The CarCoDe project consortium is composed by partners from France, Portugal and Turkey:

  • Thales Communications & Security
  • University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vall
  • University of Burgundy
  • Dunasys
  • Cassidian
  • Isep Cister
  • PT Innovacao
  • Instituto Telecomunicacoes
  • Evoleo Technologies
  • Mecalbi
  • Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco
  • Turkcell Teknoloji
  • Tofas
  • Telenity

With operations in 50 countries and 68,000 employees, Thales is a world leader in Mission critical information systems for the Aerospace, Defence and Security markets. Building on proven capabilities in large and complex software systems, Thales steps up to the security challenges of its customers in an increasingly interconnected, technology-driven world. Civil and military systems benefit from many of the same technologies and innovations. Developing these dual technologies has been a long tradition for Thales, with its global network of 22,000 highlevel researchers. Leveraging a global presence and spanning the entire value chain, from prime contracting to equipment, Thales plays a pivotal role in making the world a safer place.
Thales Communications & Security (TCS) addresses every activity related to telecommunications: wireless communications, IP networks, satellite communication, network administration and security. TCS has a long experience in very large Information Systems and secure infrastructures for systems and networks, including Internet and Intranets. TCS also develops a full range of telecommunication platforms and components, a range of high performance security products and has a deep skill in secure telecommunications for public and governmental organizations, emergency services and armies.

University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée is a _young_ and a _pluri-disciplinary_ university established in 1991 in Marne-la-Vallée (Paris Region). It was continuously growing until reaching in 2005 its stability point of around 11000 students and 900 employees (from which 285 permanent lecturers and researchers).

Located in Bourgogne, between Paris and Lyon, uB has its main campus in Dijon, and several others spread across Bourgogne. uB fulfils a dual mission of education and research in all scientific fields, among which Social sciences, Humanities, Physical sciences, and Life sciences. It counts 10 faculties, 4 engineering schools, 3 institutes of technology offering undergraduate courses, and 2 professional institutes providing post-graduate programs. uB enrols 27,000 students, among whom 3,000 international students, every year. Fully involved in the Bologna process, uB offers 70 Bachelor programs, 95 Masters programs, 16 undergraduate technological programs, 4 postgraduate engineering programs, as well as PhD programmes in every field.

DUNASYS provides innovative solutions to help its customers improve time-to-Market and to control their costs. DUNASYS assists its clients throughout the V-cycle development process, solving their technical problems and facilitating the realization of their projects. DUNASYS develops innovative products around embedded systems such as Analysis Tools, Diagnostic Tools and Tools for remote monitoring and control. DUNASYS gained several years of strong experience working with major groups in the expertise, from specification and design, validation and maintenance to the industrializat ion of complex products and intelligent systems.

CASSIDIAN is the defence and security subsidiary of the EADS group. CASSIDIAN focuses on global security and systems, lead system integration, platforms and value added products and services to civilian and military customers around the world. Standing alongside AIRBUS, ASTRIUM and EUROCOPTER, CASSIDIAN benefits from the strength and synergies of the other EADS divisions.
CASSIDIAN workforce consists of approximately 28,000 employees worldwide and headquarters are located in Unterschleissheim, Germany and it has several offices located across Europe, USA, India, Mexico and the Middle East.
CASSIDIAN is dedicated to, green technologies, Unmanned Aerial Systems, simulation, radar technology or data fusion. In particular relevant R&D projects are devoted to revolutionary materials and multifunctional micro systems, communication network and advanced cyber security.

The School of Engineering of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto (ISEP), Portugal, is a public higher education and research institution, and one of the largest schools of engineering in Portugal (6000 students), with a strong diversity of subject areas. CISTER (Research Centre in Real-Time Computing Systems) is a topranked Research Unit based at ISEP. The research unit focuses its activity in the analysis, design and implementation of real-time and embedded computing systems. CISTER was, in the 2004 evaluation process, the only research unit in Portugal, in the areas of electrical engineering and computer engineering and science, to be awarded the top-level rank of Excellent. This excellent rating was confirmed in the last evaluation process (2007) CISTER, in which only one other research unit in these areas received this rating.

Portugal Telecom Inovação, SA (PT Inovação) is the branch for R&D in Telecommunications within the companies of PT group. With operations spread over four continents and its headquarters in Aveiro, PT Inovação also has branches in two major Portuguese cities: Oporto and Lisbon. In Latin America, the company has a subsidiary in São Paulo and, more recently, has set up a software development center in Salvador, both in Brazil. Since 2008, the operation in Africa has been centered in a subsidiary company in Luanda, Angola, and technical/sales representations in Maputo, Mozambique, Casablanca, Morocco and Gaborone, Botswana. With a workforce of over 600, most of whom are engineers, PT Inovação promotes R&D cooperation and is proud of its privileged partnerships with major universities and center s of innovation and excellence, at both the national and international level. Portugal Telecom Inovação, SA develops innovative and competitive services and solutions for the telecommunications. Throughout the world, more than 100 million people, in over 15 countries, use our technology.

4TELL group is part of the Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), which is a private, non-profit organization owned by the Technical University of Lisbon, University of Aveiro, University of Coimbra, and Portugal Telecom Inovação, S.A.
IT mission is to create and disseminate scientific knowledge in the field of telecommunications in order to improve higher education and training, both at graduate and postgraduate levels, and to improve the competitiveness of Portuguese industry and Telecommunications operators.

EVOLEO is a SME operating in the aerospace and industrial businesses, investing in skills related to the design of critical and highly complex electronic systems, beyond traditional automation and control. Main clients and partners of Evoleo include major companies in the railway business, energy and space, with emphasis on the projects for European Space Agency (ESA).

Mecalbi is a specialized company in the development of mechatronics solutions and systems which result in benefits and added value to your daily business. Equipped with the technological capability in various sectors, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical, Electronic and Information Technology, Mecalbi divides its activity in 2 main areas:
Development and manufacture of shrinkage systems, ie, products using the shrinkage process of thermoplastics by applying heat, especially for the automobile industry. In recent years the industry has shown there are new needs in this matter, which lead Mecalbi to develop standard and custom solutions responding with the most advanced systems on the market in terms of technology, providing an interesting value/price relationship.
Design and technological development of custom projects, consulting, manufacturing and assembly of mechatronic solutions that are tailored and based on specifications provided by partners and customers.

The IPCB integrates public higher education with administrative, scientific and pedagogical autonomy. Its mission is to give citizens a high standard of qualification, the production and dissemination of knowledge, as well as the cultural, artistic, technological and scientific teaching of its students in an international frame of reference.
Created by the Decree-Law n. 513-T/79, 26th December, the IPCB began its activity in October 1980 with the swearing in of the first installation committee.
The IPCB pursues its mission through its six schools: School of Agriculture (ESACB), School of Arts (ESART), School of Education (ESECB), School of Management of Idanha-a-Nova (ESGIN), Dr. Lopes Dias School of Health (ESALD) and School of Technology (ESTCB).

Inteltek, under the authority of the Turkish Youth and Sports Directorate and the Spor Toto Organization, provides the infrastructure for the central betting system used for Spor Toto and ?ddaa games and is also responsible for risk management. Turktell owns 55% of the company; Intralot, 20%; and Intralot Iberia, 25%. Founded on April 6, 2001, Inteltek gained legal rights to be the sole authorized entity in football betting in Turkey on behalf of Spor Toto with the launch of ?ddaa in April 2004. On August 28, 2008, with its best offer of 1.4%, the Company won the tender that allowed private companies to organize constant probability and paramutuel betting games based on sports competitions that are originally organized by Spor Toto. By signing a contract with Spor Toto on August 29, 2008, it gained the business rights of ?ddaa for the next 10 years.

Turkish automotive company Tofas, whose foundations were laid by the founder of the Koc Holding Vehbi Koc in 1968, and which has equal shareholders as Koc Holding and Fiat S.p.A., is one of the three worldwide strategic manufacturing centers. The only automotive company in Turkey that manufactures both passenger car and light commercial vehicle, Tofas comes to the fore as the biggest manufacturer of the Turkish automotive industry today with its production capacity of 400.000 units per year. Within the scope of Minicargo project, Tofas is manufacturing for Fiat, Citroen and Peugeot besides manufacturing for Opel and Vauxhall within the scope of New Fiat Doblo project. Tofas is a global player that has been manufacturing for 5 brands in its factory in Bursa which has a privileged position in the highest rank by achieving “Silver” production level within 170 Fiat Group factory of the World Class Manufacturing.
As the pioneer of the Turkish automotive industry, Tofas is a company that creates 25.9% of the total sector production by itself.
Tofas exports 80 countries by the year of 2011 and its share received from the total automotive industry export is at the level of 22.8% with 180.698 units.

Founded in year 2000, Telenity provides world's leading innovative services and solutions for communications networks in emerging markets. Telenity's revenue generating solutions include location middleware, partner management system, and location-based mobile marketing platform built with reusable service delivery components; location-based operator solutions for subscriber acquisition and customer experience management; messaging products including SMSC, MMSC, USSD and Messenger; innovative VAS such as people and resource finder, local tips and personalized call completion; and M2M solutions for device/connectivity management and service enablement.
Telenity serves global telecom service providers through its offices located in USA, Turkey, India and UAE. The company is headquartered in Connecticut, USA.