The Science and Technology Expert Group fosters the analysis of innovative research on topics purely related to research and innovation in ICT.
Expert Group Chairs
Dr Nikos Sarris, is the Head of the ATC Innovation Lab. He has received his PhD from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and his Master of Engineering degree from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. Nikos has been working since 1996 in R&D projects as a researcher, project manager and coordinator of large multinational consortia. He has authored numerous publications for international journals and conferences. In the latest years he has been involved in media related projects focusing on the semantic analysis and ‘understanding’ of multimedia news content. Dr Sarris is a member in the Steering Committee of the NESSI European Technology Platform and a representative of ATC in the General Assembly of the Big Data Value Association.
Peter Van Daele
When shaping the evolution of the Internet, scientific and technological topics must be at the core of the discussion. Therefore, this Expert Group focuses on the discussion of leading science and technology trends and topics of interest within the NGI community, addressing similarities and differences between the EU and the US.
The topics below are of special relevance to the Science and Technology Expert Group:
Blockchains + Distributed Ledgers Big Data Internet of Things (IoT)
5G Cybersecurity Edge Computing Open Data Cloud Computing Future Interactive Technologies Future Social Networks, Media + Platforms