The consortium is made up from a mix of industry, small medium enterprises (SME), and academia



BAE Systems – Project Coordinator

BAE Systems is a global defence and security company with approximately 100,000 employees worldwide. The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and support services. In 2010 BAE Systems reported sales of £22.4 billion (US$ 34.6 billion).


Data Fusion International – SME Partner


Data Fusion International (DFI) is an Irish software SME, based in Dublin, Ireland. DFI is a developer of technology solutions that fuse structured and unstructured information, from multiple sources, internal and external to the organisation to provide clients with a single, composite view of any entity that drives their business success. DFI'dsolution - Infinity - is used in Homeland Security, Financial Services and Healthcare.


Denodo Technologies – SME Partner


Denodo Technologies is a leader in Data Virtualization / Information-As-A-Service. The Denodo Platform is a data virtualization software that uses a declarative approach to abstract, unify and understand disparate data sources and systems, supporting multiple acquisition and delivery modes and latency requirements, as well as a rich set of easy to use data transformation and data mashup capabilities. Through data virtualization, Denodo makes data integration more flexible to adapt to the changing business needs and the evolution of the IT infrastructure, more universal to connect to a wider range of internal and external data sources, including the Web, Cloud applications and less structured sources, and more cost-effective, by radically reducing licenses costs and the need for professional services and support. Denodo was founded in 1999, is a privately held company, venture-backed by a $2.8B private equity firm, with main offices in Palo Alto, CA, Madrid, Spain, and London, UK.


Indra Sistemas (Spain) –Technical Lead

Indra is a global company of technology, innovation, and talent, leader in high value-added solutions and services for the Transport and Traffic, Energy and Industry, Public Administration and Healthcare, Finance, Insurance, Security and Defence, and Telecom and Media sectors. Indra operates in over 100 countries and has 30,000 employees worldwide who share their knowledge of different sectors and countries to find innovative solutions to the challenges that clients face. Indra is the European company that most invests in R&D in its sector. In 2010 Indra reported sales of 42.4€ billion.



SELEX Sistemi Integrati – Industry Partner


SELEX Sistemi Integrati, a Finmeccanica company, designs and develops Large Systems for Homeland Protection, systems and radar for air defence, battlefield management, naval warfare, air traffic control, coastal and maritime surveillance.


The Company with about 4,200 employees has fifty years of experience in system integration and a customer base in no less than 150 countries.


With plants in Italy, the UK (SELEX Systems Integration Ltd), Germany (SELEX Systems Integration GmbH) and the US (SELEX Systems Integration Inc.), SELEX Sistemi Integrati is a leader in research and development thanks to annual investments amounting to 20% of the production value.



MTA SZTAKI (Hungary) – Academic Partner


The Computer and Automation Research Institute, HungarianAcademy of Sciences (MTA SZTAKI) as an EU Center of Excellence, member of ERCIM and W3C is the leading Hungarian institute for computer science, software engineering and applied mathematics. The staff consists of approximately 300 employees, more than 70 with scientific degrees. The Institute performs basic and applied research in an interdisciplinary setting in the fields of computer science, engineering, information technology, intelligent systems, process control, wide-area networking and multimedia. Contract-based research, development, training and expert support for domestic and foreign industrial, governmental and other partners are important activities at the Institute.



University of A'Coruna (Spain) - Academic Partner


The Telematica Research Group is part of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at the University of A Coruña. The main research fields are the retrieval, extraction and integration of unstructured, structured and semi-structured web information. The group is currently composed of 5 senior researchers, 6 assistant teachers, and 7 PhD students and external collaborators.  The group has participated in numerous publicly financed research projects financed through competitive regional, national and European calls, and has published numerous articles in international  scientific conferences and magazines. The group has also developed numerous privately financed research projects for organizations such as Inditex, Union Fenosa, Isdefe or Telefonica Sistemas and Denodo Technologies.




Collaborative research project funded by the European Commission 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013) under grant

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