To build the architectural foundations of the Cognitive-Fog, an open, flexible, adaptive and modular edge-cloud continuum framework.


To develop the enabling technologies of the Cognitive-Fog with orchestration capabilities over heterogeneous IT resources and services, so as to form a decentralized computing continuum with real-time scalable AI-based monitoring and analytical capabilities for improved privacy, security, reliability, resilience and safety.


To empower the Cognitive-Fog with advance load balancing and energy management capabilities to significantly reduce energy consumption and cost.


To validate the Cognitive-Fog capabilities in novel use cases covering multiple and different domains and to create high impact by promoting the use of Cognitive-Fog through wide dissemination and communication (D&C) means, standardization and clustering actions and exploit its key results to ensure sustainability and trust over a wide edge ecosystem addressing diverse industries.