H2020 - AEGIS Grant
HYPERTECH Energy Labs have been awarded a new R&D contract from the European Commission (Project Acronym: AEGIS) focusing on the the introduction of innovative big data technologies and solutions in critical domain sectors for public safety and personal security. Hypertech Energy Labs constitute a leading member of an international consortium of renowned academic and industrial partners, led by Fraunhofer FOKUS and actively involving GFT Italia and HDI Assicurazioni (Italy), KTH (Sweden), UBITECH (Cyprus), VIF (Austria), NTUA (Greece), EPFL (Switzerland) and Suite5 (United Kingdom).
Jan. 2, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
AEGIS will introduce new business models through the breed of an open ecosystem of innovation & data sharing principles. From the technology perspective, AEGIS targets to revolutionise semantic technologies in big data, big data analytics & visualisations as well as security & privacy frameworks by addressing current challenges & requirements of cross-domain & multilingual applications. The main benefits derived from AEGIS to data identification, collection, harmonisation, storage & utilisation towards value generation for these sectors will be:
- Unified representation of knowledge;
- Accelerated, more effective & value-packed cycles of intelligence extraction and services & applications development;
- Introduction of novel business models for the data sharing economy & establishment of AEGIS as a prominent big data hub, utilising cryptocurrency algorithms to validate transactions & handle effectively IPRs, data quality & data privacy issues though a business brokerage framework.