EDF (Electricité de France) is one of the world’s leading power utility companies and the first European energy provider with solid positions in major European countries. Essential to our lives, energy allows us to light and heat, to feed ourselves, to move, to produce, to communicate, to learn, to innovate. Of all energies, electricity, because it is a basic necessity, it must be accessible to all and in all areas. It is also the energy of progress in an increasingly digital world. Faced with the climate emergency, we want to invent a new energy model wherever we are present: one that emits less CO2, is more efficient and more respectful of the environment and of people.

EDF is the Project Director of the project and leads WP1 (Project coordination) and WP2 (PRAETORIAN framework architecture & risk scenarios).


ETRA Investigación y Desarrollo, S.A. (ETRA I+D) is the hi-tech unit within ETRA Group, one of the leading industrial groups in Spain. Its mission is putting in the market the most advanced solutions and services, either directly or through the 10 companies of the Group. The main market areas of ETRA Group are Spain, Portugal, Eastern Europe, LATAM and MENA. The activity of the company – with a turnover of 200 M€ and a staff of 1.800 – started in the ’70s and it is centred in three main activity lines: cyber and physical security, smart energy management systems and smart mobility. ETRA is a key player in the sectors of Smart Cities and security.

ETRA is the Project manager and technical coordinator and leader of the physical protection of the CIs and the exploitation activities.


The Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (UPVLC) is a dynamic, innovative publicinstitution, dedicated to research and teaching. UPVLC is comprised of 15 centres. Today,over 42.000 members integrate our academic community: 37.800 of these are students,2600 are teachers and 1700 belong to the administration and services personnel.

UPVLC is the project technical manager and leads several key tasks in the PRAETORIAN, such
as the PRAETORIAN framework architecture design, Advanced visualization techniques and Digital Twin design and implementation.


Aena is one of the biggest airport operator companies in the world by number of passengers. The Company manages 46 airports and y 2 heliports in Spain and has majority shareholding in the management of Luton Airport in the United Kingdom and in 6 airports in Brazil, and minority shareholding in 15 airports in Latin America (in Mexico, Colombia and Jamaica). The Spanish airports are organized in Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suarez (MAD), Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat (BCN) and Palma de Mallorca (PMI), which are the three biggest ones with more passengers, and by groups, depending on the annual number of passengers or the geographical situation.

AENA, as end user and owner of the emergency plan for Spanish airports and airport systems to communicate with the general public, will strongly collaborate in the Demonstration and validation activities.

KONČAR-Power Plant and Electric Traction Engineering Inc.

KONČAR-Power Plant and Electric Traction Engineering Inc. (KONČAR-KET) is the main contracting and engineering company of the KONČAR-Electrical Industry Inc. (KONČAR-Group). KONČAR-KET’s main business activity is turn-key design and construction of complex electric plants and installations for power generation, electricity transmission and distribution, as well as in transportation and industries. KONČAR-KET holds more than 40 years of experience in development and integration of industrial automation control systems.

KONČAR-KET contributes to this project as a key developer and integrator providing solutions and services to the CI operators, drawing from decades of expertise with numerous protocols and solutions operational in the field.


Fundación Valenciaport is a private non-profit research created in 2004 through an agreement between the most representative associations and companies of the Valencia logistics-ports community and various institutions of the Valencian region, all of which are involved in logistics and maritime transport. Fundación Valenciaport’s team is composed of R&D&I specialists in the field of ICT, maritime and intermodal transport, logistics and transport economics.

Fundación Valenciaport leads the pilot demonstration and validation activities in the real environment at the Port of Valencia.

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft - und Raumfahrt e.V.

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR) is the national aeronautics and space research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures. In addition to its own research, as Germany’s space agency, DLR has been given responsibility by the federal government for the planning and implementation of the German space programme. DLR is also the umbrella organization for the nation’s largest project management agency.

DLR emphasizes the sophisticated validation of the Praetorian solution and will support result dissemination.


The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a non-profit Academic Research Body established in 1989 by the Greek Ministry of Education. In FP7 ICCS ranked in the 19th position with respect to funding among all European research establishments, companies and universities. Together with NTUA (its academic branch), it ranked in the 12th position. The aim of ICCS is to carry out research and development activities in the fields of all diverse aspects of telecommunications and computer systems, as well as their application in a variety of areas. The personnel of ICCS include more than 500 research associate scientists. ICCS aims to remain ahead of the wave of change in ICT by cooperating with industry and academia in highly distributed systems, energy management, machine learning, secure data and communication networks, context-awareness and data mining related projects.

ICCS brings into the project its technical know-how in context and data modelling, pervasive computing technologies, machine learning techniques, semantic information processing, routing and information flow techniques, anomaly detection as well as complex software system integration.


KU Leuven (KUL) (Belgium) boasts a rich tradition of education and research that dates back six centuries. It is currently by far the largest university in Belgium in terms of research funding and expenditure (EUR 466.55 million in 2016) and is a charter member of League of European Research Universities (LERU). KU Leuven conducts fundamental and applied research in all academic disciplines with a clear international orientation.

KUL leads the Work Package concerning the legal and ethical aspects of the project.


International Zagreb Airport (Međunarodna zračna luka Zagreb – MZLZ) is the biggest and main international airport in Croatia and its traffic activity is based on regular scheduled traffic throughout the year. Furthermore, International Zagreb Airport (ZAG) provides an important gateway to Croatia for travellers from other parts of Croatia, EU and beyond. It facilitates business contacts, stimulates investments and tourism and is therefore one of the prerequisites for the sound economic development of Croatia.

ZAG role in the project is focused in share of knowledge about airport processes, emergency and safety procedures, and security risks related to airport operability.


THALES is a world leader group for electronics and a key player in numerous markets such as aerospace, space, ground transportation, digital identity and security, physical and cyber security and defense. Completed in 15 months, the acquisition of Gemalto by Thales for €4.8 billion creates a Group on a new scale and a global leader in digital identity and security employing 80,000 people in 68 different countries.

Thales participates in Risks analysis and management activities, as well as in Situation Awareness (Complex Event Processing, Abnormal Situation Analysis, Information Fusion) and Cyber Security (Attack detection, Deep Analysis, Logs Analysis) components of the project.


IDEMIA Identity & Security Germany AG (IDMG) is a 100% subsidiary of the globally operating IDEMIA corporation. IDMG provides biometric technologies, products, and solutions that protect and secure personal identities and assets. IDMG develops core technologies for live video screening and surveillance applications as well as a platform for forensic mass video data analytics. Furthermore, IDMG develops large-scale identity management systems.

IDMG plans to set up in PRAETORIAN on work and results achieved in tracking of objects with PTZ cameras within the on-going EC funded project SecureGas.


HEP d.d. or HEP Group is a national electricity company which has been engaged in electricity production, transmission and distribution for more than one century, and with heat supply and gas distribution for the past few decades. It is organized in the form of a holding company with a number of daughter companies. The parent company of the Group, HEP d.d., performs the function of HEP Group corporate management and guarantees the conditions for the secure and reliable electricity supply to customers. Within HEP Group there is a clear division (managerial, accounting, legal) of companies which perform regulated activities (transmission and distribution) from non- regulated ones (generation and supply).

HEP d.d., the Corporate Security Department (CSD) takes an active role in the majority of the WPs due to the nature of the business they are occupied within HEP group such as physical perimeter surveillance service and physical protection of people and property service.

HRVATSKA GORSKA SLUŽBA SPAŠAVANJAE (Croatian mountain rescue service)

Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (CMRS) was established in 1950 as an internal service of the Croatian Mountaineering Association (HPS). In 2001, it became an independent legal entity. The Law on CMRS (NN 79/06, 110/15) regulates the structure, activities and financing of CMRS, the rights and obligations of CMRS members, cooperation and relations with international organizations, state administration bodies and other legal entities.

As First Responders, the main role of GSS is in early warnings systems for the public and interoperability (innovative population warning techniques, FRs and rescue team information sharing technologies, social media channels and human factor) as well as in crisis communication.


The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH is an Austrian research institute with a European format and focuses on the key infrastructure issues of the future. The AIT is involved in PRAETORIAN with the Center for Digital Safety & Security, which focuses on the two important aspects of ever-increasing relevance for today’s citizens, safety and security, which will also take center stage in the information society of tomorrow. The Center for Digital Safety & Security is making a significant contribution to ICT and is devoting concerted efforts to guaranteeing operational efficiency and reliability of all CIs– both private and public – especially in times of potential ecological, economic and political crisis.

AIT experts bring into PRAETORIAN their experience on the HSA system and the Hybrid Threat Propagation framework, which has been developed during the SAURON project.


The Consorcio Provincial de Bomberos de Valencia (CPBV) is the biggest regional fire department in Spain. Although fire departments from big spanish cities are bigger, they usually face a more reduced set of incident types than CPBV. For example, they don’t face countryside fires or large floods as we do. Additionally, in our operations area there is a nuclear power plant, an international airport and several ports. We also have to respond to traffic accidents and rescues, with specialized personnel for those tasks. In fact our traffic accident rescue teams are so skilled that they have ranked very high in world competitions of that matter.

Bombers de valencia acts as a First responder when mobilized for a cyber and physical incidents response in the Spanish pilot.


The Health Research Institute Hospital La Fe (HULAFE) manages the scientific policy of La Fe University Hospital (Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe) in its sphere of influence (La Fe Health Department, Valencia), and it is a non- profit foundation of the public sector of the Generalitat Valenciana. Among the research groups dependent on the HULAFE is the Joint Research Unit in ICT applied to reengineer socio-sanitary process which overall objective is to research on the field of the application of information and communication technologies improving the processes of socio-health assistance.

IISLAFE provides Clinical site and Health resources management for its role of end-user in the Spanish Pilot.


The Lyon Fire and Rescue Service (SDMIS) is one of the largest in France as it protects the Rhône county and the Lyon metropolitan area (3rd biggest city in France). The Lyon Fire and Rescue Service is administrated by a board, a chairman and by a fire commissioner. Under the operational responsibility of the Prefect (in charge of the county), SDMIS deals with other public services to assure risk analysis, preparedness, response and recovery regarding civil protection and disaster management.

The role of SDMIS in this project will be as final user. The Lyon fire and rescue service will participate in one or several workshops regarding co-writing scenarios in preparation of combined physical and cyber-attacks on CIs.


Rinigard (RINI) is a Zagreb based SME, specialized in providing communications security, ICT, smart health solutions for CI and security applications. Established in 2019, the company benefits from the vast expertise and experience of its founding members and works closely with a number of global technology providers.

RINI is responsible for the development, implementation and demonstration of the novel counter UAV detection system together with drone neutralisation system.


The Medical University of Graz (MUG) is linked to the University Hospital with 1584 beds and 493.000 patients per year; MUG operates a Comprehensive Cancer Center and is member of OECI; MUG hosts the Austrian National node of the European Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure BBMRI-ERIC and the national digital pathology infrastructure. MUG participates in several international exchange programs for researchers, teachers and students, and offers 5 international PHD programs.

The Medical University of Graz (MUG) contributes requirements and process descriptions from it’s Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) laboratory, which is a criticial infrastructure to work with microorganisms that can lead to serious diseases and epidemics.


SubCmarine is a French service provider in field of underwater inspections and maintenance with a team of highly specialized engineers, doctors and technicians. SubCmarine has carried out surveys for more than ten years with ROV and imagery sensors for infrastructure maintenance in confined space. The main domains of operation concern hydropower plant unit, dams, tunnels and drains, penstock pipes and nuclear power plant. Our customers are the main French companies in field of energy as EDF. Since 2017, the company has extended his services to aerial surveys with AUV and airborne Lidar.

SUBCMARINE contributes in 3 core activities: Acquire 3D data, build a 3D high polygonal model and propose the codec for the HSA system to share 3D high definition digital twin of the infrastructure.


GPMB is located on the Atlantic coast, in the city of Bordeaux (France) where the urbanport integration is crucial. GPMB ranks 7th of French ports and is located on the largest Natura 2000 European estuary. It totals 2% of French maritime traffic, i.e. 8 to 9 Mt/year. Located just outside of Bordeaux, Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine capital whose population will shortly reach 1 million, GPMB is the focal point of a dense network of communication by river and sea, by air, by rail and by road. GPMB is a core port of the TEN-T (Trans-European Network of Transport) and belongs to the Atlantic Corridor.

GPMB contributes to collective project activities as well as in the use-case 2, with EDF ; conception, tests and assessments of the portuary scenarios and results, port expertise and good knowledge of IT equipment.


The Landeskrankenanstalten-Betriebsgesellschaft – KABEG of the State of Carinthia, consists of the KABEG management and the five regional hospitals Klagenfurt, Villach, Wolfsberg, Laas and the Gailtal Clinic. It is an institution under public law with its own legal personality. The executive bodies of KABEG are the Management Board and the Supervisory Board. With around 7,100 employees, KABEG is the largest service company in the state and the heart of healthcare in Carinthia. Under the Board of Management, KABEG manages the five provincial hospitals and is responsible for their management and maintenance. KABEG manages and controls the use of funds, acting in the taxpayer’s interests strictly in accordance with commercial principles and the objectives of the state.

The KABEG is part of Use Case in the Croatian Pilot and thus is involved in the definition of the pilot cases and the requirements gathering.