SPEAR – Secure and PrivatE smArt gRid

As our society is becoming increasingly dependent on Critical Infrastructures (CIN), new technologies are needed to increase our detection and response capabilities. SPEAR’s main objective is to secure smart grids against cyber-attacks, as it is of vital importance for National Security and Public Safety, since the collapse of an energy production utility may cause human […]

SDN – microgrid reSilient Electrical eNergy SystEm

SDN-microSENSE intends to provide a set of secure, privacy-enabled and resilient to cyberattacks tools, thus ensuring the normal operation of decentralised Electrical Power and Energy Systems (EPES) as well as the integrity and the confidentiality of communications. All designed, developed, and tested technologies should consider the latest related research findings and maintain high compliance with […]

TERMINET – nexT gEneRation sMart INterconnectEd ioT

TERMINET aims at providing a novel next generation reference architecture based on cutting-edge technologies such as Software Defined Networking (SDN), multiple-access edge computing (MEC), and virtualisation for next generation IoT. In addition, TERMINET introduces new, intelligent IoT devices for low-latency, market-oriented use cases. Finally, TERMINET intends to bring more efficient and accurate decisions to the […]

EVIDENT – bEhaVioral Insgihts anD Effective eNergy policy acTions

EVIDENT proposes several case studies under the framework of randomized control trials (RCTs) in order to define the main drivers of individuals’ decision making in order to establish new relationships between energy consumption and other fields. A large number of participants, well stratified samples, innovative design of experiments and state of-the-art econometric models will contribute […]

ELECTRON – rEsilient and seLf-healed EleCTRical pOwer Nanogrid

ELECTRON aims at providing and demonstrating a new-generation EPES platform, capable of empowering the resilience of energy systems against cyber, privacy, and data attacks through four main pillars (risk assessment and certification, anomaly detection and prevention, failure mitigation and energy restoration, and addressing internal threats and gaps through AR-VR-based personnel training and certification), while fostering […]

RAISE – Research Analysis Identifier SystEm

The real value of open science data for the research community is not only to access them but basically process them as conveniently as possible in order to reduce time-to-result and increase productivity. Today, open access and management of research data and software drive the scientific conduct posing a cultural change in the way research […]

AI4CYBER – Artificial Intelligence for next generation CYBERsecurity

Artificial intelligence (AI) has lately proved to be a coin with two sides. On the one hand, it can be leveraged as a powerful defensive mechanism to improve system preparedness and response against cyber incidents and attacks, and on the other hand, it can be formidable weapon attackers can use to damage, compromise or manipulate […]

NANCY – An Artificial Intelligent Aided Unified Network for Secure Beyond 5G Long Term Evolution

The overall aim of NANCY is to introduce a secure and intelligent architecture for the beyond the fifthgeneration (B5G)wireless network. Leveraging AI and blockchain, NANCY enables secure andintelligent resource management, flexible networking, and orchestration.In this direction, novel architectures, namely point-to-point (P2P) connectivity for device-to-deviceconnectivity, mesh networking, and relay-based communications, as well as protocols for mediumaccess, […]

ARRANGE-ICT pArtneRship foR AddressiNG mEgatrends in ICT

ARRANGE-ICT (pArtneRship foR AddressiNG mEgatrends in ICT) is focused on identifying and recording megatrends developments as raised from market innovators in order to help HEIs follow the rapid pace of emerging industries. The major priority of ARRANGE-ICT is to enhance the quality and relevance of students’ knowledge and skills, as the project aims to support […]

SmartROOT – Smart faRming innOvatiOn Training

SmartROOT is an EU funded project under the Erasmus+ program and the Key Action 2 “Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices”. It is a Strategic Partnership in the field of higher education. The project was approved in 2020 and it will last 36 months. The aim of the SmartROOT (Smart faRming innOvatiOn […]

STRONG – advanced firST RespONders traininG

First responders play a crucial and integral role in today’s civil society. Among the plethora of services they provide, one may find law enforcement, firefighting and emergency medical services (EMS). In all three of the aforementioned services, time management could play an important role in order to assist first responders to reach their maximum potential […]

JAUNTY – Joint undergAduate coUrses for smart eNergy managemenT sYstems)

JAUNTY (Joint undergAduate coUrses for smart eNergy managemenT sYstems) aims to develop distant courses and remote labs in Smart Energy Management Systems (SEMS) for undergraduate students, in order to address the energy power companies’ demands on emerging ICT technologies. The courses are provided through online platforms while students are exercised on smart grid deployments and […]

INCIDENCE – promotINg Cyber-hygIene in eDucation through sEcuring distaNCe lEarning

Over the past months, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised significant challenges in the global educational sector on different levels, calling for the full digitilization and remote delivery of courses and programs, while many institutions are not fully prepared for such situation. Although the global educational sector has attempted to react promptly to such new situation, […]

MARS – sMart fArming with dRoneS

MARS aims at the development of the information systems for farm monitoring in real-time with the use of UAVs, connecting and correlating data from UAVs, GIS and cloud services. The users can access and process them, leading to early detection and diagnosis of the diseases in trees and plants allowing targeted treatment and faster recovery […]

DIAS – Drone Innovation in Agriculture Surveillance

DIAS aims at developing an integrated Automated surveillance system for saffron cultivation. This 24h real-time saffron cultivation surveillance system will rely on signal and image collecting and processing, which will derive from advanced surveillance, risk identification and early warning systems, based on integrated sensor networks, and aerial unmanned vehicles. The saffron cultivation is considered to […]

SMART – Smart Mushroom farming with internet of Things

SMART is the implementation of a Decision Support System (DSS) which combines Internet of Things and artificial intelligence technologies (data analysis, machine learning and computer vision). This proposal will include the continuous supervision of controlled mushroom crops but also the monitoring of free areas in order to achieve the best possible yield and the extraction […]

ENACT- Adaptive Scheduling and Deployments of Data Intensive Workloads on Energy Efficient Edge to Cloud Continuum

ENACT develops cutting-edge techniques and technology solutions to realise a Cognitive Computing Continuum (CCC) that can address the needs for optimal (edge and Cloud) resource management and dynamic scaling, elasticity, and portability of hyper-distributed data-intensive applications. At infrastructure level, the project brings visibility to distributed edge and Cloud resources by developing Dynamic Graph Models capable […]



Internet of Things and Applications Lab
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Western Macedonia Campus
ZEP Area, Kozani 50100

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