EPICUR Forum & Festival 2021

The 2nd Annual EPICUR FORUM, hosted this year by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, took place virtually, on the 24 – 26 November 2021.

The objective of the Forum was to engage all 8 University communities in passionate activities & exchanges around topics which are directly linked to the activities of the EPICUR Alliance. This year’s Forum aimed at gathering together students and staff members from our universities around different activities dedicated to the topics of Innovation & Inclusion.

Environmental Technological Innovations SDG based post-COVID recovery plan: Challenges and opportunities

Moderator: Prof. Nicolaos Theodossiou, Division of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering. Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh).


  • Nicolaos Moussiopoulos, School of Mechanical Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Speech on “Synthetic fuels as a means for storing renewable energy in order to ensure energy supply”.
  • Lydia S. Vamvakeridou- Lyroudia, KWR Water Research Institute, The Netherlands. Speech on “H2020- Climate resilient-regions through systemic solutions and innovations- ARSINOE Project”.
  • Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business, Director SDU & EIT Climate -KIC Greece hub at Athena RC, co- chair SDSN Europe. Speech on “Climate- KIC | The EU’s main climate innovation initiative”.
  • Om R. Rajora, Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick, Canada. Speech on “Population Genetics and Genomics for Biodiversity Conservation and Protection”.

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