PUBLIC CALL ›
One-year Scientific Projects | 2010
PUBLISH DATE
01 Jun '09
FIELD
EDUCATION & SKILLS

The John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation welcomes proposals for original studies with annual duration for the year 2010, that will address issues in the following thematic areas:

  • Humanities & Social Sciences:
  1. Institutions and Markets
  2. Institutions, Values, Beliefs and Behavior
  3. Environment and Society
  4. The Human Mind and its Complexity
  5. Cultures and Cultural Production
  6. The Study of the Human Past

 

  • Applied Science:
  1. Computer Science and Informatics
  2. Products and Process Engineering
  3. Geosciences

 

  • Life Sciences:
  1. Diagnostic Tools, Therapies and Public Health
  2. Evolutionary, Population and Environmental Biology
  3. Applied Life Sciences and Biotechnology


For more information on the above ranking of the scientific fields and to make sure that your proposal falls into one of them see here the categorization used for this call.


Terms and conditions

  • The proposal should be submitted by a team of scholars with a lead coordinator.
  • The proposal should not be part of a doctoral thesis or a postgraduate thesis and generally not be purely a research project.
  • The proposal should not be part of a research project funded by another body.
  • The studies will be carried out within max. twelve months since the date of announcements of results.

 

Funding

The funding of each study will be based on a detailed budget to be submitted with the rest of the required documents. The maximum available funding for each study amounts to twelve thousand euros (€12,000), including all kinds of charges such as deductions, taxes, etc.

 

Evaluation - Selection

Proposals will be evaluated by a special Scientific Committee of the Foundation. The Foundation's Executive Board will consider the above-mentioned evaluation and will select at its discretion up to twenty (20) studies to be funded in 2010. The number of studies funded per scientific field will be determined during the evaluation process.


Application deadline

The deadline for submission is 15 September 2009. Interested parties should submit their application through the online system – the system will get activated on September 2009.

 

Announcement of Results

The results will be announced by November, 16th 2009.


 

For more information on how to apply, the composition of the study teams, the budget and funding terms, the evaluation process and the announcement of the results, please check the Frequently Asked Questions.

ΧΡΗΜΑΤΟΔΟΤΗΣΕΙΣ

Scientific Projects

Regulation of amyloid precursor protein expression and metabolism by Hu proteins

Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA)

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Metagenomics analysis of the Feta cheese ecosystem and isolation of the first microbial consortia from this environment

Department of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Athens

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Protein tools for programming cell behavior in synthetic biology

National Hellenic Research Foundation

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Genetic association study of the NLRP3 inflammasome-induced pathway with Myasthenia in the Hellenic population

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Democritus University of Thrace

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Using zebrafish to study myocardial regeneration

Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA)

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Metabolomics for the discovery of neonatal sepsis biomarkers

Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Epigenetic regulation of intestinal stem cell pathophysiology in Drosophila melanogaster: new links to gut inflammation and malignant transformation

School of Medicine, University of Crete

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Monitoring the antimicrobial and antibiofilm potential of surface nano-coatings against pathogenic microorganisms

Department of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Athens

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage processes: Thermodynamic Investigation of Relevant Fluid Mixtures

Department of Chemical Engineering Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Did the Ancient Gods ever got Cold? Defining the history of Holocene Glaciation of Mount Olympus, Greece

Independent Team

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Structural health monitoring of the behavior of the Acropolis Walls under seismic loading, via combined instrumentation with optical fiber sensors and accelerometers

Faculty of Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Development of a complete and validated method for the quantification of olive oil polyphenols related to the health claim of the European regulation 432/2012

Faculty of Pharmacy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA)

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

PhotoOrganocatalysis: Development of new environmentally-friendly methods for the synthesis of compounds for the pharmaceutical and chemical industry

University of Athens, Department of Chemistry

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Realization of optical transistor action based on optical black holes

Faculty of Pharmacy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA)

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Design and Synthesis of new NIR dyes and their application in surface modification of exfoliated graphene ("NIRGraph")

National Hellenic Research Foundation

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Nanostructured, superhydrophobic, superoleophobic, self-cleaning, antimicrobial and antireflective surfaces fabricated by atmospheric pressure plasma for protection of sensitive archeological objects

N.C.S.R. Demokritos

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Fabrication and characterization of integrated pneumatic component for liquid flow control in microfluidics

Technological Educational Institute of Sterea Ellada (Chalkida)

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Measuring the level of competition in the Greek manufacturing and services industries

Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

VIADUCT, a communication tool for scientific analysis in heritage

DIADRASIS Interdisciplinary research on Archaeological & Architectural Conservation

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

The History and Circulation of Books for Teaching in Zagori: Detailed Cataloguing of Material and Promotion of the Specific Character of the Collections

Department of History and Archaeology, University of Ioannina

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Sonic imagery: musical acoustics and visual representations using digital cinema techniques

Department of Film Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

The Effects of the Sovereign Debt Crisis on EU Portfolio Flows

Departement of Accounting & Finance, Athens University of Economics and Business

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Examination of the environmental, historical, societal and anthropological factors as critical tool for the environmental education for the environment and sustainability. The case of the environmental landscape of Alexandroupolis.

Department of Education Sciences in Early Childhood, Democritus University of Thrace

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Scientific popularization in the Greek 19th century through the child and youth journals of the period

Hellenic Open University

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”

Geographies of energy poverty in Athens in the context of crisis

Independent Team

PROGRAMME: “Scientific Projects”
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