"TERCO - European Territorial Cooperation as a Factor of Growth, Jobs and Quality of Life”, ESPON Applied Research under Priority 1 (2013/1/9), 2010 - 2013.
EUBORDERREGIONS - European Regions, EU External Borders and the Immediate Neighbours. Analysing Regional Development Options through Policies and Practices of Cross-Border Co-operation, FP7, 2011- 2013.
SEARCH - Sharing KnowledgE Assets: InteRegionally Cohesive NeigHborhoods, FP7, May 2011-March 2013.
PROMISE - Municipal Property Management in South - Eastern Cities (South East Europe: Transnational Cooperation Programme) INTERREG, Project Lead Partner, 2009-2012.
TELEACCESS - Creation of Telecenters to Support Learning, Entrepreneurship and Access to IS, in Isolated Areas, INTERREG IIIB CADSES, NEIGHBOURHOOD PROGRAMME, 2007-2008.
FRONTIERS - Successful Interreg Projects Planning and Implementation-The Case of Remote Areas, European Commission INTERACT, 2006-2008.
RePlan project-Re assessing Planning Instruments, Progresdec-Interreg IIIC, 2006-2007.
DYNREG - Dynamic regions in a knowledge-driven global economy: lessons and policy implications for the EU, EU 6th Framework Program for Research and Technology, Lead partner for WP 2, Project Leader: ESRI, 2006-2008.
EUDIMENSIONS, EU 6th Framework Program for Research and Technology, Lead Partner: University of Berlin, 2006-2009.
FUTuRISM, INTERREG III C Program. Project Leader: The Region of Clermon-Ferant, 2006-2008.
Migra-Value, INTERREG III B Program. Project Leader: Veneto Lavoro, 2006-2008.
Identification of spatially relevant aspects of the information society, European Commission, ΕSPON 2006 Program, 2005-2006.
EQUAL - Κοινωνική Αμφικτυωνία, Υπουργείο Εργασίας, 2005-2006.
GREENKEYS - Urban Green as a Key for Sustainable Cities, INTERREG IIIB CADSES, 2005-2008.
Territorial Cooperation and transnational cooperation programmes within Structural Funds, expert, member of the Scientific Committee (ref 2004 CE 16 0 AT 040), DG Regional Policy. Project Leader: Centre for Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2005.
Study on the potential and needs of the new Member States (ref 2004 CE 16 0 AT 038) DG Regional Policy, expert, member of the scientific committee, Project Leader: EPRC, University of Strathclyde, 2004-2005.
Regional Policy in Greece, EPRC, University of Strathclyde, 2003.
MANWATER, INTERREG III B ARCHIMED. Project Leader: National Center for the Environment and Sustainable Development, 2006-2008.
RIMED: Regional Integration and Metropolitan Development in Southeastern Europe, INTERREG III CADSES, Lead Partner, 2003-2005.
EXLINEA - Lines of Exclusion as Arenas of Cooperation in Europe, FP5, 2002-2005.
EURECO: The impact of European Integration and Enlargement on Regional Structural Change and Cohesion, FP5, 2002-2005.
EQUAL, Project Leader: Νομαρχιακή Αυτοδιοίκηση Μαγνησίας, 2002-2004.
Regional Development Policy and Convergence in the EU, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg, 2000.
Overcoming Isolation: Strategies of development and policies of cross-border cooperation in Southeastern Europe after Agenda 2000, DG II under the Phare ACE program and organized by the Institute of economics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (contract no: P97-8196-R).
Availability of Regional Data to Estimate Economic Trends in Very Small Regions, European Commission DGXVI and organized by the Netherlands Economic Institute, 1998.
Needs analysis and Design of Support Program for Regional Development Agencies in CBC Regions in The Czech Republic , European Commission’s Phare Program for Regional and SME Development in Central and East European Countries, Eccord, 1998.
Structural Changes and Spillovers in the East European Reform Process, DG II under the ACE/PHARE program and organized by the London Business School, University of London (contract No is: ACE-P96-6221-R).
Competitiveness of CEFTA countries: measurement and trends in the period of preparation to join the EU, DG II under the Phare ACE program and organized by the Czech National Bank (contract No: P96-6071-R).
Integration and Transition in Europe: The Economic Geography of Interaction, Lead Partner, DGII under the PHARE-ACE Program and organized by the University of Thessaly (contract no ACE-P96-7438-O).
Location Specific Aspects of Learning and the Transfer of Know-how in Transition, DGII under the Phare-ACE Program and organized by the Katholieke Universitaet Leuven (contract no ACE-P96-6202-R).
Comparative Regional Development and the Political Economy of Regional Policy, DGII under the ACE/PHARE Program and organized by the Leuven Institute of Central and Eastern European Studies, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, contract no ACE-P95-2024-R.
Structural Changes and Spillovers in the East European Reform Process, DG II under the ACE/PHARE program and organized by the Centre for Economic Forecasting, London Business School, University of London (contract no ACE-94-0629-R).
Economic Cooperation in the Balkans. A Regional Approach to European Integration, ACE/PHARE program, Institute of Economics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, contract no ACE-94-0760-R.
Restructuring Large Industrial Enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe, DG XII under the COST/PHARE program, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, contract no CIPA-CT-93-003.
Cross-Border Cooperation between Albania, Bulgaria and Greece DG XII under the ACE/PHARE program, Lead Partner, Athens University of Economics and Business, contract no ACE-92-0391-R.
Go-West Mobility Grants, DG XII under the COST/PHARE program (Beneficiaries: Dr. Stoyan Totev and Dr. Raia Staikova, Bulgarian Academy of Science), contract no ERB-CIPA-CT-92-2224.
The Redevelopment of Regions Expected to Experience Severe Impacts from Technological and Environmental Reconstruction, ACE program, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 1992-1994, contract no ACE-Z9109-0000-067.