NORTH ITALY COMMUNICATIONS S.R.L. (NICom) is established and begins its activity on 24 February 2000, for initiative of the two founding partners, Dr. Gian Franco Piacentini and Ing. Gilberto Tognoni. The company establishes its headquarters in Mantova, Via Imre Nagy 9, with operational offices in Piacenza and Verona.

In the early years the main works are in the telecommunications sector (consulting, design, construction, works management) and electronic technologies for roads and motorways (consultancy for innovative projects, coordination of European projects), using both its own personnel specialists and external experts.

After the untimely death of Dr. Piacentini in 2007, the activity focuses on coordination and management of technological projects co-funded by the European Commission, for applications in the field of transport and road traffic.