Members of the ASPires Evaluation Board

Evaluation board takes care of the quality and completeness of the deliverables. The Evaluation board guarantees the integrity of the documents, their readability and style.


Jugoslav Achkoski (Military Academy, FYROM)

Dr. Jugoslav Achkoski is an assistant professor at the Military Academy „General Mihailo Apostolski“ - Skopje, associate member of the University „Goce Delcev“, Stip.

He achieved his PhD on the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius" – Skopje, in 2013.

Regarding skills, he has a lot of experience in research, teaching and managing.  The research, which is done by Dr. Achkoski, is related to system development in emergency medicine and he has published several papers in scientific journals with impact factor related to his field of research. Next regarding research, he does research about improving detection and monitoring forest fires in the National Parks.  Besides previously mentioned activities regarding research, he has published more than 50 (fifty) journal’s articles and conference papers. Notwithstanding, he is author on a more than 5 (five) Book’s Chapters.

Furthermore, he has been part of 3(three) Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM), which have been funded by European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) actions. Two of the mentioned STSM was part of COST action entitled European Network for the Joint Evaluation of Connected Health Technologies (ENJECT) and one is a part of COST action entitled Architectures, Algorithms and Platforms for Enhanced Living Environments (AAPELE).    

The managing aspect may be proven by that that he has been leading several international and national projects as a project manager. The international projects, which are run by Dr. Achkoski, are funded by the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS), European Commission IPA II Programme - European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations and Kingdom of Norway.      

Likewise, he runs the Laboratory for Intelligent Information System in Military Academy “General Mihailo Apostolski” – Skopje. 


Prof. Dr. Peter Peinl (TU Fulda, Germany) 





Ivelin Andreev (ICB, Bulgaria)

Ivelin is software architect and senior project manager in one of the leading and highly innovative Bulgarian IT brands - Interconsult Bulgaria Ltd. He is an external ICT expert in the European Commission, Eurostars-Eureka programme and Innovation Fund Denmark, Microsoft professional developer, Microsoft Azure MVP and Data Platform specialist. With 15+ years of strong experience in design and development of web systems, SOA, enterprise integration, machine learning, web security and data management, he is a practical man who always tries to balance between risk and flexibility. As a master in Bio- and Medical computer science, his interest in IoT could be tracked back to times when the term was freshly coined and yet unpopular.
Never scared of work he has turned the weighing of pros and cons into own marked style that urges to make conscious decisions.


Zhivka Koleva (Comicon, Bulgaria)

Zhivka Koleva graduated from the Technical University in Sofia in 1986. She has scholarships in the field of robotics and industrial assembly lines. Prior to joining Comicon in 1999, Jivka was the co-owner and manager of companies working in the field of computer equipment and computer networks. She has experience in industrial communication, SCADA, quality and safety management, visualization of information. Zhivka has participated in many successfully completed projects in Bulgaria and abroad, including projects for European programs and projects for research and development, funded by the Bulgarian National Innovation Fund. He is the author of several scientific publications.




dipl. eng. Boris Popov (NCITES, Bulgaria)

Mr. Boris Popov is a  chairman of the board of NCITES. He has a university degree in Germany in technical cybernetics and biomedical engineering. Mr. Boris Popov is a Micro Focus certified Instructor and Engineer in the field of network technologies and enterprise systems.


Igorche Karamfilovski (Representative of the Crisis Management System in FYROM)



Iliev (Representative of the Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria)