Innovation

Small businesses and e-commerce: A difficult undertaking

During the past months, and especially after the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the trend of online shopping has increased a lot. Because of the restriction measures and the consecutive lockdown decisions, it has been made easier and more preferable to shop online. Not only the fashion industry, but also supermarkets, toy stores, pharmacies and cosmetic […]

Creating entertainment, an educational approach

It is a well-known fact that the spread of COVID-19 affects various parts of our modern society in many ways. Entertainment and creative sectors seem to have to deal with devastating losses in terms of economy and employment. The United Kingdom is already reporting more than 400.000 jobs lost and a 74 billion revenue decrease […]

P2P technologies: Can they return?

Let me refresh your memory by reminding you what P2P technologies are and how they were mostly used in the past. First of all, this kind of technique is based on an architecture called peer-to-peer (that is why they called P2P). Actually all users form a node network and every “peer” acts as a server. […]

Robotics and STEM Education

I am pretty sure that most of you are aware of the word ‘robotics’ but in case you are not it would be wise to begin with a simple explanation of this discipline. As its name indicates the field of robotics is directly associated with artificial intelligence and computer science by extension. Nowadays, we can […]

Digitalization… a new era!

A few years ago, a new “trend” emerged as a number of entities, enterprises, innovation hubs etc. introduced a ground-breaking practice: online events; instead of holding actual physical events like meetings, trainings or interviews, they organized the activities as online-events. It wasn’t the best way to attend such an activity, but at least it would […]

Can 3D technology change the world?

No one can deny that in this time 3D technology plays an important role in plenty of disciplines such as economy and health. In this article we are about to analyze the current contribution of this technology and what the future can bring. To begin with, 3D technology is the construction of three-dimensional models (digital […]

The future of Artificial Intelligence

As we all know nowadays the technologies which are based on AI are being proliferated in a very fast way and they have become an integral part of today’s technology. To be more specific, we can find artificial intelligence  in almost any discipline. Let’s examine what AI has still to offer in the foreseeable future. […]

Gamification: A new world is about to open

First and foremost, how about a world based on video games’ techniques and strategies? This world is exactly what gamification introduces. To be more clear and specific about what gamification is, we can just say that it is the application of notions related to video games in fields that have no connection with them.  In […]

Internet of Things: The future of technology now

First of all, let’s start with a clear and simple definition of the “Internet of things”. In reality, we are talking about the connection of devices through the internet and the ability of them to receive, transfer and exchange data without human interference. In order to understand that, just imagine having the capability of turning […]

SMEs and the EU: The Small Business Act

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) play a crucial role in the European framework. According to the European Commission, SMEs represent the 99% of all businesses within the EU and have immensely contributed to a series of economic and social aspects at a regional, national and international level. Employability, innovation, regional development, economies of scale, […]