Institute of Communication and Computer Systems

Role in the project

ICCS is the project coordinator, responsible for the day-to-day management of the project as well as the quality and risk management. The Institute is also contributing in several other tasks of the project and it is responsible for the organisation of the final event and demonstration.

About Institute of Communication and Computer Systems

The Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a non-profit academic research body established in 1989 by the Greek Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religion Affairs.

It is closely associated with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (SECE) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) (est. 1837), which is the oldest and most prestigious academic institute in Greece.

The aim of the Institute is to promote the Research and Development in all different research disciplines of SECE, among which in research themes that include the telecommunications systems and techniques as well as the computer systems and their applications in a variety of areas.

The personnel of ICCS consists of academic staff (~80 University Professors), 40 senior researchers and more than 800 researchers (including PhD students) in more than 50 Labs and Research Teams and Groups as well as collaborating faculty members and permanent or long term technical and administrative personnel.

ICCS has a strong presence in European research and has been the co-ordinator of projects for many European and national research programmes.

The I-SENSE Group that is responsible for the ICT4CART project activities was founded in 2002 and is one of the Research Groups within ICCS. It has extensive expertise working on EU-funded research projects and significant presence in international conferences and scientific journals. The I-SENSE Group is very active in areas dealing with Automated Transport Systems (automated driving, automation in transport and cybersecurity), Cooperative Systems, Electromobility, Field Operational tests (FOTs), Human Machine Interaction (HMI), data Fusion, Logistics and Supply Chain management and Internet related research (IoT, Cloud services etc.). The Group is also active in other fields, such as in Smart Integrated Systems - Sensors, Communication Systems, Platforms, Virtual and Augmented Reality.

The I-SENSE Group has a long expertise in European research projects, having participated in more than 120 projects, serving as the Project Coordinator and/or having other key roles such as Technical/Scientific/Innovation/Dissemination Manager, WP leader and other.

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