R&D department consists of two teams, one specialised in sensor & biometrics technologies and the other in data science & cybersecurity aspects. The key activities of both teams include the design and development of innovative product lines and technologies. Moreover, ITTI’s R&D composition features two competence centres comprising experts in such domains as crisis management as well as communication and computer networks. Their responsibility is to aid R&D activities in their areas of expertise and propose new solutions that can be used to improve our products.
Sensor Technology and Biometrics Team is involved exclusively in R&D activities for the biggest institutions in Europe including European Commission (EC) and European Defence Agency (EDA). Joining efforts with prime research institutes, industry and universities in Europe, the team contributes to international research and development of innovative solutions.
The core competences of Sensor Technology and Biometrics Team include:
This multi-disciplinary team consists of software and hardware engineers, machine learning engineers, project managers, and business/IT analysts.
Data Science and Cybersecurity Team is focused exclusively on the R&D activities and international collaboration in the field of ICT, advanced data analysis and cybersecurity. The team is known for its rich experience in R&D activities carried out for European Commission (EC), European Defence Agency (EDA) and The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), as well as national research programmes.
The main focus of the team includes research on innovative solutions to enhance current capabilities in the areas of cybersecurity and network anomaly detection e.g. by applying innovative machine learning, lifelong learning and pattern recognition techniques.
Moreover, Data Science and Cybersecurity Team has technical expertise in such areas as:
The team comprises software engineers, cybersecurity experts as well as project managers.
Crisis Management Competence Centre is a group of experts involved in research and development activities within the framework of European Commission (EC) projects. In most cases, the competence centre plays a role of IT partner or a contact point to Polish stakeholders. Overall, the centre has experience in the following areas:
The competence centre closely cooperates with numerous commercial and academic partners all over Europe. Moreover, it offers a wide range of services including design and development of specialised web-based, desktop and mobile applications that meet clients requirements and achieve desired Technology Readiness Level (TRL).
The Communications and Computer Networks Competence Centre carries out R&D activities in the areas of information and communication technologies, and security. The competence centre is involved in projects mainly for European Commission (EC), European Defence Agency (EDA), The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) and national projects. The core competences include:
The competence centre comprises a diversified group of experts with different background who recently have been focusing on 5G network and a number of related aspects.
ITTI has been involved in numerous R&D projects over the past 15 years, participating in Framework Programmes 5, 6 and 7. Most recently, research activities concentrate around Societal Challenges pillar within Horizon2020, EU’s Programme for Research and Innovation, with total budget of 30 billion Euro. We focus on Secure Societies – Protecting Freedom and Security of Europe and its Citizens theme, offering innovative know-how in the field of automated border control solutions, border security, surveillance, cybersecurity, digital privacy, design and development of dedicated software solutions as well as data protection. Cooperating with international consortia, ITTI develops and optimizes technologies and processes to meet user needs and expectations.
ITTI participates in EDA’s Research and Technology investments via the EDA Capability Technology groups “CapTechs” and CBRN Joint Investment Programme (JIP CBRN). Within these programmes, ITTI offers wide expertise in sensor network and sensor deployment optimisation tools development. We provide technology research and solutions development that could support military operations and personnel protection. ITTI contributes to EDA research topics on chemical threats detection and sensor networking by utilising research-based knowledge about current challenges and demands in the field of CBRNe.
ITTI has been also engaged in national initiatives conducted for the National Centre for Research and Development. ITTI responds to the calls released under defence & security programme, which usually require development of novel technologies for national security improvement.
ITTI has numerous international contacts and cooperation partners amongst foreign authorities, research institutes, universities and companies. Selected list of such partners is presented below: