Rina Consulting S.p.A. – RINA
Through a global network of 3.700 talented professionals, operating in 170 offices in 65 countries, RINA provides a wide range of services across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors. Multiple assets for a unique purpose: to build mutual trust with the customers and to be recognized as the right choice in any step of a project lifecycle. RINA activities contribute to developing the qualitative level of the market by adopting measures to protect health and safety, improving the well-being of society and building value for future generations.
Fraunhofer EMI – FhG
The Ernst-Mach-Institut recognizes its task in understanding the physics of high-speed, transient processes in order to derive solutions for applications in the industry. EMI adopts interdisciplinary and comprehensive material strategies to investigate crash, impact, and shock-wave phenomena by experiment and simulation.
The solutions elaborated at EMI by experimental, computer-based and analytical methods aim at improving the security and reliability of components and structures under dynamic loads. With the utilization of the most recent research results for technical applications, their efficiency is increased – conserving resources at the same time. Thereby, society profits from optimized systems in the areas of defense, security, space, automotive, aviation and sustainability.
Integration into the academic research landscape, on the one hand, as well as cross-linking and competent presence in the development departments of the relevant industry, on the other hand, are prerequisites for pursuing applied research in such an economical way as is common standard for Fraunhofer Institutes.
Positioned at the interface between basic research and system development, EMI puts great stress on integrated experimental-numerical research. As well nationally as internationally, EMI ranks among the best addresses concerning this claim.
Leonardo | LDO
Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security.
Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,000 employees. The Company has a significant industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and Poland) as well as strategic partnerships in the most important high potential international markets.
The Security & Information Systems Division, involved in SecurGas proposal, is a world leader in safety-through technology, providing tailored solutions for customers in public administration, public safety and security, critical infrastructure, services, transport, large companies, post and logistics.
With experience in information technology, communications, automation and physical and digital security, the Division generates synergies by joining its expertise, processes and technology across these areas. Competitive solutions and services, including integrated systems, are available to support territory security and control, for public and private critical infrastructure protection and for the security of major events. The offer also includes integrated networks and secure communications that enable reliable and efficient information management. These are ideally suited for public safety and security organisations, emergency services, civil protection agencies and transport infrastructures. The capabilities in integrated physical and cyber security management make Leonardo one of the reference partners within the SecurGas consortium.
Kentro Meleton Asfaleias – KEMEA
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.
Public Gas Corporation S.A. – DEPA
The Public Gas Corporation of Greece S.A. (DEPA) was established in 1988 and introduced natural gas to the Greek energy market. Since 2007, DEPA constitutes a group of legally unbundled companies, which is active in a wide range of activities in the gas sector. The international projects of DEPA, contributing to the enhancement of regional energy security, have been supported and co-financed by the EU. The development of the EastMed Pipeline and the Poseidon Pipeline is promoted by IGI Poseidon S.A., a 50-50% Joint Venture between DEPA S.A. and Edison S.p.A. IGI Poseidon S.A. also develops the IGB Project (Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria) in cooperation with the Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD (BEH).
Eni S.p.A. – ENI
Eni is an integrated energy company with around 33,000 employees in 71 countries globally. It operates in the oil and natural gas exploration, development and extraction industries in 46 countries, trades in the oil, natural gas, LNG and electricity sectors in 30 countries and sells fuels and lubricants in 32 countries. It also produces crude oil and semi-finished products to be used in the production of fuels, biofuels, lubricants and chemicals that are then distributed through either the wholesale or retail market, through various refineries and chemical plants. The company is contributing to the energy transition to a low-carbon future, by promoting the development of energy produced from renewable sources. It is doing so by using new and increasingly efficient clean technologies and by applying the principles of the circular economy to all aspects of its activity.
Guardtime AS – GT
Guardtime AS is a systems engineering company, engaged in R&D in hash-based cryptography, building core technology and value-added solutions that provide real-time situational awareness into the integrity state of electronic systems and data.
Guardtime’s core technology – the KSI® blockchain stack – enables its customers to know, and be able to forensically prove, whether any part of their systems or stored electronic data and logs has been changed, either by insiders, external actors, or technical malfunction. KSI blockchain, operating in production since 2007, provides a mathematically tamper-evident audit trail and evidence for post-incident investigations, establishing who, what and when with a forensic precision.
Additionally, Guardtime is offering cyber range and training services in cooperation with NATO cyber defence range, providing state of the art technology for building modular environment for cyber exercises.
AB Amber Grid – Amber Grid
AB Amber Grid is the operator of Lithuania’s natural gas transmission system and is in charge of transmission of natural gas (transportation of natural gas through high pressure pipelines) to system users, and operation, maintenance and development of natural gas transmission system. The gas transmission system operated by AB Amber Grid is comprised of gas transmission pipelines, gas compressor stations, gas metering and distribution stations, cathodic protection installations (protecting gas transmission pipelines from corrosion), as well as data transmission and telecommunications systems. Customers of AB Amber Grid are large companies (power plants, district heating plants and industrial companies) as well as medium sized companies operating in Lithuania and gas supply companies, to which AB Amber Grid renders natural gas transmission services.
Elbit System – Elbit
Elbit C4I and Cyber is a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT), the no. 26 largest defense systems provider globally and Israel’s #1, with over $3.5B in yearly revenues, 15,000 employees worldwide, and more than 50 global offices and subsidiaries.
Elbit has a presence in dozens of countries worldwide and more than 50 years of experience in the development and implementation of end-to-end solutions.
Elbit C4I and Cyber is one of Israel’s leading cyber and intelligence solutions provider and the vendor of choice for law enforcement organizations around the world with more than 20 years of excellency and over 80 customers worldwide.
Elbit’s staff has over 20 years of experience in providing cyber security and intelligence solutions and executed numerous multi-million-dollar national cyber security projects, providing architecture design, top-tier technologies, support, services, and knowledge transfer.
Elbit protects critical infrastructure and organizations in Israel and across the world, including intelligence and military networks, government networks, national backbones, electricity grids, power plants, international airports and more.
WINGS ICT Solutions – WINGS
WINGS ICT Solutions is an SME that focuses on the development of solutions (software and hardware) for various vertical sectors, namely, utilities (water, energy, gas), smart/digital/liveable cities (addressing air quality, building and infrastructure aspects, security/safety, health), food security/safety (aquaculture, etc.), logistics/factories. The basis of the solutions comprises advanced wireless technologies (up to 5G), cloud and IoT platforms, big data and artificial intelligence (machine learning, robotics, etc.). WINGS is proud to have had collaborations, since its founding, with large multi-national companies, while also developing its components/platforms/products.
IDEMIA Identity & Security Germany AG – IDMG
IDEMIA Identity & Security Germany AG (IDMG) is a 100% subsidiary of the globally operating IDEMIA corporation. IDMG provides biometric technologies, products, and solutions that protect and secure personal identities and assets. IDMG develops core technologies for live video screening and surveillance applications as well as a platform for forensic mass video data analytics. Furthermore, IDMG develops large-scale identity management systems. Together with its holding IDEMIA, IDMG is a recognized world-leader in super-scalable Automated Biometric Identification Systems and identity management solutions that cover the entire process chain starting from enrolment to verification and identification through biometric features.
ADPM Drones SRL – ADPM
ADPM Drones is an Italian startup focused on autonomous lightweight-drone-based (<300 gr) B2B solutions for security, surveillance and industrial inspections.
We developed Hangar: a smart docking station which allows autonomous (no pilots needed) drones operations. Hangar manages the entire flight process autonomously: weather monitoring, landing and take-off, charging, programmed and on-demand missions.
Riga Technical University – RTU
Riga Technical University is the largest technological university and the leading multidisciplinary research institution in the Baltic states. The priority areas for research set by RTU are: Energy & Environment; Cities & Development; Transport; Materials, Processes & Technologies; Information & Communication; Security & Defense. RTU has a long-standing experience in the field of research project management, supervision, and quality assurance; every year, it successfully implements at least fifty programmes of national importance — grant projects financed by the EU structural funds ERDF and ESF; the Latvian State Research Programme; Latvian Council of Science; projects within the international programmes Horizon2020, ERA-NET, Interred.
The Institute of Power Engineering is a part of the Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering, conducting both fundamental and applied research in Power Engineering. The total staff of the Institute is about 50 people. The Institute is the main research institution working on power systems in Latvia. The Institute conducts theoretical and applied research, develops tools and conducts applied studies for non-academic partners. The research has been developed by using the facilities, equipment, and laboratories of the Institute. It has strong collaboration with local and international energy sector players. In 2017 Institute of Electrical Engineering received Latvian Academy of Science award for the best scientific achievements in Latvia.
Joint Research Centre – JRC
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission’s science and knowledge service. JRC supports EU policies with independent scientific evidence throughout the whole policy cycle. JRC researchers provide EU and national authorities with solid facts and independent support to help tackle the big challenges facing our societies today. Our headquarters are in Brussels and research sites are located in five Member States: Geel (Belgium), Ispra (Italy), Karlsruhe (Germany), Petten (the Netherlands) and Seville (Spain).
EXUS Software Single Member Limited Liability Company – EXUS
EXUS is an enterprise software company specializing in credit risk management, digital transformation services and innovation management. EXUS was founded with the vision to simplify enterprise software, make it simple, accessible and exciting. EXUS supports organizations worldwide to improve their results by introducing simplicity & intelligence in their business processes through state-of-the-art technology.
EXUS designs, creates and markets software solutions and services in several business areas such as finance, e-health, e-learning, security. The company aims at leveraging its successful track record in view of delivering cutting edge innovation to its customers.
Ranging from consumer banking applications, smartphones-based payment and transaction systems, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, data management and analytics, and secure blockchain technologies to large-scale and complex portals and mobile applications, secure cloud services, simulation tools, serious games and gamification mechanisms, EXUS covers a wide spread of activities by leveraging the expertise of its 130+ people strong technical divisions that are led by expert project managers and senior consultants.
EXUS excels in driving innovation in software engineering and data management to foster advances in key sectors such as security, transport, health, creativity and lifelong learning.
Gap Analysis S. A. – GAP
Gap Analysis S.A. founded in 2006, is an engineering consulting company specialized in providing technical services and support on safety, security and environmental standards required at design, licensing, construction and operation phases, of industry projects for international fuel distribution companies and petrochemical sites. Company’s main offices are located Athens and its Technical Branch is located in Chania in Crete. Engineering is performed by personnel with extended experience on: industrial risk assessment (Control of Major Accident Hazards), risk and vulnerability assessment (Security), occupational health and safety (OHSA), fire safety, safety inspection and auditing of industrial sites, assessment of Safety Reports and Safety and Security Management Systems, environmental quality applications, safety system modeling, training and education techniques, coordination and management of national and European research projects as well as on supervision of civil engineering projects where special environmental and safety problems are involved.
Innovation Acts Ltd. – Innov
Innovation Acts Ltd. is a unique ICT and business consulting firm, a highly skilled and trustful business partner that helps you excel in the era of globalization, technology acceleration and climate change. Our team of world class experts enables you to take advantage of leading edge ICT technologies (Cloud Computing, Internet-of-Things, BigData, CyberSecurity) and relevant business models in order to improve your competitiveness and business results. Partnering with Innovation Acts Ltd. means gaining access to the business and technical knowhow that could set you apart from your competitors.
Our services span business consulting, training, funding raising, attraction of grants, project management and software development, around high-tech products and services. We also engage in research and development activities in relation to IoT, cloud computing, BigData and Cybersecurity, which keeps us in the technology edge and ensure the high caliber of our consulting and integration services. We have experience in working with companies in multiple industries, including the ICT, healthcare, manufacturing, energy and infrastructures sectors, but also public sector projects.
Agency for the Promotion of European Research – APRE
APRE, the Agency for the Promotion of European Research, is a non-profit research organization.
For over twenty-five years, APRE, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), has provided its members as well as businesses, government agencies, and private individuals, information, support and assistance for participation in national and European programmes and collaborative initiatives (today, with particular reference to Horizon 2020) in the field of Research, Technological Development and Innovation (RTDI) and in the transfer of research results.
APRE was created in 1989 as a joint initiative of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) and some public and private bodies in order to meet the growing demand for information on European research programmes. First reality of its kind, APRE has been supporting the scientific and the industrial community for over 20 years in the path to Europe, and today, to the World, through offering information, training and assistance activities on the participation rules of the Framework Programme of the European Commission.
Technological Platform – Energy Security – TPEB
Technological Platform – Energy Security, Czech Republic (hereinafter TPEB) is a unique non-profit public-private-partnership association of legal entities. The founding members of TPEB include (1) leading national energy companies, companies administrating energy distributing networks and lines, software and communication utility companies, (2) public bodies including Ministry of Internal Affairs, Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic, Ministry of Industry and Trade, or Czech Office for Standards, Metrology, and Testing, (3) leading Czech technical universities and research institutions. The mission of TPEB is to instigate cooperation among the aforementioned three pillars and support activities related to research, development and innovation in the area of critical infrastructure protection. Further, TPEB organizes expert and public awareness raising events promoting the relevant agendas of within the field. While being gradually recognized as a relevant pool of expertise TPEB provides experts to various national as well as international bodies and expert groups.
Attiki Natural Gas Distribution Company S.A. – EDAA
Attiki Gas Distribution Company (EDA Attikis SA) operates as the exclusive gas distributor within the geographical area in Attica. The company was founded in 2001 and from 1.1.2017, the company has being dismantled from gas trading and being solely responsible for the distribution network that extends to consumer facilities.
The main activity of EDAA is the operation, maintenance and development of the distribution natural gas network in Attica, as well as the connection of the inhabitants of the basin in a safe and efficient manner.
The operation of the company is regulated and governs the principles of transparent and impartial treatment of market participants and equal access of users of the network to this.
Through its work, the company aims at the uninterrupted and smooth supply of Attica consumers, the safe and reliable operation of natural gas infrastructure, the provision of modern and efficient solutions to its customers and the wider promotion and development of the gas market with conditions of sustainable development.
D.M.A.T. Consulting KG – DMAT
D.M.A.T. Consulting KG offers services in the field of disaster management. Our range of services includes consultancy before and during crisis and disaster events, training to provide mutual assistance to the affected population as well as to the responsible decision makers after natural disaster events.
As a partner in international research projects D.M.A.T. Consulting KG contributes to the further development of mission equipment, – technology and -strategies.
D.M.A.T. Consulting KG also cooperates closely with a pool of global subject matter experts, providing many specifics in the prevention of disaster as well as in the deployment of support to overcome the impact of catastrophic events.