The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) is the foremost academic institution for technical education in Greece. The Decision Support Systems Laboratory of NTUA (EPU-NTUA) is a multidisciplinary scientific unit within the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, operating for more than 25 years, with international experience in the following sectors: Information Technology and Decision Support Systems with a specialisation in e-Business and e-Government, Program & Project Management.
EPU-NTUA is certified with the international quality standard EN ISO 9001, since May 2005.



The FRAUNHOFER Society is one of the leading organisations of applied research and development in Europe. One of the main goals of the FRAUNHOFER Society is to link scientific work with industrial demands. The  FRAUNHOFER  Institute for Open Communication Systems based in Berlin with its more than 280 employees offers a high level of expertise ranging from mobile communication systems in wireless and wired networks to architectures and standards in different application areas



UBITECH is a leading, highly innovative company, established to provide leading edge intelligent technical solutions and consulting services to businesses, organisations and government in order to allow the efficient and effective access and communication with various heterogeneous information and services, anytime and anywhere. UBITECH enables
real-time valid information processing and decision-making, the realisation  of intelligent business environments and B2B and B2C transactions by providing high added-value busines oriented solutions.



The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn was founded almost 200 years ago and is considered to be one of Germany’s and indeed Europe’s most important institutes of higher education. As home of learning to over 31,000 students, Bonn enjoys an outstanding reputation both at home and abroad. UBO is particularly specialized in the fields of research and teaching and this has led to evolving into the position of a truly prominent international institution.
The Enterprise Information Systems research group at the Institute for Computer Science at University of Bonn was established in May 2013 and is led by Prof. Sören Auer. The group focusses on research leading to applications of Linked Data for Enterprise Data integration.
The group is closely affiliated with the Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS), where Prof. Auer holds a joint leadership position. Together with Fraunhofer IAIS, UBONN will also explore how the project can be exploited in enterprise settings. The technology Sören develops with his team already fuels many industrial
applications, such as the intranet and site search at Daimler AG or the European Commission’s open data portal. Prior to assuming the position in Bonn, Prof. Auer founded and led AKSW research group at University of Leipzig, with which he maintains a close relationship and continues to be an affiliated faculty member of University of Leipzig.



PIKSEL LTD Italian Branch is an Italian company leader in the European market as software vendor and integrator, specialized in Media & Channel Integration, with more than 10 years track record of successful business with Broadcasters and Media & Telco leaders.

PIKSEL is part of the NY based PIKSEL Group, one the world’s leading providers of end-to-end IP video solutions with hundreds Customers in more than 40 countries. The PIKSEL offering includes comprehensive Multi-channel Content and Digital Asset Management products, solutions and services enabling innovative new media business.



Headquartered in London, CRITICAL PUBLICS  is a network of business intelligence-based management consultants comprehensively drafting and implementing international solutions. For 10 years,  CRITICAL PUBLICS  has helped corporate and institutional clients to navigate complexity, developing and implementing strategies to manage relationships with those important stakeholders we define as “CRITICAL PUBLICS”.



HYPERBOREA s.r.l, placed in Pisa within Navacchio Scientific and Technological Pole, was founded on the 1st of January 2009 after the incorporation and fusion process of HYPERBOREA s.c and H2 s.r.l. HYPERBOREA s.c. was established in 1995. It is well situated in the public administration market sector with many public administrations as
customers (Local and Regional Authorities), supplying products and services including environmental information system, CMS, automated procedures on Workflow management systems. H2 s.r.l. was aiming at commercial and advance sale activities of environmental system software HYPERBOREA s.r.l. is continuing in acting as a reference for the design and development of environmental data bases, decision support systems, BI solutions and for the solution of any kind of system integration problem may arise within companies and
administrations. Current customers include Regional Agencies for Environment Protection, regional governments (Tuscany, Sardinia, Veneto, etc.), municipalities and companies in Italy.



TTNEWS24  is a regional TV broadcaster located in North-Western Tuscany, owning Channel 672 of Italy’s new digital broadcasting system. Being part of a broader network of broadcasting SMEs, its coverage extends itself to four regions of Central Italy, namely Liguria, Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio (counting about one fifth of the Italian population – or 12
million people overall). The company mission is to report about the daily events of the targeted territory (a subset of the above coverage, corresponding to North-Western Tuscany and Eastern Liguria). It is therefore a News Channel, with several editions of the News starting at 7.15am and closing as 1.30am every day.