SIMON Consortium includes a balanced set of partners formed by industry and developers (ETRA, LOCOSLAB), disability experts (IBV), public transport operators (CTRM) and parking managers from the municipalities of Madrid, Lisbon, Parma and Reading (MAD, EMEL, INFOMOBILITY, RBC). Five countries are represented in SIMON (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany and United Kindom), although it is a project goal to deploy and implement the results at a European level.  
SIMON consortium

SIMON consortium

ETRA Investigación y Desarrollo, S.A. - (Spain).

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, South-Central America, South East Asia and the EU.
IBV - Institute of Biomechanics of Valencia (Spain)

IBV is a technological research centre since 1976. IBV’s background includes user-centred design, product ergonomics, workplace ergonomics, environment ergonomics, assistive technology, integral accessibility, elderly people and people with disabilities.
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Locoslab GmbH - (Germany)

Founded in 2012 as a spin-off of the Universität Duisburg-Essen and located in Bonn, Locoslab GmbH is specialized in developing and offering low-cost localization and navigation products and services. To support a broad spectrum of application domains, the Locoslab team leverages several years of research experience gathered at the Universität Bonn and the Universität Duisburg-Essen.
EMEL - Empresa Pública Municipal de Mobilidade e Estacionamento de Lisboa (Portugal)

EMEL – Lisbon Mobility and Parking Company has the main mission of managing near 40.000 onstreet public parking places and more than 3.000 public off-street parking places in the Municipality of Lisbon, which parking is integrated into the global mobility and accessibilities system defined by the City Council of Lisbon, contributing to improve traffic circulation through the parking component.
Madrid City Council (Spain)

From its implementation in Madrid in 2002 up to its current setup, the Regulated Parking System (RPS) has established itself as an effective mobility management tool, and as a particular deterrent to the use of cars. The city is responsible of issuing the EUdisable badges, establishing the access-rights, promoting inclusion policies,organising mobility and establishing the reserved and regulated public parking areas.
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CRTM - Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid (Spain)

The Madrid Regional Transport Consortium came into existence in 1986 to combine the efforts of public and private institutions related to Public Transport for the purpose of coordinating services, networks and fares so as to offer consumers a higher-capacity and higher-quality service. The National Government, the Autonomous Community of Madrid, the Municipal governments along with Public and Private companies are working together closely in this joint endeavour.
Infomobility SpA (Italy)

Infomobility S.p.A. is a joint stock company created in December 2001 and owned by the Municipality of Parma. The company’s core mission is to address and manage issues related to urban mobility in an integrated and innovative way, through services and operational consulting for public administration.
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Reading Borough Council (UK)

Reading Borough Council is a unitary local authority serving Reading in the Thames Valley. Reading Borough Council is responsible for the local services for around 155,000 residents including education, planning and transport. There are 16 wards in the borough, each represented by three councilors.
Reading has a strong multimodal strategy with a supportive environment for new sustainable measures and aims at integrate SIMON system focusing the enhancement of the navigation information services which closely relate to its policies on open data, providing new services for the disabled people as the monitoring of reserved parking places –free or occupied parking bays- as well as supporting a fraud-free use of EU disabled badges.
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)

The Ontology Engineering Group (OEG) of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) has been working on the provision of semantic infrastructure since 1995. The OEG is in the 8th position in the ranking of UPM research groups. It is composed of 30 researchers with a consolidated reputation in the fields of: Ontological Engineering, Data Integration, Linked Data and Semantic Web, Natural Language Processing and Semantic e-Science. OEG has been working with Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid (CRTM) for the past two years on the preparation of the technological and semantic infrastructure that will be necessary for the provision of Linked Data from CRTM’s data sources.


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