About the Institutions

The Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos" has participated in and led numerous EU-wide projects and initiatives on big data (e.g. Big Data Europe), linked and open data (e.g. SemaGrow), real-life scenarios and data journalism (e.g. YourDataStories), decision support (e.g. NOMAD), sensitive data security (e.g. RADIO) and others. These research and innovation actions have kept NCSR "Demokritos" at the forefront of data analysis across domains and applications. Coupled with the 20-year long history of laboratories with international scientific publications related to text mining, event detection, multi-modal data analysis, user modeling and other related domains, the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications contributes cutting-edge know-how via its established researchers and tutors.

The Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of the Peloponnese mission is the cultivation of the science and the technology of computer information processing systems and their applications as well as the training of computer scientists according to the needs of the economy, research, industry and education. The department develops cutting-edge research in numerous areas of data science, including information representation and management, databases with special features (such as object-oriented, spatial, temporal, XML, graph databases etc.), data streams, as well as related applications (service-oriented computing, e-government, complex data management and so forth). The department coordinates and participates in more than 33 European and National research and development projects, with significant results both on scientific publications and on final products/services.