CUTLER

Coastal urban development incorporates a wide range of development activities that are taking place as a result of the water element existing in the fabric of the city. This element may have different forms (i.e. a bay, a river, or a brook) but in almost all cases the surrounding area constitutes what maybe considered as…

APOLLO

APOLLO is an EU-funded innovation project aiming to develop a market-ready platform of agricultural advisory services focused primarily, but not exclusively, at smallholder farmers in Europe. The APOLLO project aims to bring the benefits of precision agriculture to farmers through affordable information services, making extensive use of free and open Earth Observation data, such as…

RECAP

The EU policy tool for integrating environmental requirements into the Common Agricultural Policy is the Cross Compliance Scheme. EU farmers shall respect cross-compliance rules, legislative standards and obligations, in order to receive payments, but more importantly cross-compliance enhances awareness among them and helps European farming to be more compatible with the expectations of society. Farmers’…

AUDITOR

The goal of AUDITOR is the implementation of novel precise-positioning techniques based on augmentation data in custom GNSS receivers to improve the performance of current augmentation services and reducing costs. These techniques are already patented by the consortium and proven to offer better accuracy with faster convergence times than solutions commercially available. More sophisticated atmospheric…

hackAIR

hackAIR aims to develop an open technology platform for citizen observatories on air quality. Following a co-creation process with users and the development of the hackAIR platform and its components, the hackAIR platform will be pilot tested in Norway and Germany starting in September 2017 in order to validate the service platform and contribute towards…

iPIM

The iPIM is a robotic mechanism that is being developed out of a sophisticated prototype of an In-Line Inspection (ILI) PIG for non-destructive technique (NDT) inspection of pipelines (oil & gas). The existing prototype will be further developed in collaboration with our potential end users and will be made available for commercialization. iPIM will monitor…

STEP

STEP is a digital web Platform (available also as a mobile app) enabling youth Societal and Political e-Participation in decision-making procedures concerning environmental issues. The STEP platform brings together several ideas and technologies with the goal to engage Young European Citizens and Public Authorities in decision making about environmental strategies, policies, plans, programmes, laws, and…

NATCONSUMERS

The key objective of NATCONSUMERS is to develop an advanced and integral user-centred framework for the implementation of efficient energy feedback programmes in the domestic area. NATCONSUMERS approach relies on the complete characterisation of the EU energy consumer, and the design of specific personalised actions tailored to each consumer pattern detected based on the use…

turn2bio

turn2bio is a combination of an online market place and a library tool on organic food, which was created so as to bring together organic farmers and consumers who are looking for certified organic products. turn2bio introduces customers to a new shopping experience. Through the turn2bio online market organic producers can sell their products directly…

ENVI4ALL

ENVI4ALL is a mobile application that offers information on the current, forecast, and historical air pollution levels, making use of open data on air quality and user-generated information. It uses air pollution measurements for the calculation of the Air Quality Index (AQI): an index for reporting daily air quality based on the associated health effects…

FATIMA

FATIMA addresses effective and efficient monitoring and management of agricultural resources to achieve optimum crop yield and quality in a sustainable environment. It covers both ends of the scale relevant for food production, viz., precision farming and the perspective of a sustainable agriculture in the context of integrated agri-environment management. FATIMA aims at developing innovative…

ADRIATIC-ROUTE

ADRIATIC-ROUTE aims at promoting cultural, gastronomic and other alternative forms of tourism in the surrounding countries of the Adriatic Sea basin through the use of multimodal transport systems. The ultimate goal is to increase mobility in the participating regions for thematic tourism purposes, while at the same time promoting accessibility from one region / country…

Digital Waste Registry

The Digital Waste Registry (DWR) enables online procedures for registration and verification in a database for companies (waste producers, transporters and waste recipients). DWR facilitates the users to fulfill their obligation of submitting annual waste report about waste use, management and disposal, so as to both hamper the uncontrolled waste distribution and help Ministry of…

POMIS

The Waste Management Authority of Eastern Macedonia–Thrace took the initiative to investigate the problem of waste management in the cross border area of Greece-Bulgaria in cooperation with regional public authorities. The main objective of the project was to accelerate the operation of the existing and under completion infrastructure for the Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management…

Integrated Water Resources & Civil Service of the Municipality of Paxos in Water Saving System issues

In the framework of the project “”Integrated Water Resources and Civil Service of the Municipality of Paxos in Water Saving System issues””, DRAXIS was responsible for the implementation of the following: Subsystem – Water Data Monitoring Center Water consumption benchmarking subsystem Application – water saving guide Training services for the staff of the organization Technical…

ICME

The project ICME (Integrated Coastal Monitoring of Environmental Problems in Sea Region and the Ways of Their Solution) aims at developing innovative tools for the monitoring and management of sea regions with pilot implementation in four countries (Greece, Georgia, Armenia and Turkey). In Greece, the study is focused in Thermaikos Gulf area with a twofold…

Digital Environmental Registry

Digital Environmental Registry – DER originates from a European funded project under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, which has been adapted to provide an operational permitting tool for the Greek Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change. DERs’ main objective is to optimize the environmental permitting processes by transforming the current…

Reclaim

The Project aims at building a temporary pilot application on productive scale in order to mine parts of existing landfills and to separate useful materials and produce suitable products (concentrates), both ferrous and non-ferrous, which can be fed into a metallurgical process. In the framework of the project DRAXIS was assigned the development of the…

Update of air quality mapping through the use of emmission inventories & mathematical models

The purpose of the project is to create a cartographic mapping of atmospheric pollution in accordance with the requirements of Directives 96/62/EU on “Ambient air quality assessment and management” and other directives on limit values of individual pollutants. The technical description of the project includes the following tasks: Country division into zones and agglomerations. Specification…

Technical Support to the Special Secretariat for Waters in Overseeing the operation of the National Monitoring Water Network

HPC PASECO, DRAXIS Environmental SA and EPSILON SA, as the Consultants of this project supported the Greek Special Secretariat on Water in the monitoring of the operation of the National Program for Monitoring the Water Quality in Greece. Among the responsibilities of the Consultants were: Monitoring of the operations performed by the agencies responsible for…

CYCLECITIES

CYCLECITIES aims to carry out transfers of experience and exchanges of good practice among European cities, as well as to build up a knowledge capital supporting the integration of cycling into urban mobility management schemes for improving traffic conditions and city environments. In the framework of the project DRAXIS implemented the report: 4.1.2: “Gains and…

ENVI

The aim of the project is the protection of environmental resources and the encouragement of local communities to participate actively in this process. Municipality of Delta and Municipality of Kavadarci have the common need for the protection of the rivers that run through their geographical area: the river of Axios and the river of Luda…

CHORUS

CHORUS is a technological Cluster operating in the fields of Clean Energy, Clean Tech and Circular Economy. The CHORUS Clean Energy Cluster brings together companies and research entities in order to establish an arsenal of renewable and zero / low carbon footprint technologies, transformable into innovative, integrated products and solutions for the global Clean Energy…

GREEN VINEYARD

In the light of the real need to practically improve the environmental performance of viticulture and prevent the misuse of pesticide and chemical fertilizers, soil erosion and their effects on water quality, the overall aim of GREEN VINEYARD is to develop an innovative approach that integrates Precision Agriculture (PA) technologies and Integrated Crop Management (ICM)…

Intelligent System for Saving Water Resources of the Municipality of Amfilochia

The purpose of this project is the installation of a wireless system that reports the idications of the hydrometers at regular time periods. The system translates the indications into results and disseminates them to the consumers. The system enables citizens to pay online their bills, to be informed for their consumption through Web and mobile…

Citizen Time

The purpose of this project is the enhancement of the active citizen’s participation through the development of an integrated e-participation system. Using the latest technologies this ICT platform provides citizens with the services below: – Audiovisual Interaction and Public Participation, called debate with the Mayor – “Citizen Time”, that enables the participation of citizens in…

Navigation & tour system in Metsovo Municipality

The project aimed in the development of an integrated automatic navigation and guiding system in Metsovo by leveraging the features of the GPS satellite system. This application acts as a touristic guide which provides real time multilingual information to the visitors of Metsovo. Using their mobile devises, tourists are be able to use detailed maps…

AGROCLIMA

The AGROCLIMA research project investigates the consequences of climate change on coastal agricultural zones (e.g. river deltas), which form the most wealth-producing but vulnerable ecosystems. The principal project’s objectives were: a) The study of the natural processes controlling the formation and evolution of coastal lands (i.e. deltas), as a result of the interaction of terrestrial,…

Sustainable management of water resources to safeguarding drinking water

The project aims to highlight the rich aquifer systems in the cross border area of Greece-Italy and to seek state-of-the-art methods for their protection. The main benefit of the implementation of the programme is the rehabilitation of contaminated groundwater and of the natural environment, optimizing the monitoring network of water basin and the optimal management of…

PIGWaves

The PIGWaves project targets at developing an in-service pipe inspection tool capable of inspecting both piggable and currently unpiggable oil pipelines of steel construction and internal diameter 150-350mm that provides 100% volume inspection for features such as hard spots, stress corrosion cracking, corrosion and erosion. Long Range Ultrasound Guided Waves (LRUG) will be employed by…

AeroVis

AeroVis Project aimed at the development of a generic, extendable visualization software for map-based visualization of long time series of air pollution and climatic data, which enables a better understanding of the urban sources of air pollution and of the effects of anthropogenic aerosols on the climate. Moreover the project determines the needs of the…

CASSANDRA

Project CASSANDRA aimed to build a platform for the realistic modeling of the energy market stakeholders, also involving small-scale consumers (with possible small-scale production). CASSANDRA did not just provide another tool for visualization. Rather, it provided users with the ability to test and benchmark working scenarios that can affect system operation, company policies, and environmental…

AUTONEST

The AutoNest project addresses the need for effective monitoring of water resources and the improvement of water related policies in respond to the WFD implementation in the riverbasin of Nestos/Mesta. The overall objective of this strategic project is to develop an operational supportive mechanism for the Competent Authorities of water management in Bulgaria and Greece…

A.P.I.C.E.

APICE – a project financed by the European program for territorial Cooperation MED 2007/2013 (www.programmemed.eu) – intended to develop a knowledge-based approach for air pollution mitigation and sustainable development of port activities, managed by spatial planning policies at local level, which includes the territory around the ports. The inter-comparison of data acquired in five different…

PEOPLE

PEOPLE project aimed to speed up the uptake of smart cities through the rapid implementation, deployment and take-up of innovative internet-based services to allow developed cities to tackle their main current challenges and future ones concerning quality of life. This was enabled by designing and implementing user-driven open innovation methodologies and processes. During the project’s…

eEnviPer

eEnviPer is an integrated web-based platform for the application, administration and consultation of environmental permits. By making the environmental permits process more transparent, accessible and efficient, eEnviPer helps to reduce the environmental impact of economic activities through the environmental permits process in a cost-effective manner. n 2012-2014, eEnviPer set-up and tested its existing multi-purpose cloud…

NATOUR

The project aimed to create the appropriate innovative tools to promote ecotourism in these ecologically sensitive areas. By sharing the common characteristics and the exchange of know-how between the stakeholders, NATOUR aimed to seize the opportunity of promoting ecotourism and in the same time preserving the natural resources of the area. The overall objectives of…

Development & implementation tools for the integrated coastal zone management of Thermaikos Gulf

The aim of the project was the development and implementation of IT tools for the integrated coastal zone management of Thermaikos Gulf, as well as the pilot application in the western coastal zone. A study for the installation of telemetric stations, for monitoring the physico-chemical parameters of the marine environment of the Thermaikos Gulf, was…

ENORASIS

ENORASIS offers an irrigation management Decision Support System (ENORASIS Service Platform and Components) for environmentally optimised and thus sustainable irrigation management for farmers and water management organizations. ENORASIS is a server based system that gathers data from satellite observations and remote sensing field equipment and exploits meteorological forecasting models to provide high spatial accuracy estimations…

Maintenance of the Water Quality Monitoring Telemetric Network

DRAXIS completed successfully two consecutive projects for the “Integrated management and control system of water quality and optimisation of olive trees cultivations with control of Dacus extortion with GIS in Kavala Prefecture. The projects constitute an integrated system of environmental follow-up that focuses οn two basic sectors, water quality and dacus extortion in olive trees…

BACKGROUNDS

As subcontractor to the project, DRAXIS was responsible for the implementation of two environmental impact assessment studies. More specific DRAXIS conducted one study for selected multimodal corridors in the region of the Thessaloniki port and analysis of environmental constraints that prevent the growth of the port of Thessaloniki. Additionally, a second study on the same…

QUALIBLADE

The QUALIBLADE project offers a solution for all blade repairs, in wind turbines, to be carried out without the blades being dismantled, thus eliminating all transport costs and the associated downtime. This solution is provided through a complete in situ system for damage identification and location, repair and repair quality assurance that can be rapidly…

EU-WATER

The general objective of the project was the development of shared methodologies and the application of demonstrative and innovative interventions towards the integrated management of water resources in rural areas, to move toward sustainable development models framed by EU legislation. The main goals were to give concrete answers to the problem of water consumption and…

Development and implementation tools for integrated coastal zone management of Thermaikos Gulf

DRAXIS as external contractor to the project was responsible for the installation study of physicochemical telemetry monitoring station in the western coastal zone of Thermaikos gulf, which included: a feasibility study and action for the supply & installation of telemetric stations; a site selection for the installation of telemetry stations and alternative scenarios; an installation…

GEOCLIMA

The project “Geoclimate” aims at developing an integrated Geographic Information System which will have the potential for management, analysis, modelling and visualization of the information that is related directly or indirectly with the climate of Greece, the factors that determine its time evolution from the past to present as well as the projections in the…

EDHE

The project aimed to design and develop an integrated system for real time monitoring of the available solar potential in Greece, to produce detailed solar energy maps and to predict solar energy in short term periods. The system is supported by an updated climatologic study for solar energy regarding the past 10 years. All developed…

GNORASI

GNORASI aimed to advance the current state of the art in research and development of knowledge-based image interpretation applications by providing a generic, modular, platform for the systematic coupling of image processing algorithms and formal knowledge. With a special focus in remote sensing, “GNORASI” aspired to make an essential contribution towards the effective analysis and…

Development of digital backgrounds for the Management Centre of Traffic Control

Thessaloniki’s Intelligent Urban Mobility Management System is a unified effort of the key players of the city dealing with urban mobility, transport and environment. The system aims, through the services provided, to help citizens move around the city easily avoiding the traffic congested areas and also to raise the environmental public consciousness and to promote…

Water, Soil & Ecosystem Management System of lake Karla

The scenarios include potential water supply and demand conditions aiming at the optimisation of the operation of the Projects system, as well as the rational exploitation and sustainable management of the water resources of the area. Furthermore, a system was designed for the monitoring of the projects, water, soil and ecosystems. Based on the systematic…

GIS for the Municipality of Lamia

The project consists of the development and installation of a Geographic Information System, which provides an online web environment that offers geographic data from the Municipality of Lamia to its citizens. The system is based to the ArcGIS Server platform. Geocortex Essential was also used for the development and management of the web applications. DRAXIS…

Promotion of the use of broadband access networks for the Development of Chalkidiki

The aim of the project was the development of e-services for the citizens and the visitors of one of the most touristic area in Greece. A portal for providing current geo-located information regarding Tourism, Civilization and entrepreneurship was developed. 12 wifi hotspots were installed in 4 different villages of the area. DRAXIS was responsible for…

THERMOPOLIS 2009

The research project THERMOPOLIS 2009, aimed in an in-depth study of the urban heat island of Athens. The research expedition combined qualitative data collection based on geographical coordinates of hyper-spectral instruments that collect data from the air (flying aircraft), data from satellites and measurements from instruments on the ground (from fixed weather stations and mobile…

Provision of electronic tourism services to the Prefecture of Rodopi

The aim of the project was the development of innovative location-based e-services for citizens and visitors of the area over public wifi hotspots and the internet. The project included software development, hardware procurement and installation, training and support services for the authorities. The developed platform for the project included 3 subsystems: WebGIS : allows the…

NERIES

Design and Development of an Internet Application for sharing information related to the sites of accelerometers under “”NERIES“. NERIES responded to the needs of the seismological research and surveillance communities as well as to concerns from society. Earthquakes are recorded in the larger European-Mediterranean region by over 100 seismic monitoring systems and observatories in 46…

Operational monitoring of the air pollution in the country– members of the BSEC

The scientific consortium that was formed aimed to support country– members of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation regarding the operational monitoring of the air pollution. The main tasks of the project that were undertaken by DRAXIS were to identify: i) the available photochemical dispersion models and their technical characteristics; ii) the requirements for the development…

Development of a G.I.S. application for the Cyprus Agricultural Payments Organisation

The aim of the project was the development of custom tools in the ArcGIS environment to support the work of the Cyprus Agricultural Payments Organisation (CAPO) GIS experts. The tools facilitated the organization data workflow and reporting. The application was developed as add-on to the ArcGIS Desktop platform. In addition, a security platform was also…

AXIOS ECOTOUR

The main objective of the project was the development of an IT application – as well as the supply of adequate hardware – for the spatial monitoring of the River Axios Estuaries area focusing on eco-touristic activities. The project’s aim was the promotion of ecotourism as well as the protection and appointment of the cultural…

Study to Map Greek Requirements and Capabilities in Earth Observation

The «Mapping of the Greek requirements and capabilities in EO» was a study that concerned the mapping of existing and emerging public sector needs and the mapping of the available industrial expertise that could be applied to ESA EO programs and the sustainable exploitation of EO data by public and private users. The study focused…

Creation of a GIS for the Municipality of Evosmos

The projectʼs aim was the creation of a Geographic Information System. Several internet GIS applications were developed among which: city guide, public transport, transportation and land use, parks. All aplications were developed using the ESRI’s ArcGIS Server Application Framework. DRAXIS was responsible for: a) The development and maintenance of GIS Applications; b) The supply of…

Automatization of the Hellenic National Meteorological Service filling system

The aim of the project was to design an Integrated Information System for the automatization of the update of the meteorological database from stations all around Greece. A web application that calculates statistical meteorological indicators was also developed. DRAXIS took part in following: Study implementation; Implementation of AutoArchive software; Implementation of quality system; Expansion, adaption…

Development of an Information System using GIS for the Ring Road of Thessaloniki

The project aims to provide real time information for the traffic conditions in the Thessaloniki ring road. For that purpose the required hardware was installed (VMS, traffic cameras, network and computer infrastructure etc) as well as the necessary software (licenses and custom applications). The following activities were performed by DRAXIS: a) System design report; b)…

Study & Development of a GIS application on advanced intelligent transportation systems

The project’s aim was to develop a Geographical Information System for the creation of a transportation management center in Cyprus. The project included, among others, the supply of the necessary IT equipment and computer software, as well as the development of a web portal which uses G.I.S. to inform the public. All aplications were developed…

Integrated Management System for the olive cultivation in Kavala Region

The subject of the specific project was the development of an Information system for managing and editing spatial information, necessary for the design of policies for the water quality control and olive cultivation optimization in the Prefecture of Kavala, with the use of GIS. DRAXIS has undertaken the following tasks: Supply of GIS Software; Data…

Environmental Monitoring of the water bodies in the Prefecture of Kilkis

The subject of the specific project was the development of an Integrated System for Environmental Monitoring of the water sources in the Prefecture of Kilkis using GIS. The project included the following tasks: a) Development of an Environmental System for monitoring Water Sources; b) Supply and installation of all the necessary equipment; c) Consulting services…

Development of Laboratory Infrastructure for Water Quality Monitoring

The project was implemented for the needs of the General Chemical State Laboratory (Ministry of Economy Finance)and included support and consulting on the actions needed for the successful water quality monitoring. More precisely, the processes concerned the following: i) Statistical data analysis of the measurements of the water quality; ii) Cartographic presentation and analysis of…

Preparation of proposals concerning the environment at the border region Greece-FYROM

The project was part of the “Development of a knowledge network of educational and research Institutes active in environmental issues for the development of a common cooperation framework, for the harmonization with EU legislation and know-how transfer” financed by INTERREG III/A and aimed at recording the present situation at the Greece –FYROM border region in…

Analysis of the reports submitted by Member States on the implementation of Directive 96/61/EC

The project’s aim was to analyse, as a follow-up of the previous analysis, the reports submitted by Member States on the implementation of the IPPC Directive for the period 2003-2005 and provide summary fact sheets for each Member States. Furthermore, the project aimed at analysing the information submitted in the reports on representative limit values…

Development of a Data Management & Analysis Platform for the Hellenic Institute of Transport

The aim of the project was to develop an integrated and information system for data management and specialized applications in the section of transportations. DRAXIS was responsible for the design, the software development, and the provision of consulting services to the Hellenic Institute of Transport. For the purposes of the project a unified web interface…

Environmental Impact Assessment Studies Computer System, ENIASS

The project ENIASS aimed to the design and development of an Environmental Information System that would manage data, documents and information used for the Environmental Impact Assessments. The system was accompanied by a WEB GIS platform for the management and dynamic presentation of geographic data. The main objective of the specific project was to create…

Consolidation of Romanian Statistical System

The overall objective of this project was to strengthen the institutional capacity of the INS and of the statistical infrastructure, as well as to provde of a stock of reliable and comprehensive data in the statistical fields that were little approached so far, through the activities below: – Harmonising and improving the statistics on information…

Development of Environmental GIS for the Lignite Center of West Macedonia

The aim of the project was to design and implement a Geographical Information System for the Environmental Department of the Lignite Center of Western Macedonia. In the framework of the project the following tasks were undertaken: i) Design of the geodatabase; ii) Implementation of a multi-user geodatabase in ArcGIS with ArcSDE in an Oracle RDBMS;…

Estimation of Pollution from Static Sources (IPPC), PHARE-RO (INS)

The purpose of this project was the development of custom IT tools for: a) Environmental reporting according to the EU policy; and b) Emission inventory systems from stationary sources. The four main tasks of the project were the following: i) Development of a central database system for data storage and management; ii) Development of custom…

Preparation of emergency response plans for major industrial accidents

The objective of the project was the desing of emergency response plans, according to the SEVESO directive, for each industry that produces or stores dangerous substances. The major tasks in this project were: i) Recording of Seveso industries in Greece; ii) Development of a geographical database for emergency planning; and iii) Development of a custom…

Compliance of Romanian statistics with European statistical system – Environment statistic surveys, Romania – EuropeAid/114921/D/SV/RO

The aim of this project was the compliance of the Romanian Environmental statistics of the National Institute of Statistics (NIS) with EU, Eurostat requirements. For this purpose detailed surveys were designed for waste, water and air pollutants. An information system was also developed to perform data storage and analysis. The results of the surveys were…