OKYS* is an SME established as an independent research, innovation and technology hub that explores, develops and implements novel technologies to tackle business and societal challenges.
The company employs high-skilled and experienced personnel with more than ten years’ experience in software engineering and project management..
The interdisciplinary team at OKYS focuses on the intersection between ICT and Society to provide smart solutions to citizens, consumers, decision makers and SMEs.
OKYS can design and realise modern concepts for national and international companies and public administrations. OKYS co-designs with the users the appropriate requirements and transfers them to comprehensive use cases which drive both design and technical implementation activities.
OKYS digital solutions help turn ideas into the actions required to mobilize individual and collective engagement for the co-creation of a sustainable future.
* OKYS comes from the ancient greek word “ωκύς”. OKYS in ancient greek is used to describe the one that moves really fast and smart at the same time and has mental sharpness .
Holds two University Degrees, the first is in Agricultural Development from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the second is in Computer Science from Hellenic Open University. During the last 15 years he has successfully coordinated over 40 national and EU projects (FP7, INTERREG & MED Community Initiative, structural funds and other).
Has experience as Head of European Projects and Programmes Department for 14 years. She has got extensive experience in identifying, writing and managing European projects. Her expertise is extended well over Structural, Cohesion, Cross-border and Pre-accession funds and includes large non-governmental and privately financed projects. Ms Nikolova has completed certifying course on European Project Management from the American University in Bulgaria. She holds a MA degree in Human Rights and Democracy from the University of Bologna and a BA degree in International Relations from the University for National and World Economy (UNWE), Sofia.