Prime Contractor

GMV is a privately-owned technological enterprise group with an international presence. Founded in 1984, GMV mainly operates in eight large sectors for both public and private organisations: Aeronautics, Space, Defence, Healthcare, Security, Transportation, Telecommunications and Information Technologies.


Leader of Digital Soil Mapping procedures and SoilGrids GUI manager

ISRIC – World Soil Information is an independent, science-based foundation. The institute was founded in 1966 following a recommendation of the International Soil Science Society (ISSS) and a resolution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).


Leader of the pre-processing stage and validation with operational experience on building reflectance composites.

The Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF) is an institute of the German Aerospace Center DLR. It is located in Oberpfaffenhofen (near Munich), Berlin-Adlershof, Neustrelitz (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) as well as an office in Bremen. IMF and the German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD) together comprise the Earth Observation Center EOC – a center of competence for earth observation in Germany.


Leader of the spectral laboratory modelling​

GFZ Remote Sensing and Geoinformatic section (GFZ-RS) through its long experience and established competence in the definition and lead of satellite missions (MOMS, ENMAP) and expertise gained in the application of optical remote sensing for geoscience and soil issues, holds a strong record in the acquisition of hundreds of national and international projects supporting by GFZ finance department and GFZ project bureau.


Leader of the requirement gathering and data scaling stage plus coordinator of the Belgium case study.

The group at the Earth and Life Institute of the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) consists of 11 tenure academics and 90 researchers from more than ten countries and has a strong international reputation in research in land-use/land-cover change, ecology, geomorphology, soil property dynamics and C-cycle at landscape, regional and global scale, and global climate change.


Coordinator of the Czech Republic case study and contributor to new model approaches

The Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU) is one of the biggest universities of the Czech Republic, it is a member of the Euroleague of Life Sciences Universities. The Department of Soil Science and Soil Protection of the CZU has a long tradition in soil survey, assessment and mapping. It is one of two leading institutions of soil science in the Czech Republic (together with the Research Institute for Soil and Water Conservation). It applies principles of both traditional and digital soil mapping. It produced the Soil Atlas of the Czech Republic.


Coordinator of the Greece case study and contributor to new model approaches

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) brings its long-standing experience in soil science, field campaigns and development of machine learning algorithms. In particular, AUTh’s expertise spans the fields of in situ and EO data (collection, integration, processing and distribution), agriculture, soil science, machine learning, data fusion and visualization.


Contributor to the spectral laboratory modelling and provision of recommendations from sites outside EU

Tel-Aviv University (TAU) is the leading university in Israel participated and maintains hundreds of national and international projects managed by the Research Authority Buru (RAB). A professional body that consist of a special unit for European Projects management. The TAU-RAB is managing hundreds of national and international projects worldwide under varying frames.