Network of external collaborators and concertation actions

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Concertation obejctives

  • Remove barriers that prevent the development networks and interoperability;
  • Support new schemes to enable businesses, organisations and individuals to take advantage of the emerging technologies;
  • Support European policies;
  • Accelerate take-up by promoting awareness of possibilities and results among the collaborators;
  • Ensure dissemination among them.

In exchange, Cloud4all, in order to achieve a successful and fruitful synergy, will:

  • Participate in existing EU concertation activities (i.e. VUMs cluster).
  • Initiate new concertation with existing projects.
  • Invite them in all big events, national, European and international, organised during the project duration.
  • Try to align its dissemination activities with theirs, trying to organise if possible joint events.
  • Keep them up to date with all research and development progress in Cloud4All through press releases, newsletters, but even specific milestones delivery additional to that one intended for the general public, and if considered applicable and needed, will invite them selectively to technical and plenary meetings of the Consortium and organize dedicated workshops/clusters with them;
  • contribution to the Cloud4all/GPII research work;
  • If possible, seek for specific contributions;
  • Review with them its research roadmap and input to standardisation committees

Existing Network of External Collaborators

MoU signed

MoU not signed, but collaboration exists

  1. APSIS4All FP7 STREP (
  2. AEGIS FP7 IP (
  4. AccessForAll
  6. AmIVital project (
  7. Fluid project (
  8. VUMS cluster
    1. GUIDE FP7 STREP (
    2. MyUI FP7 STREP (
    3. VERITAS FP7 IP (
    4. VICON FP7 STREP (
  9. W3C IndieUI working group
  10. openURC Alliance
  11. W3C Model-Based UI working group


SAB member

Title/ Organisation



Axel Lebois

Director at  G3ICT / UN


Policy aspects regarding Intelligent Communication Technologies (ICT)

UN Convention on Rights of People with Disabilities

Daniel Ben Horin

Co-CEO / TechSoup Global


Involvement of international NGOs and other beneficiaries.

Market vision regarding real needs of people at risk of exclusion.

David Banes

Deputy Head  / Mada Assistive Technology Centre



Technological guidance on Assistive Technologies (AT) development.

International Market of Assistive Technologies (AT) and inclusive products.


Hiroshi Kawamura


President/DAISY Consortium


Global knowledge of accessibility of contents and products.

Concertation of area projects and DAISY members.

Jiri Prusa

Representative / Ministerstvo Vnitra


EU policy making in the field of Intelligent Communication Technologies (ICT) for Public Government.

Public Administration approach.

Julio Abascal

Profesor / UPV


Adaptive interfaces.

Personalisation of products and services.

Patrick Roe



R&D on accessible and assistive ICT

Emerging trends and research agenda roadmap

Pier Luigi Emiliani

Research Director / CNR


User interfaces

Products for people with disabilities

Saulo Faria Almeida Barretto


Researcher / IPTI. Instituto de Pesquisas em Tecnologia e Inovacao


Innovation in Intelligent Communication Technologies (ICT) products.

Potential markets for inclusive Intelligent Communication Technologies (ICT) products and services.

Sachin Malhan

CEO and Co-Founder / Inclusive Planet


Real needs people at risk of exclusion.

Global trends in inclusive facilities.

Concertation activities plan

Concertation meeting