rfb The Development Fund of Vojvodina (DFV) was founded and registered as a limited liability company and it is the business successor of the Fund for Development of the AP of Vojvodina. It was founded in order to meet the prerequisites for the promotion of economic development of the AP of Vojvodina. The capital participation of the AP of Vojvodina is 78.11% and 21.89% of the Republic of Serbia.
DFV’s basic goals encompass promoting: (i) the development of economy, (ii) the development of agriculture, (iii) founding of SMEs and the development of entrepreneurship, (iv) founding and development of financial institutions, (v) the development of infrastructure, (vi) balanced regional development of the AP of Vojvodina, (vii) other programs and projects from the core business or delegated authorities of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The Fund’s funding promoted the investment activities and opening of over 20,000 new job positions in the AP of Vojvodina.

atos ATOS is an international information technology services company, delivering hi-tech transactional services, consulting, and system integration and managed services. ATOS is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market. The company’s annual revenues are more than EUR 8.7 billion and it employs over 78,500 business technologists worldwide in 42 countries. ATOS was established on July 1st 2011, following the successful integration of Atos Origin and Siemens IT Solutions and Services.
Atos Research & Innovation (ARI), R&D node of ATOS, is a point of world reference in innovation for the whole ATOS group. ATOS participates in R&D projects in national or international consortia that enrich ATOS' technological portfolio. Our background of 25 years participating in EC projects helps us reinforce our links with our customers by bringing research outcomes to ATOS' customers and empowering our role as source of innovative ideas. ATOS is a founding member of the European Technology Platform NESSI, and is member of eSafety Forum, ARTEMIS, NEM, EOS and Nanomedicine, as well as of the Spanish platforms Logistop for Integral Logistics, eMOV for mobility, Railway, Maritime, eSEC for security, PROMETEO for embedded systems, PLANTETIC for ICT and electronics and es.Internet for Future Internet technologies. ATOS is also a member of the refounded NET!WORKS ETP (industrial core group for the 5G PPP).

nkua The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the largest state institution of higher learning in Greece, and among the largest universities in Europe. The Department of Informatics and Telecommunications belongs to the School of Sciences of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
The Self-evolving Cognitive & Autonomic Networking (SCAN) group is a pioneering lab in the Department. SCAN members have wide expertise in technical and project management, system design, autonomic and cognitive networks, network management, service provision and mobile applications, as well Future Internet technologies for smart agriculture and smart cities technologies and services. SCAN has been involved in numerous international, mainly EU, and national projects, (ACTS WAND, RAINBOW; and WINE; IST FP5 MOBIVAS, EURO-CITI, VIDEO-GATEWAY, BROADWAY, POLOS, and ANWIRE; IST FP6 E2R, E2R II, LIAISON; IST FP7 E3, Self-NET, SACRA, CONSERN, Where2, UniverSelf and METIS; FI PPP SmartAgriFood and FI-SPACE, CIP PSP LiveCity and SPECIFI, in the areas of Mobile/Wireless Communications, Advanced Applications and Services, Reconfigurable, and Cognitive Radio Systems, and Future Internet smart cities and smart farms. SCAN researchers have undertaken project coordinator and technical manager roles (MOBIVAS, POLOS, Self-NET, CONSERN) and have been actively striving for wide-area dissemination of SCAN’s research results through ETSI AFI, ETSI RRS, IEEE P1900.4, GreenTouch Forum, TMForum, UMTS Forum, 3GPP, DMTF, MExE Forum as well as EU DG INFSO for event organization and meeting hosting.

wur Stichting Dienst Landbouwkundig Onderzoek (DLO) consists of number specialized institutes for applied research in the domain of healthy food and living environment. DLO works together with Wageningen University under the name Wageningen University and Research Centre (Wageningen UR). DLO is the market-oriented research organization. DLO has strong track record multidisciplinary projects and is involved in hundreds of FP6 and FP7 projects and many other large national and international research projects. One of the strengths of DLO is that its structure facilitates close cooperation between the approximately 3000 experts from the different research institutes. The institutes cover a wide range of expertise including food technology, plant, animal and economic sciences.

bsc University of Novi Sad (UNS) is the leading academic institution in the country that coordinates or participates in the large number of international research projects. It is situated in the most developed part of Serbia particularly well known for its agriculture industries. The BioSense Center coordinates, focuses and advances research and introduction and promotion of state-of-the-art ICT solutions in agriculture, ecology, environmental protection, water management and industry. BioSense Center is internationally recognized multidisciplinary research center and a key regional provider of advanced ICT solutions for acquisition and processing of data for natural resource management.
BioSense Center is organized in four (4) groups, specialized in: (i) Sensors Design; (ii) Remote Sensing; (iii) Wireless Sensor Networks and (iv) Knowledge Discovery. Besides excellence in research, the BioSense Center seeks to become a respected player in the policy making, influencing the regional and national legislation-making bodies. BioSense Center is also the hosting organization of the Precision Agriculture Living Lab (PA4ALL), an open innovation eco-system that promotes user – driven precision agriculture in the region of Vojvodina, and is a member of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL). With more than 20 researchers in its core (10 PhDs), BioSense Center coordinates or participates in a large number of international research projects, including FP7 and Eureka.

sepve SEPVE (Association of Information Technology Companies of Northern Greece) was established in 1994 as a private non-profit organization based in Thessaloniki. SEPVE has over 240 members. In twelve years of action, SEPVE has organized a significant number of events, training seminars, conferences and forums, and participated in many EU co-funded projects. Through these activities members had the opportunity to enter relevant trade agreements and to keep contact with state-of-the-art developments in the European and global ICT sector. Today SEPVE is widely acknowledged as an important supportive structure for the benefit of ICT companies of Northern Greece. The Association is constantly launching innovative initiatives that will promote the role of member companies to participate in the development of the Information Society in the wider region of Southeast Europe.

ict Vojvodina ICT Cluster provides a single point of contact with the best ICT companies in Serbia. The cluster gathers companies from the sector with the total workforce of 1,500 experienced IT professionals. The association enjoys strong support in the community, with five institutions from the areas of education, regional development and public service being honorary members. Founded through a bottom-up initiative in 2010, this cluster is the strongest in its field in Serbia today, with member companies who have numerous references among globally recognizable clients. The mission of Vojvodina ICT Cluster includes coordination of our and our partners’ efforts toward a strong positive influence on social and business environment. To its members, the cluster serves as a platform for cooperation and provides a portfolio of services, such as building capacities and competitiveness of its members through training and education at the Cluster Academy, building links with the education system, creation of new business opportunities, access to new markets, lobbying activities etc. The cluster also has an important role in building tighter bonds in the triple helix Business – Education – Government.

yasad YASAD has been established in 1992 to be the messenger between Software industry and the authorities and to improve the software industry market locally and internationally by increasing local software usage in Turkey and by exploring other countries to create hype for exporting software products from Turkey.
YASAD has more than 325 members including large industrial partners, such as Netas, Turkcell Teknoloji, KocSistem and also 99% of SMEs such as Korgun, Model and Bilin. YASAD also covers all over Turkey geographically by having members from Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Kayseri and Mersin. The members of YASAD represents more than 80% of the revenue generated by software companies in Turkey and more than 95% of the exported SW products. The Association accepts members that develop software in Turkey to challenge international companies to build up research centers or development teams in Turkey.

bass The Bulgarian Association of Software Companies - BASSCOM was established in 2001. BASSCOM is a non-profit industry association of more than 45 leading companies that develop software products and systems and offering comprehensive IT solutions.
The software industry is among the few Bulgarian industries with high added value, competitive worldwide, providing exceptional opportunities for professional development of the people working in the sector.
The main objectives of BASSCOM are to promote the Bulgarian software industry, to develop professionalism and competitiveness, to work for the improvement of the education system and actively participate in creating and implementing policies for effective IT investments for the benefit of whole society.

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