Heureka! The Falling Walls Lab Greece elects Theofilos Chrysikos as its winner
On 16 June, the DAAD Greece hosted its second edition of the Falling Walls Lab Greece.
This year, the Falling Walls innovators came together in Thessaloniki and pitched their ideas in front of a renowned jury. The presenters had prepared a wide range of topics spanning from medicine and food security to sustainability. The winner of the Greece Lab qualified for the Falling Walls Lab Finale which takes place in Berlin on 8 November 2016.
Meet the winner:
1. Place: Theofilos Chrysikos, Greece, University of Patras - Breaking the Wall of Pancreas E-Health Diagnostics
Theofilos convinced the jury of the Falling Walls Lab Greece with his presentation on 'Breaking the Wall of Pancreas E-Health Diagnostics’. By means of a wireless monitoring system he and his team aim to revolutionise the treatment of pancreas diseases.
Theofilos Chrysikos won a ticket to Berlin
2. Place: Michalopoulos Nikolaos, Greece, University of Patras, Breaking the Wall of Kinetic Dysfunction
Michalopoulos won the second ticket to Berlin with his approach for a personalized, energy and cost efficient framework of high precision that is tailored to the individuals’ needs and characteristics, accelerating the recovery and adaptation process for people with congenital kinetic chain injuries.
Meet the jury:
Stefanos Tziritis, Vicepresident of the German Greek Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Chairman of the Jury
Simon Bensasson, Member of the City Council Thessaloniki, Resp.: Innovation, Human Capital, European Networking
Rallio Lepidou, Journalist, Web & Paper Publisher
Prof. Dr. Anastasia Kesidou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Educational Sciences
Prof. Dr. Grigoris Zarotiadis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Economics
Dr. Sotiris Evgenidis, PostDoc at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Chemistry, Falling Walls Lab Winner 2015 in Greece