ISLab research projects

The Once Only Principle Project

TOOP explores and demonstrates the “once-only” principle through multiple sustainable pilots, using a federated architecture on a cross-border collaborative pan-European scale in order to identify drivers and barriers and to provide a basis for future implementations and wider use. TOOP has the ambition to connect 59 information systems from 21 countries in three pilot areas: (1) Cross-border e-Services for Business Mobility, (2) Updating Connected Company Data and (3) Online Ship and Crew Certificates. The pilots are scalable and can be extended to all Member States in subsequent years. TOOP’s consortia of 51 organisations consists of 19 national administrations (or authorized thereby) from 19 different EU Member States and 2 Associated Countries.

>> Funding: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

>> Duration: January 1st 2017 – March 31st 2020

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The Flip2G project aims to establish a Knowledge Alliance between higher education institutions, schools and private companies that      will boost skills development and introduce novel, data-driven approaches to education and training.


>> Funding: Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (Erasmus+)

>> Duration: January 1st 2019 – December 31st 2021

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CYBELE’s aim is to generate innovation and create value in the domains of agri-food by implementing Precision Agriculture and Precision Livestock Farming methods, and to empower capacity building within the industrial and research communities associated with these domains. In order to achieve its goal, CYBELE capitalises on: i) the computing capacity and efficiency potential delivered by HPC e-infrastructure and HPC-empowered services, ii) technological advancements in big data technologies and related services and iii) the potential of cloud services for delivering simple and secure service provisioning,  thus providing a bouquet of domain specific and generic services on top of the CYBELE virtual and industrial experimentation environment.


> Funding: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

>> Duration: 1/1/2019-31/12/2021

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Integrating open statistical data using semantic technologies (MIS 5007306)

In the last few years, a growing number of organizations and public bodies have been providing Open Statistical Data using Linked Data technologies. Examples are the National Statistical Offices of Italy, Ireland, France, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Eurostat's open data strategy for the European Statistical System also includes the adoption of linked data technology.

All of these organizations and bodies use standard Linked Data technologies (e.g. RDF, URIs, HTTP etc.) and vocabularies (e.g. RDF Data Cube, SKOS etc.) to create Linked Statistical Data.

However, it is still very difficult to integrate data from different sources mainly for the following reasons:

  • Different practices are followed when applying standard vocabularies.
  • There is no theoretical model that describes the integration of statistical data to support statistical analysis.
  • The project aims to develop solutions to overcome these problems. In particular it will develop:
  • A set of good practices for applying the RDF Data Cube vocabulary.
  • A theoretical framework for statistical data integration defining (a) binary relationships between two datasets that could be potentially linked and (b) operators that link these two datasets into a new unified dataset.

>> Funding: Greece and the European Union (European Social Fund- ESF) through the Operational Program  HumanResources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning, 2014-2020

>> Duration: April 1st 2018 – January 31st 2020

Stakeholder community for once-only principle: Reducing administrative burden for Citizens

To significantly reduce administrative burdens, the once-only principle (OOP) demands public administrations to request key data of citizens and businesses only once, and to internally share these data, while respecting data protection and privacy regulations. However, this principle also bears a number of organisational, legal, socioeconomic and technical challenges to finally harvest the full benefits and to reach the digital by default status. SCOOP4C investigates, discusses and disseminates how the OOP can be implemented in public service provisioning in order to significantly reduce administrative burden and simplify administrative procedures for citizens while reusing data among public administration with the control and consent of citizens.


>> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: November 1st 2016 – April 30th 2019

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OpenGovIntelligence: Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Europe through Public Administration Modernization towards Supplying and Exploiting Linked Open Statistical Data

The OpenGovIntelligence project aims at stimulating sustainable economic growth in Europe through fostering innovation in society and enterprises. Towards this end, OpenGovIntelligence suggests a holistic approach for the modernization of Public Administration (PA) by exploiting Linked Open Statistical Data (LOSD) technologies. This includes new business processes, policies, and tools that will enable the active participation of the society and enterprises in data sharing and in the co-production of innovative data-driven public services.


>> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: February 1st 2016 - January 31st 2019

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PBL3.0: Integrating Learning Analytics and Semantics in Problem Based Learning 

The objective of PBL3.0 is to enhance Problem Based Learning (PBL) with Learning Analytics and Learning Semantics in order to produce a new educational paradigm and pilot it to produce relevant policy recommendations.  



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>>Funding: Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

>> Duration: January 1st 2016 - December 31st 2018

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ODEdu: Innovative Open Data Education and Training based on PBL and Learning Analytics

The ODEdu project aims to establish a Knowledge Alliance between academia, business and the public sector that will boost Open Data education and training. 

>> Funding: Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

>> Duration: January 1st 2016 - December 31st 2018

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#ASK: Augmenting Social talk 

The Objective of #ask is to act as a ‘broker’ between the formal content pushed out by politicians/policy makers and the more informal content spontaneously generated by European youth. It will do so by using 1) communication experts and youth organisations to reformulate structured policy documents and Tweets into more engaging formats 2) sentiment analytics and visualization tools to translate unstructured youth discussions into opinion ‘snapshots’ for politicians/policymakers 3) the promotion of #hashtags to stimulate exchanges between these two groups.

> Funding: Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

>> Duration: November 1st 2015 - April 30th 2018

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OpenCube: Publishing and Enriching Linked Open Statistical Data for the Development of Data Analytics and Enhanced Visualization Services

The mission of the OpenCube project is to facilitate the cost effective exploitation of open statistical data for the development of innovative services through enhanced data analytics and visualizations.

This includes the combination of statistical data that refer to different domains and is published by different public authorities with other data (e.g. enterprise’s own data) in order to enable creating models and services that were previously hard or even impossible to develop and thus providing unexpected and unexplored insights into different domains and problem areas.

> Funding: EU

>> Duration:November 2013 - October 2015

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eGovPoliNet: Building a global multidisciplinary digital governance and policy modeling research and practice community

eGovPoliNet sets up an international community in ICT solutions for governance and policy modelling. The international community of researchers and practitioners will share and advance research and insights from practical cases around the world. To achieve this, eGovPoliNet will build on experiences accumulated by leading actors bringing together the innovative knowledge of the field. Capabilities, tools and methods brought forward by academia, ICT industry, highly specialised policy consulting firms, and policy operators and governance experts from governments will be investigated and collected in an international knowledge base. Comparative analyses and descriptions of cases, tools and scientific approaches will complement this knowledge base. Therewith, the currently existing fragmentation across disciplines will be overcome.


> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: August 15th 2011 - August 31th 2014

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Linked2Safety project aims to advance patients’ safety by providing patients, healthcare professionals and pharmaceutical companies with an innovative interoperability framework and a scalable technical infrastructure and platform. This will enable the efficient, homogenized access and the effective utilization of the increasing wealth of medical information contained in the Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems deployed and maintained at regional and/or national level across Europe. To succeed this, it is going to dynamically interconnect distributed patients data with clinical research efforts, respecting patients’ anonymity, data ownership and privacy, as well as European and national legislation.

> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: October 1st 2011 - September 30th 2014

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 Puzzled by Policy (PbP)

Puzzled by Policy aims to reduce the complexity of decision making within the EU and reconnect citizens with politics and policymaking by combining successful pre-existing eParticipation tools with new widget technologies to bring policymaking on the hot topic of immigration and migration ‘to the people’ in a manner that is both engaging and entertaining. Once citizens have been ‘hooked’ on the policy debate, Puzzled by Policy will enable them to make a positive contribution to policy drafting and impact assessments by feeding a consolidated version of their views back to key national and EU-level decision makers. Puzzled by Policy will also help to further reconnect citizens with politics and policy making in a manner that sustains their involvement by asking decision makers to provide responses to feedback, and allowing citizens to assess policy positions using simple, readily available and highly popular feedback tools such as the ones regularly found on familiar sites like Google, YouTube and eBay.

> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: October 1st 2010 - September 30th 2013

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Regional ICT Foresight exercise for Southeast European countries (FORSEE)

The FORSEE project targets ICT RTD policy reform in the South-eastern Europe (SEE) region, proposing a focused effort on introducing a Foresight culture in the region, which is necessary in order to accelerate target countries' socioeconomic growth on their way to matching the challenges of the global networked economy and participating on equal footing in the European Research Area. The project will introduce a sustainable mechanism for ICT Foresight, which is currently not being regularly applied as a tool for technological future orientation and research policy review. The project partnership, comprising organisations responsible for policy making in ICT or Science and Technological Development, ensures the Institutional capacity and political commitment that is needed in order to implement this ambitious initiative.

> Funding:South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme

>> Duration: January 1st 2011 - December 31th 2013

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GRANATUM project focuses on bridging the information, knowledge and collaboration gap among biomedical researchers in Europe and beyond ensuring that the biomedical scientific community has homogenized access to the globally available information and data resources needed to perform complex cancer chemoprevention experiments and to conduct studies on large‐scale datasets. In this way, the GRANATUM initiative will facilitate the social sharing and collective analysis of biomedical experts’ knowledge, opinions and experience, as well as the joint conceptualization and design of scalable chemoprevention models, towards the enablement of collaborative biomedical research activities beyond geographical barriers, helping researchers in this highly multidisciplinary field to manage the complex range of tasks involved in carrying out collaborative research.


> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: February 1st 2011 - July 31th 2013

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The Cloud4SOA initiative (FP7) focuses on resolving the semantic interoperability issues that exist in current Clouds infrastructures and on introducing a user-centric approach for applications which are built upon and deployed using Cloud resources.

To this end, Cloud4SOA aims to combine three fundamental and complementary computing paradigms: namely Cloud computing, Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and lightweight semantics to propose a reference architecture and deploy fully operational prototypes.


> Funding: EU

>> Duration:September 2010 - August 2013

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The question of changing and newly arising e-government competency requirements for public servants is at the center of the " - Competency Assessment and Training for the Uptake of eGovernment Services by Public Authorities" project. New forms of networked inter-organisational cooperation are arising, shared service centres are being set up, one-stop front offices with networked back office-structures are being established. This changing working environment requires different and new skills and competences for public servants. We want to figure out which skills and competences are relevant in the context of e-Government.

The project's aim is to support public authorities in better equipping their staff on the path of transformation in the context of e-Government and thereby contribute to the public sector realising the potentials of e-Transformation.


> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration:October 1st 2010 - September 30th 2012

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Welcoming Argument Visualisation to Europe (WAVE)


The aim of the WAVE project is to improve the inclusiveness and transparency of EU decision making at the national and European level by using highly integrated, state-of-the-art Argument Visualisation techniques to make the impact of complex EU environmental legislation on climate change more accessible and easy to understand for citizens, special interest groups and decision makers alike.

The main result of the project will be an innovative platform that will help remove participation barriers and allow for a democratic, transparent and participatory “dialogue” in order to shape collaborative policy. WAVE will engage users on climate change issues in a manner never before deployed on a pan-European scale.

The main technology that is used by the project is argument visualisation technology.

ISLab in the WAVE project is the project coordinator and work package leader in work packages 1 and 5.

> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration:1 February 2009 – 31 January 2011

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Rural Inclusion


Rural Inclusion aims at adopting a state-of-art infrastructure (i.e. modelling approach and software environment) that will facilitate the offering of innovative services by public administration in rural areas. More specifically, the objective is to address a longstanding challenge by public administrations: reducing the administrative burden of enterprises in rural areas, by reducing the information elicitation process of businesses when they want to use a particular instance of some public service, or making more effective use of the resources.

To achieve this, Rural Inclusion adopts, adapts, and deploys a Web infrastructure combining semantic services with a collaborative training and networking approach, in the rural setting of five European regions. It focuses on selected case studies of e-Government services that regional public authorities already offer, supports them by a rigorous and reusable service process analysis and modelling, and then deploys a semantic service that facilitates the disambiguation of the small businesses needs and requirements when trying to use the particular services. At the same time, the semantic service is complemented by a number of other Web-based services that support the creation of communities of learning and practice in rural settings, thus facilitating the communication between the rural businesses with the regional public authorities.

> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration:1 June 2009 – 31 May 2012

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Innovative Enterprise Architecture Education and Training Based on Web 2.0 Technologies (EATrain2)


The aim of the EATrain2 is to identify the training and educational needs of employees in both public and private sector and of university students regarding EA and to fulfil these using innovative pedagogies and practices based on Web 2.0 technologies and active, problem-based learning approaches.

The main result of the project is expected to be: the empowering of Universities, VET organizations, students and employees through innovative training, teaching methods and practices based on Web 2.0 technologies. EA training and teaching material for students, public employees and private employees and an education and training platform based on Web 2.0 technologies.

The main technologies used by the project are Web 2.0 technologies and Ontologies.

ISLab in EATrain2 is the project coordinator. Additionally, ISLab leads the activities for the specification of the skills of Enterprise Architects and the quality assurance activities. It will also provide an EA undergraduate course to students of the University of Macedonia as a trial of the training material produced and will contribute to the evaluation of the trials.

> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration:1 January 2009 – 31 December 2010

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Local Development Cooperation Actions Enabled By Semantic Technology (LD-CAST)

The aim of the project was to enable cross border cooperation between European chambers of commerce (CCs) in order to support the development of private company initiatives.

The result of the project was an interoperable platform for one-stop Local Agency that wass based on the concept of business-episodes.

The main technologies that were used by the project were for service definition, publication, execution, composition and process (workflow) definition, for ontology definition and management.

The role of ISLab in LD-CAST was to contribute in Cooperation Framework for Organisational Interoperability, Project Management, Prototype Integration and Testing, Dissemination and Exploitation.

> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: 1 January 2006 – 30 June 2008

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MODINIS Study on Interoperability at Local and Regional Level

The aims of the project were to intensify the exchange of information on practical interoperability experiences at regional and local level, to support further actions in order to improve cross-border and pan-European Interoperability and to identify and analyze cases to be feed into the Good Practice Framework supplied by the MODINIS LOT 1 consortium.

The results of the project were the exchange of experiences and case studies, an interoperability study at local and regional level, disseminating and promoting progress and take-up of interoperability.

The role of ISLab in MODINIS was to study the good practice cases on interoperability, to prepare the study on interoperability, to contact government officials from member states to get support on the Study and to organise one workshop.

>> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: 21 December 2004 – 21 February 2007

A life-event oriented framework and platform for one-stop government (OneStopGov)

The aim of the OneStopGov project is to specify, develop and evaluate a life-event oriented, integrated, interoperable platform for online one-stop government. This platform will be accompanied by a coherent framework for realising and exploiting online one-stop government at all levels.

The main result of the project is a life-event model which will be supported by the OneStopGov platform realised in a prototype system. By means of active dialogues with the citizen, to ascertain the services required, the system will be able to determine the tailored services necessary to meet their needs in a timely and efficient manner.

The main technologies that are used by the projects are: Java, Linux, Open-Source non-GPL license portal, Application Server, WCAG 1.0.

ISLab in OneStopGov is the project and scientific coordinator and its role is to provide guidelines to technical and academic work and to participate to the research for OneStopGov life-event portals.

>> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: 1 January 2006 – 31 December 2008

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Providing Integrated Public Services to Citizens at the National and Pan-European level with the use of Emerging Semantic Web Technologies (SemanticGov)

The aim of the SemanticGov is to build the infrastructure (software, models, services, etc) necessary for enabling the offering of semantic web services by public administration (PA). To achieve this, the SemanticGov project aims at capitalizing on the Service Oriented Architectures paradigm, implemented through state-of-the-art Semantic Web Services technology and supported by rigorous and reusable public administration domain analysis and modelling.

The main result of the project is to provide Integrated Public Services to Citizens at the National and Pan-European level with the use of Emerging Semantic Web Technologies.

The main technologies that are used by the projects are: Web Services, Ontologies and WSMO.

ISLab in SemanticGov is the project coordinator and work package leader in work packages 1 and 10. ISlab is also contributing in all work packages focusing on Conceptual analysis, Semantic interoperability issues and Architecture of the SemanticGov system.

> > Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: 1 January 2006 – 30 April 2009

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Study and supply of services on the development of eParticipation in the EU

The aim of the European eParticipation Study is to produce recommendations which can assist the European Parliament and the European Commission harness the benefits of the use of ICT.

The main result of the Study is to provide recommendations on how to harness the benefits of ICT for better legislation and better decision-making at all levels of government, and for enhanced public participation in such processes.

ISLab in European eParticipation Study is responsible for studying eParticipation good practice by means of a framework and for identifying, selecting, and diffusing a large number of eParticipation cases. Additionally, it is responsible for disseminating findings, interim results and conclusions from the study’s individual activities to a wider European audience.

>> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: 1 September 2007 – 30 June 2009

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Facilitating Co-operation amongst European Public Administration employees through a Unitary European Network Architecture and the use of Interoperable Middleware Components (EU-PUBLI.COM)

The aim of the project was to specify, develop, deploy and validate a prototype platform (termed the platform) that interconnects at the application level the Information Systems of public administrations across several European countries thus revolutionising public service provision.

The result of the project was a complete prototype platform which features significant characteristics such as service orchestration and semantic interoperability.

The main technologies that were used by the project were: Web Services, Ontologies, SOAP, UDDI and OWL-S.

ISLab in was the project coordinator.

>> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: 1 May 2002 – 30 April 2005


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Adaptive Zones for Interregional Electronic Commerce based on the concepts of Request-Based Virtual Organizations and sector-specific Service Level Agreements (LAURA)

The aim of the LAURA project was the development of regional and interregional electronic commerce zones with an emphasis in the interfacing with Associate States thus safeguarding a smoother integration environment with the European Union.

The result of the project was the set up of Adaptive Zones for Regional and Interregional Electronic Commerce based on the concepts of Request-Based Virtual Organizations and sector-specific Service Level Agreements, for improving access to the European market for small businesses.

The main technologies that were used by the project were Rational Unified Process (RUP) as the software development process methodology, and UN/CEFACT’s Modelling Methodology (UMM) for the actual conceptual model of the LAURA system.

The role of ISLab in the project was the lead contractor in WP2 “Engineering of adaptive electronic commerce zones” and also the lead participant in deliverables D1.1 (LAURA regional actors’ “needs architecture”), D2.3 (Report describing the adaptive commerce zones) and D2.5 (Verification of design).

>> Funding: European Union

>> Duration: 1 August 2002 – 31 July 2004

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DEMO-net - The Democracy Network

The aim of the DEMO-net is to establish a sustainable European virtual center of excellence in the area of eParticipation. This center should become the focal point of eParticipation activities in Europe which will strengthen scientific, technological & social research excellence in eParticipation.

The main result of the project is the establishment of the eParticipation Network. The ePN is designed to secure the future of democracy and the participation of citizens in decision-making processes in all levels of public administration, and to address the various needs for eParticipation and eGovernance in the different territories.

The main technologies that are used by the project are Web 2.0 tools, LMS (Learning Management Systems) and CMS (Content Management System) technologies, desktop publishing and graphical programs.

ISLab in DEMO-net is the leader for the Spreading of Excellence area, is active in the joint research activities and in the integration of research centres and support for the stakeholder involvement area.

>> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: 1 January 2006 – 31 December 2009

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InfoCitizen: Agent based negotiation for inter- and intra- enterprise coordination employing European Information Architecture for Public Administration

InfoCitizen project was to improve the electronic information exchange between European Public Administrations by designing the InfoCitizen European Architecture.

The result of the project was an architecture that proposed among the Public Administrations (PAs) of EU countries and tested in representative public administration segments, and a distributed, Internet-based information system that supports all actors involved.

The main technologies that were used by the project were Middleware, XML and agent technologies.

The role of ISLab in the project was work package leader in WP1.

>> Funding: European Commission

>> Duration: 1 September 2001 – 31 August 2003

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Regional Business Development Through the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (RBDICT)

The main objective of the project is to create the necessary structures so as to promote entrepreneurship between the regions of Thessaloniki and Blagoevgrad through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

The project addresses present weaknesses in the cross border area by focusing on the fields of business development, cooperation and employment, as diagnosed in the stategy of the present Programme.  It thus seeks to support the employment rate, the integration of the economies, to narrow the lack of employee specialization or the lack o highly specialized human resources through the use of ICT.


>> Funding:Project Co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and by national funds of the participating countries

>> Duration: February 1st 2011 - February 1th 2013

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Modern ICT technologies in Business administration. (DERN: Digital Enterprise Research Network)


The aim of the Digital Enterprise Research Network was to build a research network among some of the most important academic, research and technological bodies and enterprises of Greece. The interest focused on the use of modern ICT technologies in business administration.

The main result of the project was the creation of a human network consisting of University graduates, researchers, post-graduate students, scientists, business executives.

The ISLab in DERN project was the coordinator of all main activities (training programs of all partners) and supporting activities (internal meetings, dissemination events) and performed the training program “The use of ICT in Organisations: past and future” between winder 2007 and summer 2008.

>> Funding: General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)

>> Duration: 28 June 2007 – 31 October 2008

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Technical Support Services in the project "Information System of Region of Central Macedonia for the Service of Fellow Countrymen and Foreigners (One Stop Shop)"


The aim of One Stop Shop was to design the technological infrastructure of the one stop shop platform and to assure its successful implementation and its interoperability with other information systems of the public sector.

The main result of the project was the analysis of AS-IS system as well as a model of the new system that will be developed from the systems functional and non-functional specifications.

The main technology that was used by the project was the Unified Modeling Language (UML).

The ISLab in One Stop Shop project was the only contractors carried out the whole project.

>> Funding: Region of Central Macedonia

>> Duration: 27 July 2006 – 26 May 2007

Development of a Greece-Bulgaria collaboration framework for the transfer of knowledge in the domain of electronic government


The aim of INTERREG eGov was to develop a collaboration framework between the University of Macedonia and other similar institutions in selected areas of Bulgaria with experience in Public Administration. The purpose of that collaboration was the transfer of know-how in the domain of e-government.

The main result of the project was the pilot implementation of the collaboration network in order to study and provide cross-border eGovernmen services to Greek and Bulgarian citizens and companies.

The ISLab in INTERREG eGov project was the only partner to be financed by Greek government thus was responsible for all tasks.

>> Funding: Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs

>> Duration: 1 October 2005 – 30 September 2008

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Greek-Bulgarian university initiative for the education of businessmen and executives of enterprises located in Bulgaria, on International Accounting Standards (IAS) and modern trends in accounting


The aim of INTERREG IAS was the development of a proper scientific infrastructure through which executives and staff of businesses that reside in Bulgaria will be educated in the areas that are covered by the forthcoming application of the International Accounting Standards and also in the current trends in the field of Accounting.

The main result of the project was a coherent accounting system between Greece and Bulgaria according to the European Commission’s instructions for the benefit of both business communities.

The ISLab in INTERREG IAS project was managing and providing the technical knowledge for its implementation.


>> Funding: Interreg III -Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs

>> Duration: 1 October 2005 - 30 September 2008

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Postgraduate program in the Information Systems for FYROM: Development of common educational activities - transfer of know-how


The aim of INTERREG MIS was the collaboration of University of Macedonia with the University St. Clement of Ohrid in Bitola, FYROM in order to proceed in the implementation of all actions - tasks that required for the development of a Program of Postgraduate Studies in Information Systems that covered the needs of students both from Greece and the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, with transport of the know-how from the corresponding postgraduate program that functions successfully for eight years in the University Macedonia.

The main result of the project was the development of a commonly acceptable Postgraduate Program of Study in the scientific field of information systems between the University of Macedonia and the educational institution of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

The main technology that was used by the project was Learning Management Systems (LMS) and SCORM prototype for the creation of online courses.

The ISLab in INTERREG MIS project was the project manager. ISLab, also studied and issued of all deliverables.

>> Funding: Interreg III - Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religius Affairs

>> Duration: 1 December 2005 – 30 November 2008

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The use of Information and Telecommunications Technologies in Regions and Municipalities


The aim of the ΟΤΑ project was to present the current situation in Greece, on a strategic planning and implementation basis, of ICT projects at regional and local level. Additionally, to conduct a survey on ICT skills of regional and local administration personnel as well as on the level of maturity/ readiness of regional and local administration agencies to incorporate new Information & Communication Technologies.

The main result of the project was a presentation of the current situation in Greece as well as a survey on ICT skills.

The ISLab in ΟΤΑ project conducted a study on the progress of eGovernment at European and International level and identified good practices at local and regional level in 26 countries.

>> Funding: Information Society S.A.

>> Duration: 18 September 2006 – 17 March 2007

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Evaluation study of the project “Electonic Portal for the Citizens’ Service


The aim of the NATH project was to study the evaluation of the sub-project 2 “Citizen Service Web Portal” of the Prefecture of Thessaloniki.

The main result of the project was an examination of interoperability between the applications of this sub-project and the applications that are developed in different regions of all prefectures and a comparative evaluation of the way that services are provided/used via three alternative channels WEB, SMS and IVR.

The ISLab in project was the only contractors thus we carried out the whole project.

>> Funding: Region of Central Macedonia

>> Duration: 2 July 2007 – 2 September 2007

Business Plan Composition for the exploitation of the Municipal Broadband Networks of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace


The aim of Businnes Plan project was the composition and submission to OPIS of business plans for the exploitation of the Municipal Broadband Network Infrastructure in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace.

The main results of the project were a review on the social/economic status of the municipalities and a report on the viability conditions of the broadband infrastructure.

The ISLab in project was the subcontractors of the Technological Institute of Kavala and was responsible for the proposal for formation and operation plan of the Business Model for the exploitation of the infrastructure.

>> Funding: Information Society

>> Duration: 1 September 2006 – 31 March 2007

Technical Support Services for the Update of the Operational Plans of Ministries and Regions for the Operational Programme for the Information Society (OPIS)


The aim of OPIS was the update of the Operational Plans of Ministries and Regions, which have been produced in the framework of the Operational Programme for the Information Society (OPIS).

The mains results of the project were to imprint the needs and policies of Ministries and Regions, to adapt the operational plans, to update the operational plans and synchronize them based on the reformation of the Operational Programme for the Information Society.

The ISLab in OPIS project was the only contractors and carried out the whole project.

>> Funding: Hellenic Ministry of Economy and Finance

>> Duration: 24 August 2005 – 24 February 2006

Development of cross-border educational programs between the T.E.I. of Serres and the University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski? regarding business and Information and Telecommunications Technologies (ITC)


>> Funding: Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs

>> Duration: 2006



The aim of the project was to develop a framework for the development of electronic government (eGovernment) and the delivery of public services of improved quality.

The result of the project was the development of a pilot platform that is based on the proposed Generalized Enterprise Architecture, with use of innovative technologies, such as Web Services, Ontologies, Semantic Web Services, Grid Computing etc..

The main technology that was used by the project were XML, Web Services, Ontologies and Semantic Web Services.

ISLab in the project was the only contractors thus we carried out the whole project.

>> Funding: Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs

>> Duration: 1 September 2005 – 31 December 2007

Technical Support Consultants of Regions for Actions of Information Society– Subproject11 - Technical Support Consultants for Actions of Information Society  at the Region of North Aegean

The aim of the project was to provide Technical Support Consultation with regards to Information Society at the region of North Aegean for a period of 12 months.

The result of the project was an optimisation of synergies between the Information Society actions that are financed from the Operational Plan of the Information Society and those of the Operational Plan of the Region.

The main technologies that were used by the project were XML and Portal Server.

The role of ISLab in the project was to produce reports on technical organizational and institutional matters of Information Society projects, an Exploitation Study and a Strategic document of the development of Information Society in the Region of North Aegean.

>> Funding: Information Society S.A.

>> Duration: 17 November 2005 – 30 June 2007

Technical Support Consultants of Regions for Actions of Information Society– Subproject 3 - Technical Support Consultants for Actions of Information Society at the Region West Macedonia



>> Funding: Information Society S.A.

>> Duration: 2005 –  2006

Heracletus: Research scholarships with priority to basic research

The aim of the project was the determination of parameters, from a pedagogical as well as a technological perspective, as well as the formulation of a methodology and design framework on which an adaptive system of the semantic web environment could be based on.

The result of the project was an experimental trial and evaluation of training environment that will have been developed in the frame of the above-mentioned approach.

The main technology that was used by the project was Semantic web.

The role of ISLab in the project was the only contractors thus we carried out the whole project.

>> Funding: Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs

>> Duration: 8 November 2002 – 31 December 2006

Specifications review and study for the design and development of an administrative Information System


>> Funding: Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration

>> Duration: 2004 – 2005

IRIS: e-Learning environment for education in business processes using International Accounting Standards


>> Funding: General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)

>> Duration: 2003 – 2005

Synthesis of business plans of ministries for the Greek Operational Plan “Information Society"?


>> Funding: Hellenic Ministry of Economy and Finance

>> Duration: 2003 – 2004

Determination of the existing employment occasions and the prospect of new workplaces creation in the sector of new technologies, of information technology and telecommunications, in the frames of economic activity and the growth prospects at Prefecture


>> Funding: Hellenic Centre of Fur S.A.

>> Duration: 2003 – 2004