Christos Raftogiannis Technological Educational Inst of Crete, Greece
CityCrop is a venture aiming at modernising and democratising farming, as key to a healthier and greener living. The team’s vision is to bring fresh and healthy eating in every household by developing the first fully automated indoor garden, based on the technique of hydroponics. The CityCrop device and mobile app allows users to grow fresh and healthy food all year long as well as control and monitor their crop with just a click of a button.
Christos Raftogiannis is the CEO. He has 6 years of professional experience in hydroponics and received his BSc from the Department of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete. Evriviades Makridis is the COO. He has 12 years of professional experience in advertising as a graphic designer and received his BA from the Middlesex University of London in 3D animation. Georgios Kokosioulis is the CTO. He is a graduate student of Informatics and Telecommunications Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and has worked at CERN in the High Energy Physics library as a software engineer. Giannis Triadafillos is a Senior Software Engineer Backend & Data. He is a graduate student of Athens University of Economics and Business, MSc Information Systems. Dimitris Barmpakos is a Hardware Engineer with a degree in "Design and Development of Advanced Electronic Applications". He is a graduate student of the Technological Educational Institute of Athens, with three-month training experience in Limoges / XLIM Research Center University and 5 years of professional experience and he successfully claims awards and prizes in several competitions. Nota Tsekoura is an Architect Engineer. She holds a masters in Advanced Architecture from UPC | IAAC Barcelona Spain.