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INTERMODEL consortium consists of 14 selected partners, from 8 different state members, representing an excellent combination of a wide range and complementary multi-disciplinary expertise. In particular, the consortium has world-leading expertise in the following areas that are critical for the successful achievement of the objectives of the project, where the most representative partners for each area have been identified:





IDP Ingenieria Y Arquitectura Iberia Sl is an innovative and multidisciplinary SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) with services ranging from civil & infrastructure engineering, environmental sciences, ICT to project management & consultancy. With six offices between Spain and Latin America, IDP currently consists of a team of 150 professionals working nationally and internationally in multidisciplinary projects in Electrical and Control Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Waste Treatment and Environmental Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Chemical, Civil and Structural engineers, Architects and Project Managers.





Ferrocarrils De La Generalitat De Catalunya is the regional railways company operating suburban train lines. It is a public company created on September 5, 1979 to run the railway lines in the geographical framework of Catalonia and which is not part of the RENFE network. FGC’s mission is to manage with efficiency the services and infrastructures that have assigned to it as public company with the aim of contributing to the improvement of the mobility in Catalunya and to offer profitable leisure services to the public, in accordance with customer expectations. Main goals are improving services and operations to support better decision making, help reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction and improve efficiency.





CENIT, Centre for Innovation in Transport, is a research centre created in 2001 as a consortium between the Generalitat de Catalunya (Autonomous Government of Catalonia) and Barcelona Tech (UPC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya). Its main aim is to generate knowledge on transportation and to transfer it to society. CENIT was the first research centre on transportation to be created in Spain and its team is made up of multidisciplinary researchers and a five-person supporting team.





DHL Freight Germany Holding Gmbh is one of the leading road freight providers, offers high-quality LTL (less than truck load), FTL (full truck load) and intermodal services for the B2B environment. With its road freight expertise, an unrivalled terminal network, special services like Customs, Trade Fairs & Events and Sector-specific solutions DHL simplifies its customers most complex transportation processes. DHL Freight comprises more than 160 road terminals across Europe, parts of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), North Africa, the Middle East and North America. In these approximately 50 countries in Europe and beyond some 13,000 colleagues are employed by DHL.





Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd (VTT) is a state owned and controlled non-profit limited liability company established by law (8761/2014). VTT carries out research and innovation activities with the mandate and mission to support economic competitiveness, societal development and innovation, for the needs of industry and knowledge-based society. In 2013, VTT’s turnover was 279 million €, with highly educated personnel of 2600.





Macomi is a spin-off of Delft University of Technology, based in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). Macomi was founded by three PhD researchers in 2011 with the intention of bringing the latest academic developments on simulation and optimization software to companies and other institutes. To achieve this Macomi works together with several international universities in Europe and United States of America. Furthermore, most employees at Macomi have worked in the academic world for many year and have received their PhD.
Macomi is specialized in simulation based decision support systems and predictive analytics.





VIAS Y Construcciones is a construction firm that belongs to one of the world’s largest construction and services groups (ACS group), with over 80 years’ experience. Headquartered in Madrid (Spain), VÍAS has global reach and presence (Divisions in Poland, Portugal, UK, Canada and the U.S.). Its business focuses primarily on major projects for railways, motorways and roads, airports, buildings water works, coastal works and ports, industrial works and urban development, environmental works, etc. VÍAS has extensive experience in railway infrastructure construction and maintenance, and it is one of Spain’s’ largest construction firms in terms of turnover and profitability.





Bedeschi S.P.A. is specialized in all kinds of cargo handling equipment and has been in existence since 1908 and is located in Italy. Bedeschi is a leading supplier of machinery and services to bulk material handling and mining industries with specific focus on handling difficult materials as sticky coal and clay or dry mining and abrasive material like iron ore and other minerals. In addition to traditional brick and tile manufacturing equipment, Bedeschi’s products cover a full range of bulk handling solutions and a complete line of crushing equipment.





Contship Italia S.P.A. is a global company leader in container terminal logistics. It was founded by Italian Angelo Ravano, and originally it was part of Contship Containerlines, that was specialized in maritime transport and, in particular, container transport all over the world. It has been active in La Spezia from 1971, where there was the creation of the first Italian private container terminal. In 1997, Contship Containerlines was sold to CP Ships Group and, in 1999, Eurokai – Amburg became the main shareholder of Contship Italia, whose main core business can be summarized in the management of maritime and inland terminals. Contship was one of the first pioneers of   containerization and transport to and from East Asian countries and currently it has the largest and widespread intermodal network in terms of Maritime and Inland Container Terminals and transport organization in Italy.





The Port Authority of the Eastern Ligurian Sea coordinates, promotes and enhance port operations of two ports: the Port of La Spezia and the port of Marina di Carrara. The Port of La Spezia is one of the most important container ports in the Med. In Italy it’s the second port in importance for direct call services and for serving the north Italian markets: this thanks to its technology, efficiency, quality of services and constant innovation. The port today is involved and operates successfully in different commodities: container traffic, liquid & dry bulk and general cargoes as well. The terminal’s main aim is to serve the domestic Italian market.






Zarzad Nadbaltyckich Inicjatyw Klastrowych is a formal coordinator of “North-South” Logistics & Transport Cluster from Poland. ZNIK is a SME and is the formal coordinator of the Cluster, because clusters in Poland don’t have a legal form (national regulations). It is a non-profit private body. The Cluster is registered in the European Cluster Collaboration Platform. The “North-South” Logistics & Transport Cluster is a 3 years old organisation with 53 members focusing on logistics and electric mobility industry. The Cluster is an innovation-oriented organization with a significant potential to develop a co-operation between businesses, R+D institutions and local governments.






Viasys VDC is your one-stop solution for unleashing the full potential on Virtual Design and Construction. Viasys VDC provides you with tools for better communication and coordination, resulting in more productive infrastructure projects. Make digital prototypes, communicate design intents to all the stakeholders and avoid conflicts early – without changing your existing design software. Viasys VDC makes your infrastructure projects run smoothly, predictably and profitably.





Basf Construction Chemicals Espana S.L. is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. With more than 100,000 employees, six Verbund sites and more than 370 additional production sites worldwide we serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. The portfolio of BASF ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society.





Kiruna Wagon Ab is a SME that invent, develop, manufacture and maintain world class, rail-bound ore logistics including railroad wagons and unloading stations. Kiruna Wagon is based on the genuine knowledge of super effective and reliable rail transports in the harsh conditions of Swedish Lapland. In its short life-time of eleven years, Kiruna Wagon has established itself as a preferred and reliable partner of demanding companies in Scandinavia and earned a world-wide reputation in the mining industry for its genuinely innovative and reliable products.