VTT is the coordinator of this consortium.
|VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a government organisation established by law and operating under the auspices of the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy. VTT is a multitechnological contract research organisation providing high-end technology solutions and innovation services. From its wide knowledge base, VTT can combine different technologies, create new innovations and a wide range of world-class technologies and applied research services, thus improving its clients’ competitiveness and competence. Through its international scientific and technology networks, VTT can produce information, upgrade technology knowledge, and create business intelligence and value added for its stakeholders. VTT is serving the following customer sectors: Biotechnology, pharmaceutical and food industries, Electronics, Energy, ICT, Process industry and environment, Pulp & paper, Machines and vehicles, Real estate and construction, Services and logistics. VTT’s key technology fields include: Applied materials, Bio- and chemical processes, Energy, ICT Industrial systems, Microtechnologies and electronics, Services and the built environment, and Business and Innovation Research. VTT Group is the largest public applied research activity in Finland with a staff of 2900 and turnover 280 M€. In the past 20 years, VTT has participated in more than 1000 European R&D Framework Programme projects, within various thematic programmes.|
|The Oulu University Secure Programming Group (OUSPG) investigates and creates new ways of testing for software and system vulnerabilities. Our goal has been to support proactively preventing, finding and fixing vulnerabilities which cause safety and security issues. Our research concentrates on implementation-level issues and testing-methods, as well as developing methods for understanding complex systems. We have been an independent and academic research group in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering since summer 1996. Our mission has been to proactively make the technology - our society depends on - more safe and secure. We have carried out several national and international research projects and have spun off two companies: Codenomicon Oy and Clarified Networks Oy.|
|Conformiq delivers an array of products and services to successfully transition customers from manual test writing to the benefits of Automated Test Design using Model Based Testing techniques for black box test design. Benefits include higher productivity, better coverage, earlier testing, optimized regression test suite, and reduced number of customer-found defects. Privately held Conformiq was founded in Finland and is headquartered in Saratoga, California with offices in Germany, Finland, and Sweden. For more information, please visit www.conformiq.com.|
|Metso Automation is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries deliver sustainability and profitability to customers worldwide. The Automation segment has almost 3,900 employees and it is specialized in process industry flow control solutions, automation and information management systems and applications and services. Our solutions and services meet the growing needs of Metso’s customer industries to improve production process efficiency as raw materials and energy sources ecome scarcer and their costs increase. Automation is the market leader in solutions for the pulp and paper industry and has solid growth targets also in all of Metso’s other main customer industries – power generation, mining and construction, and oil and gas. Automation’s products and services support and strengthen Metso’s overall portfolio and thus improve Metso’s position in its strong customer sectors. The profound customer industry knowledge of Metso’s other business segments significantly supports the development of the Automation segment|