Space Hellas SA

Space Hellas (SPH) is a dynamic, established System Integrator and Value Added Solutions Provider, holding a leading position in the high technology arena. The company designs, supplies, implements and supports integrated ICT and security solutions, certified according to ISO 9001:2015 quality standard and ISO 27001:2013 for its information security management system. Space Hellas is listed in the Athens Stock Exchange Market and Alpha Bank holds an almost 20% share on its capital. Since 1985, the company has designed and implemented numerous ICT projects in the financial, public and private sectors. Space Hellas’ main activities focus on the design and implementation of telecommunication networks, IT systems, managed services and data center facilities, security and IT security solutions, OSS/BSS, as well as, wireless and satellite networks solutions.

National Centre of Scientific Research "Demokritos"

Founded in July 1961 as a Research Centre for Nuclear Research, NCSR “Demokritos” (NCSRD) is the largest multidisciplinary Research Centre of Greece with approximately 180 Researchers in tenured and tenure-track positions and over 500 Research Personnel working in projects funded mainly by grants from State Funds, the European Union and Private Industries. The Centre consists of five independent Institutes focusing on different scientific fields. The Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications (IIT) is focusing on two distinct, but intertwined research pillars: Artificial Intelligence and Telecommunication Networks. With a long tradition of innovation in the field, the Intelligent Information Systems Division of the Institute focuses on basic and applied research on the multiple manifestations of Artificial Intelligence. On the other hand, IIT is focused on continuing its fundamental presence in telecommunication networks – and especially wireless networks – through its Telecommunications & Networks Division. The Institute is a leader in the areas of 5G networks and produces significant results related to the relevant infrastructure, protocols used, and methodologies for optimizing network performance and availability.

Telefónica Investigación y Desarrollo S.A.

Telefónica I+D (TID) is the innovation company of the Telefónica Group, one of the largest telephone operators and mobile network providers in the world. Founded in 1988, it contributes to the Group’s competitiveness and modernity through technological innovation. To achieve this aim the company applies new ideas, concepts and practices in addition to developing advanced products and services, It is the largest private R&D centre in Spain as regards activity and resources, and is the most active company in Europe in terms of European research projects in the ICT sector. TID staff has a long experience in new network architectures, infrastructure security and security services, and is involved in several internal initiatives and collaboration projects related to them. The team also has a long experience in participating and contributing to standards organisations, reflected by the instrumental position played in the creation and the leadership in the ETSI NFV ISG.

RHEA System SA

Since its creation in 1992, it has built a reputation as a trusted partner, developing tailored solutions that help drive organizational and cultural initiatives, leading to sustainable added value for its customers. Its engineers and researchers are some of the most respected in its industries, providing unique capabilities for its clients’ missions and projects. Its headquarters is in Belgium and it has over 800 staff internationally. They work in Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, UK, Switzerland and Canada with staff located at our offices and on clients’ premises. RHEA Group’s Quality and Information Security Management Systems are ISO 9001 QMS and ISO 27001 ISMS certified.

INESC TEC - Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science

INESC TEC is a private non-profit research association, with Public Interest status, dedicated to scientific research and technological development, technology transfer, advanced consulting and training, and pre-incubation of new technology-based companies. As an institution operating at the interface of the academic and business worlds, bringing closer together academia, companies, public administration, and society, INESC TEC typically applies the knowledge and results generated as part of its research in technology transfer projects, seeking value creation and immediate social relevance. Present in 6 sites in the cities of Porto, Braga and Vila Real, INESC TEC incorporates 13 R&D Centres.

Infili Technologies PC

Infili is a research intensive SME that utilizes a unique combination of high-end technologies as an outcome of many years of R&D experience. The company is designing solutions for vertical industries with diverse and very demanding requirements regarding the exploitation of their information and knowledge repositories.
Headquartered in Athens, Greece and founded in 2015, Infili has managed to experience a significant rise since its creation. The company is structured around a pool of highly qualified and motivated IT engineers with expertise in international projects.

Ubitech Ltd

UBITECH is a leading, highly innovative software house, systems integrator and technology provider, established to provide leading edge intelligent technical solutions and consulting services to businesses, organizations and government in order to allow the efficient and effective secure access and communication with various heterogeneous information resources and services, anytime and anywhere. It provides its customers and business partners with robust, extensible and customizable security-enhanced solutions for information sharing, data exchange, services invocation and communication.

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

The Complutense University of Madrid (Spanish: Universidad Complutense de Madrid; UCM) is a public research university located in Madrid. Founded in Alcalá in 1293 (before relocating to Madrid in 1836), it is one of the oldest operating universities in the world. It enrolls over 86,000 students, making it the third largest non-distance European university by enrollment. It is one of the most prestigious Spanish universities and consistently ranks among the top universities in Spain. Since its foundation, it has attracted numerous scholars, intellectuals and students from all over Spain and the world, establishing itself as one of the main international centers of learning.

Institute of Communication and Computer Systems

The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a non-profit Academic Research Body established in 1989 by the Greek Ministry of Education. In FP7 ICCS ranked in the 19th position with respect to funding among all European research establishments, companies and universities. Together with NTUA (its academic branch), it ranked in the 12th position. The aim of ICCS is to carry out research and development activities in the fields of all diverse aspects of telecommunications and computer systems, as well as their application in a variety of areas. The personnel of ICCS include more than 500 research associate scientists. ICCS aims to remain ahead of the wave of change in ICT by cooperating with industry and academia in highly distributed systems, energy management, machine learning, secure data and communication networks, context-awareness and data mining related projects.

Forsvarets forskningsinstitutt

The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (Forsvarets forskningsinstitutt – FFI) is the prime institution responsible for defence-related research in Norway. The Establishment is the chief adviser on defence-related science and technology to the Ministry of Defence and the Norwegian Armed Forces’ military organization. The demand for expert and flexible armed forces requires continuous renewal and Norway’s unflagging emphasize on defence technology keeps FFI busy. It is a true challenge to make significant contributions to the development of the Armed Forces – both in its principal national defence role as well as in its various roles as an effective participant in international security operations. Relevant defence research now requires international cooperation. In order to maintain a position at the forefront of science and technology within chosen sectors, FFI collaborates with national and international scientific institutions and industry. The Establishment also has a close working relationship with its partners and customers.

Iquadrat Informatica SL

IQUADRAT R&D has a focused business plan specifically intended on delivering a «new generation of research tools for system level evaluation of wireless integrated communication systems”. The company is involved in projects with large corporate clients, mobile operators and public authorities and is currently active in three different domains: Software development, consultancy primarily in wireless network planning, and R&D for developing new and innovative products. Their R&D department is involved in many National and EU-funded research projects, and has extensive know-how in IoT Networks, simulation methodologies for Radio Access Networks, Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Demand Response algorithms for the Smart Grid.

Instituto Politécnico do Porto

P.PORTO is excellence in higher education, but is also a space of ideas and results in which it makes a difference. It is a dynamo of cultural change, in its city, in its region, in its country. It tries to meet current demands, building bridges between the academia, the world of work and civil society.  It ranks fourth among first-choice higher education institutions, and fifth in number of students. In formal education, its aim is full employment of its graduates and post-graduates. To guarantee it, it clearly aligns its educational portfolio with the needs of the business and social world. It builds strategic cooperation with the local economic agents, and contributes with concrete solutions to real problems. It cooperates with and is a critical mass. It is an international community that stems from cooperation within a 300-entity network spread over four continents.


ERTICO – ITS Europe is a public-private partnership organisation with close to 120 members, connecting 8 different sectors in the ITS Community, including service providers, suppliers, traffic and transport industry, research institutions and universities, public authorities, user organisations, connectivity industry as well as vehicle manufacturers. ERTICO also embodies thought leadership and fostering stakeholder engagement. Together with leading pioneering and innovative Partners, it develops, promotes, and connects Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) through various activities, including European co-funded projects, innovation platforms, and international cooperation advocacy.
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