GS1 France (formerly Gencod EAN France), a non-profit making company, jointly-run by manufacturers and retail distributors, is the coordinator of the WINGS project.
GS1 is an organization dedicated to improving the efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains, globally and across sectors. GS1’s offer ranges from GS1 BarCodes to GS1 eCom (electronic commerce tools) to next generation technologies and solutions such as GS1 GDSN (data synchronization), EPCglobal (using RFID technologies) and Traceability.

INRIA, the national institute for research in computer science and control, operating under the dual authority of the Ministry of Research and the Ministry of Industry, is dedicated to fundamental and applied research in information and communication science and technology (ICST).

Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) is the largest scientific and medical university in France. Its computer science laboratory which is involved in WINGS, LIP6 (, is internationally recognized as a leading research institute.

AFNIC (French Network Information Center), is a non-profit association, created jointly in 1997 by the INRIA (The French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control) and the French Government, represented by the Ministries of Telecommunications, Industry and Research. AFNIC is the Registry for the Internet Top-Level Domains .fr (France) and .re (Reunion Island).

Through the brand Orange, France Telecom is the main telecommunications company in France. Its research and development division is involved in WINGS. This division is also known as Orange Labs, a global network of R&D entities over the world.

The GREYC laboratory (CNRS – UMR 6072) is located at Université de Caen Basse Normandie and ENSI Caen. Its research activities deal with the information science technology domain.

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