The  7 European Digital Innovation Hubs operating in Greece which were selected through both national and European tender processes to contribute to the digital transformation of key sectors of the economy and Public Administration, will participate in Thessaloniki International Trade Fair 2023

The hubs will present their activities to innovative businesses, Public Administration officials and other members of the Innovation ecosystem

The joint event that will take place on Tuesday 12/9/2023 at 19:30 at the kiosk 12 of the Ministry of Digital Governance. The event is  co-organized with the General Secretariat for Information Systems and Digital Governance .

GR digiGOV-innoHUB: Presentation of challenges in the Public Sector and call for targeted responses

Wednesday 13/9/2023 at 19:00

The European Digital Innovation Hub for Digital Governance GR digiGOV-innoHUB, will present for the first time key problems-challenges in the Public Sector services and will address an invitation to innovative SMEs and start-ups  for proposals – technological solutions that leverage AI and advanced IT technologies. These challenges emerged through a process of structured investigation and prioritization of the needs of public bodies and were concretized in relevant Workshops in Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Public Administration and in Online meeting “Synergies for innovative Solutions” 

Agenda  of the events:

  • “Innovation, Technology and Digital Transformation: Greece an Innovation Hub”

Tuesday 12/09/2023, 19:30-21:00

A discussion on how the Greek Innovation Hubs will contribute to the adoption of IT and advanced technologies as a strategic pillar for the development of innovative solutions in the web 4.0 era, in the context of the country’s Digital Transformation.    

  • The Needs for digital innovation 

Coordinator: Yannis Kotsis-Giannarakis, representative of Greek Digital Innovation Hubs

Antonis Stassis – (CEO General Secretariat for Information Systems and Digital Governance) Needs-challenges from Public Administration  

SBE: Katerina Tziginou, Director of International Relations of the Association of Greek Industries”Customer” branch needs-challenges of nodes

SEPE: Spyros Pamboukidis, Executive Vice President of SEPE

  • How to take advantage of the EDIH

Moderator Spyros Arsenis – NBG Business Seeds

  • Rules of Engagement : Rules for the provision of services to Businesses – Public bodies with hubs Periklis Terlksidis – Smart Attica
  • Case story 1: Prioritization of Public Sector needs: Approach and process Nikos Vassilakis – GR digiGOV-innoHUB GRNET  
  • Case story 2: Examples of solving the needs of small and medium enterprises in the Health sector Dimitris Katehakis – smartHEALTH – ITE
  • Case story 3: The first contact with businesses in the Agri-Food sector – Maria Michalopoulou – DigiAgriFood  
  • Case story 4: Integration of a supportive robot in the Pediatric Surgery Health Hub – Maria Pournari – Health Department – Regional hospitals. Needs-challenges of the “Customer” branch of Larissa General Hospital hubs
  • Together, to improve the Public – Presentation of the Challenges of GR digiGOV-innoHUB, Wednesday 13/09 18:00-19:00

Coordinator: Theodoros Karounos, President of the Executive Board of GR digiGOV-innoHUB

  • Presentation of the European Digital Innovation Hub for Digital Governance – GR digiGOV-innoHUB (Yiannis Kotsis-Giannarakis)
  • Announcement of 1st of the node challenges group (Nikos Vassilakis, Alexandros Melidis)
  • Short talks of Stakeholders
    • General Secretariat for Information Systems and Digital Governance
    • SEPE
    • SEPBE
    • HETiA
    • Elevate Greece