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The first workshop of the SAINT project hosted by NCSR "Demokritos"

On Tuesday March 20, 2018 nine cybersecurity projects were welcomed in NCSR “Demokritos” premises for a workshop of the SAINT project coordinated by the Integrated Systems Laboratory of IIT of NCSRD. It was a highly successful clustering and networking workshop bringing together EU cyber security and privacy related projects with the objective to exchange knowledge and ideas and promote inter-project collaboration. ENISA’s presence via Mr. Fabio Di Franco was one of the highlights of the workshop confirming the significance of such initiatives.

SMARTcamp 2018: Robotics and Digital Arts courses at NCSR "Demokritos"

This year is the 5th summer of the SMARTcamp science workshops!
Learning, Creativity, Digital Arts and Robotics for students 14 – 18 years old.
Submit your application at smart-camp.iit.demokritos.gr/registration-form
New Submission Deadline 15.05.2018

Deadline to apply or register: 
Tue, 15/05/2018

New H2020 project BigMedilytics kicks-off for SKEL Lab

A new H2020 European Research project kicked off for SKEL Lab in Eindhoven, The Netherlands on 6-7 March 2018. BigMedilytics (which stands for Big Data for Medical Analytics) is a big partnership between 35 organisations from throughout Europe.

During its 38 months of work the partnership will create a system by using health records of more than 11 million patients across 8 countries and data from other sectors such as insurance companies and the public sector.

Track & Know: A new project kicked off for SKEL Lab

A new project kicked off in February 2018 for NCSR Demokritos - SKEL Lab.

Track & Know - Big Data for Mobility Tracking Knowledge Extraction in Urban Areas.

Partners met in Athens, Greece for the first time on 13 and 14 February and started planning the next steps of the project.

VIRGINIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND OTHER USA ORGANISATIONS ARE ADDRESSING NET MEDIA LAB -IIT

VIRGINIA-USA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, INCLUDED NET MEDIA LAB's WORK IN A GUIDE FOR STATE's EDUCATORS. OTHER USA STUDIES ARE ADDRESSING ALSO NET MEDIA LAB.

H2020 DARE project: New project kick-off for SKEL Lab

The new H2020 project DARE kicked off in Athens at coordinator NCSR “Demokritos” premises on 29 - 30 January 2018.
DARE which stands for Delivering Agile Research Excellence has 9 partners from 6 countries who all met each other for the first time and began organising work for the months to follow.

New Governmental Institutions and Policy Makers are including the scientific work of Net Media Lab -IIT in their National Level Strategic Plans

Three (3) Net Media Lab scientific articles were included in governmental reports of various countries around the world such as the UK, Ukraine and Malaysia, etc. regarding e-government, virtual learning environments and dyslexic children.

1) A NET MEDIA LAB’s study - article has been included in a Governmental report for E GOVERNMENT’s national policy in UKRAINE.
The article
E-Government applications for the information society. International journal of computer science issues, 10 (1), 753–758. Drigas, A., Koukianakis, L. (2013).

New projects for ISL in the Horizon2020 framework and the “Research - Create - Innovate” action

The Integrated Systems Laboratory (ISL) of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications of the NCSR “Demokritos”, after the recent publication of the results related to national and international funding programs, has been announced to receive funding for five new projects.

Regarding the Horizon2020 European framework two proposals that had been submitted by ISL as Coordinator were both successfully accepted for funding.

Important citations to Net Media Lab Studies by Governmental Institutions & National Policy Makers

In 2017, four (4) Net Media Lab scientific articles were included in governmental reports of various countries around the world such as Australia, Portugal, Spain, etc. regarding e-inclusion, e-culture, m-learning and ICTs in education policy. In particular:

1) A NET MEDIA LAB’s study - article has been included in a report for E-inclusion Policy in AUSTRALIA.

The article:

Drigas AS, Pappas MA (2015) On line and other game-based learning for mathematics. Int J Online Eng 11(4):62–67.

has been included in:

Two H2020 projects of SKEL Lab receive international awards: Your Data Stories & Big Data Europe

Two European H2020 projects of the Software and Knowledge Engineering Laboratory (SKEL Lab) received aclaim during October 2017 at international competitions.

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