B2B Meetings

Countdown on Horizon 2020 Space Tour in Athens

The event took place on 23 January 2014.



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Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel, 2, 19-25 Parthenonos, 11742 Athens Greece


Draft Agenda

9:00 h


9:30 h   

Welcome by the Representative of the General Secretariat for Research and Development

9:45 h

Presentations of EU Space Players

Symeon Chatzinotas, University of Luxemburg

Dimitrios Papadakis, Space Tec partners - European Space Expo

Jean-François Galletout, PLAN Europe Ltd

Vaios Lappas, Surrey Space Centre - University of Surrey

Paolo Manunta, PLANETEK

Haris Kontoes, BEYOND Center of Excellence for Monitoring of Natural Disasters

Antonis Kalis, SignalGenerix

Emmanouil Detsis, European Science Foundation

Francesc Rey, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

11:30 h 

Coffee break

12:00 h

Presentations of Middle East and North Africa Space Players

Hadi Gashut, North African Center for Remote Sensing

Mohamad Khawlie, Space Consultant

Onur Tarakçıoğlu, Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc.

Cevher Levent Erturk, TUBITAK UZAY Space Technologies Research Institute

Participation from Israel (TBC)

13:00 h

Lunch break

14:30 h

Presentation of Activities of Hellenic Association of Space Industries si-Cluster and Horizon 2020 opportunities

Thanasis Potsis, Hellenic Association of Space Industries

15:00 h

European Space Agency Technology Roadmaps and Horizon2020

Alan Cooper, European Space Agency (ESA)

15:30 h

Horizon 2020

  • Horizon 2020 and the first Space call, Hector Guerrero-Padron, European Commission
  • Presentation of the new rules for participation, Christos Ampatzis, Research Executive Agency

17:15 h

Coffee break

17:30 h  Brokerage event (Pre-booked bilateral meetings)
18:50 h  End of the event



Constantine Karamanis

Technology Transfer Consultant


8, Kolokotroni str., 105 61, Athens, Greece

Tel.: (+30) 210 36 07 690 


Vassilis Stamatopoulos

Technology Transfer Consultant

Space, Security and Transport NCP


8, Kolokotroni str., 105 61, Athens, Greece

Tel.: (+30) 210 36 07 690