FANDANGO - Fake News discovery and propagation form Big Data analysis and artificial inteligence operations

Descripción: Fake News are now a hot issue in Europe as well as worldwide, particularly referred to Political and Social Challenges that reflect in business as well as in industry. The aim of FANDANGO is to aggregate and verify different typologies of news data, media sources, social media, open data, so as to detect fake news and provide a more efficient and verified communication for all European citizens. European tradition in democracy, journalism and transparency should play a wordwide example in fast changing society, where all citizens appears completely overwhelmed by the new technologies and by the new social challenges.

Duración: 2018 – 2020


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 780355


La plataforma C-Roads es una iniciativa conjunta de los estados miembros de la Unión Europea y los operadores de carreteras para probar e implementar servicios de transporte centrados en la armonización e interoperabilidad transfronterizas.

La Universidad Politécnica de Madrid participa, junto con socios estratégicos como Abertis o SEOPAN, en la sección española de la plataforma.

Duración: 2017 – 2020

Co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility of the European Union. Action No. 2016-ES-TM-0272-S.

EasyTV - Easing the access of Europeans with disabilities to converging media and content

Descripción: One of the many challenges people with various degrees of disabilities face (visually or hearing impaired) is their inability and difficulty to access mainstream products and services thus being excluded from enjoying audio-visual services on an equal basis as people without disabilities. In this context, the EasyTV system aims not only to ease the access to multimedia services, by offering novel media delivery mechanisms but also to move one step further, by enhancing interaction based on a multi-language approach, and adapt it to the user’s preferences providing personalised content in a integrated single multiterminal platform.

Duración: 2017 -2020


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 761999

5G-Media - Programmable edge-to-cloud virtualization fabric for the 5G Media industry

Descripción: The focus of 5G PPP H2020 remarkable research so far has been largely on the required advances in network architectures, technologies and infrastructures. Less attention has been put on the applications and services that will make use of and exploit advanced 5G network capabilities. 5G-MEDIA aims at innovating media-related applications by investigating how these applications and the underlying 5G network should be coupled and interwork to the benefit of both.

Duración: 2017 -2019


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 761699

FI-GLOBAL - Building and supporting a global open community of FIWARE innovators and users

Descripción: The first main objective of FI-GLOBAL is to underpin a FIWARE global community, by increasing the number of FIWARE ecosystems all around the world. FI-GLOBAL will identify and engage multiple stakeholders, who will help bootstrapping innovation ecosystems around FIWARE, provide support to startups, enhance the open platform with additional FIWARE components, and deploy new FIWARE nodes.

The second main objective is to incentivise the take-up of the FIWARE platform and facilitate the means for an effective cooperation among innovators and users from the global community.

Reaching these objectives will contribute to make FIWARE the “de facto” reference in terms of global open source platform for the development of solutions and applications and one of the main instruments for promoting entrepreneurship and strengthening digital education worldwide.

Duración: 2016 -2018


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 732056

DynaHUBs - Development of the Physical Internet using a crowd-sourced approach

Descripción: DynaHUBs is a project designed to kick start the development of the Physical Internet using a crowd-sourced approach. Starting with motorcycles, we will test the technology and the business model to provide a new way of connecting routes and increasing capacity for door-to-door cargo and freight logistics. Once proven on motorcycles this capability will be used for all vehicles and existing transportation systems for not only freight but also for people. At the technological core of the project is the virtual exchange nodes called DynaHUBs. They provide an exchange mechanism to form a Physical Internet on the existing transportation infrastructure enabling users to I) switch between different modes of transport, ii) cancel unnecessary journeys, iii) shorten routes and iv) share capacity between vehicles, goods and people. DynaHUBs are living mechanisms and change dynamically according to users’ needs, traffic patterns, weather conditions, and extreme situations such as natural or manmade disasters.

Duración: 2016 -2018


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 720657

Vital Media - Vision, Insights and Trends for Awareness and Leadership in Media

Descripción: VITAL MEDIA project main goal is to enlarge the community in the social media area at the European level, at level of the national and regional clusters, through collaboration amongst the NEM Initiative and the clusters. The enlarged community will be animated through a number of discussions at workshops to be organized at all mentioned levels and through cooperation within an innovative online collaboration tool, aiming to widely discuss and establish research and innovations roadmaps for the area, by strong cooperation with research and academic institutions active in the area, covering the identified gaps between the technology providers, their users/ adopters, and research.

Duración: 2016 -2018


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 688310

ICT4LIFE - ICT services for Life Improvement For the Elderly

Descripción: ICT4Life will develop a modular Health Service Platform that will allow the provision, easily and in an adaptive way, of 6 ICT4Life Cluster Services for integrated care according to different end-user needs. Focusing on real medical problems, people with Dementia, Alzheimer or Parkinson disease, constitute the main group of users ICT4Life will focus the analysis on. ICT4Life validation will be done in real use case scenarios in 3 European countries of all this pathologies in order to validate ICT4Life services, measure effects of treatment and project developments and to evaluate knowledge acquired about co-morbidities of these diseases.

Duración: 2016 – 2018


This project has received funding from the
European Union’s Horizon2020 research
and innovation programme under grant
agreement Nº 690090

HARMONY - Viability Analysis con the Harmonization of Common Data Type Categories for the Road and Public Transport Network

Descripción: HARMONY es un análisis completo de viabilidad desde diferentes puntos de vista de la armonización de categorías de tipos de datos de tráfico y de transporte público. El objetivo general del proyecto es la promoción de la multi-modalidad, y al mismo tiempo la mejora del uso de la capacidad en infraestructuras y planificación existente en el transporte urbano, para adecuarse así mejor a las necesidades de los viajeros.

  • Dar soporte al despliegue de servicios de información multi-modal en Madrid.
  • Facilitar y apoyar la automatización del intercambio de información entre diferentes actores y sistemas involucrados en la prestación de servicios de tráfico y transporte, con el objetivo de promover el desarrollo de nuevas soluciones IT efectivas y escalables.
  • Contribuir a la estandarización formal en los ámbitos relevantes de conjuntos de datos, interfaces y aspectos relevantes de sistemas de información, comunicación y control.
  • Proporcionar una serie de recomendaciones para la promoción de despliegue de servicios multi-modales a otras ciudades y regiones Europeas y la especificación de nuevos modelos de negocio basados en estos servicios.

Duración: 2015 – 2018


LASIE - Framework and tools for (semi-) automated exploitation of massive amounts of digital data for forensic purposes – Integration Project

Descripción: The LASIE project will design and develop a novel framework to assist forensic analysts in their investigations. The envisaged framework will be based on automated technology for advanced data processing supported by an important human component in critical decision making stages, as well as, legal and ethical aspects. The framework will consist of tools to automatically manipulate, analyse and fuse vast amounts of heterogeneous data acquired from different sources including CCTV surveillance content, confiscated desktops and hard disks, mobile devices, Internet, social networks, handwritten and calligraphic documents. The type of data considered includes text, images, video, audio and biometric information in multiple formats. In order to manage the results of the automated processing, a knowledge repository will be built. It will consider explicit analyst-knowledge and critical legacy information from previous cases. The proposed knowledge representation framework will also allow the system to provide recommendations to analysts, guide the investigation process and perform inference based on evidence extracted from available data. In LASIE, search and retrieval of evidence will be enhanced through the provision of complex query formulations and multimodal search mechanisms yet through a user-friendly, user-centric human-computer interface. The aim is to link and merge heterogeneous data retrieved from multiple sources to improve the knowledge-base and the accuracy of retrieved results. The envisaged user-friendly interface will allow analysts to easily visualise and navigate through the retrieved evidence, highlight relevant events and provide feedback to refine their search criteria. LASIE will follow a privacy-by-design approach, ensuring that all the aforementioned functionalities and the used forensic data strictly obey all legal and ethical restrictions and national laws. This ensures that the outcomes of the system will be accepted in European courts of law.

Duración: 2014 – 2016


FI-LINKS - Link and Evangelize the FI-PPP from Europe to the world for the benefit of FI research and innovation and to the European industry business

Descripción: FI-LINKS will support the process of evolving FI-PPP to a worldwide champion of Internet innovation by taking into account the specific business requirements of both large European industries and SMEs, supporting the adoption of the FI-PPP in non-covered EU regions and beyond, and validating the long-term vision of FI-PPP.

To achieve these goals, FI-LINKS will establish a number of worldwide and regional links. These links will have a two-fold purpose. On the one side FI-LINKS will define a long-term vision for FI-PPP technologies and business models taking into account equivalent research and innovation schemes in the US, Japan, Canada and the BRICs, as well as other countries when deemed relevant. On the other side, FI-LINKS will promote the adoption of FI-PPP results in EU regions and development countries where the take-up of Internet innovation can occur quickly and impact local markets. To facilitate the identification of new EU and international stakeholder groups and support the exchange of knowledge and best practices between the FI-PPP and the larger FI community, FI-LINKS will organize European-level conferences and workshops.

Duración: 2014 – 2016


HBB4ALL - Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV For All

Descripción: This project is going to deploy four trials for the validation of access services based on Connected TV (particularly, on the HbbTV standard technology) in several European regions. These trials are going to be focused on people with disabilities, elderly people and other social collectives. The next services are being considered: subtitling, clean audio, graphical interfaces and sign language interpretation. Moreover, user tests will be carried out to identify the parameters that determine the Quality of Experience when using access services.

Duración: 2013 – 2016


OPTICITIES - Optimise Citizen Mobility and Freight Management in Urban Environments.

Descripción: OPTICITIES’ vision is to help European cities tackle complex mobility challenges. OPTICITIES’ strategy focuses on the optimisation of transport networks through the development of public/private partnerships and the experimentation of innovative ITS services. OPTICITIES addresses both passenger and freight transport issues supporting a user-centred approach, aiming at delivering significant innovation breakthroughs in the areas of governance schemes between public and private stakeholders, a common European urban multimodal dataset, novel decision support tools  for proactive multimodal real-time transport management and urban freight support services.

Duración: 2013 – 2016


RESCUER - Reliable and Smart Analysis of Crowdsourcing Information for Emergency and Crisis Management

Descripción: RESCUER aims at developing a smart and interoperable computer platform for using crowdsourcing information mashed up with open data to support emergency and crisis management. The RESCUER platform will be capable of gathering crowdsourcing information in real-time as close to the place and time of the incident as possible.

Duración: 2013 – 2016



SLIBE - Plataforma de Intermediación de Media.

Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (RTC-2015-4180-6).

Descripción: SLIBE tiene como objetivo el desarrollo de una plataforma que permita el intercambio de audio y vídeo en directo (tiempo real) y con ambos perfectamente sincronizados que permita dar soporte a diferentes grupos de interés como pueden ser operadores de televisión, compañías de seguridad, aseguradoras, instituciones de educación, y un amplio etc, de cara a seguir ampliando las posibilidades de comunicación interpersonal y del teléfono inteligente. Para conseguir estos objetivos, se desarrollarán soluciones tecnológicas de emisión desde dispositivos móviles y recepción de audio y vídeo en directo entre varios participantes que puedan ser intermediadas a través de la propia plataforma.

Duración: 2015 – 2017



REPARA 2.0: Rehabilitación sostenible de pavimentos de carreteras

Objetivo: El desarrollo de nuevas tecnologías y metodologías que apoyen a la gestión de infraestructuras y permitan rehabilitar y conservar cualquier tipología de carretera a un menor coste económico y medioambiental, mejorando su adaptación frente al cambio climático.

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Período: 2015-2018

LPS-BIGGER: Línea de Productos Software para Big Data a partir de aplicaciones en entornos reales

Descripción: El objetivo principal del proyecto LPS-Bigger es la creación del primer entorno de desarrollo para aplicaciones Big Data. Para la creación de este entorno de desarrollo se seguirá una aproximación de Línea de Producto Software (LPS). La LPS propuesta usará como core assets, un conjunto de componentes que cubren todas las fases del ciclo de vida de una aplicación Big Data. Estos componentes se definirán, diseñaran y desarrollaran para su incorporación en la LPS a partir de aplicaciones Big Data innovadoras en distintos ámbitos funcionales y de mercado que se desarrollarán también en el marco de este proyecto. Dichos componentes, debidamente encapsulados para facilitar su reutilización, no solo serán usables por la LPS sino que serán un autentico toolkit o librería de componentes que los programadores puedan usar directamente.

Las aplicaciones Big Data propuestas incorporarán innovaciones tecnológicas y funcionales en entornos novedosos en los que las tecnologías Big Data no se han explotado suficientemente (o nada en absoluto) y para los que esta aproximación proporcionará numerosas ventajas competitivas.

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Duración: 2014-2017

FIRE - Inventory of European and National Experimentation Facilties

Descripción: Inventory of European and National Experimentation Facilities and Roadmap of the future needs for advanced networking experimentation.

Duración: 2016 – 2018.

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