Consortium

WHO ARE WE?

UNIVERSITY OF MILANO-BICOCCA

The university of Milano – Bicocca is a young but very active university in Italy with a strong focus on research and innovation. In EW-Shopp the university participates with DISCo, the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communications (www.disco.unimib.it). DISCo conducts research and teaching in a broad range of Computer Science area including semantic technologies data management, information systems, artificial intelligence, robotics, image processing, software engineering, formal models and bioinformatics. The activities in the EW-Shopp project are conducted within the ITIS-Lab (www.siti.disco.unimib.it), which focuses on semantic and interactive technologies to support users in managing (big) data and services.

CENEJE LTD.

Ceneje Ltd. manages the largest comparison shopping platforms in the region, ceneje.sijeftinije.hridealno.rs, and idealno.ba, which are currently visited by more than 1.200.000 monthly unique users. These platforms are a key source of information in understanding the shopping journey and thus provide relevant insights of purchasing habits and behaviour in both online and physical stores.
The company also established a unique business intelligence brand Shopper’s Mind – sMind which gives insights into trends and dynamics of ecommerce, and into the background of modern consumer behaviour. In this way it promotes the development of online market and increases competitiveness of ecommerce stakeholders in the region.

BROWSETEL

BrowseTEL is UK based Cloud Service Provider offering a platform for a Real-time cross-channel Customer Engagement Platform in the EU markets. BrowseTEL operations with its partners are focused in development and providing advanced information & communication services and telecommunication technologies along digital communication channels supporting Omni/Cross channels interactionship management. BrowseTEL founders and technology partners have more than 20 years of experience of development and deployment of Computer telephony integration and Customer engagement solutions in more than 15 countries.

CDE nove tehnologije d.o.o

CDE nove tehnologije d.o.o. is an innovative, successful, mature company that strives to be one step ahead of all the others. Our operations are focused on the development and integration of advanced information and telecommunication technologies, with an emphasis on solutions for Customer support, Customer Relationship Management and Customer Engagement Management. Our team brings together over 60 employees and co-workers. Each member is a professional in his field of expertise and an important contributor to our success. Such knowledge is the result of good partnership relationships, which are the basis for good work processes, and represents one of our major competitive advantages. The success of our business approach is confirmed by our stable position in the market with a client base in industries as Retail, Telecommunications Finance & Insurance, Hospitality. Since 1994 we remain true to our basic values – reliability, expertise, quality, development and flexibility.

GfK

GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables its clients to make smarter decisions. More than 13,000 market research experts combine their passion with GfK’s long-standing data science experience. This allows GfK to deliver vital global insights matched with local market intelligence from more than 100 countries. By using innovative technologies and data sciences, GfK turns big data into smart data, enabling its clients to improve their competitive edge and enrich consumers’ experiences and choices.

Big Bang Ltd

Big Bang Ltd. is the biggest Slovenian Consumer Electronics specialist, with clear strategy focused on added value services and convenience for the consumers. It is a multi-channel retailer, with 18 Brick And Mortar stores and online webshop, 370 employees and more than 100 mio Euro yearly turnover. Accordingly to GFK, Big Bang covers 30 to 60% share in consumer electronics market in Slovenia, depending on the category. Multi-channel business model focused on services and convenience for the consumer, following consumer trends and implementation of understanding Customer Decision Journey in Category Management and marketing, gave Big Bang an advantage of being the biggest Slovenian Consumer Electronics retailer.

Measurence

Measurence is a location intelligence company that transforms millions of data points from people’s movements into actionable data to better understand the physical world.To collect behavioral data, we developed a cool plug&play sensor that can be installed in minutes by anyone to instantly produce insights about people’s behavior. Proprietary geo-temporal algorithms ingest raw data, open data and external datasets to compute relevant analytics and deliver insights for Commercial Real Estate, Retail, Advertising and Brands.How many people walk by? How long do they stay? How many people see your ads? What are the traffic patterns? These are questions we can answer.

Jot internet media españa s.l.

JOT Internet Media España SL is a specialist digital marketing agency that generates huge amounts of qualified search traffic for premium partners. This means we help our clients increase their web traffic, monetize it and generate extra revenue. JOT is part of Cube Ventures Group, one of the leading internet groups in Europe.
The main JOT strategy for growing is based on the incubation of new business lines related to traffic generation. As such, JOT can benefit from its excellent knowledge and competitive edge in order to enter the Ad Tech sector.
Some statistics:

  • We manage campaigns in 74 countries / 17 languages
  • Over 2.4 billion keywords in our structure
  • Around 175 million impressions / 6 million ‘clicks’ daily

Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A

ENGINEERING is the leading Italian software and services group, with 8.100 employees and more than 40 sites distributed in Italy, Belgium, Republic of Serbia, Brazil, Argentina and United States. ENGINEERING has a consolidated presence on all vertical markets and operates through its 4 business units – Public Administration & Healthcare, Telco & Utilities, Industry & Services, Finance – supported by cross-business unit centres of competence and by the Research and Innovation Department. The Group invests about 30 million Euro/year in research, with about 250 researchers in 4 development laboratories, working on more than 70 ongoing national and international research projects.

Sintef

SINTEF is a broad, multidisciplinary research organisation with international top-level expertise in the fields of technology, the natural sciences, medicine and the social sciences. We conduct contract R&D as a partner for the private and public sectors, and we are among the four largest contract research institutions in Europe. Our vision is “Technology for a better society”, and it is an important aspect of its societal role to contribute to the creation of more jobs. SINTEF acts as an incubator, commercialising technologies through the establishment of new companies. SINTEF Digital represent SINTEF in this consortium through the department for Software and Service Innovation.

Institut Jozef Stefan

Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI) is the leading research institution for the natural sciences in Slovenia with over 900 researchers within 25 departments working in the areas of Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, with approximately 40 researchers, is one of the largest European research groups working in the areas of Machine Learning, Data Mining, Language Technologies, Semantic Technologies and Sensor Networks. Our key research direction is combining modern statistical data analytic techniques with semantic/logic based knowledge representations and reasoning techniques for the purpose of making progress in solving complex problems such as text understanding, large scale probabilistic reasoning, building broad coverage knowledge bases and dealing with scale.