Awards

Best Paper Award at the 17th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE) 2021
The paper entitled “GRETA: Pervasive and AR Interfaces for Controlling Intelligent Greenhouses”, by Bekiaris, I., Leonidis, A., Korozi, M., Stratakis, C., Zidianakis, E., Doxastaki, M., & Stephanidis, C. , received the Best Paper Award at the 17th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE2021) (Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21-24 June 2021).

European Public Sector Awards 2017
The digital transformation project “Electronic Services for the Transportations and Communications Division of the Region of Crete” was selected by the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), amongst 150 candidates, as one of 34 best practices across the EU. Following its nomination for the final jury decision of the European Public Sector Awards (EPSA 2017), it was ranked second amongst the top 4 European innovation projects. The award ceremony took place in Maastricht (22 Nov 2017).
Press Release – Region of Crete (in Greek).

 

Additional Distinctions

for the digital transformation project

“Electronic Services for the Transportations and Communications Division of the Region of Crete”

9th European Quality Conference – Best Practice

Selected as a best practice case study and presented in the 9th European Quality Conference, hosted by the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU, Valletta, Malta, 15-16 May 2017.

PAG Network (ESF) – Case Study

Invited presentation in the European Social Fund (ESF) Governance & Public Administration (PAG) network meeting on Public Sector Innovation and ICT held in Tallinn- Estonia, 25-26 Sept. 2017.

Dianeosis - Digital Governance Study

Presented as a successful example and best practice in the study entitled “e-Governance in Greece” published by Dianeosis, March 2018, pp 59-60.

8th European CAF Users’ Event – Best Practice

Selected as the Greek best practice case study and presented at the 8th European CAF Users’ Event hosted by the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Sofia, Bulgaria, 12 April 2018.

Best Paper Award at the 11th International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction 2017
The paper entitled “ACTA: ? general purpose Finite State Machine (FSM) description language for smart game design”, by Zidianakis, E., Antona, M., & Stephanidis, C., received the Best Paper Award at 11th International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction 2017 ( 21–23 July, Lisbon, Portugal ).
Best Paper Award at the eLmL 2016 International Conference to researchers of the Institute of Computer Science of FORTH
The paper entitled “AmITest: A Testing Framework for Ambient Intelligence Learning Applications”, by Louloudakis, N., Leonidis, A., & Stephanidis, C., received the Best Paper Award at the 8th International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2016, Venice, Italy, 24-28 April 2016).
2014 Taipei Int’l Invention Show & Technomart Platinum Award,
Presented to the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Institute of Computer Science in recognition for the invention of Interactive Wall.
2014 Taipei Int’l Invention Show & Technomart Gold Medal Award
Presented to the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Institute of Computer Science in recognition for the invention of Interactive Documents.
2014 Taipei Int’l Invention Show & Technomart Silver Medal Award
Presented to the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Institute of Computer Science in recognition for the invention of iEat: An interactive restaurant table.
Thailand Award for Best International Invention
Presented by the National Research Council of Thailand – NRCT to the Foundation of Research and Technology, Hellas, Institute of Computer Science for iEat: The Smart Restaurant Table, in “2014 INST: The 10th Taipei International Invention Show & Technomart,”Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Best-Exhibitor-Award (BEA) at ITB Berlin
Interactive Documents and Media Gallery were the main attractions for the booth of EU Project Medeat at the ITB Berlin Travel Trade Show 2014, which won the second place in the NGOs & Non-Profit Institutions category of the organized by the Cologne Business School.
Best Student Paper Award at the PECCS 2013 International Conference to researchers of the Institute of Computer Science of FORTH
The paper entitled “Programming Smart Object Federations for Simulating and Implementing Ambient Intelligence Scenarios”, by Georgalis, I., Tanaka, Y., Spyratos, N., & Stephanidis, C. , received the Best Student Paper Award at the 3rd International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communications Systems (PECCS 2013, Barcelona, Spain 19-21 February 2013).
Best Paper Award at the eLmL 2013 International Conference to researchers of the Institute of Computer Science of FORTH
The paper entitled “AmI-RIA: Real-Time Teacher Assistance Tool for an Ambient Intelligence Classroom”, by Mathioudakis, G., Leonidis, A., Korozi, M., Margetis, G., Ntoa, S., Antona, M., & Stephanidis, C., received the Best Paper Award at the 5th International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning (eLmL 2013, Nice, France, 24 February - 1 March 2013).
People’s Choice award at the 2008 Arcademy Games Awards Montreal
"Game Over!", an educational game designed and implemented by Dimitris Grammenos, won the People’s Choice award at the Arcademy Games Awards Montreal, Quebec, sponsored by Festival Arcadia. In this event the submitted games were showcased in front of 22,000 visitors
European Design for All Awards 2004
"UA-Chess", a universally accessible game designed and implemented by Dimitris Grammenos, was nominated for the final jury decision of the European Design for All Awards set by the European Commission, in the category "AT/Culture, Leisure and Sport".