Selected among the “100 most influential people in digital government” by Apolitical Group.


Keynote speaker at the 16th 15th IFIP eGov - ePart International Conference, on “Government 3.0”, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, September 2017


Ranked as the 8th most prominent author in Electronic Government top journals and conferences, among 9,000 scholars, based on the Electronic Government Research Library, of the University of Washington, US

Best Paper Award, 15th IFIP eGov - ePart International Conference, for the paper titled "Passive Expert-Sourcing for Policy Making in the European Union". Guimaraes, Portugal, September 2016


PADGETS application ( is ranked in the top-10 Policy Making applications worldwide, in the international competition organised by the  European Commission / DG Connect, Dublin, July, 2013


Best Paper Award, 11th Conference on Electronic Government (eGov), with the paper “Issues and guiding principles for opening governmental judicial research data”, Kristiansand, Norway, September 2012

Best Paper Award, 12th Conference on Interoperability for Enterprise Systems and Applications Conference (I-ESA), with the paper “Envisioning Future Internet Enterprise Systems: Visionary Scenarios and New Research Areas”, 2012.


European eGovernment Awards 2009 Finalist / 2nd place. "Interoperability Infrastructure for Service Transformation - ERMIS"

1st Prize OMG/BP Trends Award (2009), with GENESIS FP7 project methodology on common use of UBL/XML/CCTS/BMPL standards


Best Paper award, International eGovernment Conference, Torino, 2008. “Paving the way to eGovernment Transformation: Interoperability Registry Infrastructure Development”