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Nano Technology

Patras Innovation Hub


Nanotechnology Innovation HUB is a joint initiative of leading
academic research labs and Patras Science Park with the
aim to exploit research results and promote innovation, new product development and business partnerships in the
field of nanotechnology.


The primary objective of the HUB is to consolidate, foster and coordinate
community activities towards the development of products and applications based on nanotechnology. Specifically:

  • Development of prototype products, concepts, applications, fundamental studies in various industrial sectors and research fields
  • Design and scale-up of production processes
  • Commercialization and IP management of research results
  • Cooperation with the industry to provide services in manufacturing, health, safety, materials characterization and standardization
  • Participation in national and international projects
  • Increase networking, international links and create a distinctive HUB Brand name
  • Participation in policy and strategic decision groups
  • Training and education of young scientists and engineers in management and business disciplines
  • Attraction of private investments (development centers and companies)
  • Exploitation of financial tools and mechanisms to support members


Costas Galiotis

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Patras Science Park Patras, Rio GR-265 04 Greece

+30 2610-965 255

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Evangelia Gralista

Web Design Internship

Evangelia Gralista from Trikala,Greece is in her senior year at University of Patras in the department of mathematics. She is currently working as a web design intern at Patras Science Park (PSP).

Vicky Tomara

Development Director

Vicky studied Business Administration at Athens University of Economics and Business and she got a M.B.A. from University of Patras. Her experience and background focus on supporting businesses-academia partnerships. Especially, she has been primarily activated in innovation supporting tools, while she worked in the past as an economist and research project manager in the industry. She has a good knowledge of the Greek innovation ecosystem actors, including academia, research institutes, regional and central governmental organizations, entrepreneurs and industry. She contributed to the launch and development of the Innovation and Technology Transfer Office of the University of Patras where she served as a Technology Transfer Consultant for 4 years. She acted as the principal organizational officer on behalf of the University of Patras for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Patras IQ Innovation Exhibition. Also, she contributed to the launch and development of the Technology Transfer Office of Patras Science Park and she involved in the building of the collaborative network between both CERN procurement and CERN Technology Transfer Group with the Greek start up community & enterprises. She is currently the Development Director in Patras Science Park, she is member of the Advisory Board of the Proof of Concept and she participates in the selection committee in various regional innovation competitions.