Action 2.3

Interventions to strengthen the demand for ICT of citizens and businesses in terms of use of online services, digital inclusion and participation in the network

The action relates to action 2. 3. 1 under the Programme Agreement

Examples of activities to be carried out are as follows:

  • Raising awareness of the use and experimentation of broadband and ultra-wideband among citizens and businesses:

the aim is to promote the advantages of using ultra-wideband among the various user segments and to highlight the social and economic advantages for each of them.

  • Development of access points and laboratories for smart communities and digital citizenship:

the aim is to activate interventions aimed both at countering the basic digital divide and at making citizens, in particular those belonging to young people and disadvantaged groups, actors of civil life and engines of innovation also through forms of digital civil service. The action will be carried out on two fronts: The strengthening of physical access points to the network and to digital and communication services provided by it and the development of physical and virtual places of sharing, participatory democracy, co-design, co-design, co-working, for the sustainable growth of the territory.

  • Smart Cultural Objects in support of Didactics 2.0:

these are interventions for the development and implementation of new learning models in the field of cultural heritage based on the network of Smart Culture (Objects), aimed at offering training courses characterized by modularity, adaptability, adaptivity and composability.

  • Living lab for the development of applications and services based on open data:

These are laboratories aimed at promoting new business initiatives and new markets for innovation for the development of apps and services (market place), in an open source environment, and based on the information heritage of the PA. In this sense, priority will be given to initiatives operating within the framework of the more general 2014 - 2020 programme, with particular reference to smart cities & communities and regional smart specialization.

  • Open data and digital citizenship:

these are measures which, not least through co-design, co-design and co-working initiatives, involve the public as data feed-back providers, producers of new data and content and agents for change in the PAL, with a view to participatory democracy (action by Programme Agreement 2.3.1 ). The types of beneficiaries concerned are: Apulia Region, Public Administrations, Enterprises, Research Bodies and Socio-economic Associations.

The types of beneficiaries concerned are: Apulia Region, Public Administrations, Enterprises, Research Bodies and Socio-economic Associations.