CETIC (Centre of Excellence in Information and Communication Technologies) is an applied research centre dedicated to support businesses active in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector. Through national and international research programs, CETIC brings its expertise in advanced ICT technologies to these businesses, providing them with technology transfer and support. CETIC develops its activities towards companies around three complementary and interdependent research axes: Software and System Engineering: to help businesses designing products and services improving their quality, reliability, security, enforcing internal norms, by providing a methodological support. Software and Services Technologies: to help businesses to exploit the most of new distributed, dynamic and services oriented architectures, to speed up the transformation process from knowledge information to semantic technologies, to take advantage of effective opportunities of Open Source and to provide them with advanced technological expertise. Embedded and Communication Systems: to help businesses to embed more intelligence and connectivity in their products, to develop technological proofs of concepts and prototypes, to transfer new technologies related to embedded systems and software. Present in regional research projects, especially within the Marshall Plan for the economic development of Wallonia, CETIC also extends its activities internationally. Leader of several international projects, involved in key European technological platforms and in numerous project in the 6th and 7th Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development, CETIC develops partnerships with technological leaders and European industries and speeds up these technological transfer to regional businesses.
Contract based ICT applied R&D for the industry