Research Partners

Conventions and framework agreements

Many research, training and technology transfer activities of the Computer Science Department are jointly conducted with other Departments, Universities, Institutes, Bodies, Associations and Companies. Collaborations are formalized by conventions and framework agreements on topics and sectors of common interest, such as Big Data, precision agriculture, health, text indexing, cybersecurity, computer vision, natural language processing, pervasive computing. The list of consolidated university and National Research Council partners includes:

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Toscana Life Sciences (TLS) is a no-profit organization that has been operating since 2005 in the regional panorama with the aim of supporting research activities in the field of life sciences and to support the development of projects from basic research to industrial application.
The European Open Science Platform is an environment for hosting and processing research data to support EU science.
The OASIS Open consortium develops open code and open standards to address the greatest modern technological challenges.
The Department adheres to the thematic chapter AIRO-OPTSM of the Italian Society of Operations Research (AIRO) dedicated to optimization in public transport and shared mobility (Optimization in Public Transport and Shared Mobility).
The Department adheres to the CIRESS (Interdepartmental Center for Research on Energy for Sustainable Development) of the University of Pisa. The Center brings together the skills of 100 professors and researchers from 9 departments of the University of Pisa to offer consultancy, design and management of energy systems.
The University of Pisa is one of the founding members of ARTES 4.0 (Advanced Robotics and enabling digital Technologies and Systems). The Department of Computer Science, together with the Department of Information Engineering and the Department of Physics “Enrico Fermi”, actively contributes to the activities of ARTES 4.0 to provide the consortium partners and industry (especially SMEs) with dedicated technologies and services to respond to their needs through guidance, training, innovation projects, industrial research and experimental development.
The Department adheres to the Fondazione ISI (Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development), of the Chamber of Commerce of Pisa. The ISI Foundation promotes innovation and the creation and development of businesses in the Tuscany Region by supporting the competitiveness of businesses in the processes of innovation, entrepreneurial growth and human capital, in synergy with universities, research centers, technological poles and innovation laboratories.
The Department has a long standing collaboration with the CINI (National Interuniversity Consortium for Informatics). In particular, many researchers of the Department adhere to the Thematic Laboratories of the CINI.
The University of Pisa is a member of the Centro di Competenza CyberSecurity Toscano, to whose research the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Computer Engineering give substantial contributions.
The Department adheres to the CLAIRE (Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence Research in Europe), contributing together with over 390 research institutes to CLAIRE Research Network.
The Department adheres to the Sportello Matematico per l’Industria Italiana (a network of Italian research centers of excellence with proven successful experience in Industrial Mathematics). It will therefore be involved in the initiatives of the Mathematical Desk and in the forthcoming requests for collaboration activated with companies.
The Department of Computer Science in particular, and the University more generally, are members of the ICOOR consortium (Interuniversity Consortium for Optimization and Operations Research).
The NATO-STO-CMRE (NATO Science and Technology Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation of La Spezia) collaborates with the Computer Science Department in the field of IT security and resilience of autonomous vehicles.
The Fondazione Bruno Kessler of Trento collaborates with the Computer Science Department in the application field of natural language processing techniques aimed to automatize the extraction of information from telephone conversations.
The Computer Science Department cooperates with the CNR Institute for the Analisi dei Sistemi ed Informatica (IASI) in designing formal models for the analysis and optimization of complex systems.
The University of Pisa collaborates with the Tuscany Region, the CNR, the IMT of Lucca, the Scuola Normale Superiore, the Scuola Superiore S. Anna, and the Universities of Florence and Siena in the project for the creation of a regional center for research, training and technology transfer on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (CBDAI).