The Centre for Advanced Studies on Electronic Services (E-CAESAR) is a Romanian non-profit association with research focus in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector, especially in the area of e-Services.
E-CAESAR is founded by one of the well known organizations of applied research and development in Europe, Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) from Berlin, Germany and two prestigious universities from Romania, the University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest (UPB) and the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies (ASE).
The objectives of the E-CAESAR Centre are Research and Development in the field of interoperable, efficient and secure e-Government service-oriented architectures, infrastructures and systems.
With E-CAESAR, Fraunhofer FOKUS and its partners offer an extensive technical infrastructure and know-how to Romanian public administration and to its partners from industry to evaluate the interaction of different e-Government systems at organizational, semantic and technical level. The results are demonstrated within workshops, conferences and trainings.
Currently, E-CAESAR is acting simultaneously as a Research Centre, Competence Centre, Laboratory and Showcase. E-CAESAR, in cooperation with partners from academic area, business, government and administration, creates more added-value and economically viable solutions for the current situation of e-Government in Romania.
From a neutral and independent viewpoint, E-CAESAR cooperates with all relevant key players from industry, central and local administration, academic environment for promotion of open standards and best guidelines in the e-Services area.