Completed Projects

BrIOche (2021-2022) “Discovery and production of novel enzymes for the bioconversion of furans into activated monomers” PEVE0059, NTUA

BIO2 (2020-2021) “Biotechnological evaluation of endogenous Greek strains of Basidiomycetes for the production of micro- and macro- bioactive molecules with industrial applications in cosmetics and biocatalysis” is a project funded by ESPA 2014-2020 program for promoting young researchers.

TasteSTEVIA (2018-2021) “Holistic approach along the production cycle of Stevia Rebaudiana plant cultivated in Greece, via combined application of innovative methods of precision agriculture and bitter aftertaste removal techniques”, funded by EPAnEK 2014-2020 Operational Programme, Competitiveness-Entrepreneurship-Innovation

NoWasteBioTech (2018-2021) “Novel Conversion Technologies of Waste Biomass to Food additives and Fine Chemicals”, funded by Hellenic Foundation for Research & Innovation

VOLATILE (2016-2020) “Biowaste derived volatile fatty acid platform for biopolymers, bioactive compounds and chemical building blocks” is a project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 program (Call H2020-NMBP-BIO-2016 Grant agreement No. 720777).

IKY-DAAD (2018-2019) “Enzymatic superficial modification of natural and synthetic polymers and their spectroscopic analysis” funded by German Academic Exchange Service

TASCMAR (2015-2019) “Tools And Strategies to access original bioactive compounds by Cultivating MARine invertebrates and associated symbionts” in collaboration with University of Athens, Faculty of Pharmacy  (Dr Nikolas Fokialakis), funded by Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement No 634674

2015-2017: “Biotechnological production of bioethanol and biogas from corn stover”, funded by the IKY-Siemens Excellence Research Programme

OPTIBIOCAT (2013-2017) “Optimized esterase biocatalysts for cost-effective industrial production, OPTIBIOCAT”, KBBE.2013.3.3-04 FP7 Collaborative project, in collaboration with Lulea Technical University (Prof Paul Christakopoulos)

2013-2015: SIMPLE:“The Sustainable Integrated Method for the Production of Lignocellulosic Ethanol”, SYNERGASIA 2011, funded by the Greek Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping

2012-2015: “Metagenomics of ligninolytic microorganisms – Bioconversion of plant by-products into high-added value products”, THALIS PROJECT, funded by Hellenic Ministry of Education

2011-2013: TEXTENZ “Upgrading of Textile products using novel enzyme activities”, SYNERGASIA 2009, funded by the Greek Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping