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INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER SYSTEMS

ICCS was established in 1989 by the Ministry for Education, Lifelong Learning and Religion Affairs. It is a non-profit, private legal entity which is linked to the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and is the research host of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). The aim of the Institute is to promote the Research and Development in all different research disciplines of SECE. The research themes mainly include: Hardware and Software Technology Computer Network Technology Mobile technologies Digital Communications Technologies Control and Automation Technologies Energy and Power Production Technologies Biomedical and Biomechanics Technologies Information Systems and Management Decision Technologies Photonic Technologies for Communications ICCS is very active in programmes financed by the European Commission with substantial participation in competitive research programs. For example, the last five years it has participated in 110 projects of 6th Framework Program and in about 75 projects of 7th Framework Program. In addition, ICCS was or is the co-ordinator of projects for several European programmes (eg EC, ISIS, RACE II, ESPRIT, IES, ACTS, INFOSEC, BRITE-EURAM, STRIDE, MIP-Informatics, Telematic Applications, GROWTH, QoL, JOULE, ENERGIE ) and parallel to this it participates in various Greek programmes. Last but not least applied Research is provided by ICCS to the following Hellenic public bodies: Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs • Ministry of National Defence • Ministry of Culture • Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs • Ministry of Health and Welfair • Ministry of Transportation and Communications • Ministry for the Environment Physical Planning and Public Works • Hellenic Organization of Telecommunications • Public Power Corporation •Hellenic Aerospace Industry