Semantic Sicily is an on going project involving 23 Sicilian SME funded with regional funds from PO FESR 2007-2013 Sicily, under the operational objective 5.1.1. "Support the development and strengthening of industrial districts and SME groups and implement common services to overcome cognitive and relational deficit of SME".
Semantic Sicily partnership aims to develop research in the field of semantic web for a growing range of information to fit the needs of companies operating in different economic fields.
The technological platform developed in the project is based on modern cloud computing technologies. Applications don’t run locally, but in a common data centre.
The objective of the project is to develop a semantic core platform, shared among all partners, allocated on a cloud computing hardware.
The semantic core will be used as starting point to develop vertical applications in several fields.
When an application is running in the cloud, you only have to access, customize and start using it. This is cloud computing big strength.