Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS)
The Institute for the Management of Information
Systems (IMIS) is a research institute
within the Research and Innovation Center in Information,
Communication and Knowledge Technologies "Athena".
"Athena" is the first research center in Greece
with a focus exclusively on Information Society. Established in
Athens in 2003, it is a research and technology organization
supervised by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology
of the Ministry of
Education, Lifetime Learning and Religion.
IMIS was founded in 2007 with the mission to
conduct research in the area of data management and large-scale
IMIS is directed by Timos Sellis, Professor at the National Technical
University of Athens. The IMIS team comprises a healthy mix of
senior and junior researchers and engineers. Junior members are
actively supported in pursuing new lines of research and
The research at IMIS has a strong collaborative aspect, and
ranges from basic to applied research. The collaborative aspect is
expressed in that research is conducted with national and
international partners from industry as well as academia, often
also in the context of novel and innovative projects.