European Research Council (ERC) Information Day
On Wednesday, October 30th, NOA held a European Research Council (ERC) Information Day on the occasion of the visit to NOA of Dr. Nicolas Sifakis, Scientific Officer at the European Research Council Executive Agency. Presentations of the research activities at NOA were given by Prof. Manolis Plionis, Director of NOA and Dr. Spiros Basilakos, Director of IAASARS. Subsequently, Dr. Nicolas Sifakis and Dr. Christina Pasqual, a representative for the National Center for Documentation and Electronic Content (ESF), presented ERC early-career funding opportunities and the role of the ESF as a national contact point for H2020 and the ERC. Finally, the principal investigators of D-TECT and ASSESS, Dr. Vassilis Amiridis and Dr. Alceste Bonanos, shared their experience with applying for an ERC grant and provided practical advice. The event was prefaced by the Secretary General for Research and Technology, Prof. Athanasios Kyriazis, and was attended by about 70 scientists.
The presentations are available here.