The Consortium

 

The coordinator CeTIM is an independent, non-profit academic institute in the field of Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at University of Leiden, The Netherlands and at University BW Munich Germany. Innovation Management is one of the core activities focused on understanding the management of the growth process of new technology-based firms.

CeTIM Academy bundles academic teaching and life-long development for innovation professionals.

CeTIM Venture Park is an open innovation and global entrepreneurship platform embedded in relevant clusters. CeTIM operates the entrepreneurship centre of University BW Munich and the Knowledge-Worker Living Lab for user-centric product development. A strong partner network of joint ventures links CeTIM to the German Aerospace Centre in the incubator and ESA business incubation service AZO Oberpfaffenhofen, with the City of Beijing in the HTIBI international entrepreneurship centre in Zhongguancun Science Park, and with the stakeholder of the Munich entrepreneurship cluster for Evobis that operates the Munich Business Plan Competition. CeTIM is member of  4entrepreneurship.org the joint think tank of the entrepreneurship centres of the Munich universities.

 
The technical coordinator Atos is an international information technology services company serving a global client base. It delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting and technology services, systems integration and managed services. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across the many different sectors.

Atos Research & Innovation is the R&D hub of Atos and a key actor of the Future Internet PPP Program,  being extensively involved both  in the development of the FI core platform as partner in the FI-WARE project, as well as  in the usage area specification and prototyping.


 
 SingularLogic is Greece leading Software and Integrated IT Solutions Group. It was created from the merger of two of the market’s most prominent companies, LogicDIS and Singular. The Group provides integrated solutions for the private, public and banking sectors.

As a result of many years of investments and collaboration with numerous respected European and National Research Institutes and Universities, SingularLogic is currently one of the leading companies in the areas of eBusiness, eGovernment and eLearning solutions, owning a large market share in Greece.  Specifically, the R&D department spans its activities over a wide spectrum of research areas, covering software technologies, data and knowledge bases, man-machine interface, intelligent agent technologies and specific application domains.


 
The Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI) is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute, covering a broad spectrum of basic and applied research in many different subjects concerning, among others, production and control technologies, communication and computer technologies, knowledge technologies. 
The mission of JSI is the accumulation - and dissemination - of knowledge at the frontiers of natural science and technology to the benefit of society at large through the pursuit of education, learning, research, and development of high technology at the highest international levels of excellence.

The Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is concerned mainly with research and development in information technologies with an emphasis on artificial intelligence. The main research areas are the following: data analysis with an emphasis on text, web and cross-modal data; scalable real-time data analysis; visualisation of complex data; semantic technologies and language technologies. The Laboratory has a well-established collaboration with a number of academic and commercial organizations world-wide.


 
The UNINOVA Institute is a multidisciplinary, independent, and non-profit research institute employing around 180 persons, located in the metropolitan area of Lisbon. The main aim of UNINOVA is to pursue excellence in scientific research, technical development and advanced training and education. The staff works closely with industry and universities, technological innovations being transferred to profitable business concepts and, existing products, further developed to match new industrial requirements.


 
Stockholm University (SU) is one of the largest universities in Sweden. SU’s Department of Computer and Systems Sciences cooperates with more than thirty universities and has participated in a large number of projects funded by EU, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the World Bank, and many other international and national funding agencies and organizations. DSV is placed in the Stockholm suburb of Kista and is integral part of Kista Science City, which is one of the most advanced and leading ICT clusters in the world. DSV fosters both research and education in new types of interplay in e-societies, man-machine communication, including health informative extending into sensor-based services.
 
 INFOTRIP SA provides innovative infomobility services and Intelligent Transportation System solutions. It takes advantage of its strategic partners’ long experience and mother companies’ know-how, in order to develop and offer to its customers a complete suite of content services for the traffic and transport sector, while at the same time supplies a wide range of ITS products that can satisfy the requirements of any transportation project and market. More specifically, in the "Infomobility" domain  INFOTRIP SA supplies Infomobility Services and Content for transportation such as: dynamic routing, dynamic navigation, traffic Information, mapping. 


 
Acreo is a Swedish research institute which contributes to increased competitiveness, growth and entrepreneurship by refining and transferring research results into viable products and processes in electronics, optics and communication technology. The core competencies of the company encompass optical communication and network technologies, fibre photonics, nano- and printed electronics, as well as business development. An important objective for Acreo is to act as an incubator for new start-up companies by offering access to labs for the development of processes and the training of personnel in the phase of establishing a business. Acreo is a part of the Swedish ICT Research group.


 
AMZS d.d. is a joint stock company founded by the Automobile association of Slovenia (Avto-moto zveza Slovenije - AMZS) with the purpose of providing services to their members and general population related to people’s mobility and road safety such as Road Side Assistance and Traffic information, technical inspections of vehicles and drivers training. AAMZS is the largest provider of road assistance related services in Slovenia. Their mechanics and road assistance vehicles reflect the position in the field as they are not only equipped for towing but primarily for servicing the vast possible range of mechanical faults in motor vehicles and maintaining “GO, no TOW” ration on high level.