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EDIH Title

European Digital Innovation Hub for Smart Health: Precision Medicine and Innovative E-health Services

Geographical scope




The European Digital Innovation Hub on Precision Medicine and Innovative E-health Services (smartHEALTH) brings together internationally leading expertise in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and High Performance Computing, to assist digital transformation and foster innovation in digital health. Its flagship service areas are precision medicine, cancer, and public sector digital transformation. smartHEALTH is in alignment with the vision for Europe’s digital transformation by 2030, by supporting the four pillars of Europe’s Digital Compass: i) Skills, ii) Digital transformation of businesses, iii) digitalisation of public services and iv) secure and performance sustainable digital infrastructures, and The Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All. Based in Crete, it has nodes in 8 of the 13 regions in Greece, that have been strategically selected as they exhibit major economic & entrepreneurial activity in digital health, and the largest part of the public sector. smartHEALTH offers an integrated set of: i) test before invest services to clients from the private and public sectors, ii) advanced digital skills development to the healthcare ecosystem, iii) support to find investments by triggering additional investments of €30M to SMEs and public organizations through public and private sources, and iv) ecosystem building and networking to create new collaborations between industry, academia, research, public sector & civil society. Specialized expertise for digital transformation will be offered in precision medicine, biomedical informatics, diagnostic imaging, telehealth, administrative automation & digitization, integrated healthcare, personalized care delivery, social care and welfare management. Within the wider EDIH network, smartHEALTH fosters collaborations and networking to offer clients access to innovation and outreach beyond the national borders.

Coordinator information

Contractual contact information

Dimitris Plexousakis
+30 2810 391637

Operational contact information

Dimitris Plexousakis
+30 2810 391637

Coordinator address

Nik. Plastira 100
70013 Irakleio

Coordinator Business name


Coordinator Legal name

Coordinator department

Institute of Computer Science

Market and services


Artificial Intelligence & Decision support
High performance computing


Health care
Life sciences
Public administration


SME support
Knowledge transfer
Sme Business Development
Technological innovation
Ecosystem building
Technology transfer
Public sector innovation


Contact Name Role Country Address Business Name Legal Name Participant Type Website
Kostas Stamatopoulos Partner Greece Charilaou thermi road 6 km, 57001 Thermi thessaloniki, Greece CERTH REC http://WWW.CERTH.GR
Anastasia Krithara Partner Greece End of patriarchou grigoriou e and 27 neapoleos street, 15341 Agia paraskevi, Greece NCSRD REC
Theodore Dalamagas Partner Greece Artemidos 6 kai epidavrou, 151 25 Maroussi, Greece ATHENA REC
Anthony Savidis Partner Greece University campus gallos, 74100 Rethimno, Greece UOC HES
Marios Antonakakis Partner Greece Building e4, technical university campus counoupidiana, 731 00 Chania, Greece TUC HES
Pantelis Angelidis Partner Greece Parko agiou dimitriou 1, 50100 Kozani, Greece UOWM HES
Nikolaos Kotsonis Partner Greece Votsi 2, 26221 Patras, Greece SEVPDE OTH
Eleftherios Kiamilis Partner Greece Al pantou street 19-23, 176 71 Athina, Greece UNISYSTEMS PRC
Nikolaos Thomaidis Partner Greece 6 christou lada str, 10561 Athina, Greece NKUA HES