iMinds VZW – iMinds

iMinds (previously: IBBT) is an independent research institute founded by the Flemish government to stimulate ICT innovation. The institute brings together companies, authorities, and non-profit organizations to join forces on research projects. iMinds unites more than 900 researchers from numerous Flemish universities and knowledge centres. It consists of 5 research departments. Each research group is specialized in one or more of the basic competencies of iMinds: networks of the future, advanced software technologies, multimedia and interfaces, policy and law, market issues and usability. Since its establishment in 2004, iMinds has run more than 250 projects, representing a total value of well over 250 million euro. For this application, two iMinds research groups participate, viz. MICT (Ugent) and SMIT (VUB). They both shape iMinds Research Department Digital Society.



Eurokleis is an SME that was established to translate the research experience of its founders into a specialised strategic research consultancy. The main focus of Eurokleis is on the use and deployment of Information, Communication & Media Technologies.

The Eurokleis partners combine their strong academic background with many years of practical experience in different industrial sectors and offer a strong set of integrated services. Moreover, Eurokleis partners have worked for a number of international companies, local authorities and private organizations, as well as with the European Commission. Eurokleis assists companies and institutions in making the right decisions by offering information and consultancy services concerning the latest developments in the world of technology and innovation.



T6 is a small consultancy company based in Rome, offering highly specialized research and management support for research implementation. T6 works with international research institutions and companies. The company is composed of a group of people from different professional and geographical background who made their diversity a complementary and interdisciplinary strength. Research and management activities focus on socio-economic analysis, new technologies and environment as well as international cooperation.

The “Society, Innovation and Social Capital” unit of T6 carries out socio-economic research activities with the objective to promote innovation and sustainable growth of people, enterprises and territories. In its research activities, T6 adopts an interdisciplinary approach that combines, and develops both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, following when possible the action-research principles. In fact, analysis and interpretation are combined with ad-hoc interventions that aim at changing the analysed context, thanks to the active participation of relevant actors.

T6 experts in project and financial management developed specific methodologies for supporting research and the knowledge economy both at national and well.


Athens Technology Center S.A.

Founded in 1987, Athens Technology Center S.A. is an Information Technology Company offering business solutions targeting specific sectors, as well as certain state-of-the-art horizontal solutions. ATC focuses on the Media, Banking, Retail as well as the Public sectors with a variety of solutions and services. Horizontal solutions focus on Content Management, Web Applications, eLearning, Human Capital Resource Management and Mobile Applications.

ATC will be responsible for the development of the EU citizens engagement platform.