The SALSETH consortium is composed of 4 institutions from academic sector: (1) University of Novi Sad (UNS), Serbia, associated country; (2) Wroclaw University of Science & Technology (WUST), Poland, member state; (3) University of Malaya (UOM), Malaysia, third country; (4) Curtin University (CUU), Australia, third country, as well as 4 organizations from industrial sector: (5) Materials Research Centre (MRC), Ukraine, associated country; (6) WEST Aquila (WEST), Italy, member state; (7) Naturality Research & Development (NAT), Spain, member state; and (8) Ayus GmbH (AYUS), Germany, member state.

University of Novi Sad (UNS) is the second largest university in Serbia with around 5000 employees and 50000 students. Comprehensive, entrepreneurial oriented university with 14 faculties and with 390 accredited study programmes (according to the Bologna declaration). UNS has signed bilateral agreements with more than 140 leading institutions worldwide. UNS is the most active organization in Serbia in H2020 and FP7 projects. Awarded with a prestigious acknowledgement – the Logo of Excellence in the field of improving the work conditions of researchers. UNS is new headquarter of the Secretariat of the Consortium of Higher Education Institutions in the framework of the cooperation of the Republic of China and 16 countries of Central and East Europe.

Contact person: Prof. dr Goran Stojanovic, email: sgoran@uns.ac.rs

Wroclaw University of Science and Technology (WUST) is the leading scientific and educational centre in Poland with almost 30000 students educated by 2000 academic teachers in 16 faculties. The WUST primarily carries out its mission through the highest standards in scientific research, internationalization and also through the high quality of education which is adapted to labour market requirements. It currently has a cooperation agreement with 205 partners from 49 countries. WUST is one of the best and most innovative technical universities in Poland – in the „Perspectives 2016“ ranking, WUST occupied the 5th place among the country’s all tertiary institutes and ranked 2nd among technical universities.

Contact person: Prof. dr Jan Felba, email: jan.felba@pwr.edu.pl

 

Materials Research Centre Ltd. (MRC) is an R&D company with about 20 years of experience in materials science and materials engineering, 3D modelling and simulation, equipment design and manufacturing. MRC focuses on synthesis and modification of carbon nanomaterials and development technologies in areas such as nanostructured materials for biomedical application, energy conversion, structural applications, and energy storage.

Contact person: Dr Alexey Gogotsi, email: agogotsi@mrc.org.ua

WEST Aquila S.r.l. (Wireless Embedded Systems Technologies L’Aquila), WEST, is a high-technology and well-established Italian SME with independent premises. Its main activities lie in the area of wireless networked embedded systems. The background of the company relies upon system design methodologies, wireless networked embedded systems and heterogeneous distributed networks. The co-founders have brought into the company the experience gained through participations to European-funded projects and through long-lasting R&D collaborations with many companies, e.g., Thales Communications, Magneti-Marelli, Synopsys, Selex Communications (Finmeccanica Group), Accent S.p.A., and PARADES. The main expertise of WEST lies in the development of innovative solutions and technologies for networked embedded systems, which encompass the development of large-scale system level simulators and network testbeds.

Contact person: Dr Stefano Tennina, email: stefano.tennina@westaquila.com

NAT has been established in June 2016 in Terrassa, Spain as an R&D entity hiring Lab facilities in LEITAT Technology Center (Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain). NAT is developing at the Lab scale clathrates of small organic molecules (molecular complexes of organic molecules with cyclodextrin molecular cages) as new antimicrobial complexes. Pilot scale production is under way with industrial third partners. NAT is also developing nanoemulsion technology designed for targeting multiresistant microbes.

Contact person: Dr Raphaël Georges Duval, email: naturality@sfr.fr

AYUS GmbH is a German based company founded in 1990 as a supplier of natural therapeutic essential oils and aromatherapy products. Its OSHADHI collection is a line of special high quality organic, and essential oil products that is offered in shops and to professionals in over 30 countries around the world. The company has 65 employees (full time and part time) at the moment and reaches an annual turnover of around 8 Million EUR / by the end of the present fiscal year.

Contact person: Dr David Nayan, email: david@ayus.team

The University of Malaya (UOM) is a public research university in Malaysia that has more than 2500 faculty members. According to QS world university rankings UOM is among the top 100 in the world in Engineering and Technology. UOM is ranked among the best 19 in Asia.

Contact person: Prof. Dr Fatimah Ibrahim, email: fatimah@um.edu.my

Curtin University (CUU) is Western Australia’s largest university, with six campuses across WA, Malaysia and Singapore. Today, Curtin is ranked 9th in Australia. The University has built a reputation around innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, being at the forefront of many high-profile research projects in astronomy, biosciences, economics, mining and information technology. It is also recognised globally for its strong connections with industry, and for its commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future.

Contact person: Prof. Dr Hani Al-Salami, email: Hani.Al-Salami@curtin.edu.au