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May 31, 2024

IIT Director introduces the EUDIS Hackathon on Digital in Defence

Dr. Vangelis Karkaletsis, Director of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, welcomed the participants of the first Pan-European Hackathon took place from 31 May to 2 June 2024 at NCSR Demokritos (both in-person and online) with the theme “Digital in Defence”. The event is supported by the European Defence Innovation Scheme (EUDIS) and will be held simultaneously in six countries: Poland, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Lithuania, and Greece.

In Greece, Demokritos has been selected as the co-organizer of the event, aiming to provide an opportunity for students, young researchers, and entrepreneurs to present innovative ideas based on cutting-edge technologies.

The primary goal of this EUDIS hackathon, is to raise awareness and seek solutions to current and future security and defense issues, such as:

  1. Protection of underwater infrastructures
  2. Improvement of operational situational awareness
  3. Cybersecurity in defense

During the event, participants will have the chance to attend educational talks by mentors covering themes of entrepreneurship, defense, and digital technology. The top three teams will have the opportunity to participate in a consulting and idea development program.

The agenda of the event can be found below.

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