Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Aston University, coordinator

Areas of expertise: wireless and optical communications network systems, optical sensing.

Students from over 120 countries choose to study at Aston University – a safe and friendly campus enjoyed by a global, multicultural community. Birmingham is one of the UK’s most diverse cities and home to an unrivalled cultural heritage, top sporting events, music, performing arts and outstanding world cuisine.


Télécom SudParis (TSP), Paris, France

Université Paris-Saclay, UPSaclay, through its member institution Télécom SudParis (Évry, France), TSP and Télécom ParisTech, TPT

Areas of expertise: physical layer of telecom and sensing networks, electromagnetic, nano-photonics, antenns design, microwave technology.

A prestigious graduate school. Telecom SudParis, established in 1979 as the Institut national des télécommunications (INT), is a Grande École which belongs to the Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT) Group. As a “Grande Ecole”, it trains tomorrow’s elite engineers and managers in the field of digital sciences and technology.


University of Athens, Athens, Greece

University of Athens

Areas of expertise : digital signal processing, machine learning, Big data management systems, security of networks.

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, officially founded on April 14th, 1837, is the first University not only of Greece but both the Balkan peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean region. The vision of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) is based on four main principles: research, education and training shall be characterized by a quest for high quality and distinction.


SMARTNET has received the strong support of 19 industrial partners, who will provide internship opportunities to students and contribute to their training experience: