5G-MEDIA aims at innovating media-related applications by investigating how these applications and the underlying 5G network should be coupled and interworked to the benefit of both.
ACCORDION establishes an opportunistic approach in bringing together edge resource/infrastructures (public clouds, on-premise infrastructures, telco resources, even end-devices) in pools defined in terms of latency, that can support NextGen application requirements.
ACTiCLOUD proposes a novel cloud computing architecture for drastically improved management of cloud resources, targeting both resource efficiency and scalability. By utilizing modest investments on hardware intelligence that enables true resource disaggregation between multiple servers, ACTiCLOUD progresses current state-of-the-art in hypervisors and cloud management systems, promoting holistic resource management both at the rack scale and across distributed cloud sites.
Cloud-based data-driven digital health solution is designed to help improve patient outcomes and reduce cost of treating chronic cardiovascular conditions, by helping providers standardise care, reduce overall length of stay, and lower readmission rates.
AFarCloud will provide a distributed platform for autonomous farming that will allow the integration and cooperation of agriculture Cyber Physical Systems in real-time in order to increase efficiency, productivity, animal health, food quality and reduce farm labour costs.
AGID Cloud Marketplace is a catalogue of AGID certified cloud service providers.
ALIGNED will develop models, methods and tools for engineering information systems based on co-evolving software and web data.
AppHub is a service platform, an open space market place that will help the market to seamlessly identify, position and implement the software outcomes of projects.
ARCADIA project aims to design and validate a Novel Reconfigurable-By-Design Highly Distributed Applications Development Paradigm over Programmable Infrastructure.
ARIA delivers shared IT infrastructure, application and end-user support services. It is a a cloud provider certified by the Italian digital government agency-AGID.
Arsenàl.IT delivers shared platform and application services.
ATMOSPHERE (Adaptive, Trustworthy, Manageable, Orchestrated, Secure Privacy-assuring Hybrid, Ecosystem for REsilient Cloud Computing) is a 24-month project aiming at the design and development of an ecosystem of a framework, platform and application of next generation trustworthy cloud services on top of an intercontinental hybrid and federated resource pool.
The main goal of this project is two-fold: research and develop techniques to federate cloud network resources, and to derive the integrated management cloud layer that enables an efficient and secure deployment of federated cloud applications.
BEBA holds the promise for future-proof, efficient, and easy to administer network devices capable to be repurposed so as to meet emerging needs.
Blue Cloud implements a practical approach to address the potential of cloud based open science to achieve a set of services identifying also longer term challenges to build and demonstrate the Pilot Blue Cloud as a thematic EOSC cloud to support research to better understand & manage the many aspects of ocean sustainability, through a set of five pilot Blue-Cloud demonstrators.
BMI provides guidance on choosing private vs. public, and building a private cloud data center.
Brønnøysundregistrene develops and delivers public registries.
BRZ delivers shared IT infrastructure, application and end-user support services.
Build to Share provides guidance on choosing private vs. public, and building a private cloud data center.
C4E produces a high quality cloud computing environment for public sector needs, validated through a pre-commercial procurement (PCP).
CACTOS copes with the challenge of optimizing the mapping of services to a variety of different resources, which are both hardware and software related (e.g. high bandwidth demands), and require topology aware mapping. This mapping needs to consider placement of the services across geographically distributed centers and demands new intelligent and cross-domain integration of actual and historical usage data.
CHOReVOLUTION elevates the Readiness Level of existing choreography technologies in order to drop the dynamism and cross-organization security barriers via the automated synthesis of dynamic and secured choreographies in the FI.
CINECA provides high performance computing IT solutions and services for universities IT solutions, and services for the Italian Ministry of Education and Research.
The main objective of CLARUS is to enhance trust in cloud computing services by developing a secure framework for the storage and processing of data outsourced to the cloud that allows end users to monitor, audit and retain control of the stored data without impairing the functionality and cost-saving benefits of cloud services.
CLASS aims to develop a novel software architecture to help big data developers to combine data-in-motion and data-at-rest analysis by efficiently distributing data and process mining along the compute continuum (from edge to cloud) in a complete and transparent way, while providing sound real-time guarantees.
Acellera is at the forefront in the development of Molecular Dynamics (MD) applications for drug discovery, and is committed to developing next generation tools that facilitate adoption of this technology by a wider segment of the drug discovery community.
The project aims at producing a European Cloud Database Appliance for providing a Database as a Service able to match the predictable performance, robustness and trustworthiness of on premise architectures such as those based on mainframes
Successful European initiatives such us CloudFlow, cloudSME or Fortissimo have demonstrated the benefits of cloudification for engineering services, by means of combining HPC resources, computational tools, and cloud computing platforms.
The CloudingSMEs support action is a joint effort of SME Associations, SMEs and clouding computing experts, which will act as a catalyst for the accelerated and successful adoption of cloud computing by European SMEs.
CloudLightning’s preliminary work is centered on promoting access to power efficient heterogeneous resources by shifting the deployment and optimization effort from the consumer to the software stack running on the cloud infrastructure. With CloudLightning, this work is extended to build a cloud management and delivery infrastructure based on these principles.
The aim is to produce a set of tools that will enable Cloud IaaS providers to enhance the stability and performance effectiveness of their infrastructures. These tools will also help Cloud adopters in finding the best cloud infrastructure for their service, and a third party consulting entity to support both adopters and providers in taking care of the complexity of selecting, comparing and monitoring the performance of each cloud.
CloudSocket envisions the idea of “Business Process as a Service”, where domain-specific business processes like employee registration at social insurance, tax report, or legal verification are supported by workflows that optimally match the ICT support for the selected process.
CloudTeams is an integrated and open source platform and methodology, which in turn is an intersection of crowd-sourcing platforms, collaborative software development tools and trusted cloud service delivery.
CloudWATCH2 supports EU R&D on cloud computing, software, services across the full innovation lifecycle, and the move to market. It promotes technology advancements, while supporting OS software re-usability through clustering, championing standards for interoperability and security, and providing a roadmap on the cloud market structure to encourage transparent pricing. CloudWATCH2 offers educational services on risk management and legal issues to lower adoption barriers for SMEs and public administration.
With CODE, participants can look beyond their own patients for collective benefits of gaining insights from the rest of the network. Participants gain the ability to understand drug adoption and implementation, chart the speed and variation of adoption, highlight variations in patients’ access to anti-cancer medicines, provide insights into variations in practice and use of anti-cancer medicines, and create a stimulus for clinical research. Data collection is extracted directly from clinical systems.
CODE-DE offers a high-performance access to all Copernicus data over Germany.
The Cloud Orchestration at the Level of Application (COLA) project aims to increase the adoption of cloud computing services by the following two strategic target communities. SMEs and public sector organizations increasingly investigate the possibilities to use cloud computing services in their everyday business conduct. Accessing services and resources in the cloud on-demand and in a flexible and elastic way could result in significant cost savings due to more efficient and convenient resource utilization that also replaces large investment costs with long term operational costs. On the other hand, the take up of cloud computing by SMEs and the public sector is still relatively low due to limited application-level flexibility and also security concerns.
Community Cloud is a project that is developing a cloud service, which replaces the centralized server farms with a distributed data center based on a peer-to-peer network free from infrastructural costs.
The goal of CREDENTIAL is to develop, test and showcase innovative cloud based services for storing, managing, and sharing digital identity information and other critical personal data.
CREODIAS platform is a cloud infrastructure adapted to the processing of big amounts of EO data, including an EO Data storage cluster and a dedicated IaaS cloud infrastructure for the platform’s Users.
Crown Hosting Data Centres provides application hosting services.
CSI Piemonte delivers shared IT infrastructure, application and end-user support services, and is a Cloud provider certified by the Italian digital government agency-AGID.
The primary goal of CYCLONE has been to provide multi-cloud management software for a production-quality platform that facilitates the deployment and management of complex, cloud based applications. The solution offers an integrated way of managing multi-cloud deployments, networks and services.
Dataport delivers shared platform and application services.
DCOM provides SaaS solutions developed for local administration.
DECENTER aims to recognize a robust Fog Computing platform, covering the whole Cloud-to-Things Continuum, which will provide AI application-aware orchestration and the provisioning of resources.
DICE will tackle the challenge by defining a quality-driven development methodology and related tools that will markedly accelerate the development of business-critical data-intensive applications, running on public or private clouds.
The goal of DITAS is to propose a framework, composed by an SDK and an execution environment, which aims to overcome the barriers that now hamper the adoption of Cloud Computing and increase the adoption of Fog computing by exploiting the full potential of these two paradigms in a synergic way. This will support the development and execution of data-intensive application that are now – and even more in the future – crucial for organizations and companies that want to manage their data in an efficient, reliable, scalable, and secure manner.
‘The objective of DIVERSITY is to create a new product-service engineering environment based on a combination of CMfg, PDM/PLM and social software, as well as a set of software tools to support real time sharing of knowledge among various actors, from the designer up to the customer, aimed at small and medium sized companies producing machines/equipment for mass product manufacturers.
Entice technology and platform to enable integration, interoperability and federation of storage providers. Enabled lightweight and highly optimized VMI, ensure VMI interoperability across Cloud infrastructures without providers lock-in.
The ENTSO-E Transparency platform provides continuous and free access to key information on the European grid for all market participants and other stakeholders. It is a central collection and publication of electricity generation, transportation, and consumption data and information for the pan-European market. The open data platform enables traders to calculate prices more accurately, to maintain balance in the power system due to better forecasting of consumption and generation, and to determine the best mode of operation for power units.
ESCUDO provides effective and deployable solutions allowing data owners to maintain control over their data when relying on Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) for data storage, processing, and management, without sacrificing on functionality.
E-elering is a portal to give customers access to data and services. Estfeed, the data platform, is an energy data exchange for accessing, sharing, and managing meter data between data suppliers (data hubs), data users, applications via the E-elering app store and data access management, and the customer.
EVOLVE is a pan European Innovation Action with 19 key partners from 11 European countries introducing important elements of High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Cloud in Big Data platforms taking advantage of recent technological advancements to enable cost-effective applications in 7 different pilots to keep up with the unprecedented data growth we are experiencing .
FAR-EDGE is a joint effort of leading experts towards the smooth and wider adoption of virtualized factory automation solutions based on FI technologies.
The objective of FitOptiVis is to develop an integral approach for smart integration of image- and video -processing pipelines for CPS covering a reference architecture, supported by low-power, high-performance, smart devices, and by methods and tools for combined design-time and run-time multi-objective optimisation within system and environment constraints.
FNS-Cloud will overcome fragmentation problems by integrating existing FNS data, which is essential for high-end, pan-European FNS research, addressing FNS, diet, health, and consumer behaviours as well as on sustainable agriculture and the bio-economy.
FogProtect delivers new and advanced architectures, technologies, and methodologies for ensuring end-to-end data protection across the computing continuum, from cloud data centers through fog nodes to end devices.
A catalogue of cloud services certified by the UK government and included in framework procurement agreements.
GAIA-X plans to connect decentralised infrastructure services such cloud and edge into a homogeneous, user-friendly system. It is planned as a peer-to-peer network in which GAIA-X certified organisations – known as “nodes” – can rent server capacity to each other. It is also intended to offer machine learning and artificial intelligence as a service to organisations, especially to the SMB segment through standardised APIs.
GDS provides advisory services and solutions, such as:
- Gov.UK – the national one-stop-shop portal
- Verify.UK – the national federated identity management system
- Notify.UK – the national federated notification system
The Helix Nebula Science Cloud (HNSciCloud) hybrid cloud platform links together commercial cloud service providers and publicly funded research organisations’ in-house IT resources via the GEANT network to provide innovative solutions supporting data intensive science.
A European Cloud based eco-system that acts as an advanced on-line knowledge platform, ensuring the persistent access to information for all stakeholders.
HyVar proposes a development framework for continuous and individualized evolution of distributed software applications running on remote devices in heterogeneous environments. The framework will combine variability modeling from software product lines with formal methods and software upgrades, and be integrated in existing software development processes.
INDIGO will allow application development and execution on Cloud and Grid based infrastructures, as well as on HPC clusters. The project will extend existing PaaS solutions, allowing public and private e-infrastructures, including those provided by EGI, EUDAT, PRACE and HelixNebula, to integrate their existing services, make them available through GEANT-compliant federated and distributed AA policies, guaranteeing transparency and trust in the provisioning of such services. INDIGO will also address the development of a flexible and modular presentation layer connected to the expanded PaaS and SaaS frameworks developed by the project and allowing innovative user experiences, also from mobile appliances.
New infrastructure and paradigm for IoT cloud services that are more scalable and sustainable. Cloud application with virtual images of IoT devices. Virtual cloud-powered Personal Networks.
Insiel delivers shared IT infrastructure, application and end-user support services. It is a Cloud provider certified by the Italian digital government agency-AGID.
IOStack is a Software Defined Storage toolkit for Big Data on top of the OpenStack platform. IOStack will enable efficient execution of virtualized analytics applications over virtualized storage resources thanks to flexible, automated, and low cost data management models based on software defined storage (SDS).
Lepida S.p.A. delivers shared IT infrastructure, application and end-user support services. It is a cloud provider certified by the Italian digital government agency-AGID.
LGMA provides HR application and business processing services.
The goal of LightKone is to develop a scientifically sound and industrially validated model for doing general-purpose computation on edge networks.
Logius provides End-user support services, and IT infrastructure services/private IaaS cloud.
M-Sec explores secure, interoperable interactions between IoT elements based on a holistic secured cloud/edge/IoT context within a future smart city. The M-Sec paradigm complements mainstream IoT/cloud technologies, through enabling the introduction and implementation of specific classes of applications and services, which are not efficiently supported by state-of-the-art architectures.
MELODIC will enable data-intensive applications to run within defined security, cost, and performance boundaries seamlessly on geographically distributed and federated cloud infrastructures. Serving the user’s needs and constraints, MELODIC will realise the potential of Cloud computing for big data and data-intensive applications by transparently taking advantage of distinct characteristics of available private and public clouds, dynamically optimise resource utilisation, consider data locality, conform to the user’s privacy needs and service requirements, and counter vendor lock-in.
The mF2C proposal sets the goal of designing an open, secure, decentralized, multi-stakeholder management framework, including novel programming models, privacy and security, data storage techniques, service creation, brokerage solutions, SLA policies, and resource orchestration methods.
An improvement of virtual I/O in KVM, using additional virtio expertise, integrated with the light-weight operating system OSv and with enhanced Security. Creating lean guest operating system OSv, and superfast hypervisor SuperKVM.
Morphemic proposes a unique way of adapting and optimizing Cloud computing applications by introducing the novel concepts of polymorph architecture and proactive adaptation.
The main objective of MUSA is to support the security-intelligent lifecycle management of distributed applications over heterogeneous cloud resources, through a security framework that includes: security-by-design mechanisms to allow application self-protection at runtime, and methods and tools for the integrated security assurance in both the engineering and operation of multi-cloud applications.
The NECOS project addresses the limitations of current cloud computing infrastructures to respond to the demand of new services, as presented in two use-cases that will drive the whole execution of the project. The first use-case is Telco service provider focussed and is oriented towards the adoption of cloud computing in their large networks. The second use-case is targeting the use of edge clouds to support devices with low computation and storage capacity. The envisaged solution is based on a new concept – Lightweight Slice Defined Cloud (LSDC) – as an approach that extends the virtualization to all the resources in the involved networks and data centres and provides a uniform management with a high-level of orchestration.
Enterprise Shared Services (ESS) brings together responsibility for Human Resource (HR), Information Technology (IT), Finance and Digital Services along with the management of Properties.
NoiPA provides HR application and business processing services.
P-Direkt provides HR application and business processing services.
PaaSage will deliver an open and integrated platform, to support both deployment and design of Cloud applications, together with an accompanying methodology that allows model-based development, configuration, optimisation, and deployment of existing and new applications independently of the existing underlying Cloud infrastructures. Specifically it will deliver a Cloud Application Modelling and ExecutionLanguage (CAMEL), an IDE (Integrated development environment), execution-level mappers and interfaces and a metadata database.
PaasWord creates data privacy and security, by design framework with distributed encryption and virtual database middleware technologies. It enables context-aware access control, policy governance, modelling and annotation techniques to specify a level of protection.
PagoPA provides a digital payment hub that brokers payment authorisations between payment providers (banks, credit card companies, etc.) and the public administration that receives the payment.
Pledger delivers a new architectural paradigm and a toolset that will pave the way for next generation edge computing infrastructures, tackling the modern challenges faced today and coupling the benefits of low latencies on the edge, with the robustness and resilience of cloud infrastructures.
The PLUSH project is meant to create a next generation PaaS (Platform as a Service) – that can run multiple applications in multiple computing languages using multiple data backends on a Hybrid-Cloud infrastructure. PLUSH will be the first self-hosted PaaS (able to deploy itself on any private or public cloud) which thus will generate different deployment modes for client applications (public cloud, private cloud, as a hybrid-cloud, on multiple clouds). PLUSH will be a distributed and decentralized system powered by a high-availability grid of micro-services.
Polymore is a digital B2B-market for a sustainable plastics industry (compounds, recycles and post-industrial waste) in Europe.
Aims to deploy and test a predictive cognitive maintenance decision-support system to improve preventive maintenance and ultimately increase in-service efficiency of machines.
PrEstoCloud project will make substantial research contributions in the cloud computing and real-time data intensive applications domains, in order to provide a dynamic, distributed, self-adaptive and proactively configurable architecture for processing Big Data streams.
With a current volume of over USD 100 billion and annual growth rates of over 10%, the world-wide market for cloud computing can be considered as the major growth area in ICT. However, big companies and public authorities are reluctant to entrust their most sensitive data to external parties for storage and processing. The reason for their hesitation is clear: There exist no satisfactory approaches to adequately protect the data during its lifetime in the cloud. PRISMACLOUD addresses these challenges and yields a portfolio of novel security enabled cloud services, guaranteeing the required security for sensitive data in the cloud.
The vision of RAINBOW is to design and develop an open and trusted fog computing platform that facilitates the deployment and management of scalable, heterogeneous and secure IoT services and cross-cloud applications (i.e, microservices).
RAPID offers a registration mechanism, which permits the accelerated entities to automatically find and connect to nearby accelerators with the required resources.
RECAP goes beyond the current state of the art and develop the next generation of cloud/edge/fog computing capacity provisioning via targeted research advances in cloud infrastructure optimization, simulation and automation.
RePhrase aims to develop a novel software engineering methodology for developing complex, large-scale parallel data-intensive applications, supported by a very high-level programming model.
Secure cloud computing is key for business success and end-user adoption of federated and decentralized cloud services and thus essential to stimulate the growth of the European Digital Single Market. RestAssured will provide solutions to specific technical concerns of data protection in the cloud (such as geo-location restrictions on personal data), which are imposed by the dynamic, multi-stakeholder and decentralized nature of federated cloud systems.
SAP ICH is a cloud-based solution that allows pharmaceutical partners to exchange serialization information in a secure and easy manner.
A Digital Platform for Energy Solution Collaboration and Marketplace/ An open ecosystem for IoT energy management and automation solutions.
The project “”Safe and COnnected aUtomation in road Transport”” (SCOUT) aims at identifying pathways for an accelerated proliferation of safe and connected high-degree automated driving in Europe, taking into account user needs and expectations, technical and non-technical gaps and risks, viable business models as well as international cooperation and competition.
SELFNET project will design and implement an autonomic network management framework to achieve self-organizing capabilities in managing network infrastructures, by automatically detecting and mitigating a range of common network problems that are currently still being manually addressed by network operators. This will thereby significantly reduce operational costs and improve user experience.
SENSORIS is a data standard and exchange for the automotive industry that defines consistency for data gathering by vehicles. HERE utilizes SENSORIS data to power its Automotive Suite, powering advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving.
The Secure Enclaves for REactive Cloud Applications (SERECA) project aims to remove technical impediments to secure cloud computing, and thereby encourage greater uptake of cost-effective and innovative cloud solutions in Europe. It proposes to develop secure enclaves, a new technique that exploits secure commodity CPU hardware for cloud deployments, empowering applications to ensure their own security without relying on public cloud operators.
SESAME targets innovations around three central elements in 5G: the placement of network intelligence and applications in the network edge through Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) and Edge Cloud Computing; the substantial evolution of the Small Cell concept, already mainstream in 4G but expected to deliver its full potential in the challenging high dense 5G scenarios; and the consolidation of multi-tenancy in communications infrastructures, allowing several operators/service providers to engage in new sharing models of both access capacity and edge computing capabilities.
SIAG delivers shared IT infrastructure, application and end-user support services.
SLA-Ready incorporates a set of best practices & services to support cloud customers in the use of cloud SLAs through their life cycle. It is a reference model for Cloud SLAs, SLA Marketplace, SME workshop series & SLA Standardisation.
SLALOM is a support action tackling the complexity of cloud computing SLAs and contracts through standardisation of the SLA and contract terms and a reference model for SLA management.
The main objective of SmartCLIDE is to propose a radically new smart cloud-native development environment, based on the coding-by-demonstration principle, that will support creators of cloud services in the discovery, creation, composition, testing and deployment of full-stack data-centred services and applications in the cloud. SmartCLIDE will provide high levels of abstraction at all stages (development, testing, deployment and run-time) as well as self-discovery of IaaS and SaaS Services. SmartCLIDE will provide several categories of abstractions: in the development phase, SmartCLIDE will provide abstractions on data transformations or processing; in the testing phase, mechanisms to visualize flow and status or artefacts to automatically test the expected behaviour; in the deployment phase, abstractions of physical and virtual resources; or at run-time, mechanisms to monitor the performance and operation of the service.
The cloud nature of the environment will enable collaboration between different stakeholders. The self-discovery of IaaS and SaaS services and the high levels of abstraction will facilitate the composition and deployment of new services by non-technical staff (with no previous experience in programming or in the administration of systems and infrastructure). Equally, hiding the complexity of the infrastructure, and adding intelligence to this layer, will allow us to select the most appropriate infrastructure services in each case.
SmartCLIDE will allow SMEs and Public Administration to boost the adoption of cloud-based solutions, as it will be validated through one solution oriented to public administration (Social Security System) and three products from software development SMEs within the consortium.
SPCSS delivers IaaS, PaaS and SaaS services for the public sector.
SPOTES provides a catalogue of cloud and IT services.
The SSICLOPS project will include a meta data description language for workloads, resources and policies, a flexible scheduling system using meta data, workload-specific adaptations to TCP/IP stacks, and data center performance analysis tools.
Statens IT involves End-user support services, and IT infrastructure services/private IaaS cloud.
SUNFISH will enable the secure federation of private clouds based on the Public Sector needs: federated private clouds belonging to different Public Sector Entities will be able to share data and services transparently, while maintaining required security levels.
Provide a security supervision infrastructure for multi-clouds, together with a data security and storage infrastructure, and a secure virtualized network infrastructure.
The SUPERSEDE project proposes a feedback-driven approach for software life cycle management, with the ultimate purpose of improving users’ quality of experience. Decisions on software evolution and runtime adaptation will be made upon analysis of end-user feedback and large amount of data monitored from the context.
The SWITCH project (Software Workbench for Interactive, Time Critical and Highly self-adaptive Cloud applications) addresses the urgent industrial need for developing and executing time critical applications in Clouds. Time critical applications such as disaster early warning, collaborative communication and live event broadcasting can only realise their expected business value when they meet critical requirements for performance and user experience.
Trentino Digitale delivers shared IT infrastructure, application and end-user support services.
Development and design libraries that will provide security enforcement mechanisms, data privacy restrictions, monitoring metric collection and resource management. Enabling continuous orchestration and automatic optimization of portable and dynamic cloud services running on virtual instances or micro-execution containers for increased security, data protection privacy and vast resource (de)-allocation.
Valtori solves problems by offering end-to-end ICT services.
Veeva OpenData offers a sciences-focused subscription service for HCP, HCO, affiliation, email and compliance data.
WEkEO is the EU’s Copernicus DIAS reference service for environmental data, virtual environments for data processing and skilled user support.