The Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut, EMI, is one of the seventy-six member institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the world’s leading applied research organization. Fraunhofer EMI’s heritage, and an enduring core competence, lies in understanding the physics of high-speed, transient processes in order to derive solutions for applications in industry and for public authorities. EMI adopts interdisciplinary and comprehensive material strategies to investigate crash, impact, and shock-wave phenomena by experiment and simulation. Central to these strategies are the modeling, simulation, testing and quantification of resilience. Building on and extending its heritage, EMI has a further core competence in applying this resilience engineering expertise to improve the security and resilience of processes and systems. Society profits from optimized systems in the areas of defense, security and resilience, automotive, space, aviation and sustainability.
Technikon (TEC) is a private, independent, Austrian SME with a highly specialized multinational team of 20+ engineers and scientists. It is dedicated towards engineering services as well as the planning, assessment and coordination of large industry driven international research projects. TEC as a coordinator support of DYNAMO will contribute to the definition of the security requirements and focus on the data management and risk assessment. With extensive and long-lasting expertise in project management, TEC will ensure achieving ambitious goals, monitor risk and ensuring that appropriate risk mitigation measures are applied to reach the project objectives. In addition, TEC’s innovative media team will make sure to properly communicate and disseminate the project progress and its results in diversified ways.
The Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH), founded in 2000, is the only research centre in Northern Greece and one of the largest in the country. The Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of CERTH was founded in 1998 as a non-profit organisation under the auspices of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of Greece (GSRT), with its head office located in Thessaloniki, Greece. ΙΤΙ is currently participating in more than 60 competitive research projects financed by the EU, NATO, and other competitive funding instruments and its research results (more than 260 publications per year) have significant scientific impact. The participating teams of CERTH-ITI in DYNAMO are the Multimodal Data Fusion and Analytics Group (M4D) and the Visual Analytics Lab (VALab), both with significant and demonstrable experience and scientific expertise in several areas, including cybersecurity applications.
Factor Social (FS) is a dynamic SME focusing on improving resilience of communities and organisations. Since 2004 FS crosses engineering and physical science with psychology and social science. It uses knowledge on stakeholder and societal needs to develop and implement sustainable solutions to problems ranging from simple evaluation of systems to complex societal problems. Specialized in Social and Organisational Psychology, Risk and Crisis Management and Decision Analysis FS services multiple sectors, including infrastructure and construction, energy, land planning, transport, and information technology. The company works both with public and private organisations across the globe (Europe, Africa and America). FS will ensure DYNAMO connection with ISO resilience standards and BCM practices, by addressing organisational critical functions and tasks which need to keep running during cyber-attacks, and on adapting resilience organisational tools.
Laurea University of Applied Sciences is a Finnish higher education institution that operates on six campuses in the Uusimaa region in southern Finland. Laurea employs approximately 600 persons and has about 7800 students. Degree programmes include bachelor’s and master’s level degrees e.g. in Safety, Security and Risk Management, Business Management and Social Services. Laurea currently has over 100 externally funded RDI projects. Laurea has three research programes: Coherent Security, Sustainable and Versatile Social Health Care Service, and Business and Circular Economy. At Laurea, studies, RDI activities and regional development are carried out in cooperation with different participants, e.g. social actors, sectors and international partners. The pedagogical model, Learning by Developing, integrates studies and research activities together.
As industrial contractor, designer and overall integrator of whole warships and combat systems, Naval Group is an international player. Thanks to exceptional know-how and industrial resources, it designs, builds, integrates, dismantles and deconstructs and provides through-life support for submarines and surface ships. Naval Group have experts in a key part of the naval defence value chain, and from its international subsidiaries, Naval Group builds a unique range of products and services for each navy. An offer adapted to its own needs and local challenges. Naval Group Belgium benefits from the expertise of Naval Group and continue to explore innovative projects in connection with regional partners.
The Center for Security Studies (Kentro Meleton Asfaleias – KEMEA), founded in 2005, is a scientific, consulting and research organization overseen by the Minister of Citizen Protection, governed by common law and annually audited by chartered accountants. Its principal purpose is to conduct theoretical and applied research and studies, particularly at strategic level, on security topics and policies. Moreover, it is the think-tank of the Ministry of Citizen Protection on numerous policies such as public order, correctional services, terrorism prevention, crime prevention, integrated border management and civil protection as well as on various other security and societal issues; it also provides advisory and consulting risk-management services to an array of public and private organizations. KEMEA is an organization overseeing the work of 100+ highly specialized individuals.
KPMG Future Analytics (KPMG FA) is an innovative, multidisciplinary consultancy operating within KPMG Ireland which specialises in the areas of spatial planning, applied research, economic and socio-economic analysis. KPMG FA has established a strong profile in applied research projects having been involved in 19 European Commission projects, particularly those with an underlying evidence-base (data-led) component. Research interests include the practical application of innovative research into policy development and strategic decision-making, societal enhancements, and commercial viability. KPMG FA, as lead of WP7, Impact and Outreach Generation Activities, will contribute to the maximisation of DYNAMO Project’s impact through comprehensive stakeholder making, engagement and market validation. KPMG FA will be responsible for the development of an operational and sustainable exploitation and commercialisation strategy for the project’s outputs.
VisionSpace Technologies GmbH is a German engineering company with business in Space and Cybersecurity industries. In the Space industry, the company develops activities across a variety of domains ranging from operations, infrastructure, astrodynamics, ground-stations and end-to-end engineering. VisionSpace also develops and integrates command and control systems and related applications providing real-time information to enhance suitable situation awareness. In the field of Cyber for Space, VisionSpace offers solutions for Cyber-Security Operations Centres and Cyber-Security Centres of Excellence. VisionSpace is the preferred supplier for many of its applications of European Space Agency, EUMETSAT and other pan-European private companies since 2011.
TBS is an innovation powerhouse that enables people and organizations to adopt new technologies and explore their full potential in the digital world. We tap into a global talent and compelling next-generation IT solutions to help you transform digitally and seize new opportunities. With TBS`s participation in ECHO project we will contribute to the integration and testing activities for the DYNAMO platform and we will ensure that the platform is well tested and functioning as required. Staying focused on the areas of system integration, connectivity, information security, cloud and data enables us to be the preferred technological advisor. By walking the extra mile and maintaining continuous improvement we establish long-lasting customer and partner relationships, based on trust and competence.
Founded in 1964, the Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCSS (FPG) is an academic hospital operating in all areas of health and clinical assistance and one of the most important and internationally acclaimed care providers in Italy. FPG provides healthcare to approximately 95,000 inpatients and 250,000 outpatients per year and its activities integrate with the training and research activities of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. Together with the clinical departments and management, FPG has areas such as facility management, logistics, security, medical engineering, firefighters, ICT. FPG contributes to DYNAMO by eliciting hospital requirements in terms of business continuity, contributes to develop the AI-solution and resilience assessment solution, participates to the Verification Tests and evaluates the outputs of the DYNAMO project. FPG also leads Pilot Plans and Methodology for all pilots.
RHEA is a privately owned company with headquarters in Belgium providing bespoke engineering solutions, system development and security services for space, military, government, and other critical infrastructure. Since our creation in 1992, we have built a reputation as a trusted partner, developing tailored solutions that help drive organizational and cultural initiatives, leading to sustainable added value for our customers. RHEA consist of more than over 750 staff internationally. We work in Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, UK, Switzerland and Canada with staff located at our offices and on clients’ premises. RHEA is the technical coordinator of the ECHO project, which assets we will leverage within DYNAMO. RHEA will contribute to the definition of end user and system requirements as well as system development and integration.
Centre for Resilience & Business Continuity (CRBC), Business Information Systems, Cork University Business School (CUBS), University College Cork , IRELAND
Centre for Resilience & Business Continuity (CRBC), Business Information Systems, Cork University Business School (CUBS), University College Cork CRBC applies best practice to build resilient businesses and societies and ensure continuity. The R&D focus of the centre goes beyond response and recovery, it emphasises the importance of mitigation, planning and resilience to minimise the impact of the unexpected. CRBC, led by Dr Karen Neville, has secured over €6.5 million in funding. Dr Neville coordinated the S-HELP project (a €3.5 million FP7-grant) to develop to a suite of decision support tools to aid coordination and control of major disasters.
SystemX is an RTO (IRT - Institut de Recherche Technologique), dedicated to the digital engineering of systems, and expert in the analysis, modeling, simulation and decision support for complex systems. SystemX coordinates partnership-based research projects, bringing together academics and industrials in a multidisciplinary and cross-cutting perspective. Together, they strive to lift key scientific and technological barriers to the benefit of 4 priority fields of application: Mobility and Autonomous Press Transport, Industry of the Future, Defense and Security, Environment and Sustainable Development. Within the framework of use-case oriented projects, SystemX researcher engineers answer the great challenges of our time, both for society and technology, thus contributing to accelerate the digital transformation of industries, services and territories.
Within the ENGIE Group, Laborelec performs contracted research and technical expertise services in electrical power and new energy technology. Its 300 experts improve the business of our shareholders and our external customers on the international market. The Industrial Cybersecurity department enhances the cybersecurity posture of industrial entities by developing guidance, performing assessments and providing assistance in implementing technical and organizational measures, including training. Unique knowledge is gained by deep knowledge of the industrial processes that are linked to the energy production, distribution and consumption, combined with performing internal research and by joining EU projects and MIT CAMS. Contribution to the development of international standards and contracted work for ENISA allows a broad view on the subject. In the DYNAMO project Laborelec will contribute in delivering the use case related to energy.