19th-20th of January 2023

During a two-day meeting at the Hellenic Ministry of Digital Governance, the new project Hellas QCI – Deploying advanced national QCI systems and networks in Greece kicked-off on 19 and 20 January 2023 with the participation of NCSR Demokritos representatives.

The Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications participates in the project with the Knowledge Management Unit along with with 13 more partners in the HellasQCI project which is part of EuroQCI, aiming to upgrade the security of sensitive data and critical infrastructure through the design and implementation of national and European quantum communication infrastructure networks. In this framework, the project will run a series of use cases and trainings for technicians, researchers and end-users.

Mr. Kyriakos Pierrakakis, Minister of State & Digital Governance and Dr. Athanasios Staveris, Secretary General of Telecommunications & Post at the Ministry of Digital Governance welcomed the partners.  Dr. Ilias Papastamatiou, Senior Project Manager at GRNET and coordinator of HellasQCI gave a comprehensive overview of the project and the steps to be taken.

Dr. George Nounesis, Director and Chairman of the Board at NCSR Demokritos and Dr. Homer Papadopoulos, Knowledge Management Unit, scientific coordinator of the project represented NCSR Demokritos at the kick off meeting (KOM).


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