National Contact Point

PRAXI Network is National Contact Point for Horizon Europe

Since 1998, PRAXI Network is appointed as the National Contact Point (NCP) for the Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation of the European Commission. Under this role, PRAXI Network serves as an official entity for information and advisory support for EU-funded research programmes. The General Secretariat for Research and Innovation (GSRI) has appointed on March 2021, PRAXI Network/FORTH as Horizon Europe National Contact Point (NCP) for 13 thematic areas.


PRAXI Network provides information, advisory and consulting services and organises events, workshops and trainings for research centers and academic institutions as well as public and private organisations.

PRAXI Network is member of the European Networks of National Contact Points (NCPs) for specific thematic areas. The table below includes information about the National Contact Points per thematic area of Horizon Europe.

Thematic Area National Contact Points
Legal and Financial aspects Evangelos Argoudelis (
Panagiotis Karniouras (
European Research Council (ERC) Dr Maria Makridaki (
Maria Samara (
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Maria Samara (
Dr Maria Makridaki (
Research Infrastructures Despina Adamidou (
Dr Georgios Profitiliotis (
Culture, creativity and Inclusive Society Maria Samara (
Dimitrios Filippidis (
Civil Security for Society Dr Achilleas Barlas (
Vaya Piteli (
Climate, Energy and Mobility Climate
Vaya Piteli (
Dr Epaminondas Christophilopoulos (
Christiana Siambekou (
Despina Adamidou (
Vassiliki Kalodimou (
Dr Apostolos Dimitriadis (
Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Food, Bioeconomy, Agriculture
Aikaterini Papadouli (
Panagiotis Karniouras (
Environment, Natural Resources
Vaya Piteli (
Dr Epaminondas Christophilopoulos (
The European Innovation Council (EIC) and European Innovation ecosystems Aikaterini Papadouli (
Panagiotis Karniouras (
Widening Participation and ERA Vassiliki Kalodimou (
Maria Samara (
Fission Despina Adamidou (
Dr Dimitra Tsoutsou (
Fusion Christiana Siambekou (
Despina Adamidou (
European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Dr Georgios Profitiliotis (
Despina Adamidou (

Further information for the National Contact Points for all thematic areas of “Horizon Europe” is available here.

Coordination and Support Actions 

PRAXI Network provides the Greek entities its services as a National Contact Point (NCP), in order to support their participation to European Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation. PRAXI Network also participates to all official National Contact Points Networks (Coordination and Support Actions) for the thematic areas that has been appointed as NCP. The NCP Networks receive European funding in order to provide continuous information and consultation services to all interested stakeholders.