UBITECH showcases UPTIME results and their applicability in industrial use cases in the SMART INDUSTRIES track of the GLOBAL INDUSTRIE show, taken place in Lyon, France, from 5-8 March, 2019. GLOBAL INDUSTRIE brings together at EUREXPO, a) the entire industrial ecosystem, from start up to major customer, including subcontractors, equipment manufacturers and industrial solution providers, competitiveness clusters, research centers and incubators; b) the whole added value chain: R&D, design, production, maintenance, services, training; c) all the user industries: Transport and mobility, Energy and infrastructure, Food industry, Consumer goods, Chemicals, Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals and Mechanical engineering. Welcomed by 96% of visitors and 88% of exhibitors at its launch, unparalleled in its extent, both in terms of its size and its scope, as well as its international reach, this event brings together four complementary shows, each of which is a leader in its field, whilst preserving their individual identities: MIDEST (international reference for subcontracting know-how), SMART Industries (for or the connected, collaborative and efficient smart factory), INDUSTRIE (for production technologies and equipment) and TOLEXPO (for working metal in sheets, coils, tubes and sections).
UBITECH has locked one of the limited sponsorship packages for DockerCon 2019, and has been announced as a Copper Sponsor of this premier enterprise container technology event that will take this year in San Francisco, from April 29 – May 2. DockerCon is the leading container industry conference where Enterprise IT customers and the broader container technology community comes together to learn, share and connect. The 3-day conference brings together the thriving community of Docker users and customers looking to level up their skills and invest in the possibilities of containerization and their business impact. The conference provides keynotes, breakout and networking sessions by top customers, hands-on workshops, an expo of Docker ecosystem partners and innovators, and a hallway track experience to share and learn directly with your peers.
UBITECH is demonstrating the MAESTRO 5G Applications Orchestrator in the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 in Barcelona, through its participation in the Mobile World Capital stand at CS40. MWC Barcelona is the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology from more than 2,400 leading companies, with a highly-rated conference programme assembling today’s visionaries to explore the hottest topics influencing the industry. In the provided demo, a set of innovative features developed within the framework of the MATILDA 5G PPP project are demonstrated based on a Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) application.
The ENTROPY H2020-649849 project is now completed, having, today, a successful final review in Brussels, Belgium. Within ENTROPY, UBITECH led the implementation of an innovative, IoT-enabled platform that can monitor and receive sensor data pertinent to energy efficiency from different sources, incorporating a gamified personalized application, as well as a serious game, that educate the end-users to change their energy consumption behavior at the workplace by offering to them recommendation tips for energy saving. The ENTROPY platform orchestrates the pilot user campaigns and submits the recommendation tips to the two applications.
UBITECH participates in the kick-off meeting, in Barcelona, Spain (January 28-30, 2019) of the CYBELE Innovation Action, officially started on January 1st, 2019. The project is funded by European Commission under Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement No. 825355) and spans on the period January 2019 – December 2021. CYBELE aspires at demonstrating how the convergence of HPC, Big Data, Cloud Computing and the IoT can revolutionize farming, reduce scarcity and increase food supply, bringing social, economic, and environmental benefits. CYBELE intends to safeguard that stakeholders have integrated, unmediated access to a vast amount of large scale datasets of diverse types from a variety of sources, and they are capable of generating value and extracting insights, by providing secure and unmediated access to large-scale HPC infrastructures supporting data discovery, processing, combination and visualization services, solving challenges modelled as mathematical algorithms requiring high computing power.
UBITECH participates in the kick-off meeting, in Athens, Greece (January 24-25, 2019) of the CUREX Research and Innovation Action, officially started on December 1st, 2018. The project is funded by European Commission under Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement No. 826404) and spans on the period December 2018 – November 2021. The key goal of CUREX is to address comprehensively the protection of the confidentiality and integrity of health data by producing a novel, flexible and scalable situational awareness-oriented platform. It allows a healthcare provider to assess the realistic cybersecurity and privacy risks they are exposed to and suggest mathematically optimal strategies for addressing these risks with safeguards tailored specifically for each business case and application. At its core, a fully GDPR-compliant-by-design, decentralised architecture enhanced with a private blockchain infrastructure ensures the integrity of the risk assessment process and of all data transactions that occur between the diverse range of stakeholders involved. Crucially, CUREX expands beyond technical measures and places emphasis also on improving cyber hygiene through training and raising awareness activities for a healthcare institution’s personnel.
UBITECH participates in the kick-off meeting, in Bonn, Germany (January 21-22, 2019) of the BIMERR Research and Innovation Action, officially started on January 1st, 2019. The project is funded by European Commission under Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement No. 820621) and spans on the period January 2019 – September 2022. The key goal of BIMERR is to design and develop a Renovation 4.0 toolkit which will comprise tools to support renovation stakeholders throughout the renovation process of existing buildings, from project conception to delivery. It comprises tools for the automated creation of enhanced building information models, a renovation decision support system to aid the designer in exploring available renovation options through an the accurate estimation of renovation impact on building performance as well as a process management tool that will optimize the design and on-site construction process toward optimal coordination and minimization of renovation time and cost. At the heart of the BIMERR toolkit lies an interoperability framework, which will enforce semantic interoperability among BIMERR tools as well as with third-party legacy ICT tools to enable seamless BIM creation and information exchange among renovation stakeholders in an effort to enhance the rapid adoption of BIM in renovation of the existing EU building stock.
UBITECH hosts the kick-off meeting, in Athens, Greece (January 17-18, 2019) of the ASCLEPIOS Research and Innovation Action, officially started on December 1st, 2018. The project is funded by European Commission under Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement No. 826093) and spans on the period December 2018 – November 2021. The key goal of ASCLEPIOS is to maximize and fortify the trust of users on Cloud-based healthcare services by developing mechanisms for protecting both corporate and personal sensitive data. ASCLEPIOS utilizes several modern cryptographic approaches to build a Cloud-based eHealth framework that protects users’ privacy and prevents both internal and external attacks. ASCLEPIOS offers, on the one hand, the ability to users to verify the integrity of their medical devices prior using them while at the same time receiving certain guarantees about the trustworthiness of their Cloud service provider, while, on the other hand, ASCLEPIOS offers a novel solution through which healthcare practitioners and medical researchers are able to calculate statistics on medical data in a privacy-preserving way.
UBITECH is participating at the kick-off meeting, in Brussels, Belgium (January 16, 2019), of the SECONDO Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action, officially started on January 1st, 2019. The project is funded by European Commission under Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement No. 823997) and spans on the period January 2019 – December 2022. The SECONDO H2020 project aims to deliver a unique, scalable, highly interoperable Economics-of-Security-as-a-Service (ESaaS) platform that encompasses a comprehensive cost-driven methodology for: (i) estimating cyber risks based on a quantitative approach that focuses on both technical and non-technical aspects, (e.g. users behaviour), that influence cyber exposure; (ii) providing analysis for effective and efficient risk management by recommending optimal investments in cyber security controls; and (iii) determining the residual risks and estimating the cyber insurance premiums taking into account the insurer’s business strategy, while eliminating the information asymmetry between the insured and insurer. Thus, the SECONDO platform will establish a new paradigm in risk management for enterprises of various sizes, with respect to the GDPR framework, while it will enable formal and verifiable methodologies for insurers that require estimating premiums. Continue reading UBITECH participates in the SECONDO Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action on digital security economics, optimal investments and cyber insurance
UBITECH participates in the kick-off meeting, in Rome, Italy (January 15-17, 2019) of the InteropEHRate Research and Innovation Action, officially started on January 1st, 2019. The project is funded by European Commission under Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement No. 826106) and spans on the period January 2019 – June 2022. The key goal of InteropEHRate is to complement and integrate the current interoperability infrastructures with new technologies for health data exchange centred on the citizen, based on a bottom-up approach that does not require the coordination by a superior authority and that leaves more control of health data to the citizen. InteropEHRate will address the current lack of standardization and security, by defining a set of integrated protocols and conformance criteria for mobile apps, supporting secure and portable local storage and backup, released as open specifications. Moreover, the project will integrate these new protocols with technologies for information extraction and translation, to reduce the difficulties in health data exchange related to the different terminologies and languages adopted in different European countries and by different healthcare providers.