Awards

26.11.2023

CeHA team wins 2nd prize at Innovation Hackathon 2023 "Artemis Saitakis"

          

The 2nd prize at Innovation Hackathon "Artemis Saitakis" at Innodays 2023 Expo, was awarded to the team of the Center of eHealth Applications and Services of FORTH-ICS, for their novel application BONVITA: Enabling Integrated Self-Care for Improving Chronic Patient’s Wellbeing. All participating groups were invited to develop "Innovative ideas for the development of sustainable services/products for the sector of Health and Wellness". The team consisted of the members of the Center Giorgos Kavlentakis, Haridimos Kondylakis, Yannis Petrakis, Vasilis Tzikoulis and Fokion Logothetidis and it was supervised by the Head of the Center, Mr. Dimitrios G. Katehakis and the Collaborating Researcher of the Center, Dr. Angelina Kouroubali, Fellow of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics, Coordinator Reference Site for Active and Healthy Ageing Region of Crete.


23.10.2023

Gold Award in the category “National/ Regional Health Initiative” at Healthcare Business Awards 2023

          

Gold Award in the category "National/Regional Health Initiative"was awarded to the Institute of Computer Science - Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas for the program Ecosystem integration for the creation of the 4th Star Reference Center of the Region of Crete for active and healthy aging.


23.10.2023

Gold Award for the Center for eHealth Applications and Services at Healthcare Business Awards 2023

           

The Center for ehealth Applications and Services was awarded the Gold Award in the category "Hospital Information system" for the software suite Integrated Care Solutions: Automation of mass billing of chronic patients for submission of claims to insurance funds at Dafni and Dromokaitio psychiatric hospitals.


23.10.2023

Τhe Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH) awarded as Top Research Center at Healthcare Business Awards 2023

           

The Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH) was once again awarded the Top Research Institution award in the category "Top University - Research Center - Institution". The award was received on behalf of the Institute of Computer Science by Mr. Dimitrios Katehakis, Head of the Center of eHealth Applications and Services


22.10.2022

Top Research Foundation Award. Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Healthcare Business Awards 2022

 

                     

The Top Research Foundation Award was given to the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), through the Institute of Computer Science (ICS) at the Healthcare Business Awards 2021 ceremony. The award was received by Mr. Dimitrios Katechakis ((Head of Center for eHealth Applications and Services)

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22.10.2022

Gold and PLATINUM Award in the category “National/ Regional Initiative”. Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Healthcare Business Awards 20202 

 

                     

The Institute of Computer Science of FORTH received GOLD και PLATINUM Awards in the category " National / Regional Initiative" for its initiative to create, initially through a national and then through a European tender process, the first European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH) “smartHEALTH” in the field of Digital Health. 

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10.10.2022

4 star Reference Site for the Innovation Partnership of Active and Healthy Aging Innovation Partnership

The Reference Site “Region of Crete ecosystem for active and healthy ageing” was awarded by the European Commission as a"4* Reference Site" on October 10, 2022, in the European Partnership for Innovation in Active and Healthy Aging. The Reference Site is a union of three Centers: the Region of Crete, the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), and the University of Crete.

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09.06.2022

FORTH demonstrates the EEHRxF proof of concept, through Integrated Care Solutions, during the x-eHealth Hackathon for chronic disease management online event

 

                 

The innovative applications of the Center for eHealth Applications and Services (CeHA) of the Institute of Computer Science (ICS) of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) were presented on 9 June 2022, during the online X–eHealth Hackathon for Chronic Disease Management (7-9 June). More specifically, the FORTH team proof of concept showcased how the use of the European Electronic Health Record Exchange Format (EEHRxF) specifications under development can be used in both scheduled and unscheduled / emergency hospital care.

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20.09.2021

Bronze award in the category "National / Regional Health Initiative", Healthcare Business Awards 2021

 

                 

The Center for eHealth Applications and Services of the Institute of Computer Science (ICS), together with the PRAXI Network of FORTH received from the HealthCare Business Awards 2021 ceremony the Bronze award in the category "Nationaĺ / Regionaĺ Health Initiative", for the establishment of a collaborative innovation formation named "Hellenic Digital Health Cluster - HDHC" (www.hdhc.gr). 

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20.09.2021

Top Research Foundation. Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Healthcare Business Awards 2021 

 

                 

The Gold Award as a Top Research Foundation at the Healthcare Business Awards 2021 ceremony was given to the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), through the Institute of Informatics. The award was received by Mr. Dimitrios Katechakis ((Head of Center for eHealth Applications and Services) and Ms. Irini Foundoulaki (Principal Researcher of Information Systems Laboratory).

Press mentioniatronet.gr


 

10.06.2021

The Center for eHealth Applications & Services among the winners of the 11th NBG Seeds Innovation & Technology competition 

     

The 4th prize, accompanied by a cash prize of € 4,000.00, was received by the Time is Brain initiative of the Center for eHealth Applications and Services of the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH-ICS), in collaboration with the Medical School of the University of Crete, during the 11th NBG Business Seeds competition. The presentation of the smart digital platform for the management of vascular strokes was made by Dr. Angelina Kouroubali (collaborating researcher at the Computational Biomedicine Laboratory of FORTH-ICS), who was the team leader. The proposal was supported by Dr Georgios Notas, Mr Nikolaos Tselas, Mr Ioannis Petrakis, Mr Georgios Kavlentakis, and Mr Fokion Logothetidis. The selection of the winners was made among the 264 proposals submitted in the competition.

Press mention: startupper.gr


 

20.10.2020

Top University / Research Center. Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Healthcare Business Awards 2020 

         

FORTH, through the Institute of Computer Science, won the Gold Award as a leading University / Research Center at the Healthcare Business Awards 2020 ceremony. The award was received by Professor Konstantinos Marias (Head of the Computational BioMedicine Laboratory), Mr. Dimitrios Katechakis (Head of Center for eHealth Applications and Services) and Dr. Angelina Kouroumbali (coordinator of FORTH's Reference Center for Active and Healthy Aging).

Press mention: patris.gr


 

20.10.2020

Gold Award in the category “National/ Regional Health Initiative”. Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Healthcare Business Awards 2020 

         

Gold Healthcare Business Awards 2020 in the category “National/ Regional Health Initiative” for the creation of a European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing Reference Site. Healthcare Business Awards 2020

Press mention: kriti360.gr


 

16.02.2020

Important distinctions in Match & Develop a Startup Heraklion 3.0 - Innovation and Technology Competition

The 3rd Match & Develop a Startup Heraklion was completed on February 16, 2020 with significant distinctions for the Center for eHealth Applications and Services and the Computational Bio-Medicine Laboratory of the Institute of Computer Science.

By their great ideas and presentations they received:

  1. Special award from the mentors team of the Economic Chamber of Greece (regional department of Eastern Crete) for the development of the business model of startup creation
  2. Two awards for participation in the BAYER program for highlighting and supporting innovative ideas: Digital Services to Avoid Stress in a Surgery & Time Is Brain: Integrated Emergency Management Platform Focusing on Vascular Strokes
  3. Best idea award for the Time is Brain proposal that was awarded with direct qualification to the 2nd Phase of the 11th Innovation & Technology Competition of NBG Business Seeds of the National Bank of Greece

Press mention: patris.gr


 

02.10.2019

Healthcare Business Awards 2019: Gold Award in the category “eHealth: Digital applications for the management/ support of health units” for Integrated Care SolutionsTM

         

The Center for eHealth Applications and Services of the FORTH 's Institute of Computer Science received the gold award in the category "eHealth: Digital applications for the management/ support of health units” for Integrated Care SolutionsTM in 2019, during Healthcare Business Awards 2019 ceremony that took place on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 in Peania.

Press mention: cretapost.gr


 

15.07.2019

ESMARTCITY Datathon Innovation Competition: High Impact Award for Smart Sense service

         

The Center for eHealth Applications and Services of the FORTH 's Institute of Computer Science received a high impact award for the proposed Smart Sense service that combines data of indoor temperature and humidity conditions in buildings, weather data, open public data and thus informs citizens in real time about impending changes in environmental conditions that may affect their personal health.

Press mention: patris.gr


 

18.05.2019

Ηealth Datathon 2019: The first impact award received by Mining (MedIcatioN mIsuse iN old aGe) team

        

The first Health Datathon organized by the Athens Medical Society, the Open Technologies Alliance and the Hellenic Society of eHealth Services and Education, started on May 16th and was successfully concluded on May 18th 2019.

The MedIcatioN mIsuse iN old aGe" (MINING) team, composed of members and associates of FORTH‐ICS (Foundation for Research & Technology Hellas - Institute of Computer Science), participated in the event and received the first impact award for its project on "Potentially inappropriate prescription of medicines to the elderly". MINING team members were: Dr. Aggelina Kouroubali (collaborating researcher at the Computational BioMedicine Lab of FORTH‐ICS), Dr. George Notas (Assistant Professor at the Medical School of UOC), Mr. Ioannis Petrakis and Mr. Nikolaos Tselas (both software engineers at the Center of eHealth Applications and Services (CeHA) at FORTH-ICS). 

During the event that took place at the Athens Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation of the Athens University of Economics and Business, the teams had the support of 13 mentors, including Mr. Dimitrios Katehakis, head of CeHA.

Awards were given to the winning teams during the closing ceremony of the 45th Annual Panhellenic Medical Conference of Athens Medical Society, on May 18, 2019.
 

Press mention: opendata.ellak.gr


 

10.02.2019

1st Prize in Hacking Health Athens for the application TimeIsBrain

            

The first prize for the development of an emergency management platform in hospitals went to the Institute of Computer Science of the Institute of Foundation for Research & Technology Hellas and the University of Crete, who actively participated in the first Hacking Health Hackathlon in Athens.

Press mention: ert.gr


 

12.12.2018

International SlideWiki open courseware competition: Award for the creation of the original educational course entitled "Interoperability in eHealth" 

 

FORTH team won the International SlideWiki competition for the creation of an original training course entitled "Interoperability in eHealth". The award was received by the members of the team of the FORTH's Institute of Computer Science, Dimitrios G. Katechakis, Dr. Angelina Kouroumbali and Ioannis Karatzanis.

The online course was created on the SlideWiki open source software platform and is available at: SlideWiki | Presentation information | Interoperability in eHealth.

Press mention: cretalive.gr


12.10.2012

A honorable mention  was given to researchers of the ICS FORTH for their work "Electronic Health Record: Luxury or Need?" 

 

Honorable mention was given to researchers of the FORTH's Institute of Computer Science, for their critical review work entitled: "Electronic Health Record: A Luxury or a Need?", In the context of the 14th Panhellenic Conference on Health Services Management organized by the Hellenic Health Services Management (EEMYY), in Athens, on October 12-13.

Press mention: cretalive.gr