Past Grants and Networks

Past Research Grants

Regional Potential project: CreteHEPCosmo



The Center is supported by an FP7-REGPOT-2008-1 grant CreteHEPCosmo with number 228644, from mid-2009 till mid-2012. Its purpose is to provide a boost to the competitiveness of the Center and establish links and research contacts with several prominent European institutions. 

The main thrust of this program is to

*  Improve the research team by hiring young researchers, and improve the infrastructure of the Center

*   Fund incoming and outgoing visits that will improve the Center's research potential

*  Fund the organization of workshops and conferences. A workshop is planned for spring 2010, a conference for September 2010, and a further workshop in 2012.

*  Provide guidance and evaluation from an  Advisory Committee of senior scientists in the field.

The list of European Institutions participating is

*   Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

*   Astroparticule et Cosmologie (APC), Universite Paris 7, France.

*   CERN, Theory Group, France/Switzerland.

*   DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK.

*   Laboratoire de Physique Theorique, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France.

*   Imperial College, London, UK.

*   Israel Excellence Center for High Energy involving the groups of Ben Gurion University , Hebrew university, Tel Aviv University, Technion and Weizmann Institute of Sciences.

*   Arnold Sommerfeld Institute, Munchen, Germany.

*   Universita di Roma II, Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy.

The official coordinator of this program is Elias Kiritsis.

More information can be found in the webpage of the project .

Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship (FP7-PEOPLE-IEF)
"Holographic walking technicolor"


  • Grant number: PIEF-GA-2011-300984
  • Scientist in charge: Prof. Elias Kiritsis.
  • Researcher: Dr. Matti Järvinen
  • Duration: From 1st of September 2012 to 31st of August 2014

More information can be found in the webpage of the project .

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Past Research Networks

* The Center is a participating institution of the String Vacuum Project. The purpose of this international effort is to bring together tools from string theory, mathematics and computer science on order to explore the vacua of string theory and their comparison with the observable universe.  So far this project has been funded as a collaborative project only in the USA.

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