Prof. Gregoris Mentzas

Patission Str. 42

10682, Athens


Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS)


The Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a non-profit private law body associated with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). The Information Management Unit (IMU) of the ICCS, which is participating in OPTIMUM, is a multi-disciplinary research unit engaged in research and development activities in information technology management, such as recommendation and personalisation systems, information systems for behavioural change, social and service-oriented computing, collective intelligence, groupware and workflow systems.


ICCS is leading the work of the “(Pro-) Act” phase, the overall aim of which is to develop innovative and persuasive recommendation systems to promote behavioural changes towards sustainable mobility. This involves designing and implementing OPTIMUM’s information personalisation and persuasive recommendation services. Additionally, ICCS is involved in integration, trial and validation activities, and contributes to scientific publications.