Project Consortium

Foundation for Research and technology Hellas (FORTH) - Greece
The Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) is one of the largest research centers of Greece with well - organised facilities and a highly qualified staff. FORTH has been ranked the 12th place in the Fourth FP7 Monitoring Report of the 20 research organizations with the highest numbers of participations in FP7 signed grant agreements during the period 2007-2010. The Institute of Computer Science (ICS) since its establishment in 1983 conducts basic and applied research, developing applications and products, providing services, and playing a leading role in Greece and internationally, in the fields of ICT. Telecommunications and Networks Laboratory (TNL) is actively involved in R&D activities in the areas of resource control and QoS in wired and wireless networks, network monitoring, mobile computing and positioning, network security, wireless multi-hop and ad hoc network architectures.


Linköping University (LiU) - Sweden
Linköping University (LiU) is one of the major Swedish Universities with a strong international profile. LiU is one of the two poles of the Swedish Excellence Centre eLLIIT in ICT, funded by a Swedish Strategic Research Support with an annual budget of over €5.0 million. The Department of Science and Technology (ITN) is a multi-disciplinary ICT site founded in 1998. It has over 160 members (including 15 professors) with a broad range of competence in electronics, communication systems, computer vision, and scientific visualization, with external research grants from governmental agencies, industry, and the EC. The MT-Group at ITN-LiU is a leading group in Sweden in modelling, simulation, and optimisation of broadband heterogeneous wireless networks (particularly 4G networks). The group’s expertise ranges from wireless communications, protocols design, algorithms (for topology design, routing techniques, and capacity dimensioning), and graph optimization to mobile applications in road traffic and fleet management.


CYTA Hellas (CYTA) - Greece
CYTA Hellas is an alternative fixed telecommunications services provider in Greece. It is a 100% subsidiary of CYTA (Cyprus Telecommunications Authority), the National Telecommunications Provider of Cyprus. CYTA Hellas has attached significant importance in the development of new services and new business opportunities. Making use also of the know-how of the mother company, it introduced commercial 2play VDSL services, IP Centrex and SIP trunking as commercial services well ahead of its competition. Now reaching maturity, the company aims at accelerating and diversifying the offer of innovative solutions to its customers through its participation in research projects, making use of its highly skilled and trained technical personnel, who also have significant hands-on experience in the development of services appealing to the relevant market, home, general business or niche.


Partner Institutions
University of Crete (UoC) - Greece
UoC is the leading multi-disciplinary, research University of Greece. Its Department of Computer Science (CSD) has numerous national, European and international research and development, academic and industrial, collaborations. It has a close collaboration with the Institute of Computer Science (ICS) of FORTH. UoC has high-quality graduate and post-graduate programmes structured according to international standards with application-oriented courses and lab-driven education. CSD is devoted to promote research on multidisciplinary scientific areas of computer science

Ericsson AB - Sweden
Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly-changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to mobile and fixed network operators all over the globe. 40 percent of global mobile traffic runs through networks we have supplied, and we manage networks that serve more than 1 billion subscribers globally every day. With more than 35,000 granted patents, we have one of the industry’s strongest patent portfolios.