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University College Cork: The Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Centre (GRCTC) is an industry led, world-leading collaborative programme of research and innovation into Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) of the financial services industry. The centre is open to companies and research providers in Ireland and an interest in developing competence, technologies related to Governance, Risk and Compliance in the financial services industry.
 
EMC Corporation is the world’s leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. EMC works with organisations around the world, in every industry, in the public and private sectors, from start-ups to the Fortune Global 500. Our customers include banks and other financial services firms, manufacturers, healthcare and life sciences organizations, Internet service and telecommunications providers, airlines and transportation companies, educational institutions, and public-sector agencies. EMC also provides technology, products, and services to consumers in more than 100 countries. EMC ranks 139 in the Fortune 500 based on total consolidated revenue of $20 billion in 2011, the largest revenue year in EMC's 33 year history. EMC employs approximately 53,500 people worldwide.
 
PERACTON is a small-medium size IT company based in Europe with its headquarters in Dublin Ireland. The company was founded in 2010, following up an initial Enterprise Ireland R&D funding project and build as an agile company to provide cutting-edge financial software via the Cloud. PERACTON develops and exploits advanced enabling technologies to solve complex business analytics problems for investment in the area of Stocks, Funds, ETFs, Bonds, Portfolio Management, Risk Assessment and algorithmic trading, as well as other solutions for investment management and the retail banking space.
 
Tom Flynn Consultants is an internationally trading firm for research, innovation and software development performing a wide spectrum of industry and academic informed projects across a number of key domains – security, information and communications technology (ICT), governance, social science, ehealth, eInclusion and energy. Since its formation in 2012, the company is rapidly establishing a reputation as an excellent catalyst to help transfer research ideas into successful projects. We continually engage with industry and academia in collaborative Research, Innovation and Development projects, encouraging knowledge cross-fertilization and diffusion.
 
Financial InterGroup Advisors is a strategy & acquisition firm advising financial enterprises and their technology suppliers on issues related to mergers and acquisitions, new product and market development, global strategies, restructurings, information systems, communications infrastructures, and risk management. It's principals have advised many of the leading service companies - SunGard, Logica, Mckinsey & Co. and Nomura Research Institute, and many of the largest of financial enterprises globally including the NYSE, Merrill Lynch, Citibank, JP Morgan Chase and others.
 
BEINFORMED is an internationally operating, independent software vendor. Its business process platform transforms administrative processes. Thanks to BEINFORMED’s unique semantic technology and solutions, business applications become completely model-driven, allowing organizations to instantly execute new strategies and regulations. Organizations using BEINFORMED’s often report cost savings of tens of percents. Further benefits include a much higher straight-through processing rate leading to vastly improved productivity, and a reduction in time-to-change from months to days. To develop its groundbreaking approach to business processes, BEINFORMED has an active research group that participates in a number of national and international research projects. 
 

Digital Enterprise Research Institute: The Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) was founded in 2003, funded by a CSET grant from SFI, renewed in 2008 and recently in 2013. Today, DERI hosts in  excess  of  130  members  and  has  established  itself  as  a  top  player  worldwide  in  the  Semantic Web / Web / Web Science field. 
 

Nomura is a global financial services group providing a broad range of financial services for individual, institutional, corporate and government clients. The Group offers products and value added financial and advisory solutions through its global headquarters in Tokyo, with more than 160 branches in Japan, and an international network in 30 countries, with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London, and New York. The Group’s business activities include investment consultation and brokerage services for retail investors in Japan, and, on a global basis, brokerage services, securities underwriting, and investment banking advisory services, merchant banking, and asset management.
 
UBITECH is a leading, highly innovative software house, systems integrator and technology provider, established to provide leading edge intelligent technical solutions and consulting services to businesses, organizations and government in order to allow the efficient and effective secure access and communication with various heterogeneous in-formation resources and services, anytime and anywhere. 
 
Durham University: The University of Durham, founded in 1832, has an excellent worldwide reputation in all areas of arts, humanities, natural and social sciences. The University has 15000 students (of whom 3500 are postgraduates and 1900 international students from over 120 countries) and employs over 3000 staff. Its academic teaching and research programmes are delivered through departments contained within three faculties: Arts and Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences and Health. 
 

University College Dublin: The Banking & Finance department UCD is the largest of its kind in Ireland. Members of the faculty are widely published in journals such as: Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Portfolio Management, European Financial Management, Journal of International Money and Finance, Quantitative Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, European Journal of Finance, Annals of Operations Research, Energy Economics, and the Journal of Futures Markets.
 
Attica Wealth Management: The purpose and scope of Attica Wealth Management is to manage Mutual Funds (MF) portfolios according to the 4099|2012 Greek law for the relevant corporate bodies, as well as every coherent business activity is allowed through the each time legal set of rules. 
 
University College London: UCL’s Computer Science Department is a global leader in research in experimental computer science. In the most recent research assessment exercise 80 per cent of our work was rated world leading, internationally excellent. Our specialties include virtual environment work, network and systems research and human computer interaction. In the UCL tradition, we are multidisciplinary – sharing ideas and resources from other departments and the wider world to incorporate into our novel research.