Institute for Bio-economy & Agri-technology (iBO)

Institute for Bio-economy & Agri-technology (iBO)

The Institute for Bio-Economy and Agri-Technology (iBO), is one of the five Institutes of the Centre for Research and Technology – Hellas (CERTH), a legal entity governed by private law with non-profit status, supervised by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) of the Greek Ministry of Development and Investments.


iBO focuses on the scientific field of agri-technology and the broader scientific area of bio-systems engineering under the integration of multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary specializations and research units. At the same time, iBO’s research priorities include rational environmental management and sustainability assessment of bio-production activities, and the optimisation of human interactions within these activities, all in the direction of adopting the principles of the circular economy.

The iBO institute has extensive experience participating and coordinating many EU and National funded projects where almost 90% of its project portfolio over the last four years is related to agriculture technology.

iBO’s participation in DigiAgriFood offers the Institute a dynamic environment for collaboration, learning, networking, and accessing valuable resources, all of which contribute to the success and advancement of digital innovation initiatives.Τhe Institute will provide to the end users on behalf of the hub the chance to test and apply a significant number of services in the agriculture sector.

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Call Center: 24210 96740 (Volos), 2310 498100 (Thessaloniki)
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Institute for Bio-Economy and Agri-Technology (iBO)

118 Dimarchou Georgiadou Str., GR38333 (Volos)
6th Km Charilaou-Thermi RD, GR57001(Thessaloniki)
#DigiAgriFood Representative:
Aristotelis Tagarakis,