Product development guidance

The Hub’s expertise and technical innovation can be traced through the large number of related initiatives and publicly available services, such as:

  • Concept development and testing
  • Agile product development
  • Prototyping
  • Exploitation and Monetisation of Research Results and Proofs-of-concept

Concept Development and Testing

These services are crucial in the process of product/service development, as they focus upon the identification of user needs and user assessment of the envisioned product/service. NCSR “Demokritos” has significant expertise in concept development and testing via the numerous research and industrial projects that it has across core technological areas.

Agile Product Development

The Hub’s founders carry significant expertise in the implementation of agile innovation and development processes, as they have implemented them in a multitude of research and innovation activities during the last 5 years. ahedd can provide guidance and services for designing and implementing agile processes at different scales, towards different goals and tailored to teams of different sizes and capacities.


Fast and efficient testing of ideas and innovations and their implementations is one of the core competences of ahedd partners, obtained via their experience on research and industrial projects.

Exploitation and Monetisation of Research Results and Proofs-of-concept

NCSR, through its innovation office and the ongoing collaboration of its Institutes with the industry, has significant experience in the exploitation and monetisation of research outcomes.