The Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) is one of the largest research centers of Greece. FORTH has been ranked the 12th place in the 4th FP7 Monitoring Report of the 20 research organizations with the highest numbers of participations in FP7 signed grant agreements during the period 2007-2010. The Institute of Computer Science of FORTH, has a relatively long history and recognized tradition, in conducting basic and applied research, developing applications and products, providing services, and playing a leading role in Greece and internationally, in the fields of ICT.

The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a non-profit private law body associated with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of Greece in the field of technology. ICCS was established in 1989 by the Ministry of Education of Greece in order to promote research and development activity in all diverse aspects of computer and telecommunications systems and their applications. Over these last years, ICCS has gained a European wide reputation in the field of telematics, IoT and open-source software and hardware systems.

Ecole National des Ponts et Chaussees (ENPC) aka Ecole des Ponts ParisTech was created in 1747 to train highly-specialized engineers. Among the top 3 leading French engineering grandes ecoles it is also the leader of executive education via its Business School (Europe, Africa and Asia) and a second subsidiary, Ponts Formation Conseil (technical continuing education especially in France), as well as a wide range of highly-specialized master’s programs. ENPC is part of several leading French academic consortia including ParisTech, Paris-Est, Paris School of Economics, Paris Sciences et Lettres. Domain-specific expertise includes sustainable development, energy transition (alternative & renewable energy), big data, applied math, civil & large-scale engineering, material sciences, public policy, economics, finance, urban transport, design thinking, business and management.

BlueSoft, with 15 years of experience in the IT industry, more than 400 highly qualified specialists and more than 350 successfully completed projects, provides a full range of IT services and dedicated software with experience in a wide range of business oriented solutions. It has been supporting clients for more than 15 years. The main fields of operations of BlueSoft are IT system integration (BPM, SOA, ESB, MCCM), Cloud Services, Enterprise Architecture, Consulting services, Web & Mobile Apps, Big Data and advanced data analysis and management. Within abovementioned domains BlueSsoft delivers services including functional and non-functional requirements gathering from E2E perspective, APIs’ design and standardization, advanced data analytics & cloud computing, distributed data processing, design and delivery of highly available and reliable mechanisms, both cloud based and hybrid (cloud architecture, services, infrastructure, security & privacy on AWS, Cloud Foundry), automated platform monitoring & scaling, backend design, implementation & deployment automation (CI/CD), multichannel cloud application development (web & mobile).

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.

Sphynx Technology Solutions AG (STS) in Zug, Switzerland, is a developer of products, solutions and consulting services in the areas of cyber intelligence, analytics, incident response, assurance and certification. The technologies offered by STS include sophisticated event processing and analytics, security monitoring and testing, intrusion detection, and incident response. STS deploys off-the-shelf hardware components along with its custom software to provide tools including its security analytics engine, mutli-layer monitoring platform, and a security audit and certification platform. Via its consulting services, STS provides customized solutions depending on client needs as well as more general training on analytics, security assessment and certification and cyber intelligence.