The Harokopio University of Athens, the coordinator of the «EO-PERSIST» project




The kick-off meeting of the “EO-PERSIST” project was completed with great success at the premises of the Harokopio University of Athens, between 25 and 26 January 2023.

The "EO-PERSIST" project is funded by Horizon 2020 (HORIZON-MSCA-2021-SE-01-01), and the Harokopio University of Athens is the coordinator, with the participation of the Department of Geography, the Department of Economics and Sustainable Development and the Department of Informatics and Telematics. The PI of the project is Dr. George P. Petropoulos, Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography.

The project, which has a duration of 48 months, proposes the development of a single cloud-based system that will allow uniquely the availability of the collection, management, and exploitation of the available Earth Observation data suitable to permafrost studies".

"EO-PERSIST" brings together staff from academia and industry, establishing a unique fertile collaborative research and innovation environment to promote pioneering research and socioeconomic studies implementation in the Arctic. A strong inter-sectoral experienced research team, of five (5) academic and five (5) industrial partners, coming from Greece (3), Finland (1), Sweden (1), Germany (1), Poland (1), Romania (2), and Italy (1) constitute the project’s consortium.

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