Welcome to IMSI, the Information Management Systems Institute, a leading research institute in Greece and a Centre of Excellence for research, development, and innovation in the areas of large-scale information systems and Big Data management. IMSI lies within the “ATHENA” Research and Innovation Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies, which is the first research center in Greece with a focus exclusively on Information Society.

IMSI is today one of Greece’s premier research institutes in the area of information management. Over the past few years, IMSI researchers have been very successful in attracting and implementing numerous cutting-edge research and development projects, at both the national and international level. Furthermore, IMSI has created strong collaborative ties with top European research institutions and has successfully promoted the development and use of state-of-the art information systems platforms and tools in both local industry and various Greek government organizations.


Alkis Simitsis has won the DOLAP2023 Test-Of-Time Award for the paper "Conceptual modeling for ETL processes", published in DOLAP 2002.
Georgia Koutrika has won the EDBT 2023 Test-Of-Time Award for the paper "HIL: A High-Level Scripting Language for Entity Integration", published in EDBT 2013.
Georgia Koutrika is PC co-chair for VLDB 2023 and co-EiC of Proceedings of the VLDB
Keynote at ICPM 2022 - Minos Garofalakis: Complex-Event Mining over Centralized and Distributed Data Streams
IMSI held the 1st DEDS SCHOOL "Ethical and Legal Aspects of Data" on April 4-8 April 2022, in Athens, Greece.
Minos Garofalakis, Director of IMSI, was honored 2018 ACM fellow

Activity Reports: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021