Intellectual Capital consists of the intangible resources represented by organisational knowledge and intellectual property of the Group
The distinctive feature of 2018 was the innovation, which covered several areas: the network and services enabling the smart city, smart grid, new processes for the circular economy and within the company, through a number of projects aimed at improving processes within the Group and optimization of working mode. In 2018 was developed Innova2a program that was in 2018 and aims to promote a virtuous and systematic process of generation and management of innovation, able to anticipate but also respond in a structured and effective way to the challenges posed by the market. In 2018, 37 projects were presented at the Shark Tank, of which 26 were admitted to the testing phase and 7 projects have already successfully completed it:
smart bin installed in Milan
LED light points installed
parking stalls installed in Crema and Rho (2,000 at 2019)
municipalities in the province of Brescia become smart thanks to A2A Smart City
Through its company A2A Smart City founded in 2016, A2A seeks to lead the offer of smart, digital services for the city of the future, through innovative IoT (Internet of Things) digital technologies to be applied to the management of dedicated territorial services, such as: security, energy savings, environmental sustainability, mobility, etc.
The most importat projects of 2018: