Unusual 3D Printing Materials That Are Currently Available

It is common to use traditional 3D printing materials like plastic. However, there are a number of uncommon material possibilities that can make the 3D-printed object even more unique as well. We introduce you to these uncommon materials in our list. You can now create astonishing and strange objects out of anything, from chocolate to salt to recycled plastic garbage or ash. In some instances, these materials even show to …

Kick-off of the Postgraduate Degree Program “Specialization in ICTs and Special Education”

On 11 November 2022, the first year of the 6th academic cycle of the 2-year postgraduate studies program entitled Specialization in ICTs and Special Education – Psychopedagogy of Integration, organized by Net Media Lab in collaboration with the Democritus University of Thrace, kicked off and was held both online, for the 55 students of Thrace, and in person, for the 60 students of Athens.

Net Media Lab organized the “Train the Trainers” Info Day of the Erasmus+ Project “3D2ACT – Fostering Industry 4.0 and 3D Technologies Through Social Entrepreneurship: An Innovative Programme for a Sustainable Future”

On 26 October 2022, Net Media Lab organized the online European event “Train the Trainers” Info Day, ahead of the pilot training with students of the Erasmus+ Project 3D2ACT: Fostering Industry 4.0 and 3D Technologies Through Social Entrepreneurship: An Innovative Programme for a Sustainable Future. The event lasted for 3 hours (15:00-18:00 CET) and 5-10 teachers were trained per partner. Teachers who participated were introduced to the educational material, the …

Net Media Lab participated in the Kick-Off meeting of the Erasmus+ Project “JOBS4ALL: Strengthening the Employability and Key Competences of Young People with Disabilities Through the Digital Transformation and Modernisation of Youth Work”

On Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 October 2022, the kick-off meeting of the Erasmus+ project JOBS4ALL: Strengthening the Employability and Key Competences of Young People with Disabilities Through the Digital Transformation and Modernisation of Youth Work, took place online. Representatives of all seven (7) partners from Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Germany and Poland participated in this very fruitful meeting and in particular from: National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (GR) Associação Portuguesa para …

Διαδικτυακή Ημερίδα “Το Σχολείο του Μέλλοντος”

Δεδομένων των τεχνολογικών εξελίξεων στις ΤΠΕ και τη χρήση τους στο χώρο της εκπαίδευσης και στο πλαίσιο των δράσεων για τις ψηφιακές τεχνολογίες και την συμπερίληψη – ισότητα, που αναπτύσσει το Net Media Lab – I.I.T. του Ε.Κ.Ε.Φ.Ε. “Δημόκριτος”, διεξήχθει διαδικτυακή ημερίδα με θέμα “Το Σχολείο του Μέλλοντος”. Η ημερίδα είχε ως στόχο να περιγράψει και να αποσαφηνίσει το ρόλο των νέων τεχνολογιών (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Fiber Networks, …

Net Media Lab participated in the Final Transnational Project Meeting of the Erasmus+ Project “DigiTeaL: Digital Teaching Literacy”

On Thursday 29 September 2022, the hybrid Final Transnational Project Meeting of the Erasmus+ project DigiTeaL: Digital Teaching Literacy took place in Bucharest, Romania at the Faculty of Sociology of the University of Bucharest and online via Zoom. Representatives of all five (5) partners from the UK, Cyprus, Greece, Germany, and Romania participated in this very fruitful meeting and in particular from:  University of Wolverhampton (UoW) – Faculty of Arts (UK)  Private Institute …

Net Media Lab provided Consultation to the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications & its Counselor Nomura Research Institute (NRI)

Net Media Lab received an invitation to provide consultation, through a series of discussions, e-mails, and questionnaires, to the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) and its Counselor, Nomura Research Institute (NRI), a leading think-tank from Japan, which is conducting a study regarding the inclusion of the Japanese senior citizens. Representatives from the Institute were interested in the results of Net Media Lab’s successful Projects Seniors Go Digital: Promoting Inclusive Strategies …

Net Media Lab participated in the 4th Transnational Project Meeting of the Erasmus+ Project “3D2ACT – Fostering Industry 4.0 and 3D Technologies Through Social Entrepreneurship: An Innovative Programme for a Sustainable Future”

On Thursday 8 September and Friday 9 September 2022, the hybrid 4th Transnational Project Meeting of the Erasmus+ project 3D2ACT: Fostering Industry 4.0 And 3D Technologies Through Social Entrepreneurship: An Innovative Programme for a Sustainable Future took place in Crete, Greece at the Computer Science Department Building, Room B318 of the University of Crete, in Heraklion and online via Zoom. Representatives of all seven (7) partners from Greece, Italy, Spain, Cyprus, and …

Net Media Lab participated in the 57th Annual Summer School of N.C.S.R. “Demokritos”

Net Media Lab participated in the 57th Annual Summer School of N.C.S.R. “Demokritos”, which was held both online and in-person, from 11 to 15 July 2022. In particular, on July 12, Dr. Yolanda Salapata presented “The role of laser in intervention and rehabilitation in health and education issues”, Mrs. Eleni Mitsea and Dr. A. Drigas, founder and head of Net Media Lab presented “VR and metacognition training techniques for learning disabilities”, …

Net Media Lab Participated in the Online Conference Titled “STEM Education: Preparing Young People for a Changing World”

On Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 the Online Conference Titled “STEM Education: Preparing Young People for a Changing World”, organized by the Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education of Crete, took place online. The event was addressed to education officials and teachers of Primary and Secondary Education. STEM education is an interdisciplinary approach that applies inquiry practices in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects, enhancing students’ critical thinking. One science complements …