Completed Research Projects (up to 2010)

Funding OrganizationTitle of Research ProjectAmountPeriod
CIP-Eco-innovation - OMIWAT «Olive Mill Wastewater Treatment» (Total project funding: 1.348.730 €) 114.490 € 2010-2012
EEA GRANTS – EL0075 «Innovation Centre of Crete» – Coordinator (Total project funding: 1.450.000 €) 498.800 € 2009-2012
EEA GRANTS – EL0030 «Agricultural utilization of Tertiary treated wastewater as an alternative water Resource» (Total project funding: 2.296.000 €) 318.000 € 2009-2012
Ministry of Environment & Climate Change – Contract «Methodology for the Evaluation of National Water Quality Data» 147.600 € 2010-2011
FP6 – Marie Curie RTN program - INSOLEX «Innovative Solutions for Extracting High Value Natural Compounds» (Total project funding: 2.796.270 €) 78.303 € 2008-2010
LIFE07 – INF/IT/000438 – OLEICO+ «European awareness raising campaign for an environmentally sustainable olive mill waste management» (Total project funding 1.003.000 €) 95.000 € 2009-2011
LIFE05 – ENV/GR/000245 - EnviFriendly «Environmentally friendly technologies for rural development» (Total project funding 2.300.000 €) 150.000 € 2005-2008
GSRT – PENED programme «Integrated management of odour control at wastewater treatment Plants - Application to Chania and Rethymno WWTPs » 114.000 € 2005-2008
Ministry of Environment – Municipality of Armenous «Implementation of an electrolytic municipal wastewater treatment plant for the city of Kalyves» 400. 000 € 2005-2007
EPEAEK II – program PYTHAGORAS «Treatment of micro-pollutants in secondary treatment effluents through the use of advanced oxidation processes» 90.000 € 2005-2006
REGION OF PELOPONNESUS - FISHERIES «Protection of Fishing Resources in the Area of Laconia Pref. from Incidents of Marine Pollution» 600.000 € 2005-2006
EPEAEK II – program HERAKLEITOS «Characterization of the capabilities of Mediterranean plants to Remove Pb and As from Contaminated Soils» 35.103 € 2004-2006
GSRT– EPAN Environment - SMILES «Protection of Groundwater from Salt Water Intrusion Through Injection of Treated Industrial Wastewater and Development of Technology for the Sustainable Management of Sludge from Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plants» (Total project funding 2.750.000 € / Coordinator: ETBA Bank) 499.000 € 2003-2006
ANAXIMANDER – FP5 RTD Programme «Exploration and Evaluation of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea Gas Hydrates and the Associated Deep Biosphere» (Coordinator: IGME) 134.208 € 2002-2005
GSRT - EPAN – Greece-Germany bilateral «Characterisation of active microbial communities degrading petroleum waste sludge for remediation of contaminated soils» (In collaboration with GBF, Braunschweig, Germany) 15.407 € 2003-2005
EC-project (FP-5): URBAN-AEROSOL «Indoor/Outdoor Bioaerosol Measurements»(Total project funding 863,500 € / Coordinator: NILU) 40.000 € 2001-2004
EYDAP – Research Grant «Pilot Plant for Municipal Wastewater Using the Novel PULSAR static aerators at Metamorphosis, Attika» 407.000 € 2001-2003
IHP – Development Host Marie-Curie Fellowships «Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soils And Groundwater Using Mediterranean Plants» 114.000 € 2002-2004
IHP – Development Host Marie-Curie Fellowships «Ex-situ Bioremediation of Petroleum-Contaminated Sands Using Hydrocarbon-Degrading Marine Microbes (control of oilspills)» 228.000 € 2002-2005
Marie-Curie – High Level Scientific Conferences «First and Second European Bioremediation Conference» 70.000 € 2000-2003
GSRT – EPET II – Agricultural Biotechnology «Production of Bioinceticides at pilot plant scale» (Total project funding 80,000,000 GRD) 10.808.000 GRD 2000-2001
GSRT – EPET II – Bilateral Greece - Germany «Enhanced biodegradation of poluuted costal sites in Greece» (In collaboration with GBF, Braunschweig, Germany) 4.200.000 GRD 2000-2002
GSRT – EPET II – Human Networks «Microbial Biotechnology Network» (Total project funding 15,000,000 GRD) 740.000 GRD 2000-2001
GSRT – EPET II – Industrial Effluents «Management of Olive Mill Wastewater Through Technological Upgrade of Pomace Oil Plants» (Total project funding 131,000,000 GRD) 26.200.000 GRD 1999-2001
GSRT – EPET II – Repatriation of Greek Scientists «Biodegradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons& Sulphate heterocyclic compounds in the Corinth Refinery» 32.000.000 GRD 1999-2001