Systematic ICT Cluster



PARSEC is a collaborative research project funded by the Direction Générale de la compétitivité, de l'industrie et des services (DGCIS) and the île de France region.

The PARSEC project aims at defining a development environment for critical distributed embedded systems requiring certification according to strict standards such as DO-178B (avionics) or IEC61508 (transportation) or Common Criteria for Information Technology Security (information systems security). The projects approach is to provide developers of these systems with an integrated tool suite that tackles the specific challenges related to these systems.

Work on the project began in February 2010 and is expected to end on the January 31 of 2013.

Parsec aims at meeting the following specific requirements of these systems: