Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2013 pro forma annual revenue of €10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media & Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.
Atos Research & Innovation (ARI) is the R&D hub for emerging technologies and a key reference for the whole Atos group. With more than 28 years of experience in running Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) 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, Nanomedicine, ERTICO, ARTEMIS, CELTIC, NIS, EOS, PESI, LSEC, ETSI, OW2, OASIS, Cloud Security Alliance, Eurocities, etc. Finally Atos is a core member of the KIC for EIT Health Innolife and an official member of the KIC EIT ICT Labs associated node Madrid. 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 Logistop for Integral Logistics or the Spanish Railways Technology Platform.
Atos Research and Innovation is organized in eleven Sectors within Atos’ established markets (i.e. Public Administration, Health, Finance, Telecom & Media, IT, Energy & Transport, and Manufacturing, Retail & Environment) and five Technological Labs. The structure fosters the alignment of emerging technology research and development with the market / customer needs. The ultimate goal is to be at the forefront of both R&D in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) and the enabling of efficient technology and innovation transfer from R&D projects to the real world. ARI supports the management of EU-funded projects with a proven track record on coordination and a dedicated Project Management Office.
Ignacio González has degree in Computer Engineering at Deusto University. He is working in Atos Origin since 2008 as software developer/analyst, focused on Java technology. He has 5 years of experience participating with technical issues in ICT related projects, most of them in Industry sector and logistics related. In 2011, he joined Atos Research and Innovation department contributing to European Commission projects as Astute and Cassandra.
José Lorenzo is the Head of the Manufacturing, Retail and Environment Market in Atos Research & Innovation (ARI) and former E&U Market Manager, and Transport and Tourism Head of Sector, also in ARI. He has a Telecommunication Engineer Degree (Master of Science) and specialty of TELEMATICA (Data Transmission) by the Faculty of Technology in the University of Vigo (Spain). He joined the ATOS former, Sema Group sae, in April 2001 as a Consultant. Since then, he has been involved in the technical development, management and coordination of EU funded projects, like ORCHESTRA or DEWS. Latest projects being coordinated by him are EO2HEAVEN (as Research Coordinator), OpenNode or ENVIROFI (phase 1 project of the FI-PPP).
Jorge López got his degree in Economic sciences at the University of the Basque Country and holds a Master Degree in Information Technologies (Basque Country Technology Centre, 2000) and a Master Degree in GIS management (Unigis Girona, 2012). He joined ATOS in 2000 as a product engineer. During the last 8 years he has been working in EU R&D projects, assisting in administrative and management tasks, being responsible for exploitation research in projects such as PENG, ALIS, DEWS, EO2HEAVEN, ENVIROFI and providing consultancy in the field of environmental applications.