Our laboratory has been awarded the second prize of the “Collaboration” Forum for the work “Development of an integrated tool for optimal production scheduling and knowledge management in dairy industries”. This work has been completed in collaboration with MEVGAL S.A. Dairy Industry and MIK3, a software engineering company. The prize was awarded to Prof. Georgiadis during the 3rd Technology Forum, held in Thessaloniki on 18 May 2016.