New Technologies and Education Facilitating the SDG’s

What did Athanasios Polychronopoulos, executive chairman, Polyeco Group, Philip Vafiadis, founder & chairman, Innovyz Institute, Australia, Rossella Cardone, head of sustainability and corporate responsibility, Ericsson, Yannis Ioannidis, president and general director, “Athena” Research and Innovation Center, professor, department of informatics and telecommunications, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, and Theodore Dalamagas, principal researcher and vice-director of Information Management Systems Institute, ATHENA Research Centre, talk about in this session?

“Polyeco SA has launched its ambitious and highly successful Contemporary Art Initiative, the PolyEurope Contemporary Art Initiative (PCAI), a nonprofit organization primarily aimed at raising public awareness of the environment, implicitly addressing the critical issue of waste management, which is not only technical, but environmental and social, ” underlined the Polyeco Group’s executive chairman, Athanasios Polychronopoulos.

“The technology needed to coordinate and push changes that can build trust and improve every aspect of our culture is already available. Every day we do not act to implement it on a large scale, it is a day of economic and social prosperity that Vafiadis., ” said the founder and president of the Innovyz Institute in Australia, Philippos Vafiadis .

“The big data is the new oil, without which we can not go on,” said the Chairman and general manager of the Athena Research Center and Professor of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Giannis Ioannidis. Among others, he mentioned the example in the area of digital health, and in particular medical precision. Mr. Ioannidis developed the “knowledge triangle”: research – education – innovation. “One’s waste is gold for each other,” he said, referring to special applications that can measure waste and create networks of waste collection and transport.

The role of new technologies involved in data value chains and forming the so-called data economy analyzed by the principal investigator and deputy director of the Institute of Information Systems of the Athena Research and Innovation Center.

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