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Affiliation: R D Director, Agro-Know Technologies, Greece


Dr. Nikos Manouselis has a diploma in Electronics Computer Engineering, a M.Sc. in Operational Research, and a M.Sc. in Electronics Computer Engineering, all from the Technical University of Crete, Greece. He also holds a PhD on the application of metadata technologies in the domain of agriculture, from the Informatics Laboratory (Infolab) of the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA), Greece.Nikos is the R D Director of Agro-Know Technologies (, a technology-oriented SME that is focusing on metadata-driven innovation for agricultural and biodiversity education and research. He is also serving as a consultant for organizations such as the Greek Research Technology Network, the Computer Technology Institute Press Diophantus of the Greek Ministry of Education, and the University of Alcala, Spain. In addition he is giving lectures on topics related to Web Science and Web Technology at the University of Alcala.He has extensive experience in the implementation of large scale initiatives and project coordination that deal with repository federation and metadata aggregation infrastructures. In the past, he has been involved in the coordination of EU projects such as the eContentplus Organic.Edunet as well as the CIP PSP VOA3R and Natural Europe initiatives. Currently, he is serving as a member of the expert teams coordinating the CIP PSP Organic.Lingua and FP7 agINFRA initiatives.Since 2011, Nikos is serving as the President of the ARIADNE Foundation (, a not-for-profit association that aims to improve the creation, sharing and reuse of knowledge through the use of technology. ARIADNE is a core member of the Global Learning Objects Brokering Exchange (GLOBE, an international consortium of networks of educational repositories and portals.