Costas Fotakis Scientific Policy Panels

Founder of the Laser Group and Laser Laboratories of FORTH (1983) and Director of IESL-FORTH (1997 – present).

Member of the Experts Committee of EU for the Interim Evaluation of the 7th Framework Programme (2010).

National Delegate of the European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) in Europe (2002 – 2004) and (2006 – 2009).

Board of Stakeholders of “PHOTONICS 21” EU Technology Platform (2006 – present).

Member of the European Advisory Group (EAG) of the EU of the Programme “Research Potential” (2006 – 2008).

Member of the Management Board of LASERLAB-EUROPE Project (Integrated Infrastructures Initiative Programme of EU) (2004 – 2007).

Member of the workpackage group for the configuration of the Roadmap of the European Infrastructures (2004 – 2007).

National Representative in EU in the Programme Committee for Research Infrastructures (2004 - 2006).

Member of the Scientific Advisory Boards of: i) LENS (Italy), ii) Rutherford Appleton Lab. (U.K.), iii) Mancheser Univ. (U.K.).

Evaluator and Consultant for European Union (EU) Research Programmes.

Chairman of the Steering Committee of EU Conference “Investing in Europe’s Human Research Potential” (2000).

Member of the National Advisory Board for Research and Technology (EGSE) (1997 – 2001).

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the NRC “Democritos” (1994 – 1996).