National Centre for Scientific Research Demokritos (NCSRD)

The National Centre for Scientific Research Demokritos (NCSRD) is the biggest research centre in applied sciences and engineering in Greece and it is a self-governing research organisation, under the supervision of the Greek Government. NCSRD consists of five Institutes spanning a broad range of activities, and of divisions responsible for administrative and technical support. Staff sums up to about 800 persons, including about 100 graduate students working towards a Ph.D. degree. It is the home of the Greek National Host and a major node in the Greek National Research and Technology Network (GR-Net). NCSRD participates in the proposal through the Media Networks Laboratory of the of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications.

NCSRD participates in the project through the Media Networks Laboratory (MNLab) of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications (IIT), which is actively involved in many areas of information technology and telecommunications, ranging from basic research, to goal-oriented research, as well as development and application of processes and products.

Roles in the project

  • In PALANTIR, NCSRD will support the overall architecture design, the requirements elicitation and the use cases definition. Moreover, it is foreseen that NCSRD will contribute to the development of new security services and their orchestration, as well as in security policy management, leveraging past experience in network management and emerging technologies such as NFV/SDN. Significant effort of NCSRD will be committed in the technical development of the threat sharing and breach notification functionalities. NCSRD will also participate in the integration of the various systems and will lead one of the pilot activities.

Reference contacts

  • Dr. Anastatios Kourtis
  • Andreas Oikonomakis
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