Fincantieri and iGenius Partner to Develop Italian AI Systems for Shipbuilding


Fincantieri, a global leader in high-complexity shipbuilding, has entered into a partnership with iGenius, an Italian scale-up specializing in Generative Artificial Intelligence technologies. This collaboration aims to develop AI systems based on an entirely Italian platform.

Integration of Expertise
– The partnership combines iGenius’ expertise in AI model development with Fincantieri’s experience as a systems integrator in the shipbuilding industry.
– The focus is on practical applications in both civil and defense sectors, beginning with data analysis support for Fincantieri’s Omega 360 radar.

AI Development Plan
– This collaboration is part of Fincantieri’s broader AI development strategy aimed at enhancing technology control, performance, safety, and efficiency of its products and processes.

About iGenius
– Founded in 2016 by CEO Uljan Sharka, iGenius specializes in business intelligence platforms based on Generative AI, simplifying data access through natural language and customized professional configurations.

Statements from Leadership
– Pierroberto Folgiero, CEO and General Manager of Fincantieri highlighted the importance of selecting leading-edge cases and advanced players to guarantee access to top technologies and data confidentiality, emphasizing the significance of the partnership with iGenius for leveraging Italian excellence.
– Uljan Sharka, CEO of iGenius, expressed excitement about collaborating with Fincantieri, aiming to introduce innovative AI solutions that enhance efficiency, safety, and sustainability in the shipping industry.

Strategic Significance
The partnership marks a milestone for Fincantieri, reaffirming its commitment to systematizing Italian technological excellence. It represents a convergence of technological innovation and long-term vision, promising to set new standards in the maritime industry through the integration of advanced AI solutions.

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Source: Fincantieri