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Public Call for One-Year Project Proposals for the Year 2012
PUBLISH DATE
24 Mar '11
FIELD
EDUCATION & SCIENCE

The John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation continuing, for the fifth year, its initiative of promoting scientific research in Greece, invites all interested parties to submit proposals for original research projects for the year 2012 in all scientific fields categorised as follows:

1. Social Sciences and Humanities

2. Mathematics, physical sciences, information and communication, engineering, universe and earth sciences
 
3. Life Sciences

For further information regarding the above classification of the various fields, please see here.

For a list of the research projects funded during the previous years, please see here.

Terms and Conditions
• The proposal must be submitted by a research group with one project coordinator. Each team must be comprised of 2-5 members, including the coordinator.
• The proposal must not be part of a doctoral dissertation or postgraduate programme thesis of a team member or the coordinator.
• Coordinators and researchers may belong to only one research group and each group may submit only one proposal.

Funding
The funding of each project will be based on an analytical budget, submitted along with all the other data required by the application. Maximum funding per research project may not exceed the sum of twelve thousand Euros (€12,000), which will include all types of deductions, taxes, dues etc.

Evaluation
All proposals will be evaluated by the Foundation’s Scientific Evaluation Committee. The resulting evaluations will be considered by the Foundation’s Executive Board, which will then proceed to select at its own discretion a maximum of 20 proposals. The final number of research projects funded per field will be determined during the evaluation process.

Timetable
Submission Period Opens: June 15th, 2011
Submission Period Deadline: June 30th, 2011

Please Note: Applications may only be submitted electronically via the On-line Submission System, which will be available on the Foundation’s website (www.latsis-foundation.org) from June 15th, 2011.

Announcement of Results: October 31st, 2011
Projects Duration January 2nd – December 3rd , 2012

For additional information regarding the application submission procedure, research team composition, budgeting and funding requirements, project evaluations, and results announcement, please consult the Frequently Asked Questions .

John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation

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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