EPSILON Malta Ltd. is a Technology Resources Engineering & Consulting Group with expertise s/w technologies and RTD in: Aerospace, GeoInformatics, Environment, Management, and in Shipping since 2016. The company was established in 1985 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Today it operates world-wide as a Group with offices in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Malta, Russia and allied offices in most European countries.

DANAOS Shipping Co LTD: DANAOS Shipping is a leading company in ship management. Currently, DANAOS is managing a fleet of 60 container ships. The distinct edge in advanced shipping technology and long track record of safety, efficiency, and environmental responsibility has helped the company to forge lasting relationships with its customers. DANAOS has a rich background in research activity dedicated to innovation of ship operation. DANAOS has participated in several projects funded by EU, with prime objective to advance maritime service.

ITML designs and develops software prototypes based on technologies that include machine learning algorithms, advanced data mining techniques, data aggregation and data analytics in IoT systems, as well as visualization tools. Its technologies are applied to numerous fields including cloud computing, Intelligent Transportation Systems and maritime applications. Oriented by efficiency, it navigates software development end I team management services through compliance, energy saving, environmental sustainability and security to harbor maritime of profitability.

BALance combines the expertise of a multidisciplinary team with long lasting international project experience. It advises customers from the maritime and automotive industry, aviation, mechanical engineering, construction industry as well as public authorities on innovation management matters, studies and software development. Its focus is mainly on prototype and small batch production to Naval Architects, Production Technicians, Computer Scientists, Economists, Electrical Engineers and System Analysts.

PriceWaterhouseCooper Malta, as one of the Top Advisory Houses in Europe   and in the World (PwC), offers services as, Company Accounting and Administration, General Data Protection Regulation, Technology, Audit and Assurance, Customer Onboarding and Monitoring, Financing, Regulatory & Financial Crime Consulting, Sustainability Services, Blockchain, Family Business Services, People & Organization Services, Tax and Legal to multiple sectors and to Shipping.

National Technical University of Athens, NTUA, is among the oldest institutions of Greece and the most prestigious among engineering schools. It was founded in 1837. NTUA is divided into nine academic schools, eight being for the engineering disciplines, including architecture, and one for applied sciences (mathematics and physics), that educate about 8,500 undergraduates and about 1,500 postgraduate students. The School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering contributed to

University of Piraeus was founded as a School of Industrial Studies in 1938 by the Association of Industrialists and Craftsmen in association with the Federation of Public Limited Companies Greece intending to provide economic, legal and technical education to industrial executives. Today it is organized around four Schools and ten Departments. In 1989, the Department of Maritime Studies is a unique establishment in the Mediterranean with strong vocational and research orientation.