About us


Participating Organizations

Members

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (N.K.U.A.)

NKUA is a public university; the oldest and second largest in Greece. It has hosted a large number of European projects in every Framework. The Department of Informatics & Telecommunications had been ranked among the top 100 Computer Science departments by Academic Ranking of World Universities; it has included 5 recipients of ERC grants. The Lab of Geometric and Algebraic Algorithms (ErGA, http://erga.di.uoa.gr/) was founded and is led by I. Emiris: it now includes 3 faculty, 1 Postdoc fellow, 5 PhD and a few MSc and BSc students. Alumni include 6 PhD students and 5 Postdocs. The Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD, http://kddlab.di.uoa.gr/) Lab was founded and is led by D. Gunopulos and includes 3 faculty, and 3 PhD students. Alumni include 2 PhD students and a Postdoc.

3D industries Limited (3DI)

3D search engine firm. Developing cutting edge applications in 3D shape-based retrieval in industry. Partnerships with HP, Intel, Siemens, Autodesk and IBM, amongst others.

GIE AXA (AXA)

As one of the world leaders in financial protection, AXA’s mission is to help customers live their lives with greater peace of mind by protecting them, their relatives and their property against risks, and by managing their savings and assets. With over 103 million customers in 64 countries, AXA operates along three lines of expertise – Property & Casualty, Life & Savings and Asset Management. The Data Innovation Lab (DIL) was created in January 2014 to help AXA become a data-empowered company, by building Big Data assets and capabilities and supporting AXA subsidiaries move forward on their Big Data projects. It is both an internal incubator and a center of expertise on data.

 

Partners (non funded)

Stanford University (SU)

University of California, Berkeley (UC)

University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC)

 

External Advisory Board

Anne Driemel, Universität Bonn, Germany

Joachim Giesen, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany

Andre’ Lieutier, Dassault Systemes, Aix-en-Provence, France

 

Ethics Advisor

Dryllerakis & Associates Law Firm