Structural & Supramolecular Chemistry Research Group – Funding – International

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.

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.