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The IMHOTEP consortium consists of nine partners who complement each other to cover the set of skills and background required to achieve the project objectives.

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Nommon Solutions and Technologies

Project coordinator

Nommon is a research-intensive technology company based in Madrid, Spain, specialised in the provision of information, quantitative analysis and decision support tools for the planning and management of transport and traffic systems. To this end, expertise is drawn from disciplines such as computer science, spatial analysis, data science, complexity theory, operations research, and transport and traffic engineering. Nommon's research agenda encompasses three main threads: (i) big data processing and spatio-temporal data analysis; (ii) complex systems modelling and data-driven simulation; and (iii) information visualisation and visual analytics.

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EMT Palma

EMT Palma is the main passenger transport operator in the metropolitan area of Palma, carrying more than 41 million passengers per year. It is a publicly owned company whose only stockholder is the Palma City Council. The extensive network run by the company covers the entire city of Palma as well as some neighbourhoods located in the surrounding municipalities of Calvià, Marratxí and Llucmajor. EMT Palma has successfully participated in different European projects related to IMHOTEP, such as DORA, which targeted the development of an integrated information system that helps passengers to optimise travel time from their origin to the departing airport as well as from the arrival airport to their final destination. 

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Cranfield University

Cranfield University is a specialist postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. It is the number one university in Europe for aerospace and is one of the few universities in the world to have its own airport, which offers a unique environment for transformational research. As the UK’s most business-engaged University, CU has long-term relationships and close commercial partnerships with many companies in the sector including Airbus, BAE Systems, Boeing and Rolls-Royce. The work envisaged in IMHOTEP is undertaken by the Centre for Air Transport Management, which is part of the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing.



ISDEFE is a government-owned systems engineering firm involved in scientific, technical and management activities on a non-profit basis. Since ISDEFE can only work for public bodies, it has no financial, commercial or industrial interest. With more than 1,500 employees, the company provides high quality consultancy in the areas of defence, security, transport systems, information and communications technologies. ISDEFE's activities include air navigation, automation of air control, safety and security in air transport, regulatory and certification frameworks, on-board systems, telecommunications, simulators and demonstrators, staff training, and environment.


Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences has a distinct focus on applied sciences. The Aviation Academy together with the Urban Logistics and the School of International Business research groups were created to serve the European industry and the city of Amsterdam. Within the Aviation Academy, the Aviation research program, in conjunction with the Urban Logistics Department and the School of Business, performs applied research to improve and innovate professional practice.


AENA - Palma de Mallorca Airport

AENA is the first airport operator company in the world by number of passengers. The company manages 46 airports and 2 heliports in Spain, 6 airports in Brazil, it has majority shareholding in the management of Luton Airport in the United Kingdom, and minority shareholding in 16 airports in Latin America (12 in Mexico, 2 Colombia and 2 Jamaica). Some numbers of the company by the end of 2018 are: 4.201,4 million € of revenue, 280 million passengers, and 8.436 employees. AENA will bring to the project its experience and knowledge in airport planning and management, in particular in airport accessibility and intermodality.

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Aimsun is a leading international provider of software and services for traffic planning, simulation and prediction. It has over 20 years of experience in providing software and services for strategic transportation planning, traffic engineering and mobility management, with a team of 85 highly qualified employees in offices in Barcelona, London, Paris, New York City, Portland, Singapore and Sydney that serve over 5,000 licensed users in 80 countries. Aimsun develops and markets two software applications: Aimsun Next is a multi‑resolution modelling platform that simulates future traffic patterns by representing individual needs and available transportation options. Aimsun Live is a decision support tool that allows traffic operators to accurately forecast the future traffic conditions in the network using historical and real-time data feeds.


London City Airport

London City Airport is the city’s most central airport, in London’s Royal Docks, an area of rapid regeneration and investment, just five miles from the City of London and close to the dynamic and fast-growing East London. Currently ten airlines serve 45 domestic, European and U.S. routes and the airport welcomes over 4.8 million passengers per year. The airport offers an increasingly diverse choice of business and leisure connections. The three most popular routes by passenger numbers are Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Dublin. A transformational £500 million development is currently underway to create a world-class gateway for London and deliver a new airport experience for passengers, airlines, businesses and local communities.


TU Dresden

The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) is one of the leading and most dynamic universities in Germany and was identified by the German government as a ‘University of Excellence’. The Chair of Air Transport Technologies and Logistics at the Institute of for Logistics and Aviation at TUD has a long-term expertise in flight and airport operations as well as terminal processes. Its research activities cover all relevant aspects of the air transportation system, including process-oriented knowledge in the fields of airport and passenger processes, aerodynamics, flight performance, flight control, flight planning, trajectory optimisation, safety and security, and environmental impact.

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