PLANET SA - Greece Open or Close
Mr Raphael KOUMERI - rcoum [at] planet.grMs Leta Psalti - lpsalti [at] planet.gr
+30 210 690 5159
PLANET S.A. the leading Greek management and strategic consulting firm advising clients in Greece and Southeast Europe on issues of strategy, organization, technology and operations and supporting the implementation of large scale projects. The company employs more than 80 professionals and has a proven record of successfully delivering state-of-art services. The company provides services to both public and private sector entities and has an active presence in the countries of its wider geographical region (Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and Central Asia and eastern Mediterranean countries), responding to their increased needs resulting from the transformation of the economies. Since its establishment in 1987, PLANET has participated in or co-ordinated more than 50 pan-European RTD projects funded by the Framework Programmes (4th, 5th, 6th and 7th) as well as other Community Programmes (e.g. eTen). Indicative RTD projects co-ordinated by PLANET are:JOINMED, EXTEND (FP7 projects), TEAM, FIT, SAKE, RACWeB, SCORE, MED-IST, IS2WeB, SEE-Innovation (FP6 projects) and CB-BUSINESS, INKASS (FP5 projects.
European Framework Program Consulting - Israel Open or Close
Country Israel Contact person(s):
Mr Michael REMES - michael [at] efpcgroup.com
Website: http://www.efpcgroup.com/ Phone: +972 893 22405
EFPC staff has strong research and technical backgrounds with considerable Framework Program experience covering the technical, financial, project management and ethical aspects. EFPC have participated in many projects, including projects that trained and assisted organisations to participate in the Framework Program. EFPC staff were coordinators of the Security Project LOGSEC, and also the IST project Finance-NMS-IST which in addition to financial training also ran the Finance Helpdesk. EFPC staffs participate in the Security project INSEC, Idealist2014 project, ICT NCP Network responsible for Quality Management, FESTOS, BOOST-IT, EPISTEP, CEEC-IST-NET Idealist7FP, Idealist2011 and EPIST.
Athens Technology Center S.A. - Greece Open or Close
Country: Greece Contact person(s):
Mrs Marina Klitsi - m.klitsi [at] atc.gr
Website: http://www.atc.gr/ Phone: +30 2106874300
Founded in 1987, ATC is an IT solutions and services provider (SME) targeting specific sectors incl. the Media, Banking and Retail Sectors, Utilities and Public Sector Organisations. ATC also provides horizontal solutions focusing on Content Management, Web Applications, Human Capital Resource Management, eLearning and Mobile Applications. The activities of the Company span among several countries in EU, Eastern Europe and CIS countries, as well as the Balkans. ATC provides the Media Sector with consulting and media – specific solutions as an active and leading supplier of newsroom, editorial and archive specific editorial solutions with a particular emphasis on News and Press Agencies and Publishing organisations. ATC’s customers include major newspapers in Greece, Cyprus and Romania and the National News Agencies in Greece, Portugal, Poland, Russia as well as the Western Balkans. The Company has also formed a strategic alliance with SABA/CENTRA Inc, and offers best of breed solutions for synchronous and asynchronous e-learning and Human Capital Management needs in strategic projects for the private and public sector.
Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SpA - Italy Open or Close
Country Italy Contact person(s):
Mrs Maria Silvia Boi - silvia.boil [at] eng.it
Website: http://www.eng.it/ Phone: +39 06 49201
Founded in 1980, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SpA (http://www.eng.it) is the leader of the Engineering Group consisting of 12 firms specialised in different IT services, but sharing the same cultural identity and mission. Financed by private capital, the Engineering Group operates in more than 20 locations in Italy, and in 2006 achieved consolidated revenues of about 450M€ with almost 4800 employees, thus further consolidating the Group's position as one of largest private enterprise in the system and business integration market sector in Italy. The main areas of interest of the R&D Department are concerned with Service-Based Software Engineering, Multi-Agents System, Software Architecture, Knowledge Management, and Human-Computer Interaction. This policy - based on strict synergies between the operational and the R&D divisions - has proven essential to generate a wide number of opportunities and contracts with large organisations like ENEL, Vodafone, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Ministero dei Beni Culturali, and many others. In particular, the commercial successes achieved have progressively increased the company’s trust and confidence in the importance of investing in research and innovation activities, allocating an annual budget of around 5% of the global turnover and a global foreseen investment in the period 2003-2005 of almost 30 Million Euros. Since 1987, current and past research initiatives have been accomplished at European level.
Computing Centre Russian Academy of Sciences - Russia Open or Close
Country: Russia Contact person(s):
Mr Vladimir Ryazanov - rvvccas [at] mail.ru
Website: http://www.ccas.ru/ Phone: 8-499-135-02-28
Established in 1955, Computing Centre RAS (CC RAS) is a leading research institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences engaged in developing computational methods, software, mathematical models and applying them to various fields of science and technology. It was the first institute on computer science in Russia. CC RAS staffs are active participants in many scientific projects of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Programs of the Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences, Ministry of Education Project and Science. Many employees of CC RAS are chair of departments and professors of M.V.Lomonosov MSU, MIPT, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute and other universities. The Computing Centre issues scientific proceedings on the above subjects. Starting from 1960 one of the most prestigious internationally well-known journals, "Journal of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Physics", has been published by the Computing Centre.
Belarusian Institute of System Analysis & Information Support of Scientific & Technical Sphere - Belarus Open or Close
Country: Belarus Contact person(s):
Dr Tatyana Lyadnova - tlyadnova [at] belisa.org.by
Website: http://www.belisa.org.by Phone: +375 17 2031016 BELISA is acting under the State Committee for Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus (SCST), ranked as the Ministry for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). It is a branch institution providing the SCST with the analytical support and information for developing the state policies in STI. To fulfil its mission, BELISA:
Has created and operates several national e-resources e.g. National Register of R&D Projects and data base of international projects, as well as databases on scientific potential (organizations and experts) and S&T developments.
Is carrying out monitoring of the National Innovation Development Programme.
Organises annually more than 20 international events in STI cooperation (e.g. seminars, conferences, exhibitions, Days of S&T&I) both in Belarus and abroad.
Starting from 2004 BELISA is the National Information Point for the EU programmes of RTD (FP6 and FP7). Meanwhile, according to the decision of the SCST, it coordinates activities of the national FP7 NCPs' network and acts as a National Contact Point for FP7-ICT, Mobility, Research Infrastructure and INCO.
Centre for Scientific and Technical Information and Innovation Promotion of Ukraine - Ukraine Open or Close
Country: Ukraine Contact person(s):
Mr. Vadym Yashenkov - fp [at] fp6-nip.kiev.ua
Website: http://www.fp6-nip.kiev.ua/ Phone: + 380 44-529 0332
NIP Ukraine was established on 01 August 2003 to support Ukrainian scientific community integration to the ERA by facilitating access of each community member to the European Community research through the National Information Points Network. NIP Ukraine has set up a network of regional contact points coordinating their activities and closely co-operating with the State Agency on Science, Innovations and Informatization of Ukraine, the Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine, the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Ministry of Industrial Policy of Ukraine, the National Aerospace Agency of Ukraine, the European Commission and partner institutions in and outside Ukraine. NIP Ukraine runs the Internet information service, conducts info days, workshops and seminars in the regions of Ukraine and provides general support to Ukrainian would-be participants of the FPs.
Information Society Technologies Centre - Armenia Open or Close
Country: Armenia Contact person(s):
Mr Levon Aslanyan - lasl [at] sci.am
IST-C was set up in 1998 as a spin off from “Discrete Modelling, Analysis and Recognition” Laboratory of Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the National academy of Sciences. Its basic objective of IST-C is to integrate the local ICT domain theoretical research and systems development in an associated basis, serving policy support and management, and – collaborative relations with international research community.
IST-C carries out both theoretical investigations in Computer Science, as well as applied R&D activities in Information Technologies. Particular applications devoted to systems for earthquake data analysis, special GIS, OCR system for Armenian character set, software for classification and prediction; e-services, learning, security, advanced networks, e-governance, etc. IST-C is the FP7 ICT and INCO NCP office in Armenia.
Regional Innovative Technologies Academy - Azerbaijan Open or Close
The Regional Innovative Technologies Academy (R.I.T.A.) was established in 2003. The Academy renders ICT consulting services and supports participation of ICT organizations and institutions in EC projects, and carries out IT trainings both in Baku and regions of Azerbaijan. R.I.T.A.’s experienced staffs (including certified specialists of IPMA) have been taking part in implementation of more than 10 international UNESCO/UNDP projects and 8 ICT projects under EC Framework Programmes since 2003. R.I.T.A has created a database, containing information about most of IT Scientific Institutions and specialists, has good contacts with most regions of Azerbaijan and this gives the opportunity to broaden its activity on the dissemination of information about Framework Programmes/ ICT programme.
Center for International Projects - Moldova Open or Close
Country: Moldova Contact person(s):
Mrs Svetlana Mihalachi - lmihalaki [at] gmail.com
Mrs Elena Zamsa - zamsha.elena [at] gmail.com, elena.zamsa [at] idsi.md
Website: www.cpi.asm.md Phone: +373 22 577707
The Center of International Projects (CIP) is a public institution of the Academy of
Sciences of Moldova (ASM), which promotes and manages bilateral and multilateral programs in science and innovation launched within Cooperation Agreements between ASM and various international organizations and foundations. Since its inception, CIP has managed around 250 bilateral projects under Cooperation Agreements with the National Funding Authorities from Belorussia, Germany, Russia, France, Italy, Romania and Ukraine.CIP provides managerial, technical, financial and legal assistance to members of Moldovan scientific community, Moldovan Diaspora members, including consulting activities, seminars, trainings and other activities in the framework of international and bilateral projects. During 2010-2012, CIP is officially nominated as: (1) the Host Organization of the Moldovan FP7 National Contact Points Network to support and coordinate its activities as a whole structure, (2) responsible for assurance of participation the Official Representatives and National Experts in the FP7 Programme Committees, (3) support organization for the activity of Representatives of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova in the European Institutions in Brussels within the Moldovan Office for Science and Technology and (4) EURAXESS Services Bridgehead Organization, Mobility Centre and Local Contact Point.CIP is involved in realization of several projects such as: PICTURE project(2011-2014), TOP II EURAXESS Network project (2012-2014), in carrying out some activities related to the organization of Pilot Joint Calls within SEERA-EI, Black-Sea ERANET and ERA.Net RUS Plus projects.
International Center for Advancement of Research Technology and Innovation - Georgia Open or Close
Country: Georgia Contact person(s):
Mr Givi Kochoradze - gcp [at] ip.osgf.ge
Website: http://www.icarti.ge/ Phone:
The International Center for Advancement of Research, Technology and Innovation (ICARTI) is the National Contact Point organization in Georgia for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) of European Commission Seventh Framework Programme and a contact point organization in the People Mobility grants programme. ICARTI cooperates with a number of entities in the EU (Belgium, Estonia, Greece, Finland, Sweden, France, Italy, etc.) and EECA countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine) in support of Science and Technology development. ICARTI has the following main objectives: facilitation of international cooperation of Georgian research and technology organizations and groups of researchers/engineers with their foreign partners and assistance in integration of Georgian scientists in ERA and international S&T networks; bridging the gaps between research and industry, support to innovation and research commercialization processes. Activities of ICARTI includes: (i) assistance in introduction of best European and international practices in S&T policy and management system; (ii) facilitation of information exchange between S&T stakeholders; (iii) offering to Georgian and foreign SMEs and companies technology transfer and implementation of the innovation services; (iv) mediation services for representatives of S&T and industry including organization on international workshops and brokerage events, partner search, etc.; (v) consultation and information dissemination among local S&T community about FP7 objectives, activities and funding schemes.
Independent Expert Consulting Board to Promote Scientific Research Activity in Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan Open or Close
Country: Kazakhstan Contact person(s):
Mrs Nailya Kabysheva - nailya [at] inexcbkz.com
Website: http://www.inexcb.kz/ Phone:
InExCB-Kz was established in 2002 by key researchers of Kazakhstan in order to support involvement of Kazakh scientific community into the EU research programmes and as a result of the project No ICA2-CT- 2000-50004 "Creation of networks in Kazakhstan with a view to future participation of Kazak scientific community in the 5th Framework Programme of the European Community" funded by the EU FP5. InExCB-Kz staff comprise 42 persons, of which: 3 persons are the InExCB-Kz founders – members of the decision making body (council); 6 persons are involved in the executive body (directorate) and 32 persons are scientists in the different research fields (independent experts). The InExCB-Kz acts as hosting organization of the EU FP7 National Coordinator office in Kazakhstan (FP7 NCP-Kz), FP7 INCO NCP-Kz, FP7 Health NCP-Kz, and office of the Advisor to Member of the European Parliament Struan Stevenson, and consultant to the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Indo-Uzbek Centre on Promotion of S&T Cooperation - Uzbekistan Open or Close
Country: Uzbekistan Contact person(s):
Mrs Fatima Adilova - fatima_adilova [at] rambler.ru
Website: http://academy.uz Phone: + 998 71 2629878
Indo-Uzbek Centre on Promotion of S&T Cooperation, a non-profit organization was created under the law of Uzbekistan (Registration number 196 from July 27, 1995) by the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Uzbekistan in order to render purpos directed promotion to scientific institutions and organizations of Uzbekistan and India. It has enhanced its activity in an international level by permanently increasing flow of new information, which demands properly analysis and dissemination, and interest of Uzbek researchers in international cooperation and participation in projects in the Framework of International Organization Programmes. IUCP-T staff consists of 6 persons, from which: 2 persons are the IUCP-T founders – members of the decision making body; 4 persons are workers of the executive body and 10 free-lance persons are scientists in the different research fields out of staff. The IUCP-T was hosting organization of Uzbekistan National Information Point of FP6 INTAS Information Network in New Independent States and Uzbekistan National Information Point of FP7.
Osh State University - Kyrgystan Open or Close
Country: Kyrgyzstan Contact person(s): Dr Anara SAIPBEKOVA - asaipbekova [at] gmail.com Website: http://www.oshsu.kg/ Phone:
Osh State University was established in 1992 on the basis of Osh State Pedagogical Institute which had been existed since 1951. Nowadays more than 27000 students study at Osh State University on full-time, part-time, evening, distance forms of education, including 1804 foreign students. OSU is a member of the European Association of International Education and the International Association of Universities. Education is conducted in ten languages on 90 specialties and specializations; OSU was included in the World Catalogue of Universities on 24 specialties. Osh State University fruitfully cooperates with International Organizations and Programs as USAID, UNDP, IREX, ACCELS, Soros–Kyrgyzstan, DAAD, INTAS, NISCUPP, CEP, HESP, TEMPUS and about 100 students study abroad in the USA, Germany, Turkey, South Korea and other countries. Osh State University has all scientific, educational and cultural potentials to provide contemporary Higher Education of World Standards.