The consortium includes partners from eight (8) European countries: France, Germany, Greece, Spain, Serbia, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Israel.
FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS (FORTH) The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas established in 1983, is the largest Greek State R&D Centre. FORTH hosts six major Research Institutes. The Institute of Computer Science (ICS) has established an internationally acknowledged excellence in conducting basic and applied research, developing applications and products, and providing services.
BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER (BSC) The Barcelona Supercomputing Center was established in 2005 and is the Spanish national supercomputing facility and a hosting member of the PRACE distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The Center houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress.
IBM ISRAEL - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LTD (IBM) IBM Israel Science and Technology, better known as IBM Research – Haifa, was first established in 1972. Since then, the lab has conducted decades of research vital to IBM’s success. The lab is one of 9 research laboratories located outside of the United States, and has close working relationships with IBM Israel and its twin research laboratory in Zurich.
CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT (CRF) Centro Ricerche Fiat is one of the main private research centres in Italy. It was founded in 1978, with the mission to develop and transfer innovative products, processes and methodologies in order to improve the competitiveness of the products of FCA (FIAT Chrysler Automobiles).
SOFTWARE AG (SAG) Software AG offers the first end-to-end Digital Business Platform, based on open standards, with integration, process management, in-memory data, adaptive application development, real-time analytics and enterprise architecture management as core building blocks. The modular platform allows users to develop the next generation of application systems to build their digital future, today.
CAIXABANK (CAIXA) CaixaBank is the third largest financial institution in Spain and it is currently the leading force in Spanish retail banking. CaixaBank has a network of more than 5,000 branches, more than 9,500 ATMs, and a workforce of over 32,400 employees. CaixaBank has the largest customer base in Spain – 14 million people – and is the main bank for 1 in every 4 Spanish customers.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (UNIMAN) The University of Manchester is one of the UK’s leading universities with a strong presence in the top World University Rankings consistently ranked amonst the 10 best Universities in Europe. It is currently ranked 29th in the world (9th in Europe) in the QS World University Rankings and 35th in the word (7th in Europe) in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai ranking).
ECOLE NATIONALE DES PONTS ET CHAUSSEES (ENPC) Ecole National des Ponts et Chaussees aka Ecole des Ponts ParisTech was created in 1747 to train highly-specialized engineers. Among the top 3 leading French engineering grandes ecoles it is also the leader of executive education via its Business School (Europe, Africa and Asia) and a second subsidiary, Ponts Formation Conseil (technical continuing education especially in France), as well as a wide range of highly-specialized master’s programs.
ATOS SPAIN S.A. (ATOS) Atos is a leader in digital services with 2014 pro forma annual revenue of circa €12 billion and 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry.
AEGIS IT RESEARCH LTD (AEGIS) AEGIS IT RESEARCH is a research and development company based in the UK. Its aim is to foster world-class computer science research in Europe. We have created a highly effective research team consisting of talented researchers from all over the world. Our areas of expertise include forensic analysis, visualization systems, Geographical Information Systems, secure embedded platforms, access control and network security systems, privacy preserving systems, and so on.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR MARKET LEADERSHIP (ITML) Founded in 2011, Information Technology for Market Leadership (ITML) is a global enterprise headquartered in Athens, Greece. ITML has active participation in numerous H2020 projects as technology provider and systems' integrator in the fields of Smart Transportation (e.g. H2020 Project Transforming Transport, 2017-2020), Smart Production Digitisation and IoT (e.g. H2020 ECSEL Projects Productive4.0, 2017-2020, and I-MECH, 2017-2020), Big Data Analytics (e.g. H2020 Project I-BiDaaS, 2018-2020) etc.
UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD FACULTY OF SCIENCES (UNSPMF) University of Novi Sad Faculty of Sciences is an educational and research institution with 5 departments, around 600 employees and 6000 students, comprising education and research in the following disciplines: chemistry, biochemistry, environmental protection, biology, ecology, physics, computer science, mathematics, geography, and tourism.
TELEFONICA INVESTIGACION Y DESARROLLO SA (TID) Telefónica I+D is the research and development company of Telefónica Group. It was founded in 1988 and its mission is to contribute to the Group’s competitiveness and modernity through technological innovation. With this aim, the company applies new ideas, concepts and practices in addition to developing product and advanced services.