Via Emilia Est 985 - Modena (MO)

Mirko Orsini
ART-ER Contact Person
Daniele Sangiorgi

DataRiver Srl is an innovative SME accredited as an Industrial Research Lab of the High Technology Network of the Emilia-Romagna Region. DataRiver is one of the founding partners of Clust-ER – Service Innovation and Clust-ER – Life Sciences and Wellbeing of the Emilia-Romagna Region.

Founded in 2009 as a Spin-Off of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, the company is Associate Member of the European Big Data Value Association, and is also a technology provider of the Industry 4.0 Competence Center BI-REX (Big Data Innovation & Research EXcellence). It is also self-certified as Contract Research Organization (CRO) at Italian Medicine Agency (AIFA).

DataRiver provides innovative services and consulting in the areas of Industry 4.0, Big Data Integration & Analytics, IoT, Location Intelligence, Semantic Search and Data Cleaning to both manufacturing and service companies as well as public administrations.

The services offered include the creation of web platforms for the collection and integration of heterogeneous and distributed data, as well as data analysis through Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques to help improve decision-making, production and predictive processes.

In the health sector, DataRiver deals with data management, data integration and data analysis to design and implement pathology and rare disease registries, investigational drug and medical device clinical trials, and remote patient support and monitoring programs for pharmaceutical, biomedical and homecare companies, and Scientific Institutes for Research, Hospitalisation and Health Care as well as hospitals.


Big Data and Industry 4.0 solutions are mainly aimed at:

  • Ceramic Companies
  • Mechanical companies
  • Logistics Companies
  • Global Service and Facility Management companies
  • Energy Service Companies (ESCo)
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Biomedical and electro-medical companies
  • Service and tertiary sector companies
  • ICT Companies
  • Local, national and international institutions and public administrations

Digital Health and Clinical Research solutions are primarily aimed at:

  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Biomedical companies
  • Contract Research Organisations (CROs)
  • Scientific Institutes for Research, Hospitalisation and Health Care
  • University Hospitals
  • Research institutes and foundations
  • Homecare Companies
  • Personal Services Companies
  • Hospitals, polyclinics and private clinics


Internet of things and CyberPhysical Systems

Cloud computing

Middleware, Mobile and Pervasive systems

Security and privacy

Multimedia and human-computer interaction

Information and Semantic systems, Knowledge management

Artificial Intelligence and optimization

Industrial symbiosis: use, reuse, valorization and material substitution

Ecosystem services

Maintenance and diagnostics