EPU-NTUA Recognised for its contribution to the Special Olympics

EPU-NTUA volunteered to aid Special Olymics Hellas by building the organisation's website pro bono. In the letter, Mr. Kodellas thanks our laboratory for its invaluable support of the panhellenic Special Olympcs Games "Loutraki 2016". He also thanks the laboratory for providing, apart from the technical upgrade of the organisation, volunteer work for the entirety of the duration of said games. Moreover, Mr. Kodellas extends a special thanks to our own Ilias Papastamatiou, for his contribution to the project, his ethos, his abilities and his personality.

Setting the stage for a better understanding of complex brain disorders

We often compare the brain to a machine with wheels, cogs, and belts. In this analogy, when something breaks, the entire mechanism skips a beat or grinds to a halt. However, more often than not this isn’t what happens with our brains. Instead, they’re more like a theatre. Here, neurons are the musicians, actors, and dancers, and they improvise a performance that shapes our thoughts and lives.

Strengthening Cyber Resilience in the Health Sector: The Road Ahead for EU-Wide Interconnected Medical Systems

In the context of the MES-CoBraD project, which I have the privilege of coordinating, our platform facilitates the secure sharing, analysis, and management of anonymized patient data. Although the platform was not directly affected by the recent cyberattack on Sant Pau Hospital in Catalonia, the incident underscores the urgent need for robust cybersecurity measures in the healthcare sector, especially in the interconnected systems such as eHDSI and the proposed European Health Data Space (EHDS).

Join the Search and Rescue Final Conference and Standardisation Workshop

The DSS Lab, coordinators of the Search and Rescue project, invite you to participate in its final conference and a preceding standardisation workshop on SAR operations. Both events are free and open to all, taking place on May 8-9, 2023, at Lavrion Technological and Cultural Park near Athens.

Register now: Innovative Technologies and Equipment for SAR Operations: The SnR Final Conference

ChildRescue presented in the CORDIScovery podcast admin Tue, 18/01/2022 - 12:31

This episode focuses on the bright side of our use of technology; finding missing children with real-time input and geofencing, helping a visually impaired person navigate a challenge that crops up in their daily lives, fake news: sorting the wheat from the chaff.

ChildRescue featured on CORDIS-EU Research Results portal

ChildRescue was an EU funded project that aspires to effectively reduce the primary period between the moment a child is reported missing and the one when it is found, and to help predict and prevent the disappearance of Children in Migration, by increasing accuracy and timeliness of publicly and privately available information, by performing evidence-based predictions on the whereabouts of children in distress, and by providing location-based audience targeting of

The EU highlights multiple DSS Lab’s contributions to Cybersecurity as “excellent innovations”

The Innovation Radar is a European Commission initiative to identify high potential innovations and innovators in EU-funded research and innovation projects. Its goal is to allow every citizen, public official, professional and business person to discover the outputs of EU innovation funding and give them a chance to seek out innovators who could follow in the footsteps of companies such as Skype, TomTom, ARM Holdings, all of whom received EU funding in their early days.