Motorola Solutions creates innovative, mission-critical communication solutions and services that help public safety and commercial customers build safer cities and thriving communities. One can find our products at work in a variety of industries including law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, national government security, utilities, mining, energy, manufacturing, hospitality, retail, transportation and logistics, education, and public services.

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is a publicly funded Higher Education Institution in the South of Ireland. CIT is the largest of Ireland’s Institutes of Technology outside Dublin with a total student enrolment of approximately 12,000 full-time and part-time students. The Nimbus Centre for Embedded Systems Research at CIT is focused on translating innovative research into economic benefit.

 

CEA is a French research-and-technology organization with activities in energy, IT, healthcare, defence and security. It will be involved in TOPAs through the CEA-LETI institute from the Technological Research Division (DRT). Nearly 1,700 persons are serving innovation and transfer of technology in key domains such as ICT, wireless communications, security, usage of new technologies, etc.

 

Azimut Monitoring (AZIM) Is a solution provider of air quality monitoring for buildings. Azimut Monitoring proposes some specific compact appliances able to monitor on different continuous parameters related to building habitant’s comfort (temperature, hygrometry, noise, carbon dioxide) and air quality (VOC and ultrafine particles). Azimut Monitoring’s technology is compatible with several technical ecosystems.

 

Energy Solutions (ES) is a specialist professional energy services company with extensive expertise and experience in the energy and related sectors Energy Solutions’ primary areas of expertise and activity are energy efficiency and management, energy efficient design and alternative and renewable energy sources. Energy Solutions provides a range of services from strategic consultancy to identification of energy saving opportunities, feasibility studies for energy efficiency and alternative energy projects and detailed design and project implementation services.

 

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (FHISE) is Europe's biggest solar energy research institution and part of the Fraunhofer society, a nonprofit organization for applied research. The Institute is located in Freiburg, Germany. Fraunhofer ISE has a total number of approx. 1100 workers. The Institute develops components, materials and processes in the areas of the thermal use of solar energy, solar building, solar cells, electrical power supplies, chemical energy conversion, energy storage and the rational use of energy.

 

IBM Research – Ireland is home to state-of-the-art innovations for societal and infrastructure transformations. 2010 marked the inauguration of our lab as the global IBM Smarter Cities Technology Centre located in Dublin at the IBM Technology Campus. Our research and applications focus on improving city operations and the well-being of citizens. We operate under a collaborative environment involving IBM scientists, industries and universities.

 

Technische Universitäat Dresden (TUD) is one of eleven German “excellence” universities and as a multi-discipline university, it has about 37,000 students, more than 9,800 employees and 500 professors. TUD will be represented in the project by the Chair for Technical Information Systems (TIS) of the Institute of Applied Computed Science (IAI). Currently, 27 researchers (22 of them funded by 3rd party projects) are employed at the chair.

 

EMBIX is a joint venture of Bouygues Immobilier (Real estate developer and planner), Bouygues Energy and Services (Electrician, Facility Managers, and ESCO) and Alstom (Energy, Equipment and Smart Grid specialists), two industrial French companies. As an affiliate of Bouygues Immobilier, leading player on the real estate market and pioneer in Energy Positive Infrastructures and Buildings, EMBIX is addressing the Energy activity of the group.