RINA Consulting S.p.A.

RINA is a global corporation that provides engineering and consultancy services, as well as testing, inspection and certification across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors through a global network of 170 offices in 65 countries. In terms of Governance, RINA consists of the Holding Company RINA S.p.A. that controls and coordinates the two main operational companies RINA Services S.p.A. and RINA Consulting S.p.A. RINA will be mainly involved in the project through its operational company RINA Consulting S.p.A.. As the engineering consultancy division of RINA, RINA Consulting S.p.A. provides a wide range of services covering the whole project life cycle from feasibility and specialized technical studies to conceptual and detailed design, prototyping and testing, project management, site engineering as well as operation and maintenance management.

Working alongside Clients, as a trusted technical partner, RINA Consulting S.p.A. provides a wide range of traditional and innovative services to critical industry sectors, including oil & gas, power, renewables, space & defence, transport & infrastructure sectors. As such, RINA Consulting S.p.A. offers high-end services to investors, promoters, operators and contractors, as well as to insurers and public administrations, to support their initiatives. Innovation is a key element in all our projects; RINA Consulting S.p.A. has a proven experience in helping its clients in developing their new products and services as well as managing their collaborative innovation processes.

Main role in the project:

RINA-C is project partner and leader of work package 5 „Pathway Definition of the Renovation Packages to the Market (To TRL 9)“. In this context, RINA-C is responsible for

  • Developing business cases during the project and potential Business Models beyond it, by tracking techno-economic performances of the different demos through CAPEX/OPEX-Cost/Benefit approach for each renovation package

Furthemore, RINA-C will support the activities especially connected to the Italian demo site in:

  • WP1: Social innovation for people-centric renovation processe
  • WP2: Renovation packages design, specification & digitalisation [TRL6 demonstration], where RINA-C, among the other activities, will support in particular the development of RP#4 optimized control system, relying on the mutual interaction of Model Predictive Control (MPC) and Machine Learning techniques, as well as RP#5
  • WP3: Measurement, evaluation and learning methodology, impact assessment and platforms specifications
  • WP4: Demonstration of the 8 Renovation Packages [TRL7], where RINA-C, among the other activities, will support in particular the development of the BIM-based building model