Special Account of Research Funds (ELKE) of HOU

From 1/1/2018, the “Special Account for Research Funds” (ELKE) operates as a unit at the department level (MODY). It operates with a separate VAT number from the current one and the new unit operates as a special and universal continuation of EDEL. ELKE are now subject to the provisions of the new law 4485/2017.

Purpose of ELKE is the management and allocation of funds that come from any source, as well as from its own resources and are intended to cover expenses, of any kind, which are necessary for the needs of execution of research, educational, training, development, as well as continuing training projects, seminars and conferences, the provision of scientific, technological and artistic services, the preparation of specific and clinical studies, the performance of tests, measurements, laboratory tests and analyzes, the provision of opinions, the drafting of specifications on behalf of third parties, the design and implementation of scientific, research and development other related services, for the benefit of the University.

The projects / programs managed by E.L.K.E. are performed by Project Teams with a Scientific Officer (SC), who may be a member of the Faculty, as well as a member of the research staff of the research and technological bodies. An external collaborator can also be a scientific officer. The possibility to be some or all of the above categories of EV persons, as well as the more specific conditions are defined in the Management and Financing Guide of the relevant ELKE.

For more information regarding the operation of the Special Account for Research Funds can be found on the website http://elke.eap.gr

Special Account Management Committee of HOU

e-mail: elke@eap.gr
Τel.: 2610367764
Fax: 2610367111

Deputy Head

Vetsi Konstantina
e-mail: vetsi@eap.gr
Τel.: 2610367764

Special Account Management Committee (ELKE)


Konstantinos Karamanis
Professor of Business Economics and Labor Relations, University of Ioannina

Vice president

Vassilios Costopoulos
Professor of Static Engineering and Oscillations, University of Patras


Demosthenes Bouros
retired Professor of Pulmonology at the Department of Medicine of the Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Christos Tsoumas
Assistant Professor of Financial Management, School of Social Sciences, Hellenic Open University

George Chatzigeorgiou
Professor of Construction Engineering, School of Science and Technology, Hellenic Open University

Alternate Members

Professor of the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras

Ioannis Sympetheros
Professor of Hydraulics with emphasis on marine engineering, University of West Attica

Vassilios Loukopoulos
Associate Professor of Theoretical Physical Engineering of Fluids, University of Patras

Associate Professor of Administration of Educational Units, School of Humanities, Hellenic Open University

Achilles Cameas
Associate Professor of Diffuse and Global Computing Systems, School of Science and Technology, Hellenic Open University

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