Research Projects

Intelspace has participated in numerous research projects, funded mainly from the European R&D Framework Programmes (FP, H2020) and the programmes of territorial cooperation (Interreg, MED, SEE). The company offered also consulting services to national and international research institutions and the European Commission. The research projects of Intelspace fall mainly in the field of systems of innovation and intelligent cities, considering intelligent cities as cyber-physical territorial systems of innovation and most advanced innovation-led agglomerations.


Findings of surveys and policy recommendations on smart specialisation governance, including EDP, and how national/regional authorities in Greece and Cyprus should comply with the Policy Objective 1 for ‘Smarter Europe’. Project website


The Digital Cities Challenge is a programme of the European Commission of coaching and facilitation of 15 European cities to develop and implement policies and actions for digital transformation and industry modernisation. Project website


The overall objective of the NEWBITS project is to provide with a deep understanding of the changing conditions and dynamics that affect or influence innovations in Intelligent Transport Systems. Project website

Online S3

The project is about the creation of an online platform containing a collection of roadmaps, tools, and databases that may assist and facilitate the elaboration of Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3). Project website


The project is about the creation of a Regional Innovation Ecosystem Platform that helps universities to develop their innovation ecosystem. The platform consists of a content management system for the mapping of actors and intelligent analytics tools. Project website


The project aims at providing information on innovation mechanisms for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), facilitating the transfer of innovative ITS products and services to the market. Project website

RIS3 assessment for Greece

The aim of these assignments which cover the period 2012-2016 is to conduct an expert assessment and provide policy advice on the preparation of the Greek national and regional strategies for smart specialisation. Project website

Innovation Strategy of Metropolitan Thessaloniki

The strategy was a pilot action of the project Asviloc Plus, in which regional development agencies act as facilitators to innovation policy makers and contributors to creation of innovative policies and programmes.


The InnoSee project contributes to the development of key competences and harmonisation of educational standards in the field of research-driven clusters (RDC). Project info


The Living Lab “ICT for Smart Cities and Green Buildings” is a pilot of the MEDLAB project. Project info