The Q.DOT: Quantum Distribution Oblivious Transfer is a 2-Year research project, which is going to develop a solution based on the integration of quantum technology for Secure Multiparty Computation in vehicular networks.

Starting date: 01-11-2019

Ending date: 31-03-2022


As global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting, Altran accompanies its clients in the creation and development of their new products and services. Altran Innovation Makers have been providing their expertise for over thirty years to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecoms sectors, among others. Covering every stage of project development from strategic planning to manufacturing, Altran solutions capitalize on the Group’s technological know-how in five key areas: Innovative Product Development, Intelligent Systems, Lifecycle Experience, Mechanical Engineering, and Information Systems. In 2017, the Altran group generated revenues of €2.3bn. With a headcount of more than 33.000 employees, Altran is present in more than 20 countries. With the March 2018 acquisition of Aricent, Altran now boasts the industry’s broadest, most cost-effective portfolio of global Engineering and R&D services becoming the new undisputed global leader.

In the Portuguese market since 1998, Altran Portugal has over 1000 employees highly qualified in the most diverse areas of engineering. The constant training of its human resources translates into the annual growth of the company and the creation of new business opportunities, always supported by the most advanced technologies due to the high level of R&D activities that is part of the Altran DNA.

In 2012, Altran Portugal was named as one of the 5 Global Engineering Centers (GEC) of Altran Group, which reinforces ALTPT positioning as a global leader in Engineering services. Currently, in GEC Portugal there are more than 700 employees working internationally for 10 countries, +30 active clients and +45 active projects.

Altran focuses its services in the development of innovative solutions based on R&D results and the integration and convergence of new technologies and knowledge -Altran Portugal aims to transform creative ideas and know-how into innovative solutions for the creation of technological advances. The company's vision is focused on technology development, capable of providing its customers with the best solutions for the most complex challenges and problems in each sector of activity.

More recently, in 2019, an agreement between Capgemini (world leader in consulting, IT services and digital transformation) and Altran was celebrated to create a global digital transformation leader for industrial and tech companies. The combination of the two companies aims at creating a group with revenues of €17 billion and more than 250,000 employees.

Instituto de Telecomunicações

The Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT) is a private, not-for-profit organization, of public interest, a partnership of nine institutions with research and development in the field of Telecommunications IT mission is to create and disseminate scientific knowledge in the field of telecommunications.

IT is actively involved in fundamental and applied research both at national and international levels. Simultaneously it is committed to foster higher education and training, by hosting and tutoring graduate and postgraduate students. it also plays its role towards public society with public awareness initiatives, knowledge transfer to industry, and by providing consulting services on a non-competing basis.

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