The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is the national aeronautics and space research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport, security and digitalisation is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures. In addition to its own research, as Germany’s space agency, DLR has been given responsibility by the federal government for the planning and implementation of the German space programme. DLR is also the umbrella organisation for one of the nation’s largest project management agencies. DLR has approximately 8000 employees at 20 locations in Germany: Cologne (headquarters), Augsburg, Berlin, Bonn, Braunschweig, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Dresden, Goettingen, Hamburg, Jena, Juelich, Lampoldshausen, Neustrelitz, Oberpfaffenhofen, Oldenburg, Stade, Stuttgart, Trauen, and Weilheim. DLR also has offices in Brussels, Paris, Tokyo and Washington D.C.
Airbus CyberSecurity is a trusted partner of Governments, Military, Enterprise Organisations and Critical National Infrastructure across Europe. With sites in Newport, Paris and Munich; Airbus CyberSecurity has highly skilled and experienced experts developing market-leading solutions in: Encryption, Key Management, Security Operating Centres, Threat Intelligence, Industrial Control Systems and Cyber Security Consultancy.
Idemia provide innovative & end-to-end set of solutions for Civil Identity, Public Security, Financial Institution and Mobile Operators. With over 40 years’ experience and over 4 billion fingerprints managed worldwide, IDEMIA is the undisputed leader in biometric security systems. Our algorithms – consistently ranked #1 by NIST –and sensor technologies, combined with our end-product design and manufacturing expertise, make us the partner of choice for the most prestigious organizations.
Frequentis, headquartered in Vienna, is a global supplier of communication and information systems for control centres with safety-critical tasks. Such ‘control centre solutions’ are developed and marketed by Frequentis in the business sectors Air Traffic Management (civil and military air traffic control, air defence) and Public Safety & Transport (police, fire brigade, ambulance services, shipping, railways). As a global player, Frequentis operates a worldwide network of branches, subsidiaries, and local representatives in more than 50 countries. Products and solutions from Frequentis can be found in over 35,000 operator working positions and in approximately 150 countries.
Founded in 1947, Frequentis considers itself to be the global market leader in voice communication systems for air traffic control with a market share of around 30%. In addition, the Frequentis Group’s AIM (aeronautical information management) and AMHS (aeronautical message handling) systems, as well as GSM-R dispatcher working positions for Public Transport are industry leading solutions. The shares of Frequentis AG are traded on the Vienna and Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol FQT (ISIN: ATFREQUENT09). In 2020, the Frequentis Group generated revenues of EUR 299.4 million and EBIT of EUR 26.8 million. Following the transaction with L3Harris, the number of employees is around 2,100. For more information, please visit www.frequentis.com
Since its creation in 1961, Alstef has built and developed its reputation on the automated handling market. During its 50 years’ experience, Alstef has delivered several hundred installations in the logistics (automatized warehouse) and airport (Baggage Handling Systems) sectors. In 2018, Alstef and BA Robotic Systems Group announce their merger to create B2A Technology, new French leader in automated turnkey solutions for intralogistics, airports and medical markets. Already present in two-dozen countries, Alstef has also set up several subsidiaries (Canada, Turkey, Russia, Croatia) enabling it to consolidate its export positioning and be closer to its customers.
DGS is a private group which operates in the ICT industry since 1997, providing high-tech, value-added business solutions, combining a strategic vision related to business goals, with a technology-based innovative soul. The ability to operate according to a bimodal approach allows DGS to deliver competitive and valuable solutions, in terms of cost containment, time-to-market and customization. From strategic consulting to infrastructure management, the group’s offer is targeting Large Customers, covering the entire ICT value chain: planning, design, development, integration, implementation and maintenance of complex infrastructures, based on all the major technologies on the market.
Teclib´ is the editor of the most advanced software for business based on open source technologies. Why open source? We are aware of ecological challenges our planet is facing and knowing that open source technology is the part of shared economy model, which is based on redistribution, sharing and reusage of products, we see it as a possible solution for reducing the damage of overproduction and a possibility to create an innovative community growing thanks to the contribution of each member.
Teclib´s portfolio includes GLPI (Service Management software), Flyve MDM (Mobile Device Management software), Kimios DMS (Document Management Software) and others. Our mission is to expand our innovative business model which connects partners, customers and contributors (IT experts), to build secure, stable and modern solutions all together.
ITTI sp. z o.o. is an SME working in IT and telecommunications sectors, located in Poznan, Poland. The company has at present a team consisting of approximately 80 persons. The activities of ITTI can be grouped into three categories: 1) technical consulting, 2) applied R&D and 3) development of innovative software solutions adjusted to customer needs. ITTI carried out research activities in EU-funded initiatives (Horizon 2020, formerly also FP7, FP6 and FP5), European Defence Agency programmes, European Space Agency (ESA) and ENISA. ITTI was awarded the prestigious “Cristal Brussels Prize” for active and successful Polish company participating in FP7.
Satways Ltd. is a privately held organization founded in 2006 and is based in Greece. The company is developing Integrated Geospatial Command and Control solutions for Public Safety Agencies (Law enforcement, Coast Guards, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Services, Civil Defense) and Critical Infrastructure Operators. Satways offers an unmatched range of mission critical enterprise solutions empowering governments and businesses around the world to make better and faster operational decisions.
Eticas Research and Innovation is a non-profit organisation focused on research, training and dissemination of projects on the interaction between technology and society. Its goal is to raise public awareness on the implications of digital technology and to empower individuals and communities to protect their data. We support decision makers in creating policies that maximize benefits of technology while minimizing negative impact, as well as technological providers to detect ethical, legal and social implications in an early stage and to embed solutions into the technology design.
Ernst-Mach-Institut deals with the physics, engineering science and computer sciences concerning high-speed processes in experiment and simulation. We offer solutions for industrial applications focusing on reliability, safety and security, resilience, efficiency and sustainability. The applications cover materials and components, automobiles, aircraft, satellites, buildings, urban systems and infrastructure networks. Fields of application in the business units Defense,
Security, Automotive, Space and Aviation. Technology concerning protection, safety and effectiveness. Crashworthiness of vehicles and vehicle occupants as well as pedestrian protection. Safety technologies for spacecraft. Effects and safe handling of explosives. Safety and security technologies for buildings and plants
ISEP is the Engineering School of IPP (Polytechnic Institute of Porto), the largest IPP School, ISEP detains relevant human and material resources in research and development (R&D), particularly with regard to applied research in Engineering. ISEP’s participation in this project is led by GECAD (Research Group on Intelligent Engineering and Computing for Advanced Innovation and Development. The basic methodologies and technologies used by GECAD cover aspects that range from the hardware to the smart software useful for the development of Intelligent Engineering Systems. This hardware includes all the automation devices useful for sensing, monitoring, and controlling Intelligent Engineering Systems.
INOV was founded in the course of a broad strategic restructuring started by INESC in 1998, which aimed to create new entities specializing in different areas of activity in order to be capable to respond in a more consistent way to current challenges of the market. The mission of INOV is to support the national economy, aiming to increasing its competitiveness through the examples of success and technological development in the areas of the Information Technology, Electronics and Communications, as well as via various activities in the field of technology transfer, expert advising and preparation and advanced training of the technical staff.
The basic mission and scope of activities of Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy of Sciences is to conduct research in the areas: Informatics, information and communication technology, Electrical engineering, automation and control systems. The Department of Speech Analysis and Synthesis is participating in the project. Its core is the research in the areas: Acoustics, Speech recognition, Speech synthesis, Speaker (voice) recognition and verification, research of speech under stress.
Athens International Airport S.A. (AIA) was established in 1996 as a Public-Private Partnership with a 30-year concession agreement. AIA is internationally considered a pioneer Public-Private Partnership, being the first major greenfield airport with the participation of the private sector. Offering one of the most advanced incentive and marketing support schemes, AIA ensures the sustainability and development of domestic, regional and international traffic, working closely with home carriers and international carriers, legacy airlines and LCCs. AIA has managed to earn international recognition, holding top positions in the world in Overall Passenger Satisfaction – in its airport size category – according to the IATA Global Airport Monitor and AETRA surveys. AIA’s IT & Telecommunications system and business activities are stellar examples of technological and business expertise.
Franjo Tuđman Airport, also known as Zagreb Airport (ZAG), is the largest and busiest international airport in Croatia. In 2017 it handled around 3.1 million passengers and some 12,000 tons of cargo. The airport is located some 10 km (6.2 mi) south-east of Zagreb Central Station at Velika Gorica. The airport was awarded to the ZAIC consortium (Zagreb Airport International Company) in a 30-year concession under the terms of a contract signed by the Government of Croatia. The contract includes the financing, designing and construction of a new passenger terminal which was completed in March 2017. For the purpose of managing the airport ZAIC registered a company called MZLZ d.d. (Međunarodna zračna luka Zagreb d.d.) that is now the operator of the Airport.
SEA (Società per Azioni Esercizi Aeroportuali) manages the airports of Milano-Linate and Milano-Malpensa. SEA’s main business unit is the Commercial Aviation, which includes Aviation and Non-Aviation activities. The Aviation activity focuses on the management, development and maintenance of airport infrastructures and plants, on “core” airport activities and services, and on safety and security services. The Non-Aviation activity provides commercial services and real estate activities. The other two business units are General Aviation and Energy. SEA is certified UNI EN ISO 14001:2015, ISO 50001:2018, UNI EN ISO 9001:2015, BS OHSAS 18001:2007. It is also accredited ACI Europe Airport Carbon Accreditation at level “3+ – Neutrality” for the reduction of CO2 emissions.
The Center for Security Studies (KEMEA)is a think tank on homeland security policies and an established research center, within the Hellenic Ministry of Citizen Protection, aiming to support security policy implementations at a strategic level. KEMEA is appointed as the Greek “National Contact Point” for the implementation of Directive 2008/114/EC,regarding the protection of European Critical Infrastructures. A main objective of KEMEA is to bring together all national Law Enforcement Agencies (Police, Fire Service, Civil Protection, etc.) and to enable them to collaborate, interconnecting them with corresponding agencies, research institutions and the industry from around Europe.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 832969.