Brief Description

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000 employees in 72 countries and annual revenue of around € 12 billion. The European number one in Big Data, Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing and Digital Workplace, The Group provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & Platform solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies, digital expertise and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across various business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Energy & Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation.The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

Atos Research & Innovation (ARI) is the R&D hub for emerging technologies and a key reference for the whole Atos group. With almost 30 years of experience in running Research, Development and Innovation projects, we have become a well-known player in the EU context. Our multidisciplinary and multicultural team has the skills to cover all the activities needed to run projects successfully, from scientific leadership to partnership coordination, from development of emerging technologies to the exploitation of project outcomes, with a strong focus on dissemination, innovation adoption and commercialization.

Atos is a founding member of the European Technology Platform NESSI (Networked European Software and Services Initiative). Our company is a major partner in Future Internet-related initiatives being member of the FI PPP Steering Board and Industrial Advisory Board. Since 2014, Atos is a founding member of the Big Data Value Association (BDVA), assuming the roles of Vice-presidency and Deputy Secretary-general. We are also member of the 5G PPP Steering Board. Additionally, Atos is a member of NetWorld2020, NEM, EFFRA, ERTICO, CELTIC, NIS, EOS, ESCO, LSEC, ETSI, OW2, OASIS, Cloud Security Alliance, Eurocities, etc. Finally Atos is a core member of the KICs EIT HEALTH and EIT DIGITAL. At national level, Atos is currently holding the Presidency and Secretary of PLANETIC for ICT, as well as the Vice-presidency of es.Internet for Future Internet technologies, and is member of several others, such as PESI, Logistop, eVIA for Health and Independent Living, NanoMed or the Spanish Railways Technology Platforms (PTFE).

Main tasks and responsibilities within the project

Atos will be in charge of managing, configuring and operating the platform that will act as enabler for the development of services. Additionally, the efforts towards the definition of a common data model and the setting of a reference ICT architecture will be lead by Atos. The activities will focus on WP6, but will be also supporting other WPs.

In particular, ATOS brings to the project the expertise of the Energy Sector as a key player in the European research & innovation landscape. The Energy sector covers a range of activities to deliver advanced ICT driven services for the energy domain supporting its main players by providing the necessary interfaces and information exchange. ICT energy systems and applications are at the very centre of the paradigm change within the energy domain, being key enablers for smart energy innovation in the three domains of electricity, water and gas. The Energy sector research lines & activities are related to the effective management of distributed energy resources in the grid, the control of Virtual Power Plants, the efficient management of energy consumption in buildings, energy consumption and charging of electric vehicles, monitoring and control of smart water & gas infrastructures.