Dr. Pantelis Angelidis is currently the President of the Thessaloniki Innovation Zone. A Telecommunications Engineering by education, he has worked as a technology expert in the areas of telemedicine and Digital Health for the past 20 years. He is the founder of VIDAVO, an innovative Digital Health SME in Greece. He is actively publishing research articles and textbooks. He has patented four telemedicine devices. Dr. Angelidis was a visiting professor at MIT Media Lab in 2009-10 and again in 2015-16. He is Prof. on eHealth at UOWM and a visiting lecturer at UB Medical School. He is a Marshall Memorial fellow and an alumni of the Bodosaki foundation. He is active in turning research results into profitable businesses focusing on technologies for preventive health and active ageing.