Agia Paraskevi, 05 March 2014 

NCSR “Demokritos” organizes the
2nd Hellenic Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation


The 2nd Hellenic Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation organized by NCSR “Demokritos” will take place from June, 30 to July 4, 2014.

This event aims at strengthening interactions between research centers and industries, and exploring new paths for close collaboration, which nowadays are more than ever necessary to enhance the competitiveness and productivity of the country. Another dimension explored within the framework of the Hellenic Forum, is to build bridges between the research community in Greece and distinguished scientists living and working abroad as well as professionals in the industrial sector, for developing scientific and technology transfer collaborations for innovation.

The focus of the 2nd Hellenic Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation will be on the following thematic areas:

- Nuclei and Elementary Particles for Scientific Discoveries and Innovation: 30.06.2014
- Advances in targeted Drug Delivery systems & biomaterials: 01.07.2014
- Generic Pharmaceuticals: from R&D to society: 02.07.2014
- Sustainable CO2 Capture technologies: 03.07.2014
- Safety & Security: 03.07.2014
- Opening new frontiers for advanced research and innovative business: the Oil & Gas industry in Greece: 04.07.2014
- Agriculture data infrastructures and Data Analytics: 04.07.2014

The program comprises independent workshops, each to be held in successive or parallel sessions. The workshops include lectures and panel discussions on the scientific developments in the aforementioned areas as well as on the ongoing Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiatives. The purpose of this interaction is to define the steps to be taken in order to enhance Greek-based innovation in an international business environment.

The speakers and the guests will also have the opportunity to visit our newly inaugurated Innovation Exhibition hosted at the NCSR “Demokritos” which presents current state-of-the-art Greek innovation technologies. Furthermore, this year’s Social Greek Night is scheduled for the 3rd of July and aspires to bring together scientists all over the world opening up chances for networking and synergies.


For the N.C.S.R. «Demokritos»

The National Center for Scientific Research (NCSR) "Demokritos" is the largest multidisciplinary research center in the country with substantial scientific research, technological and educational activities in the areas of: Health, Biology and Biotechnology, New Materials Micro & Nanotechnology, Environment - Energy and Sustainable Development, Information Technology & Telecommunications, Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics, Nuclear Technology & Radiation Protection, Cultural Heritage.

For more information pls contact:

NCSR "Demokritos", Public Relations & Press Office,
Tel. +30-210-650-3002,