The project, initiated by professor Rainer Alt and professor Bogdan Franczyk of the Information Systems Institute at the Leipzig University, unites numerous research facilities and innovative companies from Saxony as well as numerous associated validation partners. Core partners include:

The Information Systems Institute of the Leipzig University has more than 20 employees and many years of experience in the implementation of national and international research projects. Research is carried out in collaborative projects together with software and industrial partners. This includes, among other things, the technology-related field of efficient data collection methods from heterogeneous data sources, their analysis as well as their evaluation and visualization.

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ explores the complex interactions between humans and the environment and is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) as well as the federal states of Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt. It researches these interactions in disturbed and used landscapes, particularly in densely populated urban and industrial conurbations as well as near-natural landscapes.

With more than 70 employees, the Institute for Applied Informatics, founded in 2006, is an recognized adjunct institute of the Leipzig University. The research is characterized by a high degree of interdisciplinarity and includes, for instance, the areas of big/smart data, e-health, analytics, and service research.

Agricon GmbH is the leading Precision Farming engineering company in Germany with 70 employees and approx. 7.0 million Euro turnover. Agricon serves as a bridge between science, research, and a practical application. In an in-house R & D department, new applications for part-specific management and the integration in agricultural business are developed.

Data Virtuality GmbH resulted from a research project and is therefore a spin-off from the University of Leipzig. Data Virtuality develops and markets software that allows data from different source systems to be combined or integrated quickly and cost-effectively. The Data Virtuality solutions can be applied regardless of the industry involved and are used, for example, by DHL, Outfittery, and

With around 15,000 contacts, Gesundheitsforen Leipzig are the network partners in the sector of healthcare. Gesundheitsforen Leipzig offer their clients various communication platforms via user groups, workshops and specialist symposia in which their clients can participate and join the network. By working in interdisciplinary teams and acting as a neutral knowledge service provider, they develop and implement practical solutions for the management of hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and health insurances in terms of consulting, software development or data analysis.

Meier-NT GmbH was founded in 1990 as a sole proprietorship. In the following years, the company developed into a leading supplier in the area of ​​environmental monitoring. Their specialization was acquired over the past 25 years and relates to the fields of forest climate research and solar plant monitoring.

SQL Projekt AG was founded in 1992, engages about 40 employees and is based in Dresden. Germany. SQL is an IT services company and specialized in enterprise data management, providing consulting services and software development services as well as training services for databases, integration software, business intelligence, and analytics based on SAP and Microsoft technology. GmbH supports the design of specific regional health models through expert knowledge, technologies, and other services. Solutions range from simple performance components and services to complex and standardized processes, which are illustrated individually through software. For future health care, strengthen the resource-oriented approach and establish professional, business and technical innovations.

Core partners

Universität Leipzig, Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik
Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung – UFZ, Department Monitoring- und Erkundungstechnologien
InfAI – Institut für Angewandte Informatik e. V.
Agri Con GmbH
Data Virtuality GmbH
Gesundheitsforen Leipzig GmbH
Meier-NT GmbH
SQL Projekt AG GmbH

Associated partners

Agrargenossenschaft Theuma-Neuensalz e.G.
AXP Consulting GmbH & Co. KG
BitMapping GmbH
Elektronische Mess- und Gerätetechnik Thüringen (ELMUG) eG
Deutsche Zentrum für integrative Biodiversitätsforschung (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Geographische Institut
Immowelt AG
Kompass GmbH
Simba n³ GmbH
nextbike GmbH
Obstland Dürrweitzschen AG
pitcom GmbH
Prinz zur Lippe GmbH & Co. KG
Sea & Sun Technology GmbH
Social CRM Research Center e. V.
StadtLabor, Tröger + Mothes GbR
Mobility Center GmbH
Hochschule Mainz, Fachbereich Wirtschaft
JENA-GEOS-Ingenieurbüro GmbH
Smart Infrastructure Hub