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Bell Helicopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is an industry-leading producer of commercial and military, manned and unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft. Globally recognized for world-class customer service, innovation and superior quality, Bell's global workforce serves customers flying Bell aircraft in more than 120 countries.
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RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems
RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. is synonymous with Dynamic Defense, Daring Innovation, and Technological Ingenuity. For over 70 years, the Company has pioneered advances in defense, cyber and security solutions for air, land, sea, and space. Our innovations are based on extensive operational experience and understanding of evolving combat requirements. They enable the rapid development of effective solutions for complex battlespace challenges. Always ahead ‒ we ensure an ongoing advantage for our worldwide client base. We are dedicated to continuously enhancing our customer service, as well as expanding our global industrial cooperation programs.
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Damen Shipyards Group operates 35 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 12,000 people worldwide. Damen has delivered more than 6,500 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers some 175 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Based on its unique, standardised ship-design concept Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality. Fast deliveries, competitive pricing, tried and tested technologies and assured performance are just a few of the advantages associated with this strategy. The implications go further though; the unique philosophy of standardised shipbuilding in series delivers a unique approach to R&D. As a result, Damen has developed an extensive R&D programme, itself proven over many years. Damen has a rich tradition of naval shipbuilding reaching back over 140 years. Our defence & security product range is comprehensive, covering everything from seven-metre interceptors, patrol vessels in all sizes, full combatant frigates, up to the 200 plus meter naval support vessels. Our solutions are valued by navies, coastguards and maritime law enforcement agencies all over the world.
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KERSHIP is a joint venture founded in 2013 by PIRIOU and NAVAL GROUP, two experts in naval engineering, shipbuilding, military systems and services.
This partnership is based on the complementary skills and expertise of both companies:
- PIRIOU, 50 years of expertise in civil shipbuilding
- NAVAL GROUP, a world leader in naval defence markets
KERSHIP offers a range of vessels up to 95 m for law enforcement at sea: navies, coastguard services, customs services, scientific institutes, etc.
Thanks to the expertise of its parents companies, KERSHIP works with and supports navies and public services throughout the life cycle of their ships, from construction to delivery, including after-sales service and In-Service Support (ISS).
Malloc Ltd is an AI-driven Privacy and Data Security Start up based in Cyprus. Malloc mobile app monitors and prevents any app from recording or transmitting your data without your knowledge. The app is available to individuals, enterprises, and governments who care about their privacy.
EIGHT BELLS Ltd
EIGHT BELLS LTD is an independent high technology Research and Consulting company, based in Nicosia Cyprus, providing innovative solutions and enabling access in emerging technologies, as well as targeting in the specification, design, development, integration, installation, testing and follow-on support of:
Advanced Military and Security Solutions, Electronic Systems and Software
High Demanding Data Management Systems
Communication, Command & Control Systems
EIGHT BELLS is active in the fields of Space, Defense, Security and Telecommunications, with specialized and targeted IT solutions. It is certified according to ISO 9001:2015, it has Facility Security Clearance, and its personnel can handle National-EU Classified Information. Our values and policies combine Quality, Corporate Social Responsibility, Security, Ethics and Environmental Protection. EIGHT BELLS personnel have outstanding studies in European and American Universities and a strong focus on R&D with a long track record in EU- and national-funded research initiatives.
The main areas of our expertise are the development of AI accelerated software applications and customizable solutions that enhance Modern Mobile Communications, IoT and Sensors applications, Cybersecurity platforms, and Management solutions for Softwarized Networks, Virtualized Data Processing, and Storage Infrastructures.
As a highly innovative firm, EIGHT BELLS has achieved to participate in one National Cypriot Defence project (THISEAS), in one EDIDP-2020 defence project (AI4DEF), in two H2020 security projects (RESPOND-A, DRYADS) and in twenty-one H2020 projects in various domains (5G-softwarized networks, cloud, energy and health).
EIGHT BELLS has the following infrastructure:
A private 5G network which provides 5G and 4G Radio Access Network capabilities.
A privately owned and operated Tier-3 Data Center.
An Electronic Laboratory for the development, testing and evaluating of electronic systems prototypes.
An Additive Manufacturing Laboratory offering design for additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping.
ADDITESS -Advanced Integrated Technology Solutions & Services Ltd is a Cyprus-based Small Medium Enterprise (SME) established in 2011. ADDITESS is a scientific, consulting, and research company whose purpose is to conduct theoretical and applied research and to produce studies, at a strategic and tactical level, on issues concerning
Critical Infrastructure Protection
Transportation and Cargo Security
ADDITESS has developed state of the art applied Security Solutions both hardware or software-based in the above-mentioned areas. ADDITESS also provides advisory, consulting and solution services to various Government Organizations and to other Public and Private authorities in Cyprus, Europe, or Worldwide, on these same issues.
The founding of ADDITESS opened a new sector bridging business and research, in the security domain, new to the standards of Cyprus. Over the last years, ADDITESS invested in establishing the role of the company through strong participation in EU R&D funded projects, FP7, Horizon 2020, and Horizon Europe frameworks, or various National R&D proposals in the fields of Security, ICT, Aeronautics (UAVs), Communications, Transportation, and Environment.
More recently ADDITESS participated in EDIDP funding projects promoting with success the Cypriot defense industrial ecosystem.
ADDITESS SW applications - products:
ADDTask an incident reporting SW application for critical infrastructure protection
ADDmarine a client and incident reporting SW application for maritime protection
ADDC2 is a command and control SW application for Border Management
Mobile C2 vehicle
ADDcsim is a cybersecurity information and data management platform in use by Cyber incident response teams
The Defence and Security Research Institute (DSRI)
The Defence and Security Research Institute (DSRI) at the University of Nicosia was established to undertake research and training activities on defence and security in collaboration with partners in government, industry and other academic and research centres, nationally and internationally.
The institute’s mission is also fully aligned to the European Union’s action plan to invest in the common development of technologies and equipment of strategic importance for defence and security and dual-use science and technology for applications in energy, environment and bio-medicine and applied dual-use technologies.
With over 25 years of experience, Marom Dolphin has established itself as one of the leading companies for developing, designing, manufacturing and marketing top quality tactical carrying solutions for military and para-military around the world.
Our tactical solutions consist of tactical vests, body armor vests, modular carrying solutions, tactical backpacks, helmets and other accessories to deliver the best carrying solution to each and every customer.
Our latest innovations are unique for carrying heavy loads up to 150 kg. while focusing on ergonomics and comfort to the user.
Our products are manufactured and tested in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 as well as with the Quality Assurance standards of military forces worldwide, awarding them worldwide recognition for their high quality and durability.
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Strategy International (SI) Ltd, is a global #scientific, #research and #consulting company located in Nicosia of Cyprus. Specialized in policy, statecraft, communication, politicalcampaigning and training among others.
Strategy International aim is to continuously train, educate, consider and present state and company related policy solutions. The field of cooperation and initiatives includes cooperation with governments and international or regional organizations, institutions and companies, groups of experts and individuals, while we seek to bring the best together.
Strategy International shapes concrete knowledge in international and world affairs.
All related work and programs of can be found through the website: https://lnkd.in/gYh8w4fJ
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Powder Technology laboratory, University of Cyprus
ADD HUB is part of the Powder Technology laboratory at the Department of the Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at UCY. The Powder Technology lab is an advanced materials and processing facility focusing on the development and optimisation of materials for applications in the energy and industrial sectors. Recently, with the addition of ADD-HUB, the Powder Tech lab has expanded its activities by incorporating powder based additive manufacturing. Established in 2019 through funding from the European Commission and the Cypriot Government, ADD HUB constitutes the only metallic 3D printing research facility within the Cypriot Research Technology, Development and Innovation (RDTI) system. The aim of ADD HUB is to introduce advanced manufacturing and materials concepts to the Cypriot RDTI system by building upon existing capabilities of the two main public Cypriot Academic/Research Institutions (UCY and CUT). The main research and technological activities of the lab are related to the industrial needs for economic, reliable and on-demand components and to validate the manufacturing viability of mechanically alloyed powder materials using additive manufacturing. In particular the lab activities include a) Production of metal matrix composite materials via mechanical alloying, b) Additive manufacturing by selective laser melting (SLM) and c) Mechanical and microstructural characterisation of materials.