PARTNERS

National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSR “D”) - Greece

The National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSR “Demokritos”) is the largest multidisciplinary research center in Greece, with critical mass in expertise and infrastructure in the fields of Nanotechnology, Energy & Environment, Biosciences, Particle and Nuclear Science, Informatics and Telecommunications.

The Center was inaugurated in 1961 as a state-owned entity under the name Nuclear Research Center “Demokritos”, following the coming into operation of the nuclear reactor research facility. The development of the nuclear reactor introduced a cutting-edge technology to Greece, signifying a major turning point in the development of large-scale research infrastructures and the first step towards the establishment of a national Research and Technology policy.

In 1985, it has been renamed as National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” and became an autonomous Legal Entity of Public Law supervised by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), while preserving its administrative and financial independence.

The NCSR “Demokritos” conducts world-class basic and applied research, for advancing scientific knowledge and promoting technological development in selected areas of national socio-economic interest. The Center also plays a pivotal role in graduate education and professional training and its unique infrastructure is employed for high-technology services to the Industry and the Society.

For more information, please visit: www.demokritos.gr.

 

General Secretariat for Gender Equality (GSGE) - Greece

The General Secretariat for Gender Equality is the Greek governmental agency competent to plan, implement, and monitor the implementation of policies on equality between women and men in all sectors. The GSGE implements co-financed Programmes and Actions through the Coordination, Managing and Implementation Authority for co-funded actions of the Ministry of Interior of Greece. GSGE has remarkable experience in coordination activities since Gender Equality is a multi-dimensional factor: political, economic, social, developmental, all of these aspects dependent on each other. The respect for women's rights constitutes an integral part of human rights, and it is taken into account by the international organizations when evaluating the level of development of any country.

For more information, please visit: www.isotita.gr.

 

Federation of Hellenic Information Technology & Communications Enterprises (SEPE) - Greece

SEPE, the Federation of Hellenic Information Technology & Communications Enterprises was founded in February 1995 and is the sector’s representative for the digital technology industry, aiming at the development of the Greek economy and society. Approximately, 4,500 small, medium, large, local and multinational companies operate in the Information and Communications Technology and Consumer Electronics Industry sectors in Greece, with more than 230,000 employees. The country’s turnover in the digital technology sector in turns represents 4% of the GDP.

SEPE’s goals are: The rise of public awareness on the importance of digital technology and the transition of our society to an information society for all. The modernisation of Public Administration with the use of Digital Technology. The development of a high - speed telecommunication network to address and assist the current Communication Infrastructure. The representation of the interests and views of the Greek digital technology industry to the government, public and private institutions, international organisations, the European Union, the Media and society. The promotion of close partnerships between digital technology companies and the public sector as well as the collaboration with all relevant bodies for the development and effective implementation of a National Strategy for Digital Technology. The design and implementation of programs aimed at addressing the needs of small, medium and large enterprises and improving their competitiveness in the market. The leverage of digital technology into all levels of the educational system and the evolution of computing literacy and technology expertise. The cooperation between the digital technology industry and the educational system in order to coordinate the design of the study curricula according to the market needs.

For more information, please visit: www.sepe.gr.

 

Creative Thinking Development (CRETHIDEV) - Greece

Creative Thinking Development - CRETHIDEV is a nonprofit company, not for benefit, which focuses on research, as well as development of studies and action plans for local communities, mainly in the fields of life-long learning, environmental protection, innovation, employment and local development, health, athletics and culture.

 CRETHIDEV, created by experienced professionals, consultants & designers with high scientific training, long-term cooperation with companies in traditional sectors of the Greek economy, high professional diligence and enthusiasm. The scientific training them, cover a wide range of functions of each organization and business.

The company has a large and representative network of external collaborators in Greece and abroad and where appropriate, creates the best possible synergies to achieve the optimal result.

Special attention is paid to consolidating the skills of the young -especially those of higher education- to the demands of the labor market and motivating them to seek employment in their own region to promote local quality of life.

It seeks to create a knowledge database and improve networking and cooperation among local, regional, national, European authorities, organizations, business associations to promote innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainable development and exchange of knowledge and expertise, through research and European projects and cooperation with universities, companies, public authorities, training centers.

For more information, please visit www.crethidev.gr.

 

European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT) - Norway

The European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT) is a European multi- stakeholder partnership of more than 130 organizations and a rapidly growing member of individuals representing high-level expertise in women and technology development from government, business, academia and non-profit sectors working together to measurably and significantly increase the number of girls and women in technology and ICT in specific.

ECWT is today the leading European level platform for ensuring the gender dimension of the Digital Agenda through finding ways and means for measurably and significantly increasing the number of girls and women in STEM and computing and integrating a critical mass of women in Europe in the design, research, innovation, production and use of ICT between 2010 and 2020.

ECWT helps organizations to find the best talents and helps girls and women to match their career lifecycles with industries needs through providing a community of excellence, leveraging resources and research, presenting and rolling out best practices, innovative actions and services and benchmarking and measuring impact.

The European Centre for Women and Technology is a European non-profit organization registered in Norway.

ECWT functions as the European Regional Single Point of Contact,Β the firstΒ of Ten Regional Centers established upon the initiative of the International Taskforce on Women and ICTs (ITF).

The ECWT implements its strategy through the National Point of Contacts (N-PoCs) established in Member States and other European countries functioning as a national platform of multi-stakeholdersΒ supporting women's full participation in the knowledge based economy and the implementation ofΒ the Commission's Digital Agenda and the Europe 2020 strategy.

The Secretariat of the European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT) in Drammen, Norway since the regional innovation centre Papirbredden Innovasjon, the Norwegian Research Council and the County of Buskerud were the Norwegian key actors supporting the start-up of ECWT between 2008 and 2010.

For more information, please visit: www.ecwt.eu.

National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSR “D”) - Greece

The National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSR “Demokritos”) is the largest multidisciplinary research center in Greece, with critical mass in expertise and infrastructure in the fields of Nanotechnology, Energy & Environment, Biosciences, Particle and Nuclear Science, Informatics and Telecommunications.

The Center was inaugurated in 1961 as a state-owned entity under the name Nuclear Research Center “Demokritos”, following the coming into operation of the nuclear reactor research facility. The development of the nuclear reactor introduced a cutting-edge technology to Greece, signifying a major turning point in the development of large-scale research infrastructures and the first step towards the establishment of a national Research and Technology policy.

In 1985, it has been renamed as National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” and became an autonomous Legal Entity of Public Law supervised by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), while preserving its administrative and financial independence.

The NCSR “Demokritos” conducts world-class basic and applied research, for advancing scientific knowledge and promoting technological development in selected areas of national socio-economic interest. The Center also plays a pivotal role in graduate education and professional training and its unique infrastructure is employed for high-technology services to the Industry and the Society.

For more information, please visit: www.demokritos.gr.

 

General Secretariat for Gender Equality (GSGE) - Greece

The General Secretariat for Gender Equality is the Greek governmental agency competent to plan, implement, and monitor the implementation of policies on equality between women and men in all sectors. The GSGE implements co-financed Programmes and Actions through the Coordination, Managing and Implementation Authority for co-funded actions of the Ministry of Interior of Greece. GSGE has remarkable experience in coordination activities since Gender Equality is a multi-dimensional factor: political, economic, social, developmental, all of these aspects dependent on each other. The respect for women's rights constitutes an integral part of human rights, and it is taken into account by the international organizations when evaluating the level of development of any country.

For more information, please visit: www.isotita.gr.

 

Federation of Hellenic Information Technology & Communications Enterprises (SEPE) - Greece

SEPE, the Federation of Hellenic Information Technology & Communications Enterprises was founded in February 1995 and is the sector’s representative for the digital technology industry, aiming at the development of the Greek economy and society. Approximately, 4,500 small, medium, large, local and multinational companies operate in the Information and Communications Technology and Consumer Electronics Industry sectors in Greece, with more than 230,000 employees. The country’s turnover in the digital technology sector in turns represents 4% of the GDP.

SEPE’s goals are: The rise of public awareness on the importance of digital technology and the transition of our society to an information society for all. The modernisation of Public Administration with the use of Digital Technology. The development of a high - speed telecommunication network to address and assist the current Communication Infrastructure. The representation of the interests and views of the Greek digital technology industry to the government, public and private institutions, international organisations, the European Union, the Media and society. The promotion of close partnerships between digital technology companies and the public sector as well as the collaboration with all relevant bodies for the development and effective implementation of a National Strategy for Digital Technology. The design and implementation of programs aimed at addressing the needs of small, medium and large enterprises and improving their competitiveness in the market. The leverage of digital technology into all levels of the educational system and the evolution of computing literacy and technology expertise. The cooperation between the digital technology industry and the educational system in order to coordinate the design of the study curricula according to the market needs.

For more information, please visit: www.sepe.gr.

 

Creative Thinking Development (CRETHIDEV) - Greece

Creative Thinking Development - CRETHIDEV is a nonprofit company, not for benefit, which focuses on research, as well as development of studies and action plans for local communities, mainly in the fields of life-long learning, environmental protection, innovation, employment and local development, health, athletics and culture.

 CRETHIDEV, created by experienced professionals, consultants & designers with high scientific training, long-term cooperation with companies in traditional sectors of the Greek economy, high professional diligence and enthusiasm. The scientific training them, cover a wide range of functions of each organization and business.

The company has a large and representative network of external collaborators in Greece and abroad and where appropriate, creates the best possible synergies to achieve the optimal result.

Special attention is paid to consolidating the skills of the young -especially those of higher education- to the demands of the labor market and motivating them to seek employment in their own region to promote local quality of life.

It seeks to create a knowledge database and improve networking and cooperation among local, regional, national, European authorities, organizations, business associations to promote innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainable development and exchange of knowledge and expertise, through research and European projects and cooperation with universities, companies, public authorities, training centers.

For more information, please visit www.crethidev.gr.

 

European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT) - Norway

The European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT) is a European multi- stakeholder partnership of more than 130 organizations and a rapidly growing member of individuals representing high-level expertise in women and technology development from government, business, academia and non-profit sectors working together to measurably and significantly increase the number of girls and women in technology and ICT in specific.

ECWT is today the leading European level platform for ensuring the gender dimension of the Digital Agenda through finding ways and means for measurably and significantly increasing the number of girls and women in STEM and computing and integrating a critical mass of women in Europe in the design, research, innovation, production and use of ICT between 2010 and 2020.

ECWT helps organizations to find the best talents and helps girls and women to match their career lifecycles with industries needs through providing a community of excellence, leveraging resources and research, presenting and rolling out best practices, innovative actions and services and benchmarking and measuring impact.

The European Centre for Women and Technology is a European non-profit organization registered in Norway.

ECWT functions as the European Regional Single Point of Contact,Β the firstΒ of Ten Regional Centers established upon the initiative of the International Taskforce on Women and ICTs (ITF).

The ECWT implements its strategy through the National Point of Contacts (N-PoCs) established in Member States and other European countries functioning as a national platform of multi-stakeholdersΒ supporting women's full participation in the knowledge based economy and the implementation ofΒ the Commission's Digital Agenda and the Europe 2020 strategy.

The Secretariat of the European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT) in Drammen, Norway since the regional innovation centre Papirbredden Innovasjon, the Norwegian Research Council and the County of Buskerud were the Norwegian key actors supporting the start-up of ECWT between 2008 and 2010.

For more information, please visit: www.ecwt.eu.