Tommi is currently the Coordinator of the FAIRCORE4EOSC HE-project. He is an interdisciplinary expert with 20+ years of working experience on information systems development from both science and industry. On the academic side, he has been working on EU research projects since 2006 and his competence lies in the conceptualisation of software solutions to research problems, especially related to the sustainable use of natural resources. His PhD focused on development of sustainability impact assessment methods. As a senior information architect at CSC his primary interests are on the design of structurally and semantically interoperable information systems. He has done the information modelling for the Finnish national CRIS research.fi.
Wim Hugo is the CTO of DANS, a major data archive and expertise centre based in the Netherlands, and is a contributor to both the FAIRCORE4EOSC (WP Lead) and FAIR-IMPACT (Task Lead) projects. He is active in EOSC Task Forces, CESSDA, GEO, RDA, and CoreTrustSeal, and has many years of experience on topics of interoperability, specifications, standardisation, architecture, and best practices in the field of research data management, societal benefit from open science, and decision and policy support – in multiple scientific domains. The Hague, Netherlands.
EVDOKIMOS I. KONSTANTINIDIS
Dr. Evdokimos I. Konstantinidis is the leader of the Assistive Technologies and Silver Science Research Group in the Medical Physics and Digital Innovation Lab, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He received the Diploma in electronic engineering from the Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree in the Laboratory of Medical Physics of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2015. He is currently coordinating the Research Infrastructure H2020 project, VITALISE – aiming to harmonize the procedures and ICT tools of the Health and Wellbeing Living Labs towards creating an open ecosystem for the European researchers. He is the Chairperson of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) and coordinator of the Health and Wellbeing Living Labs Action Oriented Task Force. He is currently the coordinator of the RAISE Horizon Europe funded project on services for the European Open Science Cloud, towards a crowdsource network for data processing. He has been principal investigator for a couple of national and international funded projects. In 2020, as a result of the H2020 funded project named CAPTAIN H2020 (technically coordinated by him), he co-founded CAPTAIN-COACH, one of the first 10 spin-offs of AUTH.
His research interests lie predominately in the area of living labs methodologies combined with agile aspects in the Health and Wellbeing domain as well as open science, design of tools used as interventions for elderly in the field of exergaming, indoor monitoring and e-coaching. He has authored more than 140 publications in various international peer-reviewed journals and conferences (h-index: 17, ~ 1774 citations).
Gorka Epelde is a Principal Researcher and Big Data Health research line lead at Vicomtech Foundation, Basque Research and Technology Alliance (BRTA) located in San Sebastian, Spain. Furthermore, he is a member of the eHealth group within the Bioengineering Area of the BioDonostia Health Research Institute.
Gorka possesses extensive expertise in interoperability architectures, data preparation and integration, synthetic data generation, as well as human-computer interaction. His primary areas of interest encompass Public Health and Health Informatics. In 2014, Gorka obtained his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Basque Country, in the abstract user interfaces domain.
In addition to his research endeavours, he has taken on the role of coordinating several regional and national projects, along with providing support for EU project coordination, such as H2020 MIDAS, FP7 Si-Elegans, FP6 i2Home, and FP6 Vital. Currently, Gorka serves as the Technical Coordinator of the H2020 VITALISE (https://vitalise-project.eu/) and the HEU EOSC RAISE (https://raise-science.eu/) Research Infrastructure projects. He also holds the role of software ecosystem work package lead for the Cancer Mission HEU LUCIA project (https://luciaeuproject.technion.ac.il/), project which is focused on gaining a deeper understanding of lung cancer risk factors.