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Blue Thread S.r.l.

Blue Thread S.r.l. is a small and flexible company with high technical and managerial competence offering innovative solutions mainly addressed to marine and space applications.

Blue-Thread develops navigation solutions for the nautical sector, integrating the most advanced satellite technologies with state of the art sensing, connectivity and monitoring techniques. Additionally ICT management support is offered to the clients.

Innovative multi-technology is today a key factor for developing flexible, functional and reliable systems that can fulfill the specific requirements for maritime applications, as assisted-navigation, auto-pilot, fleet-management., weather monitoring and reporting.

Blue thread concentrates a large technological background, advanced management processes, and a strong focus towards the destination market, within a small flexible enterprise. This allows to develop and deploy customized solutions, with high quality standards at competitive prices.

Relevant effort is dedicated to R&S activities.

Which other Creative Sectors has the SME worked with?
None

Which other Growth Sectors has the SME worked with?
ICT, Transport & Logistics, Maritime Economy, Technology

Were any relationships rewarding?

Unknown

How does the SME think it could benefit from other sectors' input?

Blue-Thread might benefit from different competences and technologies integration (different typologies of integrated systems). For instance, finding new contacts with Italian and international antenna producers is very interesting.

What can the SME offer other sectors?

Companies from other sectors can benefit from competences in marine and space navigation applications. Just to concretely explain, Blue-Thread operates with:

  • Satellite-controlled navigations systems (EGNOS e GALILEO) – marine telepass
  • Android e iOS mobile applications: both HW and SW development
To what extent would the SME be prepared to share information?

Sharing of information is considered as an opportunity. Non-Disclosure Agreement and licensing agreement are suggested means to be used in order to regulate the partnerships.

How would the SME describe its potential for cross innovation?

Cross innovation potentially could allow Blue-Thread:

  • to access meteorology applications and related math models
  • to access innovative compasses
  • to better explore seas in the North-Europe

Out of the 11 Cross Innovation Partner Cities, are there any particular cities with which the SME would like to form a new relationship?
Amsterdam, Stockholm, Tallinn, Vilnius

Are there any particular organisations outside the SMEs home country, with which it would like to connect?

No

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