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In little more than a decade, Google created one of the world's largest global computing infrastructures for both internal and external use. Using our unique technologies along with open source tools, we keep Google's customer-facing products running, robust and secure. Our objective is to create solutions that allow people to work and communicate in new and innovative ways – giving back to the world's technical community whenever we can.

As part of Google's ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to announce the ICST 2011 Conference Grant to encourage more female computer scientists to attend and participate in ICST. [Read more]

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Berner&Mattner specializes in the specification, development and testing of complex electronic systems. Our company provides a variety of services to industries ranging from consultancy, conceptual design, and software and system development to design firms as well as operating testing and integration systems.We deliver customized software and engineering solutions and they are the foundation for our products and services geared to the automotive, aerospace, defence, transportation and industrial automation industries. Through our consistent model-based approach we can optimize efficiency and quality for our customer?s software and system development.

CREST is the Centre for Research on Evolution, Search and Testing and is part of SSE and the Department of Computer Science at UCL. CREST members are well known for their work on source code analysis & manipulation, search-based software engineering, software testing, maintenance & reverse engineering, and service-oriented software engineering. We specialise in the testing and evolution of software, with an aim of making these activities better, faster and cheaper; primarily through automated and semi-automated techniques. The centre works in close collaboration with many other national & international universities, and is proud of its strong links to the industrial and business sectors. We regularly provide consultancy services to industry, government and business.

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Over 1,000 networks in more than 175 countries utilize our network equipment and 40 percent of all mobile calls are made through our systems. We are one of the few companies worldwide that can offer end-to-end solutions for all major mobile communication standards. Communication is changing the way we live and work. Ericsson plays a key role in this evolution, using innovation to empower people, business and society. We provide communications networks, telecom services and multimedia solutions, making it easier for people all over the globe to communicate. About us:
More than 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic passes through our networks • The networks we support for operators serve more than two billion subscribers • The networks we manage for operators serve more than 700 million subscribers • We have 25,000 patents, comprising one of the industry’s strongest portfolios • We have over 40,000 service professionals and 82 500 employees • We have customers in more than 175 countries • We have been in the telecoms market for 134 year

The German Testing Board is an independent, neutral commission, which is responsible for the quality of the Certified-Tester system and the associated examination procedures in Germany. Its members include recognized experts from industry, consultants, trainers, scientists and specialists from other organizations.

Validas AG is a consulting engineering firm specializing in embedded software design and quality assurance. The focus of our commercial activities is on testing, with a project portfolio ranging from the development of testing tools, to the definition and tailoring of testing processes and strategies, to consulting, coaching and execution of test projects at our customers' sites. Our work rests on scientific foundations, applies model-based techniques and results in a high level of automation. gmbh is a leading provider of services, methods and tools for software quality assurance and testing. Located in the region of Erlangen, in Germany's Medical Valley, combines 30 years of experience and professional competence in regulated and complex areas like medical IT, pharmacy, embedded and automotive with the creativity and the inovation of it's 120 employees. Major OEMs and suppliers entrust as a partner for quality assurance and integration services and for leading edge testing technologies focussing on model based testing.

Microsoft Research is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering. Researchers focus on more than 55 areas of computing and collaborate with leading academic, government and industry researchers to advance the state of the art. Microsoft Research has expanded over the years to eight locations worldwide and a number of collaborative projects that bring together the best minds in computer science to advance a research agenda based on their unique talents and interests.

MathWorks accelerates the pace of engineering and science by its software for technical computing and Model-Based Design.
MATLAB® & Simulink® users are making better and faster progress in vital areas; they are advancing our knowledge of the earth, the environment, and the universe; they are making our cars safer and more fuel efficient, and improving air travel safety; they are making our phone calls clearer and measurement devices more accurate; they are making advances in medical research and diagnostic techniques; they are searching for new sources of energy; and they are educating the next generation of scientists. Our Development Platform offers you an alternative solution that saves you time and cost for your R&D tasks and helps you avoid errors already during the early stages of your development.
Today, more than 1 Million users worldwide rely on MATLAB®.

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No matter where discovery takes place, IBM Researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. Our global network of scientists work on a range of applied and exploratory research projects to help clients, governments and universities apply scientific breakthroughs to solve real-world business and societal challenges.