They are the engineering university student Vincenzo Catello and the economics student Mattia Messina, both twenty-four, the winners of Smart & Hack, the two-day competition promoted by Risorse and reserved for higher technical institutes and Italian universities held in Rimini: their “A Team “Obtained the first prize for the communication project for the NY24 boat proposed by the Feat Yacht’s company in Riccione. Second place went to the “Man with a project” team led by Danilo Caruso and Francesca Sprovieri from the Cadmo Higher Technical Institute in Soverato in Calabria, third place was the “Spotty” team made up of Lorenzo Criniti, Federico Donati and Francesco Secli from the University of Bologna. The Catello and Messina team will have the opportunity to develop the communication project with Feat Yacht’s and stay in Venice on 2 and 3 June to visit the Boat Show and the Art Biennale. «We are thrilled to receive this award – commented Catello and Messina of the University of Cassino and Naples at the final broadcast live in the Federico room of the Fulgor cinema in Rimini -. This recognition is a great stimulus to look to our future ». This concludes Smart & Hack, an idea from the research company and the Italian staff with the patronage of the Municipality of Rimini represented at the very final by the Councilor for Youth Policies Francesca Mattei, the Romagna Chamber of Commerce and Confindustria Romagna. «Heartfelt congratulations to the winners of the competition which involved the institutions and companies of Romagna», comments Marco Pagano, CEO of Risorse. Fourteen, in total, the projects developed by over 60 Italian competitors, dedicated to the challenges proposed by Feat Yacht’s of Riccione, MARR Spa of Rimini, Procopio Assicurazioni of Rimini (agency of UnipolSai), Ruthmann of Montescudo-Montecolombo, Vem Sistemi of Forlì and Vici & C of Santarcangelo di Romagna. The moderator of the event, the innovation expert Giovanni De Cesare, on the jury of well-known professionals such as the LinkedIn influencer Filippo Poletti: “Never before has it been necessary to talk about directional and solution innovation”, explains the top voice of the social media dedicated to the world of work. «Smart & Hack was an opportunity to involve young people and bring them closer to our reality, the nautical sector. Our way of working is evolving together with the rest of the world ”, explain Franca Mulazzani, maritime broker, and Roberta Baldacci, owner of Feat Yacht’s. For Leonardo Piepoli, head of human resources at Vici & C, «talking about young people means talking about the future and that’s why we are here. The logic of human resources has changed and for our reality it is essential to listen to and follow young people more ». According to Pietro Giorgioni, human resources manager at Vem Sistemi, «Smart & Hack has been an excellent tool for raising awareness of the area and identifying its talents, which are fundamental for the growth of the company. This is why Vem enthusiastically participated in the project ». Andrea and Laura Procopio, Procopio Assicurazioni consultants, joined the project: “We enthusiastically took part in Smart & Hack, because the world of young people represents an important opportunity for growth for our agencies”. Among the partner companies also Ruthmann, represented by Francesco Marzi, operations manager: «Smart & Hack was a great opportunity: we are a new reality that wants to invest in young people and which is being structured day by day. Our company is open to discussions with young people and with those who want to get involved: we create interesting growth for them, while keeping the corporate culture solid “. Marco Pasolini, generalist human resources at Marr was also satisfied: “The participation in Smart & Hack was a talent acquisition opportunity”. After the Rimini event Smart & Hack looks to tomorrow: the next stop is the city of Milan, where the new edition will be held from 22 to 23 November 2022. “Talking about talents and work is now necessary, promoting opportunities for meetings between companies and young people”, concludes Alessia Scarpa, sales innovation director of Risorse.
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