The vision that originated DEWS is based on the use of information technology in the interest of society. In particular, DEWS researchers focus on the design, implementation and management of wireless sensor and control networks. The applications of these systems in everyday life are numerous and are geared towards creating a better environment for mankind to work and live, e.g. monitoring the environment.
DEWS research is interdisciplinary; only full cooperation among researchers of different scientific fields can reach the ambitious specific research objectives in the field of interest. DEWS has established strong research collaborations with some of the most prestigiuos academic institutions world-wide. Moreover, DEWS has developed and strengthened research cooperation with international companies.