EICT mobilizes partners for strong alliances and
With backgrounds in computer science, management
European Center for Information and
Research and innovations demand excellent ideas,
gives research projects the inspiring spin: with
economics, sociology and communications, EICT employees
Alcatel-Lucent | BMW | CAR 2 CAR Communication
Communication Technologies – EICT GmbH
efficient networks and open structures. Collaborative
precise project management and communication
have a profound understanding of the research community
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EUREF Campus Haus 13, Torgauer Straße 12 - 15,
innovation is the best way to stay ahead of global
competences, with future studies and business
and its specific needs, of application requirements, and how
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10829 Berlin, Germany
modeling methods, with IT infrastructure and tools.
to coordinate large research consortia.
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As a public-private partnership of leading players, EICT acts
During the entire innovation cycle, EICT teams strengthen
The aim is to ease the burden of project participants, such
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as a trusted third party and platform for collaborative
the collaboration of project participants by accompanying
as project coordinators, managers, developers and scientists.
Siemens | TU Berlin | TNS Infratest | Opera Software |
research. Its overall goal is to initiate and promote innovations
their steps, such as business exploration, consortia building
The team‘s attentive and clear comprehension reduces
and contributing to the European research agenda.
complexity, bridges gaps and offers easy-to-use solutions.
for a mobile networked society.
MANAGING COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION
Future Studies & Techno-Economic Analysis Forecasting and monitoring of future trends in a fast
Energy & Environment
changing world are a prerequisite for successful
eMobility, smart grids, green ICT
innovation. Gaining knowledge about users’ needs, new technologies and new players in the global market is essential for designing innovation strategies and for
sectors. EICT supports its partners by conducting
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studies focusing on defined research questions and specific partner interests.
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software-defined networks, test beds
broadband and wireless access technologies,
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Information & Communication Technologies
decision making processes in the public and private
Collaborative Project Management
Automotive & Mobility vehicle-to-x communication, advanced driver assistance
To provide up-to-date knowledge about the future of ICT and
systems, autonomous driving, multi-modal mobility
the media, EICT participates as a key partner in the long-term Business Modeling
Test Beds and Prototypes
“Zukunftsstudie” project initiated by Münchner Kreis.
Communication and Events
Business Development & Business Modeling Specialists in business development and business modeling
EICT initiates and supports projects that bring
Collaborative Software Applications
have become increasingly important to technology projects
together industry, academia and research
Applied methods of project management are instrumental
Project identity and visibility are essentials for internal
To address both the need for maximum transparency
Beyond providing infrastructure for project communication
as many innovations are hybrid in nature. While they
institutes. Many of these projects are embedded
in structuring innovation processes within large
and external communication. Starting with a unique design
and minimal administrative overhead, EICT has developed
and management, EICT also serves as a platform for ongoing
require cross-sectoral collaboration, their market success
in programmes of the European Commission
research consortia. Thus, a project’s entire life cycle is
and logo, EICT provides the project with all the digital,
specific software applications to support collaborative
test bed operations.
depends on offering an integrated solution, and not simply
and national funding schemes.
professionally covered – from collaboration planning,
audio-visual and printed media that are necessary for
managing contracts and work-plan changes to directing
informing about project goals, progress and results.
EICT prepares the grounds for new topics and negotiates
internal communication processes, and performing cont-
research interests with public funding agencies. In the
rolling and quality management.
case of private sector innovation initiatives, EICT acts as
a product or a service. Many research projects develop a final demonstrator or
The toolkit contains a web-based reporting tool, meeting
prototype. The nature of EICT as research support
Deployment strategies have to address the creation of new
Through workshops, conferences, presentations, road shows,
and conferencing software, process management
platform allows the continued operation of such demons-
value networks and of returns on large-scale investments,
press conferences and public events the communication
software for document review and quality assurance,
trators and test beds. In recent years EICT has acquired
particularly with regard to ICT infrastructure or in the case
an impartial partner. All its activities focus on ICT-based
Installing a project office in this way saves costs because it
team promotes the project results, leaving a strong impact
as well as secure collaboration and exchange platforms.
experience in the setup, operation, and management of
of disruptive innovations. EICT contributes to successful
intelligent systems covering several fields of application.
works as a shared access point to a pool of project manage-
within the targeted stakeholder groups.
Well-proven templates, tools and a common working
test beds in the field of future communication networks.
deployment by exploring business opportunities, develo-
ment resources and improves the efficiency of joint research.
environment are provided to ensure efficient processes.
ping business models and analyzing business cases.