Current Projects

--Current Projects

Monitoring and Recording of the Water Status (Quality, Quantity, Pressures, Use) in Greece

Starting/ending date: 02/11/2017 – 31/12/2023
Total financing:  16,345,706.38 €
National project 
Dr Elias Dimitriou, Inland Waters

Evrotas River

The project facilitates the implementation of the 2000/60 WFD for surface waters in Greece as it leads to an objective and comprehensive assessment of the water bodies’ status. […]


Starting/ending date: 24/10/2017 – 23/10/2020
Total financing:  800 Μ€
National project 
Professor K. Stergiou, Marine Biological Resources

Development of management tools for marine and freshwater ecosystems

The Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters of the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (H.C.M.R.) undertook the implementation of the research project ANATHALLOI, financed by the Operational ProgramCompetitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation” and is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund Development. […]

Climate change and European Aquatic RESources (CERES)

Starting/ending date: 01/04/2016 – 31/03/2020
Total Financing:  5,586,851 € (H2020)
European Project
Dr George Tserpes, Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters

The CERES project – named after the Roman goddess of agriculture and fertility […]

Actions for Marine Protected Areas (AMARe)- (Interreg MED Programme 2014-2020)

Starting/ending date: 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2019
Financing:  2.7 million € (EU contribution is 2.3 million €)
European project
Dr Vassiliki Vassilopoulou, Marine Biological Resources

The main objectives of AMAre project are:
– To develop shared methodologies and geospatial tools for multiple stressors assessment, coordinated environmental monitoring, multi-criteria analyses and stakeholders’ engagements.
– To develop concrete pilot actions and coordinated strategies […]


Starting/ending date: 03/2015 – 02/2019
Financing:  580.000,00 €
European project (HORIZON 2020)
Prof. K. Stergiou, Marine Biological Resources

Science, technology and society initiative to minimize unwanted catches in European fisheries (MINOUW)
The complexity of the problem of banning discards and bringing all unwanted catches to land makes it necessary to follow a multi-actor approach, […]


Starting/ending date: 01/02/2014 – 31/12/2019
Financing:  327.030 € (EC funding: 249.277 €)
European project
Dr N. Skoulikidis, Inland Waters

Managing the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic ecosystems under water scarcity. […]

Research on Samothraki Island Lotic Ecosystems

Starting/ending date: 15/08/2013-unlimited
Financing: self-financing (proposal applications are foreseen)
National project
Dr N. Skoulikidis, Inland Waters

Ongoing research on Samothraki Island ecosystems focusing on ecological quality assessment, biodiversity conservation, education and integrated resource management initiatives. […]