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  ANDITEC is a company exclusively dedicated to support technologies. With the collaboration of special education and rehabilitation professionals, ANDITEC intends to continue developing pioneering work, with special emphasis in the areas of Augmentative Communication, Interfaces and Integrated Computer Solutions, Control Environment and Mobility.
  Until today we became one of the largest antibody platforms worldwide with more than 40,000 own antibodies and more than 400,000 other products researchers from all over the world can find on our website. In 2007 and 2008 we launched our international platforms for the French ( and the Chinese speaking research community ( in addition to the English ( and German websites ( Growing rapidly our team moved in 2009 from offices of Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology to Schloss Rahe Business Center, an old water castle in the west of Aachen, built in the 13th century and modernized for business requirements. To enlarge our worldwide network we founded in parallel a subsidiary in Atlanta, US.

    Data Center Post
  Data Center POST was created for the sole purpose of offering timely, relevant information to data center and IT and managers. Today, we’re doing the very same same thing—telling you what makes today’s data center tick, and tomorrow’s data center as well. The daily posts are contributed by senior IT and business executives, and other industry experts. Data Center Post works hard to get the most current information to add relevance to the successful data center. In today’s mission critical facilities, there’s no room for downtime, security breaches, or lack of planning. A well-oiled data center is the foundation of success for any size enterprise. But getting there requires dedication, education, knowledge-sharing, an insatiable appetite for technology, and a commitment to business excellence. Data Center Post aims to bring the data center community together to realize all of the above. We’re a knowledge base, a news portal, and a timeless beacon for the data center industry.

  Our vision to be an integrated energy company, a leader in value creation in the markets where we can make a difference is shared by the universe of EDP employees, spread across different continents and countries, a diversity that enriches us and brings us together in the respect for the different cultures of the markets where we operate. We are among the major European operators in the energy sector; we are one of the largest energy operators of the Iberian Peninsula, the largest Portuguese industrial group and the 3rd largest producer of wind energy. Besides the electricity sector - generation, distribution and trading - we also have a significant presence in the gas sector of the Iberian Peninsula. We integrate the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (World and STOXX), the world's most demanding ranking, that distinguishes the best performing companies on issues related to transparency, sustainability and excellence in economic management and social environment.

  The EFACEC Group is a leading company in the supply of integrated solutions and equipment, in the power generation, transmission and distribution markets. Efacec offers turnkey solutions in the fields of Production, Transport, Energy Distribution, Industry, the Service Sector and Environment, as well as an integrated offer of maintenance and Technical Assistance solutions. The portfolio of Efacec's business activities includes:
- Energy (Transformers, Switchgear, Servicing of Energy)
- Engineering and Services (Engineering, Automation, Maintenance, Environment, Renewable Energy)
- Transports and Logistics (Transports , Logistics)

  The main purpose of i2S Academy is to promote the acquisition and/or development of technical skills which combine quality theoretical training and supervised practice. It’s our intention to form insurance market experts, providing them with certified skills and this way contributing for individual and collective fulfillment. i2S Academy invests in a curriculum which allows the GIS community to learn not only the ”how-to” but also the “why”, which we believe will make a difference in obtaining solid knowledge and improving the performance and development of employees and companies alike.

    IBM Portugal
  IBM uses its experience and knowledge in the various processes and operations of the several industries in which it operates and creates and applies forms of technology to meet the challenges that both business and customers require. The company was founded in the United States in 1911 and since then has followed the technological vanguard, taking the lead in many areas of information technology. IBM's has a huge range of activities from research, development, manufacture and marketing of products and technology to provision of services that respond to all the requirements of its customers, from management consulting to housing solutions, infrastructure, technology design and training services. In 4th November 1938,The "Machine Society Watson (Portugal) S.A. was established in Portugal and in 1949 has changed its name to Company IBM Portuguesa, S.A., which has been supported by the international organization of the IBM Corporation. The company “IBM Portuguesa” has focuses its activity in the promotion and selling of integrated information technology solutions, based on hardware, software and services. This organization allows the company to satisfy the requirements of its customers in any part of the country. Within the sales organization, IBM offers specialized business units by sector of economic activity, such as banking, public administration, insurance, distribution, health, education.

    Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering
  Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering (ICAE) was founded in 1993. "Based on the premise that interdisciplinary thinking and synergistic collaboration of disciplines can solve complex problems, open new frontiers, and lead to true innovations and breakthroughs, the cornerstone of industrial competitiveness and advancement of the society" as noted in the inaugural issue of the journal. The focus of ICAE is the integration of leading edge and emerging computer and information technologies for innovative solution of engineering problems. The journal fosters interdisciplinary research and presents a unique forum for innovative computer-aided engineering.

    LOT Polish Airlines
  LOT Polish Airlines was established 83 years ago - on January 1st, 1929. As one of the oldest airlines LOT has come a long way since its first aircraft, Junkers, designed with limited seating and a yearly carriage of several hundred passengers. In 1930, LOT Polish Airlines joined the International Air Transportation Association (IATA). In 1989, LOT became the first carrier in Eastern Europe to fly western-made Boeing 767. In 2003 LOT joined Star Alliance. A year later LOT was the first in the world to introduce ultramodern Embraer 170 aircraft. In 2011, LOT carried 4.63 million passengers, successfully competing with other airlines in respect of modern equipment, convenience of connections and the quality of service. Its emblem, a stylized crane, is recognized almost everywhere as the symbol of the Polish flag carrier.

    Medical Intelligence Solutions
  Medical Intelligence Solutions was originally formed as a flexible database company, providing key clinical data to industry professionals on the research presented at domestic and international medical meetings relevant to the successful development and marketing of pharmaceuticals. Medical Intelligence Solutions has been headquartered in New York City since its inception. Its sister company, MedMeme, LLC is also headquartered in New York City. Medical Intelligence Solutions provides timely and trusted information and insights on the latest medical and clinical research worldwide. Based on the database of clinical information, Medical Intelligence Solutions work with each individual client to uncover new findings, anticipate market developments and enable them to communicate more effectively with healthcare professionals.

  The Medinres - Medical Information and Research, Lda. mission is to create studies, information and communication systems health oriented as well as, to develop research projects, data analysis, consulting projects and training in computing, multimedia and other related areas.

  Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

  MINALYTICS - Advanced Solutions for Data Mining and Analytics, Lda aims are mainly the research, development of solutions for information analysis and software engineering.

  Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Redwood City, California, United States. The company specializes in developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products – particularly its own brands of database management systems.

  Established in 2007, PLUX creates innovative products for Physiotherapists and Researchers, by developing an advanced biosignal monitoring platform that integrates wearable body sensors such as electromyography (EMG), electrocardiography, respiration, and accelerometers combined with wireless connectivity and software applications to deliver real value recognized by our target markets.

    PT Fundação
  Portugal telecom Foundation it’s a non profit private institution for public service. As an important social agent, Portugal telecom, within the limits of its responsibilities, wants to achieve the commitment of social intervention and to supports development.

    Schneider Electric
  From 1836 to today, Schneider Electric has transformed itself into the global specialist in energy management. Starting from its roots in the iron and steel industry, heavy machinery, and ship building, it moved into electricity and automation management. After 170 years of history, Schneider Electric has become today the solution provider that will help you make the most of your energy. Innovation is in the heart of Schneider Electric's strategy to meet the energy challenge by making the smart grid a reality. By combining deep understanding of customer needs and technological innovation, their multi-disciplinary teams create innovative solutions for energy efficiency, both comprehensive and flexible.

  Siemens is a leading player all over the world and its portfolio is geared to attract growth markets. Siemens is an integrated technology company. Their business activities in Sectors of Energy, Healthcare, Industry, and Infrastructure & Cities have made them a global market and a technology leader. Technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and international focus have been their hallmarks for over 160 years. Siemens is one of the world’s largest providers of green technologies. Products and solutions from their Environmental Portfolio already account for considerably more than one third of their total revenue.

  SINTEF is the largest independent research organisation in Scandinavia. They create value through knowledge generation, research and innovation, and develop technological solutions that are brought into practical use. SINTEF is a broadly based, multidisciplinary research concern that possesses international top-level expertise in technology, medicine and the social sciences, and our aim is to become the most renowned contract research institution in Europe. SINTEF is an independent, non-commercial organisation. The profits of our contract research projects are invested in new research, scientific equipment and competence development. In the course of the past five years, we have invested NOK 500 million of our own funds in laboratories and scientific equipment. The SINTEF Group comprises the SINTEF Foundation, four limited companies and SINTEF Holding.

    St. Jude Medical
  St. Jude Medical develops medical technology and services that focus on putting more control into the hands of those who treat cardiac, neurological and chronic pain patients worldwide. The company is dedicated to advancing the practice of medicine by reducing risk wherever possible and contributing to successful outcomes for every patient. St. Jude Medical is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and has four major focus areas that include: cardiac rhythm management, atrial fibrillation, cardiovascular and neuromodulation.
The St. Jude Medical product portfolio includes implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices, pacemakers, electrophysiology catheters, mapping and visualization systems, vascular closure devices, structural heart products, spinal cord stimulation and deep brain stimulation devices.

  TAP Portugal, founded 1945 as Transportes Aéreos Portugueses, SGPS, S.A., commonly known as TAP, is the national airline of Portugal. TAP's route network comprises 80 destinations in 36 countries worldwide. TAP operates almost 2,000 weekly flights with a fleet of 55 Airbus aircraft, and 16 further aircraft servicing regional subsidiary carrier Portugália Airlines. In 2011, TAP Portugal was elected World’s Leading Airline to Africa and, for the third consecutive year, TAP held on to the title of World’s Leading Airline to South America.
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