Dr. Evdokimos I. Konstantinidis is the Chairperson of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) with more than 170 members worldwide and coordinator of the Health and Wellbeing Living Labs Working Group. 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 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 the coordinator of the RAISE Horizon Europe funded project on services for the European Open Science Cloud, towards a crowdsource network for data processing. 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 design of tools used as interventions for elderly in the field of exergaming, indoor monitoring and e-coaching. He supported the establishment of the Thessaloniki Action for Health and Wellbeing Living Lab (ThessAHALL) which in 2016 became an adherent member of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) and he is working towards living labs sustainability model based on access to private funding. He has been principal investigator for a couple of national and international funded projects and has authored more than 70 publications in various international peer-reviewed journals and conferences (h-index: 18, ~ 2259 citations), and he co-chaired the OLLD2019 Conference in Thessaloniki.

Topic: Living Labs for rapid and reliable open innovation