Major projects | SIVECO Romania

Major projects

SIVECO Romania develops complex, large and social impact projects in the field of eHealth, eAgriculture, eLearning, eCustoms, eGovernment in both Romania and the countries of Europe, Asia, Africa.

The projects are implemented together with strategic partners, IT leaders at global, regional and local level.


eLearning


I. The program for introducing IT into the Education System in Romania – SEI, IT-based Education System

One of the largest projects undertaken by SIVECO Romania and one of the most important European programs of introducing IT into the pre-university education system was launched in 2001 - The IT-based Education system.

The supplier of the SEI program is a consortium of companies, where SIVECO Romania provides software applications, multimedia educational content and services such as software installation and configuration, training and technical support.

The quantitative and qualitative results are significant:

  • over 7 million people involved in project directly or indirectly - pupils, teachers, instructors, administrative personnel, parents
  • more than 15,000 IT laboratories, with 192,000 desktops and laptops
  • 3,700 AeL multimedia lessons, dictionaries and encyclopedias, for over 21,000 individual learning objects, for 21 subjects
  • more than 2,000 schools throughout the country which are connected to Internet
  • managing SEI educational portal, http://portal.edu.ro, the most important educational information source, with 232,478 registered users and which reached in July 2014 more than 5,58 million unique visitors.

At the same time, several IT systems were developed within the project, aimed at supporting the organization of national exams for students from secondary and high-schools, as well as for teachers:

  • high schools and vocational schools’ admission exams (ADLIC - 2,617,380 students, 2001-2014)
  • baccalaureate (over 2,799,448 students, 2003-2014)
  • teachers' nomination upon vacant positions (567,974 teachers, 2003-2014).

II. Implementation of the complex eLearning system for the Ministry of Education and Culture in Cyprus

The project of introducing eContent in the educational process is customized to fully meet the requirements of the Ministry of Education and Culture in Cyprus.

The solution provided for the Ministry of Education in Cyprus includes a total of 512 DEC (Digital Educational Content) units, totaling 21,000 Learning objects. The Learning objects were designed to cover all the specific teaching goals for all the 13 subjects.

The educational content delivered in schools covers 13 subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • French
  • Technology
  • Basic Mechanical Engineering
  • Applied Electronics
  • Building Materials and Construction
  • Graphical Design
  • Interior Design
  • Hotel and Tourism
  • Carpentry.

The digital lessons focus on practical activities, interactive simulations, experiments, all designed to develop the natural curiosity and the applicability of theoretical concepts in a secured virtual environment.

The centralized Learning Management System is used by:

  • 700 schools
  • 130,000 pupils
  • 20,000 teachers
  • 150,000 parents
  • 20 administrators.

III. eContent for the schools in the United Arab Emirates

The IT department within the Ministry of Education from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has chosen SIVECO Romania as a partner in developing the project for supporting the teaching and learning process in public schools for using digital learning objects.

The mission of SIVECO Romania solutions for improving the education in UAE:

  • to create an extensive repository of 7,000 interactive learning objects, integrated with the existing portal of the Ministry of Education in UAE
  • to offer students and teachers access to the most exciting collection of animations, movies, simulations, exercises and experiments based on Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography
  • to provide a learning management system, AeL, that helps organize and deliver learning objects to students at their own pace and level
  • to provide training of teachers in information technology and eLearning software usage, for enhancing the quality of teaching and learning process
  • to reassign a central role of teachers in the education system, emphasizing that the quality of education is directly linked to how well teachers are prepared for teaching.

IV. The IT-based Education System in Morocco

Educational content for the pupils and teachers from 9,000 Moroccan schools.

The IT-based Education System in Morocco was launched in 2010, having as beneficiary the Ministry of Education, Higher Education, Training and Scientific Research in Morocco. SIVECO Romania supplies an IT-based Education System - NED (National Educational Database), a unique integrated component dedicated to collecting, validating and consulting the data necessary to the management of the education system at all levels: school, school inspectorate and ministry.

The company will also create an educational portal integrated with NED at the functional level that will ensure educational content for the pupils and teachers from 9,000 Moroccan schools. SIVECO Romania also provides applications for the management of school institutions (AeL School Manager) and for the development of specific educational processes: teaching/ learning, evaluation and communication (AeL LMS/LCMS).

The project first phase objective was to install the ASM system (management of school institutions per study levels, management of school results, the organizational chart, school schedules, the performance indicators etc.) in 100 high schools, 200 colleges and 400 primary schools in Morocco. At the same time, the learning management system (LMS) was integrated in 100 high schools and 9,400 users will be trained.


V. Educational system reform in Malta, for both primary and secondary levels

All primary, either private, public or Catholic schools  from Malta will benefit from, for four out of the six years of study corresponding to the primary education system. The solution includes 100% customized content, adjusted to the Maltese national curricula by SIVECO Romania, as well as readymade content, delivered by the British company Planet Sherston.

Apart from interactive lessons for pupils, comes a training program for 800 teachers and an instrument of instrument de tip „content authoring tool” type, which allows the teachers to create their own lessons, adjusted to the teaching plan, and the pupils’ requirements as well.

The most important Project Management organization in the world, International Project Management Association (IPMA) acknowledges the value of the eLearning project implemented in Malta and praises SIVECO's team contribution to its success.


eHealth


I. The program for Introducing IT into the National Health Insurance House – Unique Integrated Information System (SIUI)

The implementation of the Integrated Unique Information System (SIUI) at the National Health Insurance House, improves substantially the health insurance system in Romania, as well as the quality of the medical and pharmacy services.

The coverage area of the system:

  • all the County Health Insurance Houses
  • 53,910 Physicians           
  • 10,304 Family Doctors  
  • 95,286 Medical assistants           
  • 509 Hospitals
  • 38 Providers of ambulance services
  • 328 Providers of homecare services
  • 458 Out-patient recovery      
  • 2,639 Providers of medical devices
  • 15 Providers of rehabilitation sanatoria services
  • 4,140 Providers of pharmaceutical services.

The complexity of this project derives not only from its wide coverage area, but also from the integration between SIUI - the support system for introducing IT to the medical services within the National Health Insurance House and the ERP system, also developed by SIVECO Romania.


II. The project for introducing IT to the National Health Insurance House (NHIH) in Bulgaria Coverage of the NHIF computerized system:

Coverage of the NHIF computerized system:

  • 5,000 general practitioners
  • 2,500 pharmacists
  • 400 hospitals
  • 9,000 specialists
  • 600 laboratories
  • 15,000 annual contracts between medical service providers and the health insurance fund
  • 17,000 monthly reports

The process of introducing the Integrated Information System in Bulgarian Health Insurance Fund is one of the most important projects of its kind in Bulgaria, due to its complexity and magnitude. The essential objective of this undertaking is the development of a unitary and improved health insurance system, in all its functional aspects.

The integrated system, carried out by the Bulgarian National Health Insurance Fund, has improved the transfer of information in the health insurance sector, with measurable advantages for all parties involved in the medical system.


eAgriculture


I. National program for Introducing IT into the activity of the Payments and Intervention Agency for Agriculture (APIA)

This system provides compatibility between national support schemes for farmers and EU support schemes, covering:

  • evaluation of 1,670,000 physical agricultural blocks (61% of the total agricultural area)
  • more than 5 billion Euro paid to farmers during 2007-2013
  • processing over 1,000,000 subsidy requests submitted by farmers each year
  • training more than 750,000 external users and approximately 5,000 internal users (APIA employees)
  • management of information in 261 local APIA centers, 42 regional offices, where farmers submitted aid requests.

II. National program for Introducing IT into the activity of the Payments Agency for Rural Development and Fisheries (APDRP)

The software is necessary for the implementation of rural development funds and fishing system:

  • 5,5 billion EUR for the last 6 years from national and European funds
  • 143,000 finance requests for over 18 billion EUR

Organizational structure:

  • 8 regional centers
  • 42 county centres of APDRP
  • 42 county directorate of MADR

eCustoms


I. The program for introducing IT into the customs system, National Customs Authority in Romania – New Computerized Transit System

eCustoms solution implemented by SIVECO Romania in the ANAF - General Directorate of Customs in Romania simplifies customs procedures, reducing fraudulent activities, ensuring real-time exchange of information between Member States and the European Free Trade Association, increasing the effectiveness of transit procedures, securing operations in the transit procedure, improving communication and coordination between customs administrations, fraud prevention and detection procedures.

In Romania, the system ensures: 

  • 24/7 connection with the digital transmission of data through the Communications Common Network of the European Commission (CCN) and the Common Interface System (CSI)
  • more than 1,700 digital documents processed daily
  • more than 1,000,000 digital documents stored on a yearly basis in the database
  • the average response time to a data request: 3 seconds.

II. Implementation of the eCustoms solution at the Customs Authority in Turkey

In the Turkish Customs Authority has been implemented New Computerized Transit System - NCTS 4. Over 300 tests passed successfully implemented supports the sustainability.

The system covers:

  • 2,000,000 transit documents per year
  • Average response time: 3 seconds, irrespective of the number of users
  • 160 Customs Offices covered.

III. The project for introducing IT into the customs system of the Republic of Macedonia and development of the integrated tariff environment (ITE) systems (TARIC)

SIVECO Romania has implemented New Computerized Transit System - NCTS4 within the Customs Administration in Macedonia.

The project supports strengthening the operational capacity of the Customs Administration in Macedonia, as well as the alignment to the European Union standards and requirements regarding the harmonization of the customs transit procedure and the interoperability of the NCTS system with the European systems.

The system covers:

  • 500,000 transit documents per year
  • 37 Customs Offices covered.

IV. Business Intelligence system for the Customs Administration in Serbia

Within the Customs Administration in Serbia a project for the implementation of the Management Information System was developed.

The project contributes to strengthening the institutional and administrative capacity of the Customs Administration in Serbia, to creating the optimal conditions in the decision making process, to increasing the efficiency of the customs activity and to the harmonization with the European standards.


Customized Application Development – SIVABON


I. Implementation of the SIVABON system at the Credit Bureau in Romania

The cooperation of SIVECO Romania with the Credit Bureau has started once with the development and implementation of application SIVABON in the first half of 2004.

SIVABON, the management system of bank credits beneficiaries, provides national management of debtor or fraudulent clients, so as their tracking be performed in real time, at the level of all the participants and their subunits in the country. 

  • Over 50,000,000 credit reports issued during 2004 - 2014
  • Average number of credit reports issued per day: 30,000
  • Maximal number of registrations loaded into the system: 500,000
  • Average reply time to a credit report request: 1 sec.

II. Implementation of SIVABON system at the Credit Bureau in Republic of Moldova

The Credit Bureau in the neighboring country chose SIVABON solution provided by SIVECO Romania both due to the very good price/performance ratio, and, mostly, due to the excellent results of the solution operating at the Romanian Credit Bureau.

The SIVABON system:

  • helps in building financial relations with low degree of risk for its participants (financial & banking and non-banking institutions) and, indirectly, for the entire financial system.  Each participant contributes to the building and maintaining of a large-scale database containing best quality data.
  • manages a common database containing information on debtor clients, fraudulent persons and their accounts. The system manages negative and positive data, coming from banking and non-banking sources. 
  • provides the participants with an extremely powerful tool for determining the current degree of risk in the activity of lending and portfolio analysis.