S.E.D. s.r.l.

S.E.D. (Special Electronic Design) s.r.l. is an Italian SME with a consolidated know-how in high tech electronics design such as the development of Hardware using DSP with dedicated algorithms, Fpga and ASICs.

The company boasts in house advanced manufacturing capabilities on multilayer board on conventional and special substrates with particular reference to high speed transfer buses among processors. SED also operates as a Research Laboratory, named "Leonardo", authorised by the Italian Ministry of University and Research to act as Transfer Technology Centre oriented to research and applicable studies on the advanced technologies in order to increase the competitiveness of the Industries on the market. This acknowledgment was reached from SED thanks to the many research projects in collaboration with its customers. Some of these are:

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AWAIBA is a design house and supplier of CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxides Semiconductors) image sensors for specific applications. Awaiba, designs and produces image sensors for, among others, industrial inspection, medical endoscopy, automotive on board cameras, and high speed video systems. AWAIBA's rich intellectual property enables it to develop state of the art high-dynamic CMOS image sensors, high-speed image sensors as well as miniaturized image sensors.

BioRobotics Institute

The BioRobotics Institute is focused on interdisciplinarity by exploiting knowledge and technologies from various fields of engineering (mechanical, electronic, computer science, chemistry, materials, energy), and also transdisciplinarity, thanks to strong interactions with natural and social sciences. The Director of the BioRobotics Institute is Paolo Dario. The Institute is composed of about 150 persons (more than 90 are PhD students). The Institute's expertise covers different areas: the Surgical Robotics area, led by Arianna Menciassi, is involved in SUPCAM.

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D'Appolonia S.p.A.

D'Appolonia S.p.A. is a major Italian firm which provides integrated engineering services to clients belonging both to the public and the private sector in the environment, energy, oil and gas, infrastructures and transport, electronics and telecommunications domains.

To offer high level services worldwide, D’Appolonia relies on a permanent staff of qualified engineers and scientists, mainly based in the headquarters in Genoa, Italy. Regional offices are located in major Italian cities, in Europe, in the Mediterranean Countries and Far East. When required by long-term project commitments, field offices are opened closer to project locations or clients.

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Medical-Ethical board

The Medical-Ethical board will be composed by two experts in the fields of gastroenterology and endoscopy who will be in charge of supervising the development and the results of the project from the medical point of view. This board will report on the above described aspects at the mid-term (M9) and at the end of the project (M24) and the reports will be sent to the EC (D8.2). The two medical experts that will be proposed as members of this board are:

  • Prof. Andrew K. Burroughs, MBChBHons FEBG FEBTM HonDSc(Med) FRCP FMedSci, Vice President(Hepatology) British Society Gastroenterology, Consultant Physician and Hepatologist, Professor of Hepatology, University College Medical School, University College London, The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, The Royal Free Hospital, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Meq nordic A/S is biomedical SME located in the surroundings of Roskilde Fjord. MEQ was fouded in 1990 and has focused its business on the commercialization of advanced medical equipment. As a provider of advanced, reliable and affordable diagnostic equipment, it has gained global recognition for its high quality suitable for human medicine. MEQ provides diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, accessories and service for hospitals and clinics in Scandinavian and Baltic countries, whether for treatment or research.