Dr Stefan Covaci presented FI-STAR opportunities at the FI-PPP Day Berlin

The workshop  enabled participants to get to know the FI-WARE platform as well as other innovative technologies of FI-PPP programs. Three German accelerators (EXPAMECO, SpeedUP! Europe and FINISH) shared their offers in terms of funding and financial support. SMEs and startups got to know the FI-WARE platform. and experts from FI-WARE and EIT ICT Labs were available for information and questions to SMEs and start-ups.  These included Fi-Star’s Technical Architect Dr Covaci. (see presentation)

The workshop gathered:

  • three German Accelerator Projects (SpeedUp_Europe, AdVentures and FInish),
  • EIT-ICT Labs Liaison Project, FI Business Support Actions Project and Infinity Project
  • FI-PPP Phase II Projects: XIFI and FI-STAR
  • SMEs,
  • representatives from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWI), German Aerospace Center (DLR) and ICT and Digital Business Association Berlin-Brandenburg (SIBB). There were a range of interesting questions and discussions around the present involvement of SMEs in FI-STAR and their follow-up business opportunities as well as about the support of FI-STAR for the Accelerators projects and the Phase III projects.” Future engagement with phase 3 projects at the ECFI2 event in Munich September 17/18.

FI-WARE is developed within the framework of the FI-PPP program of the European Commission as a core platform for the Internet of the future. It offers different kinds of service building blocks (Generic Enablers provided through a Cloud-based Platform as a Service) that can be utilized through specified APIs and combined in order to create different kinds of Future Internet applications. FI-WARE offers services for Big Data, the Internet of things, Media and much more.