Tempos 21, Innovación en Aplicaciones Móviles, is a joint venture created in 2001 by HP, Telefónica, Ericsson and the Catalan Government. Since 2008, Tempos 21 is part of the multinational group Atos and the Catalan government. It is specialized in the creation and operation of enterprise mobile solutions. As a Mobility Competence Center for Atos since 2008, it provides multi-sector services and solutions at national and international level, taking advantage of the synergies with Atos to deliver better and stronger mobile services.

Tempos 21 has four distinct business lines: Consulting Services, Mobile Business Solutions, Transactional Services and the Innovation Area. Consulting services provide mobility plans adapted to the real needs of the customers. Mobile Business Solutions include the following activity lines: Field Force Mobilization, Sales Force Mobilization, messaging services, corporate’s web portal mobilization, and mobile apps development. Transactional Services are comprised of SMS-related solutions. Finally, the Innovation Area of Tempos 21 aims at bringing to the market solutions that provide higher added value services for business and customers.

Tempos 21 has participated in several R&D projects related with smart cities, open data, and cloud platforms: 

–        Open Cities (http://opencities.net/). Project co-founded by the European Union that aims to validate how to approach Open & User Driven Innovation methodologies to the Public Sector in a scenario of Future Internet Services for Smart Cities. It will do so, by leveraging existing tools, trials and platforms in Crowdsourcing, Open Data, Fiber to the Home and Open Sensor Networks in seven major European cities: Helsinki, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Barcelona and Bologna.

–        SIMPLI-CITY (http://simpli-city.eu). Project co-founded by the European Union holistic that aims to create a framework to structure and bundle potential services that could deliver data from various sources to road user information systems as well as allows road users to make use of the data and to integrate it into their driving experience.

–        ADAPTA. Spanish funded project that aims to ease the migration of the current documentation web to the web of data promoted by the linked data concept, by defining and designing standards and technologies that allow the validation and integration of government and companies open data in order to be exploited by citizens and companies.