Stelios Bollanos

Member of the si-Cluster Steering Board, Managing Director Planetek Hellas

Part of the Planetek group since 2004. In 2005 he returned from Italy to Greece and co-founded Planetek Hellas. Since then he managed different projects for the company in the Earth Observation and Geomatic field, funded by the European Space Agency and the 7th European Framework Program for Research. He has matured experiences in the technology domain of Satellite Remote Sensing, Spatial Data Infrastructure, Space Astronomy Data Management, On Board and Ground Segment Space Software. Key Areas of Expertise are: Company methodologies and standards (project quality assurance, system testing, data quality testing). He has very good knowledge of the European Space Market and very good knowledge of the Greek domestic demand for EO applications. He is today the Director of Planetek Hellas, one of the most innovative Greek SMEs.

Other related activity:

Board Member of the Hellenic Association of Space Industries, responsible for the extroversion and internalization (Since June 2012) http://www.hellenic-asi.org/gr_admin.php

Board Member of the Panel for the European Association of Space SME SME4SPACE (Since December 2013) http://www.sme4space.org/

National Delegate of Greece at the COPERNICUS User Forum (Since June 2014) http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetail&groupID=2584