Intelligent Research Infrastructure, Shipping, Supply Chain, Transport and Logistics

EN.I.R.I.S.S.T is the National Research Infrastructure in Greece that supports and promotes research in the shipping, transport and logistics sectors in Greece. Forms part of the action ‘Strengthening National Research Infrastructures’ and consists of 11 partners (8 Educational Institutions and 3 Research Centers). The program launched in 2019.


  • University of Aegean (Program coordinator/ WP leader 1,2)
  • Democritus University of Thrace (WP leader 3)
  • National Technical University of Athens (WP leader 5)
  • University of Thessaly (WP leader 6)
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Tasks leader)
  • University of Piraeus (Tasks leader)
  • University of Peloponnese (Tasks leader)
  • University of West Attica (Tasks leader)
  • National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (Tasks leader)
  • Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Tasks leader)
  • Centre of Planning and Economic Research (Tasks leader)


  • To form an intelligent research and business platform to support critical business activities and businesses that are in its areas of interest.
  • To collect, process and provide researchers and users with information and tools on national and international passenger and freight transport.
  • To support stakeholders in state of the art research, investment plans and policies (academic community, researchers, infrastructures’ operators, private and public enterprises, politicians)
  • To create a multi-dimensional institution of economic and research development for Greece, creating new and enhancing existing networks that will ensure the flow of knowledge and information.


  • Financial, market and forecasting services
  • Legal services
  • Shipping safety
  • Environmental management of port infrastructure
  • Port infrastructure services


  • Monitoring of the freight and supply chain market
  • Freight forecast
  • Development of a supply chain optimization tool
  • Statistical data for intermodal transport


  • Transport simulation system
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Mobility as a service
  • Observatories for marine tourism, road safety and air transport
  • Welfare contribution to ecosystem