16 04, 2020



ASSET – A holistic and Scalable Solution for Research, Innovation and Education in Energy Transition

Program/Topic: H2020/LC-SC3-CC-5-2018 – Research, innovation and educational capacities for energy transition

Period: 1 May 2019 – 30 April 2021

Total Cost: € 1.999.075

Grant Agreement ID: 837854

Role in the Project: Project leader (Sc. Coordinator Ass. Prof Leligou)

Links: (Project) (Cordis)

Description: ASSET´s goal is twofold: first, to create a sustainable and scalable ecosystem including all energy transition and education stakeholders: a) Companies from the energy sector, b) Universities and training actors, c) Authorities and policy makers and d) Society so as to enable a) continuous bottom up creation of research, innovation and educational (RIE) services and b) capacity pooling. By “service” we mean any research, innovation and educational relevant service that can be developed by the educational actors and delivered to the energy sector businesses and society at large. ASSET will also involve actors that can contribute to fuel interdisciplinary research combining SSH disciplines and capable of reaching out to the society to create the new generation of energy-sensitive citizens that are part of the energy transition mission. And second, to deliver the framework and means for continuous collaborative definition of the knowledge-competencies-skills required for the energy transition and for continuous resource pooling to efficiently educate/train large numbers of people in diverse and interdisciplinary topics and carry out research and innovation activities.


  • Atos Spain S.A., Spain (Coordinator)
  • Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
  • Educational OTE AE, Greece
  • Aalborg Universitet, Denmark
  • Panepistimo Dytikis Attikis, Greece
  • Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Logical Soft S.r.l., Italy
  • E’Nostra Società Cooperativa, Italy
  • ecopower, Belgium
  • European Association for Storage of Energy, Belgium


Ass. Prof. Leligou acts as the scientific coordinator of the ASSET project. Prof. Tseles, Ganetsos and Psomopoulos are contributing in learning programmes design and material creation. Prof. Patrikakis and Assistant Professor Karkazis are contributing in the design and creation of the learning graph tool and wide dissemination of the project.

17 10, 2019



DESMOS – Smart Interconnected Infrastructures for Security and Protection

Funding Program:  Greek National Operational Program “Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation – RESEARCH-CREATE-INNOVATE

Period: 25/07/201824/1/2021

Total Cost: 678.239 €


Role in the Project: Project partner/ WP leader

Description: The project aims to develop the DESMOS platform, a framework for the interconnection of smart infrastructures and the use of mobile and computing applications to provide a secure environment for citizens, with emphasis on tourists. The platform will be based on participatory cooperation between people and infrastructure, implementing a framework for the protection of tourists through timely incident reporting, adaptation of interconnected infrastructures in emergency situations, and support for assistance through the actions of volunteers and local authorities.

The project sets the following high-level objectives:

  • Fast, timely and accurate notifications in case of emergencies (e.g. allergies, medical incidents, etc.), sending at the same time all contextual information needed to help authorities coordinate and assist people, protecting the privacy of the monitored people.
  • Anonymous reporting of incidents using crowdsourcing, with a special focus on incidents involving tourists, e.g. thefts.
  • Adaptability of services, devices and people to respond to incidents and protect citizens/tourists.

In order to realize the abovementioned objectives, the platform will follow a systematic approach for interconnecting people, services and devices using:

  1. Applications in mobile and wearable devices that will be used by:
    1. Volunteers, who will be timely informed for incidents happening nearby, providing at the same time contextual information about the type of help needed, the current situation and suggestions on how to react.
    2. Tourists, who will be able to connect with volunteers and services of the visited area, increasing the feeling of safety and promoting their participation in the safe ecosystem of people and devices.
  2. Smart Spots across the area (e.g. municipality) that will be able to listen for reports and requests for help and further propagate them in the local intelligent network, aiming at finding the best solution to mitigate the emergency situation.
  3. Fusion and interpretation of heterogeneous events and information through semantic reasoning and decision making for supporting real-time alerts and notification of responsible entities.
17 10, 2019



EUNOMIA: UsEr-oriented, secUre, trustful & deceNtralised sOcial MediA

Innovation Action: Trustful and Secure Data Ecosystem for Social Media and Media

Subtopic A: Content verification

Period: 11/2018 (est) ~ 2021

Total Cost: 3.049.763,75 €

Grant agreement: No. 825171, 2018-2021

Role in the Project: Project partner/ WP leader


Description: EUNOMIA is a fully decentralised, intermediary-free and open-source solution for addressing three key challenges:

  • Which social media user is the original source of a piece of information?
  • How this information has spread and been modified in an information cascade?
  • How likely is the information to be trustworthy?

EUNOMIA employs the human-as-a-trust-sensor paradigm, which actively encourages democratic citizen participation by allowing voting on content trustworthiness and influencing the reputation of content generators and sharers. It combines information cascade verification with information trustworthiness scoring, benefitting from blockchain technology to ensure transparency of the scoring process and that information has not been modified in a cascade. EUNOMIA follows the design principles of open-source intermediary-free decentralised social media. It empowers social media users by providing them with tools to improve the quality of information sharing, which in turn can responsibilise them in their engagement with social media. Users will be more certain about the provenance and quality of the content they consume, while the media will be more credible sources of news dissemination, thus challenging the accumulation of power in social media intermediaries, such as Facebook and Twitter. EUNOMIA’s versatility will be evaluated on three use-cases: Social journalism, traditional media and an existing decentralised social media community.


11 10, 2019

Ongoing Projects



Increase Europe’s resilience to crises and disasters

Funding Program:
H2020-DRS02: Technologies for first responders



User-oriented, secure, trustful & decentralised social media

Funding Program: H2020-ICT-28-2018: Future Hyper-connected Sociality



A holistic and Scalable Solution for Research, Innovation and Education in Energy Transition

Funding Program: H2020-LC-SC3-CC-5-2018



Smart Interconnected Infrastructures for Security and Protection

Funding Program: Single RTDI State Aid Action “RESEARCH – CREATE – INNOVATE”, Operational Programme Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2014-2020 (EPAnEK)



Development of new technologies for the management of extensively farmed small and large ruminants

Funding Program: Operational Program Epirus 2014-2020


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Safeguarding Cultural Heritage through Technical and Organisational Resources Management



TRusted, CItizen -LEA coILaboratIon over sOcial Networks






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