Structural & Supramolecular Chemistry Research Group – Funding

European Projects



Nanoparticle mediated Photochemical Internalisation (PCI) of small anticancer drugs

ERA-NETs: EuroNanoMed2. Regional funding: in collaboration with groups from Norway and France. 2016-2021. K. Yannakopoulou, PI.


Marie Sklodowska-Curie

New crystallization strategies to fast-feed structure-guided pharmacological development- Applications to large biological assemblies involved in RNA metabolism

Le Studium regional Research Fellowship: Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire, CNRS. 2/2017-1/2018. E. Saridakis, Fellow



From molecules to crystals – how do organic molecules form crystals (crystallize)

COST Action CM1402. 2014-2018. E. Saridakis, Member of the Management Committee for Greece.



Nanocarriers for the delivery of antimicrobial agents to fight resistance mechanisms

 FP7-PEOPLE-ITN-2013 Project No 608407, ΕU funding: a collaboration of twelve European partners and six associated partners. 1/3/2014 to 28/2/2018. K. Yannakopoulou, PI.



Novel multifunctional cyclodextrin-based nanocarriers for drug encapsulation and delivery as a strategy to overcome current therapeutic drawbacks

FP7-PEOPLE-ITN-2008 Project No237962, EU funding: a collaboration with nine European partners. 1/10/2009 to 30/09/2013. K. Yannakopoulou, PI and Coordinator.



Novel tools for crystallisation of macromolecules

FP7-PEOPLE-IAPP -Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways. EU funding: in collaboration with Imperial  College, UK and FARFIELD, Inc., UK. 1/3/2008 to 29/2/2012. E. Saridakis, PI and Coordinator.



Biomineralization: Understanding of basic mechanisms for the design of novel strategies in nano­biotechnology

FP7-PEOPLE-ITN. EU funding: a collaboration of eight European partners. 1/9/2008 to 31/08/2012. I. M. Mavridis, PI.



Tools and Technologies for the Analysis and Synthesis of Nanostructures

FP7-STREP-Priority NMP. EU funding: collaboration with the Institute of Microelectronics. 1/1/2005 to 31/6/2008. N. Glezos, PI.



A Network for Bringing NANOtechnologies TO LIFE

European Network of Excellence, Priority 3-NMP Nanotechnology: NCSR Demokritos participated with collaborating researchers from the Institutes of Physical Chemistry, Microelectronics and Radioisotopes and Radiodiagnostic Products. 1/2/2004 to 30/9/2008. I. M. Mavridis, PI.



Uni-directional nanoscale supramolecular wires assembled by photo- and electro-active metallo-cyclodextrin cups

FP6-MOBILITY-Marie C Research Training Network (RTN): collaboration with the Institute of Microelectronics, NCSRD. 1/1/2004 to 31/12/2007. I. M. Mavridis, PI.



National Projects


PEP Attikis

Development of innovative bio-active magnetic nanomaterials for diagnosis and monitoring of pathogenic conditions by magnetic tomography

Regional funding: participation in a collaborative project of three NCSRD Institutes. 2008-2009.



Development of new pharmaceutical forms: molecular encapsulation in modified cyclodextrins for selective control of pathogenic multiresistant bacteria

GSRT funding: in collaboration with the Department of Pharmacy, University of Athens. 1/2/2004 to 30/9/2008. K. Yannakopoulou, PI.



New Synthetic derivatives of cyclodextrins, products of added value

GSRT funding, 29/10/2003 to 29/4/2005. I. M. Mavridis, PI.


Empirikion Foundation

Autoorganised supramolecular materials with electrical and optical properties project:

2004   I. M. Mavridis, PI.


Other funding


BIOSTRUCT-X: EU Infrastructure Programme, “Infrastructure to support access for established and emerging key methods in structural biology. 20112016.

COST Action 31: “Optical and electro-active molecular wires organised by aqueous cyclodextrin-assembly of metallo-units2005-2009.

RII3-CT: EU Research Area Programme. Funding for Access to the European Synchrotron Radiation, EMBL Outstation Source DESY, Hamburg, Germany, 2004-2008.





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