SCHENGEN INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR THE MALTA POLICE
OVER 2 MILLION EUROS TO THE GPI GROUP
Trente, January 10
The Gpi group, in a consortium formed with the Maltese company Ptl, won the tender for the maintenance of the Schengen information system of the Maltese police. For Gpi, this is an order of more than 2 million euros, for a period of 5 years.
The consortium won the tender for an amount of 5.44 million euros, including 2.12 million euros for Gpi for the supply of software and associated maintenance, and the balance for Ptl for the provision of basic hardware and software.
The European area of free movement without borders (and without passports), also called the “Schengen area”, is made up of 22 EU Member States and 4 third countries and is a pillar of the European community project. Within the Schengen area, people can move freely and it is therefore essential to control access from the external borders via internal communication flows between Schengen countries and external communication flows with non-Schengen countries.
The complex application structure of the SIS (Schengen Information System) consists of a local information system constantly aligned with central system through a private computer network linking all Member States, allowing the competent authorities to consult all information relating to persons traveling within the European Union, such as details relating to the carrying of weapons, pending charges, international arrest warrants, persons presumed missing, stolen documents, etc. .
The SIS and its 24-hour application maintenance for the island of Malta are fully managed by Gpi.
GPI is the privileged partner of software, technologies and services for Health, Social Services and Public Administration. Founded more than 30 years ago in Trento, GPI has grown thanks to significant investments in mergers and acquisitions (in Italy and abroad) and R&D, which it carries out in partnership with the main centers Italian research institutes and universities to share scientific, technological, functional and applied process knowledge. to the e-health, e-well-being and well-being sectors.
Also relying on the solutions and know-how acquired from companies that have joined its ecosystem, the Group has masterfully translated the needs of the healthcare industry into cutting-edge high-tech solutions and new models. of services optimizing the processes of prevention, diagnosis and care, improving people’s lives.
The offer combines specialized IT expertise with consulting and design capabilities enabling it to operate in a range of business areas: software, healthcare, automation, ICT and payment services.
The company reported 2020 consolidated sales of 271 million euros, with more than 6,100 employees at the end of the year and more than 2,400 customers in more than 60 countries.
GPI was listed on Borsa Italiana in 2016 (AIM segment) and entered the MTA market in 2018. ISIN ordinary shares: IT0005221517
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