25 Jun 2018

Bentley, a software solutions company for infrastructures, and Santa Catarina startup Infravia, specializing in infrastructure and sustainable mobility solutions, signed a letter of intent, in Florianópolis, South of Brazil.

“Among the advantages of the partnership with Bentley is the asset management, so in the project you will have all the issues related to costs, material types, specifications such as security because the software will put a real condition of the information in 3D design, thereby facilitating the location and management of the networks by the operators, “said Infravia CEO Aloisio Pereira da Silva.

Bentley will perform a technical analysis of Infravia, a system that organizes electricity, gas, water and telecommunications networks in underground ditches which are installed under public walkwaysin, to use its solutions as a contribution to the development of parametric engineering models (BIM) of the Infravia that is installed in Sapiens Park, in Florianópolis, South of Brazil.

The cooperation shall be valid for one year. The act of signing the letter of intent was the CEO of Infravia Aloisio Pereira da Silva and the manager of academic relations of Bentley Erik Costa.

About Bentley

Bentley Systems is a global leader dedicated to providing engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure. Founded in 1984, Bentley has more than 3,500 colleagues in over 50 countries, and is on track to surpass an annual revenue run rate of $700 million. Since 2012, Bentley has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions.

About Infravia

INFRAVIA is a company focused on technological development, based on international knowledge and experience.Through cooperation agreements with universities, institutes and public and private companies, INFRAVIA develops constructive systems and innovative solutions for the areas of infrastructure and mobility for smart cities. The objectives are the economic, environmental and social sustainability of the projects, and the maximization of the profit margins of the entrepreneurs, achieving mutual gains.

The INFRAVIA business model is focused on licensing innovative systems and products, as well as on consulting, advisory and training services for all members of the chain involved in the area of infrastructure and mobility, encompassing public agencies, concessionaires, designers, developers, builders and equipment manufacturers, promoting activities such as:

• Development of solutions for the area of infrastructure and mobility focused on innovation, developing new markets and bringing potential customers closer to equipment manufacturers and technology developers.
• Consulting and advice in the areas of infrastructure and mobility.
• Training for the implementation of systems and technologies, aiming the dissemination of information and professional qualification of the teams.

The term of cooperation between the companies aims to promote mutual actions that foster the promotion and improvement of the Infravia system as well as Bentley’s modeling and design solutions. Both proposals are innovative in the area of ​​sustainable building system for urban / underground infrastructure and software solutions for design, analysis, coordination, management and operation of infrastructure assets.