European Law Observatory on New Technologies – ELONTech
ELONtech is an initiative* of Law and Technology professionals and researchers who aim to explore the interface of the two fields, the challenges and the barriers between regulation and innovation, as well as the transformation of law enacting and enforcement, the introduction of the decentralized organizations and the disruption that technology brings across all sectors of the economy .
ELONTech’s mission is to serve as reference point, a source of information and training for scientists and professionals in the field of justice and technology; to provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of the major legal issues, in a comprehensive way that will facilitate innovation and business development in technology.
ELONTech studies the relationship between the technology inventions and innovation and the the European regulation progress and process. ELONtech examines the further economic and social impact of the regulatory and technology developments. ELONtech pursues to enhance the competence and capacity of European legal practitioners, tech innovators, investors and entrepreneurs , by providing a credible platform of genuine reports, articles, research and audiovisual material, and an open forum of dialectic analysis through workshops, educational seminars, conferences and networking events among EU policy-makers, law experts and the technology and innovation industry.
ELONTech is a platform for genuine reports, articles, research analysis and audiovisual material, workshops, educational seminars, open fora, conferences and synergies opportunities and networking events with EU policy makers, organizations and private pstakeholders from the industry. The Observatory focuses on law’s details that bring major changes to the digital market , the transactions and the protection of the civil rights at the online environment.
- Blockchain Governance (development and compliance, standardization, policy and regulation)
- AI: ethics & law (liability, trust, identity, Smart Cars – autonomous devices, etc)
- Regtech | Fintech
- Smart Contracts Terms & Use
- Crowdfunding – ICOs
- Creative Industries | Digital Media | Intellectual Property Rights
- 5G Networks | Cloud Computing | IoT
- Consumer protection Law , Custom & Duties, Tax
- Digital signature | authentication
- Digital Democracy | Decentralised Organisations | e-Identity
- Energy & Environmental Applications , e-Health, Insurance Law
The Honorary Board contributes to the works of ELONTech with the expertise and reputation of the advisors, with articles, opinions, editorials, reports and comments on the European law and tech developments and networking opportunities that could benefit the community and the ELONTech’s mission and publicity.
Prof. Maria Boile
Prof. Eleni Kosta
Ana Maria Andronic
Prof. Petros Kavassalis
Prof. Chiara Petrioli
Prof. Antonis Polemitis
Sima Baktas (Turkey)
Valentina Simonova ( Russia )
Tatiana Revoredo (Brazil)
Tarek Mohanna (Egypt )
Glenda Michel (Mexico)
The Management Committee ‘s objective is to coordinate, support,exercise and operate for the implementation of the ELONTech mission.
Executive Director Mantalena Kaili
Secretariat Matina Kanaki
Communications Assistant Marianthi Tsagkari
Senior Legal Advisor Alexandros Spyridonos
Legal Advisor Panos Giannissis
Editors Team Eugenia Marna
Accountant Support Anastasas Accountants Office
Digital Team Manolis Sofianopoulos
European Business Review
Partners -Affiliated Organisations
Industry Disruptors – Game Changers
KEAN (Cell of Alternative Youth Activities)
ELSA ATHENS (European Law Students Association)
University of Nicosia & Institute for the Future
ESIMET – TrademarkCompanies Association of Greece, Cyprus, Romania, Albania, FYROM, Turkey
*ELONTech is powered by the non profit civil company MADE GROUP . MADE is registered at the Chamber of Commerce in Athens, Greece.