XLAB is an SME based in Slovenia. It is recognized as one of the strongest computer science research teams outside the academic world. The company employs 62 people and closely collaborates with 34 external experts, providing the whole company with access to more than 100 experts in the fields of computer science, electronics and mathematics as well as design and marketing. XLAB’s research department has produced a number of star-ups, also in the area of social media, including sentiment analysis, people information and information extraction in general, the most successful of them currently being Datafy. It also runs a program for young researchers, which currently includes 4 PhD students from various fields including economics, machine learning and computer science.

XLAB have vast experience in participating in pan-European research and are currently coordinating the Mikelangelo Project. XLAB have particular expertise in distributed systems, especially on security, Big Data and scalability. As an active player in this market pace, XLAB provide MEDI@4SEC with demonstrated expert knowledge of technological trends associated with social media.