Intracom S.A. Telecom Solutions (ICOM) is a telecommunication systems vendor, operating in the EEMEA, CIS, and APAC regions, with a track record of 35 years. ICOM provides products in the areas of wireless access and transmission, content delivery, value-added services, network management, big data analytics, and cloud computing. R&D has a central position in ICOM with an investment of 7% of annual revenues and 19% of staff. ICOM has participated so far in more than 120 international innovative research projects working in collaboration with eminent academic and research institutions.
University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (UNIZG-FER) University of Zagreb is the oldest (1669) and biggest university in South-Eastern Europe consisting of 29 faculties and three art academies. With its comprehensive programs and over 50,000 full-time students, the University is the strongest teaching institution in Croatia.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing is the largest technical faculty of the University of Zagreb, and a leading educational and R&D institution in the fields of electrical engineering, information and communication technology and computer science in the Republic of Croatia. It is one of the most active institutions in Croatia in terms of collaborative international research projects.

The Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) is a governmental owned Austrian research institute with a European format and focuses on the key infrastructure issues of the future. The AIT, which comprises five independent and performance-driven departments (Energy, Mobility, Health & Environment, Digital Safety & Security and Innovation Systems), works in close collaboration with industry and customers from public institutions, striving to increase their added value through innovation and new technologies.The Digital Safety & Security Department is developing cutting-edge information and communication technologies (ICT) designed to ensure safe and reliable operation of critical infrastructures. This includes areas such as public administration (eGovernment, eEnvironment), power supply, the health sector (eHealth, AAL), transmission networks, payment systems and telecommunications.
Nextworks (NXW) is a SME based in Pisa (IT) which operates in the ICT sector since 2002, collaborating with some of the major ICT vendors and Telco operators. The company’s team boasts long-term experience and proved skills in the areas of Internet of Things, Embedded Systems, Big Data, Networks (SDN/NFV, 5G, WSON, MPLS/GMPLS), Digital video coding & transport, Voice over IP, industrial and residential Control and Automation systems.Our current focus is on Internet of Things (IoT),5G, Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV).
National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT) is a non-profit Consortium aims at fostering research activity in the field of telecommunications by participating in hundreds of research projects, including EU coordinated projects, ERC grants and Italian nation-wide initiatives. It operates a satellite network, 3 national laboratories (Photonic Networks, Radar & Surveillance Systems, Multimedia Communications) and 37 Research Units from Italian Universities. This group plays an active role in standardization, in fora such as IETF, ITU, OASIS and WWRF. The group has the capability to build demonstrators, to organize workshops/conferences, and is active in the editorial and technical boards of several major journals.

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2014 pro forma annual revenue of circa €11 billion and 93,000 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. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
Founded in 1365, the University of Vienna (UNIVIE) is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and among the largest ones in Central Europe, with the Faculty of Computer Science as a principal centre for teaching and research in computer science and business informatics in Austria, along with extensive experience in coordinating and/or actively participating in European projects. The research group “Cooperative Systems” (COSY) focuses on the investigation of distributed systems in ICT from a holistic perspective which addresses technological issues together with related economic and user-centric aspects.
Unidata is an ISP, placed in Rome, it has adopted and developed the best techniques and highly technological solutions, like cloud and SDN technoliges. Its mission is expressed proposing and developing, together with its partners, solutions exploiting the potential of Internet and ICT technologies to companies and organisations which have decided to focus on network strategy.
Sensing & Control (S&C) is a technology based SME company specialised in bringing to the market IoT solutions for the Energy and Security sectors. Enabled by its powerful web based software platform, enControl, and combined with its extensive experience in Wireless Sensor & Communication technologies, S&C is at the forefront of those entities within this arena. S&C offers an end-to-end service platform for Smart Home and Business, Energy Management and Security. It works closely with utilities, telecoms and security partners to provide end users with solutions that enhance comfort and resource efficiency.
The Fraunhofer-Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB) is part of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, which is a leading organization of institutes of applied research in Germany, undertaking contract research on behalf of industry, the service sector and the government. The IOSB develops innovative concepts and application solutions in information technology. It provides sustainable solutions of advanced control, monitoring and diagnosis systems mainly for industrial partners including SMEs. IOSB has over 25 years of experience in the requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration and optimization of complex information management and control systems for distributed applications.

Ubiwhere is a Research and Innovation SME, based in Portugal, developing innovative and user-centered software solutions. Since 2007, Ubiwhere has fostered a culture of innovation and creativity by delivering the solutions that their clients need to succeed. The primary objective of the company is to research and develop bleeding edge technologies, design state-of-the-art solutions and create valuable intellectual property (by means of rich intangible assets) internally and to its clients – in order to achieve its vision of being an international reference in Smart Cities and Future Internet.

Vipnet is first private mobile operator in Croatia with 1.964 million customers because of which it is dedicated to continuous development of the newest technologies and services. First company in Croatia to introduce a Customer Service working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Leading innovator on the Croatian mobile communications market (Vipnet was the first to offer GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA and HSPA+, Vip Over IP, Vipme Broadband, Homebox and Vipme Homebox, video calls, HD voice telephony… We are the customer's first choice in communication!

Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) is a leading HPC Center in Poland, a Systems and Network Security Center as well as a R&D Center for New Generation Networks, Grids and Portals. It operates Polish National Research and Education Network - PIONIER, Poznań Metropolitan Area Network as well as various Innovation Centers – Microsoft, Huawei. PSNC has participated in numerous R&D projects, including EU-funded projects: RinGrid, GridLab, Porta Optica, Phosphorus, DORII (all 5 as the coordinator), CrossGrid, SEQUIN, 6NET, ATRIUM, EGEE (I-III), GN (2-3), PRACE, HIPERMED, P-MEDICINE, HPC Europa and many others.

Based in Tuscany and Sardinia, the Italian organisation NAVIGO was founded in 2007. It was founded with a straightforward objective in mind: to face an increasingly competitive market with a business model and strategy based on synergic cooperation. To this end, NAVIGO has achieved the cooperation of hundreds of companies in the yacht industry. Comprising more than 400 associated companies, Navigo is currently the largest network of businesses in the yachting industry in Tuscany and one of the largest groups of its kind in Europe.