Evidian, a subsidiary of Groupe Bull established in July 2000, is a security and service management software company that enables customers to successfully deploy secure e-business and telecommunications strategies. Evidian has 150 employees, more than 600 customers and 70 partners. The Evidian outstanding technology has been recognised by numerous awards, including the "Best of the Best" software products by InternetWeek, "Best Security Software Tool" by Computergram, the Yphyse award for "Best Security Single Sign-On Solution" and "Hot Product" award from Data Communications. In 2000, in 2001, and again in 2002, Evidian technology was named "Best Access Control Software" by SC Magazine.

Answare Tech

Answare Technologies S.L. ( is a Spanish SME specialist in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), operating in national and international markets, and delivering solutions to the highest quality standards, using leading edge technologies and tailored to the specific needs of each customer for the AeroSpace, Defence, Telecommunications, Transport and internet sectors.

Atos Origin

Atos Origin s.a.e (the merger between Schlumberger-Sema and Atos ODS Origin) is the Spanish branch of a major international IT services company, Atos Origin plc. Atos Origin’s business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are more than EUR 5 billion and it employs 47,000 people in 50 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and its clients include ABN AMRO, Akzo Nobel, Alstom, BNP Paribas, BP, Ericsson, EDF, Euronext, Fiat, France Telecom, ICI, ING, KPN, Lucent, Philips, Renault, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Schlumberger, Shell, Telecom Italia, UBS, UK Department for Work & Pensions, Unilever, and Vivendi Universal and Vodafone. For more information, please visit the company's web site at

City Passenger

CityPassenger is a global developer of multi-channel customer interaction management software that allows IT corporate networks to automate every aspect of their remote business communications.  From the field-worker's perspective, CityPassenger brings reliable solutions to provide freedom from mobility constraints such as proximity to wireless hot spots, reliability, speed, data integrity, and robustness to high number of transactions. CityPassenger's corporate headquarters are located in Paris, France with offices in Lanion- Bretagne, France and Baltimore, MD in North America. CityPassenger's solutions are dedicated to improve reliability of real-time remote (wired or wireless) data exchanges between all kind of terminals, from PCs to PDAs (Personal Digital Assistant), applications and/or any information content sources types


EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2006, EADS generated revenues of € 39.4 billion and employs a workforce of about 116,800 at more than 70 production sites, above all in France, Germany, Great Britain and Spain as well as in the U.S. and Australia.
EADS Defence & Security Systems Division (EADS DS) forms the defence and security pillar within EADS. As a Large Systems Integrator, it offers integrated systems solutions to the new challenges confronting armed forces and global security. It is active in the areas of manned and unmanned integrated combat and mission air systems, including related training services, and in missile systems, battlefield management systems for all branches, global security solutions, secure networks, defence electronics, sensors and avionics, as well as related services. In 2006, EADS DS – with around 23,000 employees – achieved revenues of € 5.9 billion.


The Fundación European Software Institute (ESI) is a foundation launched in 1993 by initiative of the European Commission and with the support of leading European companies and the Basque Government. The primary objective of ESI is to contribute to developing the Information Society and to increasing industry competitiveness by means of knowledge, innovation, continuous improvement, and the promotion and dissemination of Information Technology.
ESI gets to the market through its own consultancy and training units. However, the real multiplication effect and world-wide impact and its internationalisation policy are achieved through ESI’s Commercial Network, named ESI@net, and through ESI Network of Excellence Centres in Software Engineering, named ESI@Center.

Innovalia Association

Innovalia is an independent private Associated Research Lab (Industrial R&D Unit), which has been labelled as a Technology Agent, INNOVALIA carries out R&D activities directed to satisfy the strategic medium- to long-term needs of consolidated and emerging markets. INNOVALIA maintains formal collaboration agreements with a selected group of R&D centres, SMEs and larger enterprises, which fulfil two Fundamental premises: excellence and a proven commitment to R&D activities and provides services and products to sectors such as Automotive, Transportation, Aeronautics, Health Service, Public Administrations, Banking, Energy, Telecommunications and Broadcasting, Consumer Electronics, Pharmaceutics, Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Leisure. The diverse skills inherent to engineers, scientists, artists and humanists are centralised and coordinated in INNOVALIA, providing a multifaceted perspective of multimedia services and complex communication systems.


Nextel, S.A. is telematic engineering with an expertise in security solutions. NEXTEL is an accredited auditor by BSI on BS-7799-2:2002 information security management system and has a long record of activities with telecom and broadcasting companies. Nextel, S.A. has more than a decade of experience offering telematic services to the business world, broadcasters and telecommunication industrial enterprises, providing them with advanced technical security solutions and helping them to a total integration of telecommunications to their business processes.


Thales Group totalled revenues over 11 billion Euro in 2005, half from the Civilian businesses and half in the Governmental and Defence domains. Within the 60.000 employees worldwide (50.000 in Europe), one third is involved in R&D that totals 1.9 billion Euro (18% of revenues).
Thales Communication France (TCF) revenues reached 1 billion Euro with 4.600 employees. TCF addresses every activity related to telecommunications: wireless communications, IP networks, satellite communication, network administration and security. TCF has a long experience in very large Information Systems and secure infrastructures for systems and networks, including Internet and Intranets. TCF also develops a full range of telecommunication platforms and components, a range of high performance security products and has a deep skill in secure telecommunications for public and governmental organisations, emergency services and armies.

University of Paris

LISSI/SCTIC research Lab is associated to the Institute of Technology and Faculty of Sciences and Technology of Paris 12 University (25000 students and 1800 staff members). LISSI was created to develop methods and algorithms for modelling, analysis and control of networks and complex systems. Application fields are large ubiquitous robots, large scale enterprises, pervasive and distributed systems, (wired and wireless networks, autonomic and soft computing). Currently, the LISSI Lab counts around 62 members (including 6 professors, 20 Assistant professors, and 6 research assistant). LISSI/SCTIC department has research activities in semantic web based pervasive computing, Multi agent systems, Workflows, Network QoS MAC and QoS routing algorithms in wired and wireless networks.

The partners

  • Evidian
  • Answare Tech
  • Atos Origin
  • City Passenger
  • EADS
  • ESI
  • Innovalia Association
  • Nextel
  • Thales
  • University of Paris


The project is co-founded by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Comerce and the FEDER.


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