GeoVille is an internationally operating company, providing consultancy, services and products related to remote sensing, geo-information and GIS and has longstanding experience in the field of environmental mapping and monitoring.
GeoVille’s focus is on the integration of satellite EO-based information and in-situ data in order to provide assessment and monitoring services. We enable geographic accounting of human and natural dynamics through a satellite’s eye, adding the spatial dimension to information gathering, analysis and monitoring, for policy support and informed decision making. GeoVille provides value-added services for remotely sensed data and GIS applications in the land domain with focus on agriculture, regional and spatial planning, environmental surveillance, forestry, biodiversity, water management and infrastructure applications. GeoVille operates since 1998 and has project implementations in more than 130 countries of the World. Our customers stem from private industry sectors, public organizations and research institutes.
SINERGISE is a SME from Slovenia with extensive expertise in developing advanced geospatial information systems based on web technology. It has experts in the field of user needs and system design, software development, database administration and system infrastructure. Sinergise has successfully completed several projects involving spatial data capture and spa tial data analysis for customers in Europe and Africa. Their products can be grouped in agriculture, real estate and cloud GIS. Agriculture-related systems include those covering Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) legislation (LPIS – land parcel identification system, on-the-spot controls, control with remote sensing, rural development, etc.) as well as agro-environmental and animal/crop disease applications. Real-estate management deals with land administration, cadastre, deeds (land titles and mortgages) and computer aided mass appraisal (CAMA). Cloud GIS solutions include Geopedia, crowd-sourcing platform, and Sentinel Hub, award winning satellite imagery archiving, processing and distribution service, which powers several EO applications in Europe, Africa, US and Australia and at this moment processes two million requests per week, crunching more than quadrillion satellite imagery pixels from Sentinel, Landsat, Planet, RapidEye and other missions.
DLA Piper is one of the world’s largest law firms, with a presence in over 40 countries across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. DLA Piper is relationship-driven and built to meet the ongoing legal needs of clients wherever they choose to do business. We provide the geographic spread required by leading businesses, be they local, national, regional or international.
We offer clients an extensive range of legal services through the following eight global practice groups: Corporate Employment, Finance and Projects, Intellectual Property and Technology, Litigation and Regulatory, Real Estate, Restructuring, and Tax. Our lawyers in all our worldwide locations provide the same dedicated approach to legal services and quality, are fully versed in their local and cultural business communities and apply the highest technical skills with the best informed current thinking.
Our clients include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries, and we also advise governments and public-sector bodies. We have an active and dynamic international energy and environmental law practice, advising our clients in matters along the length of energy supply chains, and supporting governments in the negotiation of and compliance with international climate agreements and national implementation regimes.
Aristotele University of Thessaloniki
The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) was founded in 1925 and is today the largest university in the country, with about 80.000 students and 2.300 teaching/research staff. At present, in the Aristotle University there are 10 faculties, consisting of 49 departments.
The Faculty of Engineering comprises of 8 schools (School of Civil Engineering, School of Architecture, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Mathematics, Physics and Computational Sciences, School of Urban-Regional Planning and Development Engineering) and was found in 1955. With more than 11.000 students, the Faculty of Engineering is one of the university’s largest and most dynamic constituents.
The Laboratory of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (P&RSLab), School of Rural & Surveying Engineering is well known for its research in Remote Sensing, GIS, Essential variables, GEOSS applications development, web visualization tools, dashboard development, big data handling and EO applications. Furthermore, P&RSLab has provided training and participated in capacity building activities in the aforementioned fields.
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organizations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organizations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together.
Created in 1948, IUCN has evolved into the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network. It harnesses the experience, resources and reach of its 1,300 Member organizations and the input of some 15,000 experts. The members of IUCN are represented in the Council – the governing body. Headquartered in Switzerland, the IUCN Secretariat comprises 900 staff in 50 countries.
Jožef Stefan Institute
Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI) is the leading research institution for natural sciences in Slovenia with over 900 researchers within 25 departments working in the areas of computer science, physics, chemistry and biology.
The Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, with approximately 40 researchers, is one of the largest European research groups working in the areas of machine learning, data mining, language technologies, semantic technologies and sensor networks. Its key research direction is combining modern statistical data analytic techniques with more semantic/logic based knowledge representations and reasoning techniques as a method in solving complex problems such as text understanding, large scale probabilistic reasoning, building broad coverage knowledge bases and dealing with scale.