TECNALIA is a private, independent, non-profit applied research centre of international excellence. Legally a Foundation, Tecnalia is the leading private and independent research and technology organisation in Spain and one of the largest in Europe.

AIMES United Kingdom

AIMES Grid Services is an award-winning cloud technology company spun out from the University of Liverpool that provides data centre and application development services to businesses from across a range of industries, including health informatics, transport/logistics, professional services and the digital and creative sectors.

Fondazione Centro San Raffaele (FCSR) Italy

Fondazione Centro San Raffaele (FCSR) is a non-profit entity whose mission is the enhancement of basic, translational and clinical research in the fields of biomedical sciences and health management. Specific aims of FCSR are to expand the knowledge on the biology of diseases, to improve diagnostic techniques, to develop innovative therapeutic protocols and to advance health services. FCSR has developed, through a master agreement, an intensive and productive cooperation with IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital (OSR), one of the leading private scientific research institutes in Italy. The master agreement between the Foundation and OSR in fact provides the framework for the cooperation between the two institutions, with the goal of translating research results into medical practice.

Ibermática Spain

Ibermática is one of the main IT service companies on the Spanish market. Ibermática’s business development has always been characterized by its renowned financial solvency and the solidity of its shares. Its main shareholders are ProA Capital, ONCE, Kutxabank and the company's management. At present, it brings together 3,200 professionals, distributed around more than 24 offices in different countries, and has a turnover of 240 million euros. Its activity focuses on the following areas: IT consultancy, infrastructure services, the integration of information systems, outsourcing and the implantation of integrated solutions for business management. It completes its offer with technological solutions such as ERP&CRM, business process management (BPM), portals and digital business, document management, Social Business, human capital management (HCM), mobility, accessibility, security and Analytics/Biga Data, as well as Cloud Computing services. IBERMATICA always has been distinguished by the constant search for excellence and a strong commitment to quality and innovation. Its production centres of solutions and services consistently apply the most advanced concepts in standardization and industrialization of software. In this focus on innovation as a competitive advantage in the growth of any business project, in 2005 created IBERMATICA Innovation Institute (i3B), a research centre that directs the application of improved models in order to bring solutions to market based on the innovative use of Information Technology. I3B will be involved in this project as well as a third party of IBERMATICA. In addition IBERMATICA has a huge expertise in European R&D projects and has been coordinator of more than 30 projects.

IBM Research - Haifa Israel

IBM is the world's largest IT research organisation, with more than 3,000 scientists and engineers working at 12 labs in 10 countries. IBM invests more than $5 billion a year in R&D and is the world’s leader in patent filings. In aggregate, the company currently holds more than 37,000 patents worldwide. IBM strives to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. IBM participates in and contributes heavily to the work of standards consortia, alliances, and formal national and international standards organisations. Where appropriate, IBM adopts consensus technologies in order to maintain openness, interoperability, and application portability. IBM Research is a leading research institution in the world and contributes significantly to the research community. IBM Israel Science and Technology Limited is better known as IBM Research – Haifa. Since it first opened as the IBM Scientific Center in 1972, the Haifa lab has conducted decades of research that have proved vital to IBM’s success.

IT Innovation Centre United Kingdom

The IT Innovation Centre, which is part of the Faculty of Physical Science and Engineering at the University of Southampton, is an applied research centre advancing a wide range of information technologies and their deployment in industry and commerce. We research, develop, architect, engineer and integrate innovative IT systems. Applying new technologies from the research community to problems in industry and commerce, we deliver research reports, white papers, proofs-of-concept, demonstrators and novel operational systems. We work in many sectors, including the creative industries, environment, engineering and transport. Our portfolio of collaborative projects, supported by EC and UK programmes, is complemented by professional services.

Metrarc United Kingdom

Metrarc is a Cambridge based, high tech, company developing the next generation of security technology. We are using patent protected, novel techniques for deriving secure encryption keys from the properties of digital systems. We call this technology ICMetricsTM and it represents an exciting new approach for generating unique identifiers for electronic devices enabling secure encrypted communication between devices which could significantly reduce both fraudulent activity such as eavesdropping and device cloning. The use of ICMetricTM authentication represents a novel concept for regulating access to devices and is explicitly aimed at providing protection at vulnerable points where data access is initiated.

NWSIS United Kingdom

The North West Shared Infrastructure Services (NWSIS) was established as a collaborative team to work on all aspects of shared services. In 2009, we published a document which outlined the strategy for supporting ICT use in NHS organisations across Lancashire. The aim was to encourage take-up of a new superfast network across NHS Trusts in Lancashire, which would open the door to collaborative working opportunities, cost savings and improved efficiencies.

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Osakidetza Basque Country

Osakidetza-Servicio Vasco de Salud is the public healthcare service of the Basque Country (north of Spain). Osakidetza was created by the Health Department of the Basque Government. All the public hospitals and primary care centers of the Basque Region are under this organization. The Basque Health System includes 14 hospitals, more than 100 primary care clinics organised through four different geographical areas, apart from the Mental Health Centers, Emergencies and Basque Transfusions and Human Tissue Centre. More than 30.000 professionals work for Osakidetza, which could be considered the biggest organization of the Basque Country. Osakidetza has a wide experience working on the Digital Clinical History and has been certified by the Ministry of Health both for input and output clinical information. This certificate implies that all technical and functional proofs have been overcome, complying with all safety and confidentiality requirements. Moreover, OSA is going to publish the Summarized Clinical History (SCH) Report which contains a summary of the patient clinical data, enabling access to this information from all the Health Systems within the Spanish Health System.

Stelar Security Technology Law Research Germany

Stelar Security Technology Law Research is a start-up established in Hamburg (Germany) that aims to promote education and research through the implementation of scientific courses and research projects and the award of research contracts. We are specialised in research on legal assessment methods for “Privacy by Design” and “Data Protection by Design” of new security technologies and privacy management systems for manufacturers of ICT products and related service providers.

Symphonic Software United Kingdom

Symphonic Software is a well-established spin out from the Institute of Informatics and Digital Information (IIDI) at Edinburgh Napier University. We research and develop innovative solutions to the issues around data sharing and exchange in large disparate ecosystems and user landscapes. We focus on public sector and finance, but work in many sectors. We have delivered a number of research and client delivery projects in complex environments where the sharing of data is fundamental to the organisational mission. Symphonic is designed to solve this problem to allow data to be shared under business policy control, at a granular level under the strictest standards of information governance.