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SOFIE - Secure Open Federation for Internet Everywhere

Objective

SOFIE addresses the challenges of the call by creating a secure and open IoT federation architecture and framework. We use Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), including blockchains and inter-ledger technologies, to enable actuation, auditability, smart contracts and management of identities and encryption keys, and to enable totally decentralised solutions with virtually unlimited scalability.
We address the fragmentation of IoT through federation rather than integration. Virtually any IoT platform can join the federation by creating, relatively simply, an adapter. Data remains in the respective IoT platforms and is usable by all the applications within the limits set by the applicable security and privacy policies.
We exercise security and privacy by design. We provide end-to-end security, key management, authorisation, accountability, and auditability, utilising DLTs where applicable. The user shall retain control over their data also after the data have been stored in the Cloud or Fog in an EU GDPR (or other regulations) compliant manner.
We base our work on existing open standards, interfaces and components, such as FIWARE, W3C Web of Things (WoT), and oneM2M. We will select existing components, develop new ones, and collect them — together with documentation, instructions and examples — into an IoT federation framework for creating administratively decentralised, open, and secure IoT business platforms from existing IoT platforms.
We will demonstrate the practicality of our approach by using it in three pilots in three different sectors: food chain, gaming, and energy market. Three business platforms will be realised for the pilots. The results of the pilots will be evaluated against the key performance indicators.
We actively participate in standardisation and disseminate our results through scientific journals, conferences, and workshops, but also the Web, social media and developer communities. We also aim to make at least two of the pilots sustainable.

Call for proposal

H2020-IOT-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-IOT-2017

Coordinator

AALTO KORKEAKOULUSAATIO SR
Net EU contribution
€ 1 042 875,00
Address
Otakaari 1
02150 Espoo
Finland

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (9)

ASM TERNI SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 134 435,00
Address
Via Bruno Capponi 100
05100 Terni

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Region
Centro (IT) Umbria Terni
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS - RESEARCH CENTER
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 486 750,00
Address
Kefallinias Street 46
11251 Athens

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Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EMOTION SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 119 500,00
Address
Via Gallipoli 51
73013 Galatina Le

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Sud Puglia Lecce
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA INFORMATICA SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 262 500,00
Address
Piazzale Dell'agricoltura 24
00144 Roma

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
OY L M ERICSSON AB
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 817 500,00
Address
Jorvas
02420 Jorvas

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
GUARDTIME OU
Estonia
Net EU contribution
€ 583 113,75
Address
A H Tammsaare Tee 60 Kristiine District
11316 Tallinn

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Eesti Eesti Põhja-Eesti
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
OPTIMUM ANONIMI ETAIRIA TECHNOLOGIES PLIROFORIKIS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 224 875,00
Address
Odos Acharnon 457 & 700 Thespieon
14343 Nea Chalkidonea

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ROVIO ENTERTAINMENT OY
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 497 500,00
Address
Keilaranta 7
02150 Espoo

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SYNELIXIS LYSEIS PLIROFORIKIS AUTOMATISMOU & TILEPIKOINONION ANONIMI ETAIRIA
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 322 000,00
Address
Farmakidou 10
34100 Chalkida

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Εύβοια Στερεά Ελλάδα Κεντρική Ελλάδα
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00