Ilias Trochidis has fourteen years of active involvement in EU research projects under his belt. He holds a BSc degree in Applied Informatics from the University of Macedonia in Greece and a Master’s degree (MSc) in Software Engineering from the University of Sunderland, UK. Ilias’ main research interests are, in domains such as open data, open science, open government, big data, and value creation in the digital economy. Ilias has developed and maintained various web and business-related applications and has drafted a number of sustainability and business plans for the exploitation of research and innovation results.
In his free time, he plays volleyball and he believes that one day he will learn to play piano.