Alma Sistemi Srl
ALMA Sistemi Srl is an Italian SME established in 2005 providing high-level consultancy in the space and defence markets. ALMA provides services in Business Development, Project and Proposal Management, System and Software Engineering with specific regard to image processing for Earth Observation applications with specific focus on Cultural Heritage. ALMA proven expertise has been gained from performing a broad range of projects in the: Aerospace, Engineering, Research and IT sectors. These include helping research organisations and industries to identify potential opportunities, make project proposal, development plan and implement new products and services. ALMA brings its wide knowledge and experience in the field of image processing and Earth Observation software engineering. ALMA has contributed in behalf of its international clients to a number of key space projects funded by the EU, ESA, NASA and ASI.
National Technical University of Athens
The research team belongs to the Laboratory for Earthquake Engineering (http://lee.civil.ntua.gr/history.html) and the Geotechnical Engineering Department (http://www.civil.ntua.gr/geotech/) in School of Civil Engineering in NTUA. The main research field is on the effects of earthquakes and vibrations on structures with emphasis on Cultural Heritage sites and lab-based testing of soils and rocks, monitoring of ground vibrations, engineering behaviour of anisotropic rocks and heterogeneous rock masses, risk assessment of geohazards (landslides and rockfalls) for the protection of Infrastructure and historical monuments.
Universita Degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza
The Research Centre for prevention, forecasting and control of geological risks (www.ceri.uniroma1.it; “Sapienza” University or Rome) was established on July 2003. The CERI promotes, coordinates and implements research activities on Geological Risks (landslides, floods, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions) rehabilitation of polluted sites and CO2 capture and storage. The Centre carries out the following activities: a) experimental (lab and field) and theoretical investigations on the main geological risks and hazards, i.e. landslides, earthquakes, pollution, floods and for activities related to CO2 capture and storage; b) development of early warning/alarm systems and plans and tests corresponding mitigation strategies; c) drafting guidelines and operational standards based on research results; d) organization of national and international higher education programs; e) consulting services for governmental authorities in the framework of geological risks.
Geoystem Hellas SA
GEOSYSTEMS HELLAS S.A. [GSH] was established in Athens in November 2009 as the newest member of GEOSYSTEMS EU GROUP Member (www.geosystems-group.eu) acting commercially as Hexagon Geospatial solutions, Hexagon Airborne solutions & Hexagon Synergies authorized reseller and as a consultant in Greece and Cyprus. [GSH] is working on commercial Environmental, Photogrammetrical, Remote Sensing projects and R&D projects for land management, crisis management and Spatial Data Infrastructure (INSPIRE Directive) implementations. [GSH] is deeply involved in Big Data and Data Fusion techniques for National projects in Greece and establishment of infrastructure for spatial information (Metadata, Data Specifications, Data and Service Sharing and Monitoring and Reporting).
Frederick University, Cyprus
Frederick University is a private University based in Cyprus. Frederick University maintains the largest Engineering School in Cyprus, with four Departments (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical and Computer Engineering), seven undergraduate and fourteen postgraduate programs, 2900 students and 220 academics. One of the key operational pillars of Frederick University is the advancement and transfer of knowledge through basic and applied research work as well as the encouragement of the creative output of its faculty members. The Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG - http://www.serg-web.com) in Frederick University and Frederick Research Center, engages with the state-of-the-art research regarding sustainable energy resources and building physics. SERG activities include research in the fields of experimental and computational building physics, as well as in sustainable energy technologies, laboratory and consulting services, teaching activities under the undergraduate and postgraduate program of studies of Frederick University
Space System Solutions
Space Systems Solutions (S3) is a Cypriot SME established in 2016, by top space and IT industry experts, in order to provide to the space industry with high-level solutions, engineering services, software design and development. S3 was founded with an international board of directors, engineers and scientists that have decades-long worth of knowledge and experience in several areas of the space industry, from aerospace engineering to high-level software development. S3 conducts R&D activities related to scientific and technological issues, including spin-off and spin-in technologies. S3 also provides education and communication activities related to scientific and technological issues. S3 is a member of the CSEO Space Alliance and as such it has access to a cluster of innovation businesses, academic institutions and universities, CSEO’s industrial association, a worldwide cooperation network, and a member-base of individuals that include talented high-calibre academics, engineers, researchers and educators.
Universita Degli Studi della Tuscia
The “Università degli studi della Tuscia”, established in 1979, is a public research-led university focused on teaching in a research-intensive environment. UNITUS is active at all levels of higher education comprising undergraduate degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees as well as specialization schools. As far as the research, the university’s departments represent an engine for local development, producing innovative prototypes and processes, and are particularly active internationally. In fact, several collaborative projects are carried out, together with institutions and associations, aimed at developing scientific and innovative solutions concerning both research and SMEs. At a European level, the University boasts a history of great participation and coordination of Projects within the Lifelong Learning Programme framework and Erasmus Mundus mobility programme (e.g. Erasmus Intensive Programme, 4 Leonardo da Vinci PLM projects, Transversal KA1, Grundtvig Multilateral Project, EMMC and EMA2). Currently UNITUS in involved in several on-going projects in the 7th EU Framework Programme and HORIZON 2020, either as coordinator or as a research partner. UNITUS is participating to RESEARCH project involving primarily some Departments dealing with Sciences for Agriculture, Forests, Nature and Cultural Heritage.
Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas
The Institute for Mediterranean Studies (IMS) (www.ims.forth.gr) is among the scientific research units of the (FORTH), which is one of the two largest research foundations in Greece. Since 1996, the Laboratory of Geophysical - Satellite Remote Sensing & Archaeo-environment of I.M.S./F.O.R.T.H. is active in basic and applied research in the fields of geophysical prospection, satellite remote sensing, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), 3D reconstructions and VR and archaeo-environment and has been widely and internationally recognized due to the quality of the services provided, the results of the research projects carried out and the training of students and professional archaeologists.