The Centre for Telecommunications Research at King’s College London aims to be the top research and teaching centre in Europe in the area of Telecommunications. Its considerable status allows it to build on its accumulation of comprehensive knowledge and puts it in a strong position to contribute to all aspects of the creation of the universal communications systems of the future. It is a dynamic research centre, drawing in talented researchers from the world over and reacting rapidly to the changing technological landscape.
Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (HHI) located in Berlin brings innovation to the field of communications technology since 1928; since 2002 it belongs to the Fraunhofer alliance. The core competencies of HHI are in the areas of Photonic Networks and Systems, Mobile Broadband Systems, Photonic Components and Electronic Imaging. HHI’s mission is to develop communication technology intellectual property and practical solutions which have major impact to the world of information and communication.
Eurecom is a research and teaching institute located in the Sophia Antipolis Technopole in the South of France. Eurecom’s research activity focuses on 3 domains: Networking & Security, Multimedia Communications, and Mobile Communications. The latter has its focus on digital signal processing for mobile communications, information theory, 3rd and 4th generation cellular radio systems, wireless protocols, mobile ad hoc networks, software radios, and SW and HW prototyping.
Trinity College Dublin, founded in 1592, is the leading university on the island of Ireland and is ranked 61st in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings 2013. The University has 24 schools across 3 faculties and has currently over 1,500 research accounts. According to Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators, TCD ranked in the top 1% of research institutions in the world in terms of research performance in 2013.
Technische Universität Berlin (TUB) is one of the largest German Universities of Technology. It is also a research university, with telecommunications being one of the key areas of its competence. The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science creates – in cooperation with a group of affiliated research institutes and the on-campus industrial research (e.g. the Deutsche Telekom Laboratories; Fraunhofer Institutes, Leibniz Institutes) – a unique ecosystem in telecommunication, oriented on basic and applied research.
Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) is a full-scale university with 14 faculties, covering a wide range of fields in science and engineering, humanities, social sciences and medicine. TUD is the only university in East Germany which has been granted a graduate school and a cluster of excellence in Germany’s excellence initiative. TUD’s emphasis on applications in both teaching and research has been honoured by leading industrial companies with currently fourteen endowed chairs
iMinds is an independent research institute founded by the Flemish government to stimulate ICT innovation. The mission of iMinds is the creation of highly competent human capital in different aspects of ICT through multi-disciplinary demand-driven research. iMinds carries out this multi-disciplinary research for the Flemish business community and the Flemish government.
Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI) is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute, covering a broad spectrum of basic and applied research. The staff of more than 550 researchers within 28 departments works in the areas of information and communication technologies, production and control technologies, physics, nuclear sciences, chemistry, material sciences, environmental technologies and biology.
Institute of Electronics Systems at the Warsaw University of Technology. The Institute of Electronics Systems is one of the largest institutes of the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technologies at WUT, specializing in signal processing, electronics and microwaves.
The Industrial Systems Institute is a public research institute, operating under the supervision of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of the Greek Ministry of Education. Its scope includes the active participation and substantial contribution to high-technology sectors, which relate to integrated industrial systems through the application of state-of-the-art technologies. The institute’s main research activities are in Wireless Embedded Systems, Integrated Network Services and Electronic System Design. The Wireless@ISI is a multi-disciplinary research group collaborating with the Electrical and Computer Engineering departments of Patras, Thessaly and Thessaloniki.
Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG (ALUD) with headquarter in Stuttgart is the German subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent S.A., Paris. Alcatel-Lucent is a leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications, and services, and it is committed to eco-sustainability. With the Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs the company has one of the largest research, technology and innovation organizations focused on communications technology and conducting fundamental research in this field. Research at ALUD addresses all major aspects for future evolutions of mobile radio access networks.
SEQUANS COMMUNICATIONS is a world-leading chipmaker dedicated to enabling mass market 4G. Sequans supplies LTE and WiMAX chips to ODMs and OEMs worldwide. In addition to standalone WiMAX and LTE solutions, Sequans has developed a dual-mode WiMAX/LTE solution to help mobile operators and device makers accomplish a smooth and cost-effective transition from WiMAX to LTE. Sequans is based in Paris, with additional offices throughout the world, including USA, United Kingdom, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Taiwan.
Thales Communications & Security is a world leader in its domain of activity covering communications networks, satellite communications, mobile radio-communications, naval & infrastructure communication systems, airborne communication, navigation and identification systems both for civil and military aircraft, command information systems, radio-surveillance systems and radio spectrum monitoring. TCS is part of the Thales group.
National Instruments is a technology pioneer and industry leader in virtual instrumentation delivering today’s most advanced technologies for test, control, and design. National Instruments is the leading provider of advanced graphical system design tools and off-the-shelf hardware platforms for the design, implementation and deployment of sophisticated software-defined instrumentation, automation and real-time embedded systems.
MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. IS-Wireless collaborates with MathWorks in delivery of WiMAX PHY Lab – specialized MATLAB toolbox implementing mobile WiMAX PHY layer.
Wiley is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students as well as lifelong learners. Wiley collaborates with IS-Wireless on provisioning of high quality text books for IS-Wireless’ LTE/LTE-Advanced technical courses
Within CEA (Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy French Commission), the Laboratory for Electronics & Information Technology (CEA-Leti) works with companies in order to increase their competitiveness through technological innovation and transfers. CEA-Leti is focused on micro and nanotechnologies and their applications, from wireless devices and systems, to biology and healthcare or photonics.
Recore Systems designs heterogeneous many-core processor systems. Their mission is to make the many-core life easy for customers, as implemented in FlexaWare® platform.
DataSoft specializes in low-power, small form-factor wireless solutions (both hardware and software) for IoT, PAN, Situation Awareness, MANET, and IP-based networking. DataSoft design, manufacture, integrate, and support real-time embedded solutions for defense, commercial, and industrial communications. Portfolio of programmable RF designs, tactical radio accessories, software libraries, Information Security expertise, and rapid prototyping capability was developed through DoD programs, IR&D, and Small Business Innovation Research.
Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd. was established in 1989. The Sundance company strategy is to produce a comprehensive range of competitively priced and well engineered products for the high-performance embedded processing market. Sundance product range includes modular systems based on the Texas Instruments TMS320C6x (‘C6x) range of processors as well as the Xilinx Virtex FPGA. Many products are now in their second or third generation, having been enhanced in response to customer demand.
AWE Communications was founded in 1998 as a spin off from the Institute of Radio Frequency Technology at the University of Stuttgart. Since these early days, the main focus of AWE Communications has been the development of software tools for wave propagation and radio network planning. During the last 16 years, AWE Communications has accompanied the evolution of wireless and cellular mobile communications including the migration from 2G via 3G to 4G cellular networks.
Sarokal Test Systems Oy is based in Oulu, Finland. The company was founded in 2013, when the product business was spun off from Sarokal Solutions that developed the first generation products in 2009. Sarokal has developed a revolutionary X-STEP™ Test System. Their flagship product can be used in system testing from ASIC/FPGA verification all the way to field testing and production.
SIGFOX is the premier provider of dedicated cellular connectivity for Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine communications. SIGFOX’s global network is deployed through the SigFox Network Operator™ partnership program, with more than 2 million square kilometers already covered. The company is headquartered in Labège, France.
Spacetime Networks Oy is a Finnish SME founded as a spinoff from Aalto University Department of Communications and Networking in 2013 to commercialize and develop wireless opportunistic networking technologies. The main product of Spacetime Networks is the Scampi opportunistic networking middleware, which is used to build opportunistic networks composed of short-range wireless device-to-device encounters.
Martel is an innovative consultancy company specialized in the management and promotion of international collaborative projects; especially ones in the areas of Telecommunications and Software.