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External research grants:

  • Grant from ELICON I.K.E. (University Research Committee ID 81359) for the "Development of mathematical models for slot games". (March 2019 - September 2020). PI
  • Hardware Grant donation from NVIDIA Corporation of (1) GeForce GTX 980 GPU, for the support of my research (2014). PI
  • "Development and Implementation of Exterior Point Simplex Type Algorithms for Network Optimization Problems". Research Scholarship for my Ph.D. Thesis, supported by the Operational Programme "Education and Primary Vocational Training" (EPEAEK II), of the Third Community Support Framework and particularly the programme "HRAKLEITOS", (2002 - 2006).

Internal research grants:

  • Grant from the Research Committee (ID 81307) of the University of Macedonia, Greece, as part of the "Principal Research 2019"' funding scheme. (January 2019 - December 2019). PI
  • Grant from the Research Committee (ID 80749) of the University of Macedonia, Greece, for the advance of Basic Research. (July 2012 - July 2013). Associate PI

Participation in research & development projects:

  • "Investment forecasting-optimization-management using advanced learning techniques (DeepInvest)". The project is supported by the Single RTDI State Aid Action "Research-Create-Innovate (2nd Cycle)" within the "Operational Programme Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2014-2020 (EPAnEK)", (2020 – 2021).
  • "Airports as Drivers of Economic Success in Peripheral Regions (ADES)". The project was supported by the European Union within the Programme "European Observation Network for Territorial Development and Cohesion (ESPON 2013)'', Priority 2: "Targeted Analyses", (2011 - 2012).
  • "Cross-Border Vertical Axes of Entrepreneurship in Support of Youth and Women". The project was supported by the European Union and National Funds of Greece and Bulgaria (2012).
  • "Employment and Carrier Structure (DASTA) for the University of Macedonia''. The project was supported by the Operational Programme "Education and Lifelong Learning 2007 - 2013"', of the 4th Community Support Framework (2009 - 2012).
  • "Support of Computer Science Studies in the Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia Economic and Social Sciences", The project was supported by the Operational Programme "Education and Primary Vocational Training" (EPEAEK II), of the Third Community Support Framework, (2005 - 2008).
  • "Creation of a prototype engine, for the search and retrieval of 3D objects, and its utilization in e-business applications - altaB23D (e-business-to-3D)". The project was supported by the Operational Programme "Competitiveness", Measure 4.3: "Encouragement of research and the transfer and spread of technology in companies. Support for activities of international scientific and technological cooperation and technology transfer". The project was under the auspicion of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology, of the Ministry of Development, (2007).
  • "Computational Improvements in Combinatorial Optimization Algorithms", Research programme conducted in cooperation with the InCoSys (In-telligent Co-operative Sys-tems) of the University of Aegean. The project was supported by the Operational Programme "Education and Primary Vocational Training (EPEAEK II)", of the Third Community Support Framework and particularly the programme "PYTHAGORAS I", (2004 - 2008).
  • "Virtual technopolis", project supported by the programme "Knowledge clusters in Western Macedonia", (2004 - 2006).