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CONNECT5

Hub information

EDIH Title

CONNECT5

Geographical scope

National

Information

connect5@tice.pt

Description

CONNECT5 – DIH for Connectivity, CPS, IoT, Cloud/Edge and Data Analytics aims to create and operate a national and European reference DIH supporting the digital and green transformation of SMEs and public organizations. CONNECT5 is a collaborative network, in the form of a Consortium of 12 entities (RTO, polytechnic institutes, universities), with high level of expertise in digital technologies, state-of-the-art infrastructures and a deep nation-wide network of contacts (companies, business associations, public entities, etc.) bringing together their complementary expertise and assets, to create a unique value platform. CONNECT5’s will leverage on its capabilities based on Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), Internet of Things (IoT), Communications networks (5G and 6G), infrastructures (Cloud and Edge Computing), Big Data platforms and analytical data processing, supported by Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cybersecurity and High-performance computing (HPC) when required, enabling the target entities to evaluate its impacts and the feasibility to their business before further investing in it. The services provided by CONNECT5 will be based on the definition of a digital transformation strategy identified in close cooperation with the user materialised on a strategic road map validated through the 4 main domains: i. Test before invest; ii. Skills and training; iii. Support to find investment; iv. Innovation ecosystem and networking. Included in the action plan is also the Digital Maturity Assessment, transformation proposal and acceleration with the DTA. CONNECT5 will provide a wide range of services that will enable any beneficiary to access the latest knowledge, expertise and technology with a special focus on the connectivity dimension for testing and experimenting digital innovation relevant to their activity, matching their needs with digital solutions already available or in an advanced phase of deployment. CONNECT5 expertise is reinforced by national projects like 5GO (focused on communication technologies), AUGMANITY (focused on I4.0) and CITYCATALYST (Focused on smart cities) among other activities (OASC, Gaia-X).

Coordinator information

Contractual contact information

Vasco Lagarto
+351924 453 051

Operational contact information

Vasco Lagarto
+351924 453 051

Coordinator address

Campus universitario da universidade de aveiro
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal

Coordinator Business name

TICE.PT

Coordinator Legal name

Coordinator department

Department
ASSOCIACAO PARA O POLO DAS TECNOLOGIAS DA INFORMACAO, COMUNICACAO E ELECTRONICA

Market and services

Technologies

Big data
4/5
Cyber-physical systems
3/5
Communication network
5/5
Cloud Services
3/5
Internet of Things
4/5
Digital twins
2/5

Sectors

Manufacturing and processing
5/5
Smart City
4/5
Construction & Assembly
3/5

Services

SME support
5/5
Ecosystem building
3/5
Knowledge transfer
4/5
Field trial
4/5
Technology transfer
3/5

Beneficiaries

Contact Name Role Country Address Business Name Legal Name Participant Type Website
Marcelino Pousa Partner Portugal Campus universitario de santiago universidade de aveiro, 3810-193 Gloria e vera cruz, Portugal IT REC http://www.it.pt
Gil Goncalves Partner Portugal Praca gomes teixeira, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal UPORTO HES http://www.up.pt
Paulo Humanes Partner Portugal Avenida dom afonso henriques 1825, 4470-017 Matosinhos, Portugal CEiiA REC http://www.ceiia.com
Ricardo Machado Partner Portugal Edif. 1, campus de azurém da universidade do minho, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal DTx Colab REC http://www.dtx-colab.pt/
José Silva Partner Portugal Avenida coronel jose maria vale de andrade campus politecnico de viseu, 3504-510 Viseu, Portugal IPV HES http://www.ipv.pt
Pedro Serrao Partner Portugal Convento de santo antonio, 6201-001 Covilha, Portugal UBI HES http://www.ubi.pt
Rui Pedrosa Partner Portugal Rua general norton de matos, 2411-901 Leiria, Portugal INSTITUTO POLITECNICO DE LEIRIA HES http://www.ipleiria.pt
Carla Pereira Partner Portugal Rua dr roberto frias 712, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal IPP HES http://www.ipp.pt
Pedro Fonseca Partner Portugal Campus universitário de santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal UAVR HES http://www.ua.pt
Marilia Curado Partner Portugal Paco das escolas, 3004-531 Coimbra, Portugal UNIVERSIDADE DE COIMBRA HES http://www.uc.pt
Eugenio Campos Partner Portugal Largo do paco, 4704-553 Braga, Portugal UMINHO HES https://www.uminho.pt/