The National Centre for Scientific Research (NCSR) ‘Demokritos’ is a medium-sized research centre (with approximately 850 employees) in selected fields of science and technology. It is located in Aghia Paraskevi, a suburb close to Athens, in a campus covering 600.000.m2 within a pine forest, and has 45.000.m2 of building facilities. Research at NCSR ‘Demokritos’ is carried out in its five Institutes:
- Informatics and Telecommunications
- Biosciences and Applications
- Nuclear & Radiological Sciences & Technology, Energy & Safety
- Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
- Nuclear and Particle Physics
The Telecoms Lab – Net Media Lab belongs to the Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications of N.C.S.R. “Demokritos”. It provides services, which have been financed-supported by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology (G.S.R.T.). Its activities span the areas of planning, development and operation of telecommunications services, the Internet and multimedia services, with the identity of e-services such as e-learning, e-inclusion, e-psychology, e-government, e-culture, e-commerce, e-business, e-procurement, e-testing, web portals, e-learning environments etc. The laboratory’s workforce is specialized in the all the aforementioned activities and covers the entire educational spectrum level (researchers, doctors, M.Sc. and support technicians). Finally, the laboratory has successfully coordinated a number of Leonardo Da Vinci projects, in recent years regarding the education of deaf and hearing impaired people, including DEDALOS, DELFE, ETSL and ENFORA.
Contact person: Dr. Athanasios Drigas