NTUA is the oldest and most prestigious technical university in Greece. It was founded in 1837 and has since been contributing to the progress of the engineering science in Greece. The University comprises nine departments, each one covering a different aspect of the engineering field. The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of the National Technical University of Athens is well known in Greece and abroad for the research achievements of its faculty members and the good reputation of its students and alumni.
The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a research organisation associated with the School of ECE and has about 40 laboratories and research units presently active which are established by the implementation of several structural programmes.
The Distributed, Knowledge and Media Systems Group (DKMS), is research laboratory operating under ICCS, conducting research in topics such as Service Oriented Architectures, Cloud/Edge Computing, blockchains and Internet of Things. Related Projects which our group has led or participated: M-Sec, Bloomen, BigClouT, DITAS, CloudPerfect, CoherentPaaS, 4CaaSt, COSMOS, Optimis, Ponte, etc.