Project 5GENESIS of Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications’ where NCSR Demokritos participated as the coordinator, was mentioned at the national launch event for Greece the new EU Research and Innovation Programme ‘Horizon Europe'(2021-2027), on Wednesday 9 June 2021. More specifically, 5GENESIS project, with scientific responsibles Dr Anastasios Kourtis and Dr Harilaos Koumaras of the, was mentioned in the context of the succeded projects that took place in the previous cycle.
The event was organised by the General Secretariat for Research and Innovation, while invited speakers from the European Commission presented the structure of the programme, aiming at informing the Greek research and business community about the new programme.
Horizon Europe is the European Union (EU) Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for the period 2021-2027, with a budget of € 95.5 billion. It aims to link research and innovation and its main priorities are tackling climate change, the digital transformation of society and the economy, the well-being and security of its citizens and the protection of European democracy.