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January 2011: following the success obtained during last editions of Matching Innovazione (Genoa) and Matching - Conoscere per crescere (Milan), our Company is entered as part of Compagnia delle Opere.

We believe a lot in relationship B2B (Business to Business), which permit to open new horizons to the SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises).


January 2011: our Firm is entered as part GISI Association (Italian Enterprises of Instrumentation Association).


March 1, 2011: GENOA FIELDBUS COMPETENCE CENTRE enters in SIIT-PMI Consortium (Small and Medium Enterprises Consortium for the Technological District of the Integrated Intelligent Systems).

SIIT-PMI Consortium allows to the subscribed enterprises to participate at Tchnological District of Integrated Intelligent Systems (S.I.I.T.) and to related initiatives of the Region of Liguria .

More than 100 Ligurian SMEs are part of the Consortium.

The main technological lines of interest are :

  • Energy
  • Automation
  • Safety
  • Complex Organizations
  • Health
  • Infomobility

Thepolicy of the District is centered on the capacity to feed and substain the collaboration among Research Entities and Industy and le rispective capacities of invention and innovation, in order to reinforce and raise through time the acquired excellence in Integrated Intelligent Systems .



March 1, 2 and 3, 2011: our Technological Partner DEUTSCHMANN AUTOMATION has exposed at EMBEDDED WORLD, important Fair in Nuremberg (Germany).

We have been present on DEUTSCHMANN AUTOMATION''s booth (Halle 9 - Stand 547).



March 9, 2011: the PNI Consortium has participated with its own booth at MC4 edition 2011 in Bologna.


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March 11, 2011: our Company has been certified by Mr. Dennis Van Booma as "PROFIBUS and PROFINET Training Center" (PITC).

At the end of the audit of: laboratory, available devices and Training Kits and the adopted Quality System, Mr. Van Booma declared that Genoa Fieldbus Competence Centre has all requisites to provide Certified Trainings for PROFIBUS® and PROFINET® in Italy and abroad.

Our Company has been certified to play the following trainings:

  • Certified Profibus Engineer
  • Certified Profibus Installer
  • Certified Profibus Engineer PA Module
  • Certified Profinet Engineer
  • Certified Profinet Installer

Our Company is so entered in the tiny group of Competence Centers authorized, at worldwide level, to hold all "Certified" Training Courses proposed by PI International..

The Training Courses will be held in several Italian cities and thay can be available in Italian and other languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese).

To know the trainings dates ... For more informations about trainings ...
Certified PROFIBUS Engineer Certified PROFIBUS Installer Certified PROFIBUS PA Module
Certified PROFINET Engineer Certified PROFINET Installer


2011 - Brescia

April 13, 2011: PNI Consortium has inaugurated the events and meetings season with the PROFIBUS and PROFINET DAY 2011, which was held in Bedizzole (BS) at Palazzo Gambara.

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Aprile 15, 2011: on the portal an article on COMbricks with the title "Procentec è a SPS con COMbricks: nuovo sistema di diagnostica e monitoraggio remoto" has been published.

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April 21, 2011: we have been present at MCM Day in Milano our Technological Partner RCC ITALY.


2011 - Mole Torino

May 10, 2011: PNI Consortium has organized in Torino the Profinet Developer Workshop.

We have been present with a booth and we have presented the Profinet Embedded solutions and "Certified Engineer" and "Certified Installer" Profinet Courses.


Fatti di manutenzione 2011

Maggio 11, 2011: our Technological Partner RCC Italy has participated at the event Fatti di Manutenzione, which has been in Santa Vittoria d''Alba (CN), at the Meeting Center Diageo.

We have been present supporting our Partner, to present the new Diagnostic and Troubleshooting Technologies and the specific Training Courses for maintenance and services management personnel.


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Maj 24, 25 and 26, 2011 : We have been present at SPS/IPC/DRIVES ITALIA in Parma, together with our Technological Partners, with our own booth.

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We have been also present on PNI Consortium booth as PICC (PI Competence Center) and PITC (PI Training Center)


and also in the University Area, as a spin-off of the University of Genoa.

Maj 24, 2011 we gave a talk about "Nuovi metodi di diagnostica per Reti PROFINET® e PROFIBUS®" (New diagnostic methods for PROFINET® and PROFIBUS® Networks).



Since the 8th to the 10th of June 2011 we participated at International Meeting of Competence Centers and Training Centers of PI International in Luzern.



June 15, 2011: PNI Consortium continued its program of meetings and events in Milan  with an event targeted to the operators and protagonists of the Process Industry, which has been held at Milan Mercedes - Benz Center.

We have been present with a booth and we have presented the our Soluzioni and Services on PROFINET®, PROFIBUS® e PROFIBUS PA, with particula regard to the "Certified Engineer" and "Certified Installer" Courses.

The event has been targeted to the operatora and protagonists of Process Industry, to explore the potential and advantages obtainable  using Technologies promoted by PNI Consortium in this industrial sector.

Big experts of the academic and industrial world have faced the most actual issues related the use of Fieldbus in this sector, like the Asset Management, Safety and Security, Wireless and Preventive Maintenance and Diagnostic, energy efficiency and the situation of the norms.



June 22, 2011: "Introduction to Entrepreneurship, from Startups to Venture Financing".

As spin off of the University of Genoa we have been invited to participate at MTB Italy Tour organized by MindBridge at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Genoa.



June 30, 2011: our Technological Partner RCC Italy has participated at the event mcTER Cogenerazione, which has been held in Milan.

We have been present as support of our Partner, to present the new Diagnostic and Troubleshooting Technologies and the specific Training Courses for mainutenance and services management personnel.


July 18, 2011: our Company enters as part, unique in Italy, FDT Group.

FDT Group is an Internationl Association of Enterprises, based in Bruxelles, which develops and supports FDT Technology, recognized as standard IEC-62453.

FDT Technology permits to standardize the configuration and communication interface among field devices and automation and control systems (PLC/DCS/PCS).

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September 12 to 14, 2011: DINAEL - Naval and Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Genoa organizes the GMEE 2011 Congress, promted by GMEE Association – Electrical and Electronic Measurement Group. The GMEE Association of expert researchers in measurement sector, constitutes an important reality in the context of the national metrology activities, thanks to its 42 Research Units based at the most prestigious Universities and Research Institutions.

It is therefore closer to the realities of business on the national territory and is, at the same time, a network of scientific and technical relations that can face and solve the metrological problems, also of immediate practical interest.


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September 14, 2011: our Technological Partner SITEM participated to NI Energy Day, at ENEL - Auditorium, Via Andrea Pisano 120, Pisa.

We have been present at such event, which promised to be of great interest with the participation of experts who has been present various experiences in the management of a smarter and more efficient energy system.

Here is possible to accede at the statement presentation.




Agriturismo La Camilla - Via Dante Alighieri, 267 - 20863 Concorezzo (MB).

This study day aimed to deep issues relating to the introduction of the new international standard IEC / EN 62603 for the Evaluation of Control Systems .

Prof. Paolo Pinceti, University of Genoa, who is the Coordinator of the Workgroup which has developped the IEC/EN 62603 norm, presented an analysis of the main points which characterize this regulation.

Also important companies operating in the Process Industry have intervened with speeches: among them YOKOGAWA, ENDRESS + HAUSER, ABB and EMERSON PROCESS MANAGEMENT.

Here is available the program of the study day.


October 25 and 27, 2011: Genoa Fieldbus Competence Centre has presented, as a Fieldbus and Ethernet Industrial Networks specialist Company, a speech concerning POWERLINK solutions based on Deutschmann Automation Technology, Partner for communication Embedded Solutions.

The presented arguments has been POWERLINK protocol implementation in devices, and interoperability realisation with existing Industrial Networks.

The scheduled dates have been:

  • October 25th in Milan: Agenda.

  • October 27th in Bologna: Agenda.

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October 25 and 26, 2011: we have participated at SAVE with our Technological Partner RCC ITALY, and we have presented our Services and Solutions on PROFINET®, PROFIBUS® and PROFIBUS PA, with particular regard to "Certified Engineer" and "Certified Installer" Courses.


Procentec Pechino 2011

November 2 and 3: our Company has been present at the Distributor Meeting Procentec organised this year in Beijing November 2 and 3.

Interesting innovating solutions on COMbricks have been presented, allowing to be absolute leader on the market of the remote maintenance and the asset management in the domain of PROFIBUS® and PROFINET® networks.



November 10, 2011: Consorzio PNI has closed in Bologna the program of meeting and events with an event destinated to operators and main characters of Motion Control and Manufactory Industry.

We were present with a booth and we have introduced our Services and Solutions on PROFINET®, PROFIBUS® and PROFIBUS PA, with particular regard to "Certified Engineer" and "Certified Installer" Courses.


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From November 22 to 24, 2011: we were present at SPS/IPC/DRIVES in Nüremberg, together with our Technological Partners.



November 24, 2011: Consorzio PNI has partecipated at mcT Petrolchimico in Milan.


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