Panagiotis Karniouras
Director at PRAXI Network
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Short CV:
Panagiotis KARNIOURAS is the Director of PRAXI Network, the Technology Transfer and Innovation Support arm of the Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas (FORTH), as well as the Administrative & Finance Director of FORTH. He is acting as a scientific coordinator/project director for more than 100 national and European projects, covering technology transfer, innovation support, exploitation of research results and research-industry cooperation, financing innovation. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Enterprises and Industries of Peloponnese and Western Greece, the Hellenic Bio Cluster (HBio), the Hellenic Photonics Cluster (HPhos), the Greek Association of Innovative SMEs “INNOVATION GREECE”. He is a Programme Committee member representing Greece at the Horizon Europe configuration “The European Innovation Council (EIC) and European Innovation Ecosystems”. He is also a member of the National Committee for Research, Innovation and Education and of the Regional Research and Innovation Council of the Prefecture of the North Aegean. Furthermore, he is a member of the Steering and Advisory Group of Enterprise Europe Network and the Coordinator of the Greek node, the National Contact Point of Greece to the European Startup Nations Alliance (ESNA) and FORTH’s representative at the General Assembly of the Hellenic Digital Health Cluster (HDHC). Finally, he is an evaluator for national and European programmes for research and innovation. He is a Mechanical Engineer (National Technical University of Athens, NTUA), holding a MSc degree from the University of Manchester, UK.


Despina Adamidou
MBA, Technology Transfer Consultant
Maria Agriti
MSc, Communication
Vangelis Argoudelis
MSc, Technology Transfer Consultant
Aliki Dritsa
Dimitris Filippidis
MA, Technology Transfer Consultant
Vassiliki Kalodimou
EU Projects Implementation
Kostas Karamanis
Technology Transfer Consultant
Christina Karlou
Customer Support
Markos Kontizas
Technology Transfer Consultant
Irianna Lianaki-Dedouli
MA, Foresight Expert
Giorgos Panagopoulos
MSc, Technology Transfer Consultant
Katerina Papadouli
MSc, Technology Transfer Consultant
Dr Giorgos Profitiliotis
MSc, Foresight Expert
Alexandra Rizou
MBA, Human Resources Generalist
Georgia Rouki
Administrative Associate
Maria Samara
Head of Unit - National Contact Points, Technology Transfer Consultant
Zoe Theodoropoulou
Administrative Associate
Aspasia Trevlaki
MSc, Marketing and Communications Officer
Dr Dimitra Tsoutsou
Technology Transfer Consultant
Athens: Kolokotroni 8, 105 61, Athens  Tel:  +30 210 360 7690


Dr Epaminondas Christophilopoulos
Head of UNESCO Chair on Futures Research
Dr Apostolos Dimitriadis
Head of Unit Business Development
Androniki Papaterpou
MSc, Foresight Expert
Vaya Piteli
MSc, Technology Transfer Consultant
Thessaloniki: FING, 1 Morichovou Sq., 546 25, Tel: +30 2310 552 791


Maria Fasoulaki
Office Administration
Iraklis Karantonis
Technology Transfer Consultant (Pancreta Bank)
Dr Maria Makridaki
Head of Unit, FORTH Technology Transfer Office
Dr Kostas Vavekis
Technology Transfer Consultant
Heraklion: 100, N. Plastira str., 700 13 Vassilika Vouton Tel: +30 2810 391967


Patras: ΣΕΒΠΔΕ, Δημ. Βότση 2, 262 21 Tel: +30 2610 620815


Dr Achilleas Barlas
Head of Unit-Innovation in SMEs
Volos: SBTSE, 4, El. Venizelou str., 38221, Volos, Greece Tel: +30 24210 32762