The company information of urban and smart cities SIOUX, created by Professor of the School of Roads Jose Ramon Diez de Revenga and his former student José Antonio Angel Fonta, today signed joining the enterprise space and 'coworking' of Chairs Network Technology Business of the Polytechnic University of Cartagena (UPCT).
The Information Service Urban Works (SIOUX) and monitors the works of the North Coast, in Murcia, the port of Santa Lucia in Cartagena, and the Polytechnic itself.
Through specific web portals, reports weekly to the citizens of the state of the works, he answers your questions and transmits their grievances.
Thus, in www.obrasupct.es, for example, you can follow the progress of the proposed store merchandising, reform offices in the School of Agriculture and the transfer and opening of new laboratories in ELDI and future works University as the new School of Architecture and Building.
"We are a middle agent between those who design and execute the work and those who suffer and are to be used.
Bring transparency to urban work, the credibility of an external agent and the ability to quickly interact with citizens, answering questions, complaints and minimizing conflicts ", explains Fonta.
"The usefulness of the service is so obvious that it seems incredible that it had not occurred to anyone before," says Diez de Revenga.
SIUOX not rule export their services to construction companies, public administrations and companies outside the region and even internationally.
"Our goal is that public works contractors include us in their offers as an added value," explains teacher UPCT.
"The greater the controversy generated a work, more necessary is transparency and information to citizens," he adds.
Intensive skilled labor
SIOUX be installed in the space venture of Network Technology UPCT Chairs, who already work in startups like Printed Dreams and the chairs of entrepreneurship Telefonica and Santander, as well as municipal project CTracción.
It is also imminent incorporation into space 'coworking' Casacom the Swiss firm, a company 'startup' international success.
"Our service is intensive in skilled labor," says Jose Ramon Diez de Revenga, "and incorporate paid trainees with both a technical and commercial profile," the enterprising teacher.
His partner, Jose Antonio Angel Fonta student, won last month the contest Yuzz entrepreneurs in Cartagena Polytechnic and will compete next month in the national finals.
Along with the other finalists, part Thursday to Silicon Valley, where they will meet the most successful examples of entrepreneurship.