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Press Release: Completion of the Proposal submission process under the Action “Financing of Basic Research (Horizontal Support for all Sciences)” – National Recovery and Resilience Plan “Greece 2.0”

Date: October 13, 2022

On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, the process of submitting 1,697 Proposals via the H.F.R.I.’s Online Platform was successfully completed under the Foundation’s Call “Financing of Basic Research (Horizontal Support for all Sciences)”, which aims to fund original research projects of high scientific quality and excellence.

The total number of proposals submitted in Sub-action 1 amounts to 601, which are broken down by Scientific Area as follows:

Scientific Area Submissions
SA.1 Physical Sciences 52
SA.2 Engineering Sciences & Technology 107
SA.3 Life Sciences 115
SA.4 Agricultural Sciences – Food Science & Technology 54
SA.5 Mathematics & Information Sciences 42
SA.6 Social Sciences 124
SA.7 Humanities & Arts 56
SA.8 Environment & Energy 43
SA.9 Management & Economics of Innovation 8
Total 601

In Sub-action 2, 1,096 proposals were submitted, which were broken down among the 5 Thematic Areas as follows:

Thematic Areas Submissions
ΤΑ1. Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences & Technology, Environment & Energy 286
TA2. Life Sciences 319
TA3. Agricultural Sciences – Food Science & Technology 101
TA4. Mathematics & Information Sciences 138
TA5. Social Sciences, Humanities & Arts, Management & Economics of Innovation 252
Total 1,096

It is recalled that Sub-action 1 aims to fund newly appointed or are currently undergoing an appointment procedure for a non-permanent position (on a term basis) offered to Faculty Members, Researchers and Staff Research Scientists (ELE) in an Academic or Research Institution in Greece. Sub-action 2 makes it possible for Faculty Members and Researchers to implement basic research projects, with an emphasis on interdisciplinarity, in cutting-edge fields.


The Action is implemented under the National Recovery and Resilience Plan “Greece 2.0” with funding from the European Union – Next Generation EU.

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