Green Concept PDF Print E-mail

December 17, 2014

The Computer Technology Insitute & Press "Diofantos" (I.T.Y.E.) in collaboration with the Regional D / IP address and DE Western Greece and the Experimental High School of Patras, is organizing a Conference on Implementation of the "Green Concept" in schools on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in Auditorium D. Maritsas of CTI street N. Kazantzakis, University of Patras.

The purpose of the training sessions is to sensitize school communities and the general public on sustainability issues using appropriate infrastructure, the proposed training scenarios and pilot implementation.

SAGT 2014 PDF Print E-mail

30 September -2 October, 2014, Patras, Greece

Article about SmartSantander featured in "Peloponnisos" Greek newspaper PDF Print E-mail

March 16th 2014

An article about SmartSantander and the involvement of CTI in the project was featured in the "Peloponnisos" newspaper of March 16th, 2014. CTI researchers E. Theodoridis and G. Mylonas were interviewed about the main goals and achievements of the project, and also about the ways that such experience could be applied to the city of Patras, a city sharing many similarities with Santander in terms of size and location. "Peloponnisos" is one of the oldest Greek newspapers and is read daily by over 35.000 readers.

SmartSantander Final Review meeting - December 4th-5th 2013 PDF Print E-mail

December 4th-5th 2013

The final review meeting for the SmartSantander project was held at the premises of the University of Cantabria, Santander, on December 4th-5th. After 3 years of hard work, all the partners presented their work, accompanied by a set of demonstrations showcasing the services offered by the project. These were combined with the demonstrations of the sets of experiments chosen during the 2nd open call for experiments of the project.

Spitfire Best Demo Award Winning at the FIA2013 PDF Print E-mail

May 8-10th 2013

SPITFIRE wins best demo award at Future Internet Assembly The Internet of Things (IoT) is predicted to be one of the main drivers of innovation and economic growth in the coming years. The EU project SPITFIRE provides some of the required core enabling technologies for the IoT, combining the latest networking and service-based access standards with self-configuration and Web-compatible data management. Demoing this forward-looking research vision, earned the SPITFIRE team the best demo award at the Future Internet Assembly (FIA), the EU’s flagship showcase event in Dublin, May 8-10, 2013. FIA showcases world-leading projects in all areas of EU research related to the Internet. In this highly competitive setting, SPITFIRE managed to convince with its research results and their translation into a stunning demo.

VITRO application scenario showcase PDF Print E-mail

This short video showcases a set of application scenarios enabled by VITRO in the context of a smart city. For more information about VITRO, please visit

RU1/University of Patras team in the semifinals of IPSO Challenge 2013 PDF Print E-mail

April 17, 2013

The IPSO (Internet Protocol for Smart Objects) Alliance announced today that a panel of industry experts has selected ten semi-finalists for IPSO CHALLENGE 2013. Among the semi-finalists is the team led by Prof. Sotiris Nikoletseas of Research Unit 1.

The ten semi-finalists and the countries they hail from are: Cisco Systems, Japan; Colorado Micro Devices, USA; FAST Laboratory (Tampere University of Technology), Finland; Oval Integration, USA; Purdue University, USA; Redwire Consulting, USA; University of Patras, Greece; University of Tokyo, Japan; viBrain Solutions and University of Murcia, Spain; and Vienna University of Technology, Austria.

For more details, the full press release is here

Article about Rota on major Greek newspaper "Kiriakatiki Eleutherotypia" PDF Print E-mail

March 24, 2013

Article about Rota on major Greek newspaper "Kiriakatiki Eleutherotypia"

The article (in Greek) can be found at the following link

Article about e-Compass on major Greek newspaper "To Vima" PDF Print E-mail

March 23, 2013

Article about e-Compass on major Greek newspaper "To Vima"

Article about SmartSantander on major Greek newspaper "To Vima" PDF Print E-mail

March 15, 2013

Article about SmartSantander on major Greek newspaper "To Vima"

National Greek TV airs video about Fun in Numbers PDF Print E-mail

February 6, 2013

A small video regarding the work of RU1 and the Fun in Numbers platform, was aired on Greek national TV channel ET1, together with work from other distinguished Greek research teams.

The video is in Greek with English subtitles also available.


Fun in Numbers - Excellence in Greek Academic Research Award PDF Print E-mail

December 17, 2012

Fun in Numbers, a platform for pervasive games and interactive installations developed by RU1, was chosen as one of the success stories in academic research by the Greek Ministry of Education. A workshop took place at the building of the Ministry on Monday, December 17, 2012, where the chosen teams were awarded and presented their results to a wide audience. More details regarding the workshop can be found on the following link.

RU1 at the Athens Plaython game festival PDF Print E-mail

October 29-30, 2012

RU1 at the Athens Plaython game festival

RU1 participated in the Athens Plaython Street Games Festival (, presenting the Tug of War game. Although it was just the second year the event was organised, it was a big success. Over 1500 people visited the event venue and had lots of fun playing games and learning about embedded hardware.

SPITFIRE demo receives award at the Internet of Things Challenge Competition PDF Print E-mail

October 25, 2012

"True Self-Configuration for the Internet of Things" is the title of the demo that SPITFIRE partners presented at the Internet of Things 2012 conference in Wuxi, China. It was part of the first "IoT Challenge" competition, which called for highly innovative research and practical solutions to real-world problems. The SPITFIRE team won the second place in the competition.

More information about the award can be found here

Best paper award at the EUREKA! 2011 Greek student conference PDF Print E-mail

October 1st, 2011

The paper titled "Kafebook: Extending Social Networking Spaces using Smartphones and Public Displays" by I. Oikonomidis, E. Theodoridis and G. Mylonas won the best paper award at the 5th Panhellenic Scientific Conference for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students in Computer Engineering, Informatics, related Technologies and Applications (EUREKA! 2011). More details regarding the paper can be found here:

FET 2011 - Poster First Prize PDF Print E-mail

May 4 - 6, 2011, Budapest, Hungary

During the duration of the project FRONTS at FET 2011, our work has received the Poster First Price for "Building simple formations in large societies of tiny mobile artifacts".

Best video award Internet Of Things 2010 Conference PDF Print E-mail

November 29 - December 1, 2010, Tokyo, Japan

The Fun in Numbers team has been awarded with the "Best Video Award" at the Internet of Things 2010 Conference, held in Tokyo on November 29 - December 1, 2010.


ARRIVAL PROJECT eNewsletter "Έρευνα και Καινοτομία", Τεύχος 188, 1-15 Δεκεμβρίου 2010

(This article is in greek)

FET 2011 PDF Print E-mail

May 4-6, 2011, Budapest, Hungary

FRONTS is planning to present project outcomes at FET 2011 by conducting a demonstration of adaptive future networks of tiny artefacts

FRONTS 2nd Unifying Experiment Workshop PDF Print E-mail

November 23-26, 2010, Rome, Italy

FRONTS 3rd year Technical Workshop PDF Print E-mail

November 23-24, 2010, Rome, Italy

SAGT 2010 PDF Print E-mail

October 18-20, 2010, Athens, Greece

ICT 2010 - Exhibition PDF Print E-mail

Septemer 27-29, 2010, Brussels, Belgium

ICT 2010 will host a bumper crop of exhibits. More than 200 projects will be displayed over 10,000 square meters.

One of them will be the: FinN: Fun In Numbers

Researchers Night 2010 PDF Print E-mail

September 24, 2010, Patras, Greece

ARRIVAL PROJECT/ European Commission press release PDF Print E-mail

ARRIVAL PROJECT/ European Commission press release - 15 July 2010

FinN - Lithografion Theater PDF Print E-mail

May 17-19, 2010, Patras, Greece

Come and play at Lithografion Theater

Wisebed WP2 Workshop PDF Print E-mail

April 29-30, 2010, Patras, Greece

ACM TechNews PDF Print E-mail

ICT Results for ARRIVAL project (05/01/10)

"Algorithms Provide a Model of Railway Efficiency"

2nd Student Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks PDF Print E-mail

October 30-31, 2009, Athens, Greece

Euroscience Mediterranean Event 2009 (ESME 2009) PDF Print E-mail

October 15-19, 2009, Athens, Greece

Technopolis - Athens Gazi Industrial Archaeological Park , 100 Pireos St, 11854 Athens, Greece

Euroscience Mediterranean Event 2009 (ESME 2009)

Early registration: 10 August 2009

FRONTS 2nd Winter School PDF Print E-mail

October 12-16, 2009, Braunschweig, Germany

Event in honor of Professor John H. Reif PDF Print E-mail

July 17, 2009, Rion-Patras, Greece

In the auditorium "D. Maritsas", RACTI, Rion-Patras, Greece

In particular, Professor John Reif will give the following talk:

"DNA Nanoassembly and Nanodevices: Challenges, Applications and Research Progress"

3rd (Final) ARRIVAL Review Meeting PDF Print E-mail

May 12–15, 2009, Patras, Greece

3rd (Final) ARRIVAL Review Meeting
Joint ARRIVAL/AEOLUS Workshop & School

Optical Grids 2009 PDF Print E-mail

September 7, 2009, Athens, Greece

36th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP 2009) PDF Print E-mail

July 5-12, 2009, Rhodes, Greece

ALGOSENSORS 2009-Fifth International Workshop on Algorithmic Aspects of Wireless Sensor Networks PDF Print E-mail

July 11th, 2009, Rhodes, Greece
FET Conference 2009 PDF Print E-mail

April 21-23, 2009, Prague, Czech Republic

ICT 2008-Exhibition PDF Print E-mail
ICT 2008 will host a bumper crop of exhibits; almost 200 individual stands featuring seven research villages, SME, international and Commission stands.

One of them will be the: Smart building monitoring through a globally-available, internet-connected WSN application of CTI

FRONTS Winter School PDF Print E-mail

November 17-21, 2008, Lübeck, Germany

1st Student Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks PDF Print E-mail

November 1st, 2008, Athens, Greece