RESEARCH GRANTS-FELLOWSHIPS
2016-2019 European Commission, Horizon2020, Thematic area: Key Enabling Technologies (ICT28-KET)
A portable MicroNano-BioSystem & Instrument for ultra-fast analysis of pathogens in food: Innovation from LOVE-FOOD lab prototype to a pre-commercial instrument
Participating groups: 7; Role: Project Coordinator; Total budget: 3.151M€; Biosensors budget: 809,791€
2016-2019 European Commission, Horizon2020, Thematic area: Key Enabling Technologies (ICT28-KET)
Reliable novel Liquid Biopsy technology for early detection of colorectal cancer
Participating groups: 6; Role: Partner; Total budget: 2.307M€; Biosensors budget: 450,000€
2012-2016

European Commission, FP7-ICT, Thematic area: Micro-Nano-Bio (STREP)
Love wave fully integrated Lab-on-chip platform for food pathogen detection. Participating groups: 7, Role: Project Coordinator (biosensor's group budget:
€ 652,965)

2011-2013

Ministry of Education, Heraclitus II
Study of the mechanism of interaction of antimicrobial peptides α-defensins using biosensors. Participating Groups: 1, Role: Principal investigator (group budget: €45,000)

2009-2011
General Secretariat for Research and Technology & DAAD
Biosurfaces and devices for the study of cancerous cells and the specific activation of T-lymphocytes. Participating Groups: 2, Role: Principal investigator (total budget: €20,000; biosensors’ group budget: €10,000)
2008
ELKE, Study of the mechanism of action of the antimicrobial peptide Crp4 by using biosensors. Role: Principal investigator (biosensors' group budget: €3,500)

2006-2009
General Secretariat for Research and Technology (PENED), research grant on the development of biosensors for studying protein interactions, Participating Groups: 3, Role: Principal investigator (total budget: €139,450; biosensors’ group budget: €42,000)
2006-2008
General Secretariat for Research and Technology - ENTER
Study of the elusion profile of immobilized BMP-2 and VEGF proteins from implants using biosensors. Role: Principal investigator (biosensors’ group budget: €80,000)

2006-2008

European Union (Marie Curie Training Network), European Network on selection and analysis of protein-protein interactions, Participating Groups: 10, Role: Participating member (total budget :€2,207,554, biosensors' group budget: €147,139)


2006
European Union (Marie Curie European Return and Reintegration Grant),
Role: Principal investigator (budget: €40,000)

2005-2006
Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs (Pythagoras II), research work on the development of polymer surfaces for membrane arrays, Role: Principal investigator (budget :€37,250)

2004-2007
Human Frontier Science Program, research grant on the mechanism of interaction of antimicrobial peptides with the cell membrane, Participating groups: 4, Role: Coordinator (total budget: €1.125 million; biosensors’ group budget: €420,000)

2004-2006
General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Joint Research and Technology Programs, research grant on polymer patterns for the formation of membrane arrays, Participating groups: 2, Role: Principal investigator of the Greek side (Greek budget €11,500)

2003-2006
European Union (FP6), European Network of Excellence in Nano-biotechnology (nano-to-life), Participating countries: 12, Role: Participating member (IMBB budget: €315.000)

2004
Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs, research grant (Pythagoras) for the development of novel membranes on polymer surfaces, Role: Principal Investigator (€50,000)

2001-2003
Unilever pilot research project for the study of immunological interactions, Role: Principal Investigator (£10K=€15,000)

1999-2002
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) research grant for the application of acoustic wave and optical devices for the detection and study of membrane proteins, Role: Principal Investigator (£164K=€259,120)

1999

Nuffield Foundation grant for a summer placement of an undergraduate student, Role: Principal Investigator (£1.2K=€1,896)


1999-2000
Sandia National Laboratories, USA- sponsored research grant for developing sensitive acoustic wave sensors Role: Principal Investigator (£43K=€67,940)

1998-1999

Royal Society equipment grant, Role: Principal Investigator (£4K=€6,320)


1997-1999

British Council research grant for collaborating with the Medical School, University of Athens, Greece, on the study of cancer cells interactions, Role: Participating member (£4K=€6,320)


1996-2002

Awarded a David Phillips BBSRC Research Fellowship on the development of a novel technology for studying membrane interactions, Role: Principal Investigator (£205K=€323,900)


1995
British Council research grant for collaboration with Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, on the formation of supported lipid bilayers Role: Participating member (£10K=€15,800)