ThPA S.A. – Port of Thessaloniki, is a partner in the project DataPorts – Data Platform for the Connection of Cognitive Ports, which is co-financed by the H2020-EU.2.1.1. – INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP – Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies – Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) framework. ThPA S.A. participates as a data provider and a pilot leader in the Dataports project, participating as well in the dissemination and development of the project’s outcomes.
DataPorts aims to design, develop, create and operate a platform for the secure and reliable sharing of data and transactions among the businesses operating in the diverse supply chains involved in ports, enabling the connection with other stakeholders in the logistics supply chain. The adoption and use of this Data Platform by ThPA S.A., will imply its transition to a cognitive port, utilizing the huge amount of data produced by the stakeholders and paving the way to new capabilities; real-time monitoring of operations, prescriptive analytics, streamlined decision making and accurate prediction of future events and situations. Finally, ThPA S.A. through the DataPorts project will provide a mobile application for the professionals, visitors and citizens of the city of Thessaloniki, offering information on mobility in and around its premises.
The consortium, in addition to ThPA S.A., includes the Foundation for Research, Promotion and Commercial Studies of Valencia port (ES), which will act as the pilot sites. Also, University institutions and major research centers, such as the Polytechnic School of the University of Valencia and the Information Technology Institute – ITI (ES), the Institute of Communications and Computer Systems of the National Technical University of Athens (GR), the University of Duisburg-Essen – Ruhr Institute for Software Technology (DE), the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas – CERTH (GR) and Fraunhofer-Institute for Software and Systems Engineering ISST (DE). Finally, distinguished companies, such as Traxens (FR), IBM (IL), OTE S. A. (GR), Everis (ES) and PRODEVELOP S.L. (ES)