Innovation Procurement for Sustainable Datacentre Products and Services in Italy

The EURECA project aims to provide public sector organisations with quantifiable information on the environmental impact of data centres and related procurement choices. 

The main objectives of the workshops are:

  1. To demonstrate the value of energy saving and environmental data centre best practices & policies, triggering related procurement actions;
  2. Provide public Sector organisations with a tailored solution for ‘green’ data centre procurement:
    • Identifying where money and energy can be saved;
    • Assisting with the deployment of self-improvement strategies;
    • Assisting with the navigation of new technology markets with benchmarking tools & resources;
    • Facilitating awareness, learning and knowledge sharing activities.


There will be real time translation available for everyone via available wireless headphones (Italian to English and English to Italian).


9:00AM - 9:15AM

Arrival & Registration. Coffee/tea/biscuits

9:15AM - 9:45AM       Introduction of the programme for today
Frank Verhagen
Director, Certios B.V.
9:45AM - 10:40AM                     

The EU EURECA Project 

Rabih Bashroush
EURECA Project Coordinator, University of East London

10:40AM - 11:00AM

Coffee/tea break

11:00AM - 11:50AM

EU Code of Conduct for energy efficient Data Centres [restrict] [Slides] [/restrict]
Paolo Bertoldi
European Commission

11:50AM - 12:30PM

Public Data Centre Procurement and CSI models of data center provisioning, technological improvement and evolution, energy efficiency, timeliness and flexibility in the public procurement context
Vito Baglio

12:30PM - 1:30PM


1:30PM - 2:15PM The VU Green Lab: experimentation in software energy efficiency [restrict] [Slides] [/restrict]
Giuseppe Procaccianti
Postdoc, Software and Services, VU University, Amsterdam
2:15PM - 3:00PM Apps and energy efficiency [restrict] [Slides] [/restrict]
Maurizio Morisio
Politecnico Torino
3:00PM - 3:30PM

Coffee/tea break

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Workshop/discussion: Data centre procurement/legislation/environment

John Booth
Managing Director, Carbon3IT

4:30PM - 5:00PM Wrap-up/evaluation & close (Panel of speakers)
5:00PM - 6:00PM Networking (food & drinks)



The registration for this event is closed.


Open Incet
Via Cigna 96
Torino 10154

For more information please follow the link HERE. The venue is ±20 minutes from the Airport of Turin (TRN)/Caselle, to the venue by taxi. It will be ± 35 minutes by public transport.

Cover picture is adapted from "Turin seen from monte dei cappuccini", licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.