Development of innovative products, services, technologies, processes and solutions for improving and facilitating the life of vulnerable citizens

Thess INTEC is not just about Technology. At least not as an end in itself. In Thess INTEC we use science, technology, and the outcome of complicated research projects as a means to find pathways for improving the lives of the most excluded. Furthermore, we are continuously trying to develop market-oriented research workforce and at the same time we care to use applied and industry driven research to tackle major environmental challenges.

Startups acceleration program focusing on social inclusion challenges funded by Thess INTEC 

Indicative fronts to focus on

Senses & Movements

  • Prosthetic legs / arms,
  • bionic eyes,
  • bone tissue engineering


  • Automated vehicles,
  • smart wheelchairs,
  • special navigation apps


  • Sensors for health monitoring / safety / security / air quality,
  • functional clothing


  • speaking devices for non-verbal communication, voice based virtual assistants 

and manage to

  • increase independence, activity and participation of people with special abilities
  • make disabled people self-sufficient and with more control over their lives
  • enhance the special abilities of people with disabilities

Furthermore, Thess INTEC will be organizing an annual Innovation Bootcamp event with its main objective being to design and present innovative and tangible solutions that tackle accessibility issues.