The AQUAKNIGHT project ( is inviting you to the 1st AQUAKNIGHT International conference “Water Leakage detection solutions in the Mediterrenean basin: the AQUAKNIGHT approach” on 15 May 2013 at Alexandria, Egypt.

AQUAKNIGHT responds to the need of all countries in the Mediterranean region to optimize performance of water networks and reduce water losses. The project’s consortium intends to facilitate the dialogue among water institutions and operators from different regions in the Mediterranean area, and promote sustainable solutions for tackling water scarcity in the region. An effective use of the resource will prevent inter-basin transfers as well as international and national conflicts for water use.

During this conference participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the project developments and specifically about the IT solutions for leakage management and innovative tools used for Active Leakage Control, efficient water demand management through several success stories. Moreover, the Egyptian legislation framework for water services and possible funding opportunities and investments in the area will be also presented.

Participants may include water operators/utilities in the Mediterranean EU and Partner countries, water regulators and network stakeholders, researchers working in the water companies and institutes as well as any other interested person from all over the world.

The official invitation letter as well as the conference programme can be foundhere.

If you are interested to participate in this conference you are kindly requested to fill in the registration formand send it by fax or e-mail to:

Mrs Yosr Salah:

Phone: 002033933009 - Fax: 002033914735


Mrs Daniela Bergamotti:

Phone: 00390105586866 - Fax: 00390105586847



Rapid advances in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), in lower-power wireless networking and in computation give hopes for a new generation of small, inexpensive, networked sensors that can be distributed on civil and building structures to provide accurate, quantitative information on the structure's physical state while in service. This information can be used to assess the structural condition of the monitored facility and aid decision making on rehabilitation so that safety can be attained and rehabilitation costs can be reduced. The most relative properties for structural analysis are movement (acceleration and displacement) and forces. The corresponding sensors that produce these measurements are accelerometers and strain sensors (stresses and forces can be deduced from strain measurements).


ManuVAR is a European 7th Framework project that comprises 18 partner organisations across 8 countries and finished it's activities on 2012. The project's main results has been presented by the Coordinator Dr.  Boris Krassi through his interview at the Horizon Management's monthly newsletter (April 2013 issue).

Please find the interviewhere.

To find out more about the project visit



The European research project interactIVe has achieved key results towards the goal of accident-free traffic, by developing the next generation of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems for safer and more efficient driving.

After four years of leading research, we cordially invite you to find out more about these new solutions and to experience performing safety applications in several demonstrator vehicles.

The interactIVe Final Event will be held

on November 20thand 21st, 2013

at the Eurogress Convention Center in Aachen (Germany)

and the Ford Proving Ground in Lommel (Belgium).

By attending this unique event, you will be able to network with project partners, discover the latest developments in active safety during a dedicated conference and experience live demonstrations on vehicles which actively brake and steer to avoid dangerous situations.  The event will be combined with the partner project eCoMove, which has created an integrated cooperative solution for energy efficiency in road transport, through eco-driving support and eco-traffic management.

On the conference day (20th of November) the results of the two projects will be shown via technical presentations and in a common exhibition at the EUROGRESS, Aachen. Several related topics addressed by interactIVe and eCoMove will be highlighted, including cooperative systems and platforms, strategies for vehicle control and Human-Vehicle-Interaction. On the second day (21st of November) advanced functions will be presented during a driving session with the interactIVe demonstrator vehicles. A shuttle bus will transfer participants to the Ford Proving Ground in Lommel, Belgium.

Don’t miss this event - save the dateand subscribe to the invitation list using the following

Additional information and details will follow shortly.

For any further information please contact Anja Winzer ( or Evi Brousta (

Official save the date announcement can be foundhere.



A European-funded project is promising to completely revolutionise productivity and working environments across Europe, thanks to its newly developed system, which combines product lifecycle management, ergonomics and virtual and augmented reality technology to startling effect.
The project, MANUVAR ('Manual work support throughout system lifecycle by exploiting virtual and augmented reality'), included 18 partners and spanned 8 countries across the EU. Partners developed a modular, reconfigurable system that will support manual work across a range of industries. MANUVAR was funded by the European Commission under the EU's Seventh Framework Programme and received more than EUR 7 million in funding.

The full article is available here.


The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, renown and with long experience in the design, development and promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems, is an official sponsor of the international event “Hi-Tech EKO Mobility Rally 2013". This event is organised, for the seventh consecutive year by the Hellenic Institute of Electric Vehicles (HELIEV) and is recognised by the International Automobile Federation - FIA, as its results count for the World Cup on alternative energies.

The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems practically proves in this way its full support of all actions that activate and boost the technological development of Greece in this area.


Dr. Angelos Amditis, research director of the I-SENSE research group of the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) was unanimously elected in the Executive Board of ERTICO-ITS Europe. As a representative of the research sector he will continue all his efforts to promote national and European research interests.

Dr. Angelos Amditis, research director of the I-SENSE research group of the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), was unanimously re-elected and appointed President of the Executive Board of the national organisation ITS Hellas through the poll held on 19 April 2012.


Dr. Angelos Amditis, research director of the I-SENSE group of the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), was re-elected with a majority of 55 votes (second out of 19 candidates) in the Executive Committee of EuroVR, the international non-profit Association for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, based in Brussels. The elections were held through an electronic poll from 13-17 February 2012.

ICCS is one of the founding members of EuroVR and holds the Associationʼs presidency until today.



The European research project interactIVe takes the next step towards the goal of accident-free traffic by developing the next  generation of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems for safer and more efficient driving.

Perception, ADAS, and HMI

Discover the state-of-the-art on Perception Systems, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) for safer and more efficient driving. During the Summer School a varied range of topics will be presented and discussed, from sensor interfaces and fusion modules, to driver support, emergency intervention, vehicle path control, perception platforms and ADAS applications, including the latest interactIVe results.

Presentations and Discussions

Prominent speakers from academia and industry, from Europe and abroad, will offer keynote speeches, lectures and presentations combined with networking sessions and round-table discussions to deliver a high-level, informative program. In parallel, posters and demonstrations of the latest technological developments will be exhibited. Interested participants are invited to submit proposals for posters or demos; especially PhD students will have the chance to present their current work and participate in open discussion panels.


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  • Invitation: Please download the invitation here
  • Final programme: Please download the final progarmme here
  • Registration Form: Please download the registration here
  • Poster A3: Please download the poster in A3 size here
  • Poster A4: Please download the poster in A4 size here