, Italy





Introduction: Maurizio Sala President of Amafond

Speakers: Gloria Gangte, Embassy of India in Rome (Acting Ambassador, Business Officer) Michele

Bauli, President of Confindustria Verona Mario Conserva, President of Metef

Industrial cooperation scenarios between India, Europe, Italy and West Bengal.

Italians active in India

Madan Mohan Sethi, First Secretary of Commerce, Embassy of India, Rome; Michele Bauli, President of Confindustria Verona; Matteo Gasparato; Carmine Zappacosta, CEO Italcertifer (FS Group); Dario Calogero, CEO Ubiquity; Ettore Camozzi, Camozzi Group; Chairman: Alberto Cavicchiolo, President Shonagon

India-Italy Transport and Railways Intelligence

In this context, the India-Italy Transport and Railways Intelligence Marketplace will be presented, the result of the cooperation between India-Italy Chamber of Commerce – Mumbai, Ditecfer, Railways Technology, High Speed and Network Security, Art Valley, The JS group (Calcutta Delhi Bangalore, Mumbai). 

Claudio Maffioletti Secretary General India-Italy Chamber of Commerce – Mumbai Daniele Matteini, President of Ditecfer, Railways District for Technology, High Speed and Network Security Nicola Boaretti, director Interporto Quadrante Europa Veronica Bocci, Coordinator Ditecfer

Chairman: Francesca Bruni, President of ArtValley

Smart metals

Franco Zanardi Vice President of Assofond; Vikas Devnani, Director of Al CIRCLE; Paolo Streparava, CEO Streparava Group; Alberto Pomari, Alco Director; Federico Furlani CEO SIMEM.

Chairman: Simone Toaiari CEO Metef, Veronafiere

Digital trends, technological and cultural assets

Dario Calogero, CEO Ubiquity; Ajit Singh, CEO Azcom; Giorgio Adami, Adami Group; Paolo Gurisatti, UNIC, Leather Districts; Franco Bove, Director Guala Closures

Chairman: Pierluigi Magnante, Confindustria Verona

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