University of Western Macedonia


UOWM (Department of Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering) research activities include all aspects of the computer science including telecommunications systems, software engineering, artificial intelligence and also distributed systems disciplines. UOWM in particular has presented a series of research results in recognized journal and venues in the field of computer communications, networking, telecommunications, software engineering, software security and network security. The university has rich experience in leading or participating in national, EU and international projects and participating in national and international publicly funded projects, as well as it is very active in terms of innovation.




European Dynamics Luxembourg S.A.


EUROPEAN DYNAMICS SA (ED) is a leading European software vendor and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) services provider, operating internationally through its offices and antennas in Alicante, Athens, Berlin, Bonn, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Nicosia, Stockholm, Tunis, etc. The company designs, develops, supports and promotes software ICT applications using integrated, state-of-art technology to governments, public organizations and private enterprises in more than 27 countries in the world. Customers include government institutions, multinational corporations, public administrations and multinational companies, research and academic institutes. ED has an extended expertise in the areas of e-Government (they include Taxation, Customs, Statistics, Intellectual Property, Trade Marks, Patents, Pharmaceuticals, Health, Justice, etc.), e-Business, e- Procurement, e-Collaboration, groupware and workflow, content, document and knowledge management, communications middleware, ICT security. Own software products and tools have been developed in these domains. All the products and services are offered for web, intranet and Internet environments and are based on open architectures and state-of-the-art technologies.




Fundacion Tecnalia Research & Innovation


TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION ( is a private, independent, non-profit applied research center of international excellence. Legally a Foundation, TEC is the leading private and independent research and technology organisation in Spain and one of the largest in Europe, employing around 1,300 people (219 PhDs) and with income of 102.5 Million € in 2015.




Schneider Electric


Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, our 144,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.






Enel Iberia is a subsidiary of Enel S.p.A., a multinational energy company and a global integrated operator in the electricity and gas industries with a focus on Europe and Latin America. The Company's segments include Italy, Iberian Peninsula, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Renewable Energy and Other. The Company's divisions include Generation, Trading, Infrastructure and Networks, Upstream Gas and Renewable Energy. Its global reach extends from Europe, to North America, Latin America, Africa and Asia. The Company operates in approximately 30 countries on over four continents with a net installed capacity of approximately 90 gigawatt (GW). The distribution companies transport electricity through a network of over 1.9 million kilometres total.




Centre for Research and Technology Hellas CERTH


The Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH) is the only research centre in Northern Greece and one of the largest in the country and it was founded in 2000. It is a legal entity governed by private law with non-profit status, supervised by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs. CERTH has important scientific and technological achievements in many areas including: Energy, Environment, Industry, Mechatronics, Information & Communication, Transportation & Sustainable Mobility, Health, Agro-biotechnology, Smart farming, Safety & Security, as well as several cross-disciplinary scientific areas.




Public Power Corporation / Testing Research and Standards Centre


The Testing Research & Standards Center (TRSC) belongs to the Support Operations Division of the Public Power Corporation (PPC) S.A. Greece. Its activities include the provision of services not only to the units of PPC Group but also to third parties. The services provided include tests in its laboratories, accreditations, research, inspections in the areas of PPC Group, instrument calibration, specialized studies, applications and analyses, specialized consultation studies as well as materials’ and general equipment inspections for quality control of existing and under purchase items of all types of installations.




Eight Bells LTD


8BELLS is a start-up company specializing in modelling and analysis for businesses as well as in selected parts of ICT, based in Nicosia, Cyprus. The company has been established recently by ICT researchers and financial analysts pursuing the application of their research expertise and innovations in the ICT related arena. 8BELLS delivers customizable solutions that enhance modern communications relevant to the area of 5G Mobile Technology, Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and also management solutions for Cloud infrastructures. Additionally, 8BELLS translates business data into financial models, providing forecasts and supporting decision makers.




Incites Consulting SARL


INCITES CONSULTING SARL is an SME company established in Luxembourg. INC was founded on May 2013 and its main activities rely on telecommunications techno-economics, regulatory economics and policies, demand forecasting, business and price modelling.




G.E. Pukhov Institute for Modeling in Energy Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine


The main task of PIMEE is to develop theoretical background of modeling and simulation of complex objects various physical nature and to implement the simulation results into concrete projects. The high theoretical level of researches permits to occupy leading position in the field of the methods and facilities of mathematical and computer simulation of dynamic systems on the basis of integral equations method which provides the extension of possibilities and improvement of methods and facilities of mathematical simulation. The use of the theory of hybrid simulation for the problems of fast flowing dynamic processes makes it possible to create new methods and principles of constructing special tools for high speed computing and special purpose instruments, etc.




Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover


The Institute for Legal Informatics (IRI), being part of LUH’s School of Law, was established in 1983 and is the first Institute dedicated to scientific research on all issues of Information and Communication Technologies at a German University. With currently more than 40 people staff IRI is one of Europe’s largest institutions in the field and is actively involved in about 10 European research projects with a focus on data protection, data security and intellectual property. Nikolaus Forgó has been leading IRI in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Heinze since 2014. The L3S Research Centre, also part of LUH, focuses on fundamental and application-oriented research in all areas of Web Science and has a focus on computer science. L3S researchers develop new methods and technologies that enable intelligent, seamless access to information via the Web; link individuals and communities in all areas of the knowledge society, including academia and education; and connect the Internet to the real world. Since 2008, the L3S has been involved in 12 EU projects as part of the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme, four of them (LivingKnowledge, Okkam, EUWB and EERQI) integrated projects, as well as the STELLAR Network of Excellence.




Sidroco Holdings Limited


Sidroco Holdings Ltd (SH) is a newly founded company based in Nicosia, Cyprus. Its main objective is to develop secutity components for IoT domain, visualisation frameoworks for WSNs, threat detection and analysis and reliable implementation in networking concepts and security solutions. SH exploits the huge potential of big data in analysing real businessed enviroments. SH specializes in providing solutions in all aspects of network security, while preserving maximum flexibility and reliability, ensuring business continuity and enabling modern cutting-edge technologies and solutions. Incorporating security analysis, master planning and concept design, SH offers efficient implementation and cost-effective controls to protect information assets against perceived threats. To identify vulnerabilities, SH entails innovative technological solutions, aerial surveillance and monitoring providing integrated IDS enhanced with robust, yet efficient, visual-based anomaly detection. SH is also focused on vision-based IPS systems for modern IoT and network infrastructure. Aiming to eliminate critical threats including hijacking, DoS, jamming attack and rooting destruction in IoT fixed, mobile and flying devices, SH is engaged in research and development of lightweight security components.




0 INFINITY Limited


0 INFINITY LIMITED ( is a cutting edge Information Technology SME with solid experience on designing, developing and deploying ICT applications and projects on the client side, working together and for them. 0INF works with all the computer vision and AI technologies, from data analytics, behaviour patterns extraction, abnormality detection, AR/VR solutions, etc. Furthermore, 0INF has solid experience in the design, development and of advanced technological solutions in multidisciplinary ICT domains, keeping always a common goal in mind: apply innovative solutions to identified needs by means of the integration of new ways of analysing multimodal data, advanced deep learning architectures and vision based solutions.




Technical University of Sofia


TUS was founded in 1945 having a Faculty of Mechanical Engineering with 4 divisions: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial chemistry and mining and geology and in 1953 the Institute of Mechanical and Electrical engineering emerged. The university is the founder of the Association for Business Cooperation linking the International Relations’ departments of the Higher Technical Schools from Central and Eastern Europe with its headquarters at the TUS. TUS is a member of the European University Association (EUA) and many others. TUS today: a) is the largest technical higher education and research institution in Bulgaria, and b) trains specialists in degree engineering courses (BEng, MEng. PhD, post-graduate), essential for the national and European industrial development, some of them in foreign language (German, English, French).




MVETS Lenishta OOD


VETS Lenishta OOD is an OOD (Ltd.) owned by individual owners. The company is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) created for development, construction and operation of Small Hydro Power Plant (HPP) – SHPP Lenishta. The company’s offices are located in Sofia. The hydro power plant is located in South East Bulgaria near the town of Belitsa, Razlog and it is operating on river with 500 kW installed capacity.