Science and Technology Day

Innovation from UK and Greece


Moderator: Yannis Rizopoulos

1230 – 1430
Topics; cell & gene therapy, antibiotic resistance, public health management. Presentations, discussion and Q&A with;
· Kathy Scott, Interim Head, Innovation & Research Unit, NHS (UK)
· Almira Bartolome, Business Development Executive,
Cell & Gene Therapy @Catapult (UK)
· Dr Athena Matakidou, Oncologist, Head of Clinical Genomics iMed (representing Astra Zeneca)
· Peter West, CEO, Academy of Infection Management (UK)
· Dr Peter Jackson, AMR Centre (UK) (Antimicrobial Resistance)
· Antigone Dimas, Geneticist, Fleming Institute

1445 - 1510
STEM Empowering Youth Program presentation – through Vodafone Foundation, presentation and discussion with Mr Theo Anagnostopoulos, Founder and General Manager, SciCo including teachers and students

1510 - 1530
Vodafone Greece Telemedicine Program through Vodafone Foundation, presentation and discussion.

Moderator: Prodromos Tsiavos
1600 – 1800
Topics; drone and LIDAR Technology, Future Cities, Voice bots, Design and 3D printing
· James Murray, Business Manager, BioCarbon Engineering, Oxford University spin-out, drone technology for reforestation
· Matthew Wolland, Customer Relations Manager, Raymetrics, Greek/UK company, LIDAR technology
· Michael Synodinos, International Engagement Manager, Ryan Johnston, Modelling & Visualisation GIS Engineer, Technologist, Transport Systems Catapult (UK)
· Mr Kostas Habidis, Head of Digital, Openness and Smart Cities, Municipality of Athens
· Dyson
· Mr Panos Livanos, Product Marketing Manager, Smart Business with Vodafone
· Vaggelis Eftaxopoulos & Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, Museotechniki Ltd with Cato Bot, and Dr Dinusha Mendis, Going for Gold, University of Bournemouth

Presentations will be in English.

This event, organised in partnership with Innovathens is part of Innovation Week Athens: a series of events organised by the British Embassy Athens and the British Council.

Check out our other Innovation Week events:

Fundathon: Innovative Fundraising for the Third Sector at Social Dynamo:

13/6: UK University Alumni Innovation Showcase at Στέγη Ιδρύματος Ωνάση / Οnassis Cultural Centre Athens:

Innovation Week is supported by Vodafone Greece and the Vodafone Foundation and AstraZeneca, under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology and the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs.