Recent projects


Air pollution (measurement, simulation, management)

  • Fostering resource efficiency and climate change resilience through community based Air Quality Internet of Things – AIRTHINGS, Coordinator: Sofia Municipality, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Regional Development Fund and by the Managing Authority for Managing Authority of European Territorial Cooperation Programmes, Budget for AUT: 208.682 k€, 2017–2019. details

  • Air Pollution Policies for Assessment of Integrated Strategies At regional and Local scales, Coordinator: Universita Degli Studi di Brescia, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Commission–Directorate General for Research and Innovation, Budget for AUT: 44.73 k€, 2012–2015. details

  • Demonstration of photocatalytic remediation processes on air quality, Coordinator: Centre National de la Recherche; Scientifique, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Commission – Environment Directorate General, Budget for AUT: 214.69 k€, 2010–2014. details

  • European topic centre on air and climate change, implementation plan 2010, Coordinator: Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Environmental Agency, Budget for AUT: 98.20 k€, 2010.

Combustion, particulate emissions, emissions evaluation and forecast

  • Transport related air pollution and health impacts–integrated methodologies for assessing particulate matter, Coordinator: University of Hertfordshire, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: Commission of the European Communities (RTD), Budget for AUT: 160.40 k€, 2010–2014. details

  • Particulates monitoring, modelling and management, Coordinator: Department of Labour Inspection, Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Commission–Environment Directorate General, Budget for AUT: 69.99 k€, 2011–2013. details

Built environment (energy balance, air quality)

  • eMobilita [Electromobility in urban transport: a multi-dimensional innovation (socio–economic and environmental effects)], Coordinator: University of National And World Economy (UNWE), Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Commission – Research Executive Agency, Budget for AUT: 124.200 k€, 2017–2020. details

  • Energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and environmental impacts–master study, Coordinator: State University of Novi Pazar, Research Leader: AUT – A.M. Papadopoulos, Funded by: Education, audio–visual and cultural executive agency, Budget for AUT: 26.57 k€, 2012–2015.

  • Development of innovative Insulating Cool Materials for the energy upgrading of existing and new buildings, Coordinator: AUT – A. M. Papadopoulos, Research Leader: AUT – A.M. Papadopoulos, Funded by: General Secretariat of Research and Technology, Budget for AUT: 69.05 k€, 2011–2014. details

Sustainable production and treatment / management of waste

  • Zero–waste energy–efficient agricultural communities in the GR–FYROM cross–border area, Coordinator: Municipality of Serres, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: Interreg IPA Cross Border Cooperation Programme "Greece– The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2014–2020", Budget for AUT: 222.240 k€, 2018–2020. details

  • Regional circular economy models and best available technologies for biological streams – BIOREGIO, Coordinator: Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Regional Development Fund ERDF through Interreg Europe Programme, Budget for AUT: 189,954 k€, 2017–2021. details

  • Climate change adaption of the structural ceramic industry through the use of recycled glass as ceramic flux, Coordinator: AITEMIN, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Commission-Environment Directorate General, Budget for AUT: 109.00 k€, 2013–2016.

  • Innovation Capacity Building by Strengthening Expertise and Research in the Design, Planning and Operations of Green Agrifood Supply Chains, Coordinator: AUT, Research Leader: AUT – E. Iakovou, Funded by: European Commission-REGPOT programme, Budget for AUT: 214.00 k€, 2012–2016. details

  • Pay as you throw, Coordinator: ARVIS SA, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: General Secretariat of Research and Technology, Budget for AUT: 200.00 k€, 2013–2015.

  • Low Cost Zero Waste Municipality, Coordinator: AUT – A. Karagiannidis, Research Leader: AUT – A. Karagiannidis, Funded by: Secretariat Technique Conjoint du Programme Med, Budget for AUT: 169.45 k€, 2009–2012. details

  • The development of pay–as–you–throw systems in Hellas, Estonia, Cyprus, Coordinator: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Commission–Directorate–General Environment, Budget for AUT: 127.57 k€, 2009–2011. details

Environmental management systems

  • Alternative tourist strategies to enhance the local sustainable development of tourism by promoting Mediterranean Identity, Coordinator: Comunidad Valenciana Region: Valencian Institute of Building Foundation, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Regional Development Fund and by the Managing Authority for Community Initiative Programmes “INTERREG”, Budget for AUT: 269.067 k€, 2016–2019. details

  • Metropolitan Agriculture for Developing an innovative, sustainable and Responsible Economy, Coordinator: Groupement d'Interet Public Agence des Villes et Territoires Mediterraneens Durables, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Regional Development Fund and by the Managing Authority for Community Initiative Programmes “INTERREG”, Budget for AUT: 152.850 k€, 2017–2018. details

  • Empowering Policies on Urban Sustainability, Coordinator: Provence–Alpes–Côte d’ Azur Region, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Budget for AUT: 67.50 k€, 2013–2015.

  • Knowledge transfer and research needs for preparing mitigation/adaptation policy portfolios, Coordinator: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Research Leader: AUT – A.M. Papadopoulos, Funded by: European Commission, Budget for AUT: 32.80 k€, 2011–2013. details

Policy Support and Entrepreneurship

  • Transnational Educational Network for young people –new technologies and entrepreneurial thinking in the tourism industry, Coordinator: National Tourism Cluster “Bulgarian Guide”, Research Leader: AUT – N. Moussiopoulos, Funded by: European Regional Development Fund and by the Managing Authority for Managing Authority of European Territorial Cooperation Programmes, Budget for AUT: 125.992 k€, 2017–2019. details