2015 - Investigator award by Novartis. A new method, based on eye movement analysis when reading, to evaluate the effectiveness of therapeutic intervention in VEGF-related maculopathy (named investigator, main author)(€60.000)
2015 - Agitos Foundation Grant Support Programme. “Development of novel testing equipment for visual impairment classification” (named investigator, co-author) (€20.000).
2013. Erasmus - Lifelong Learning Programme / Staff Training.
2012 - Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA)
2010 - ARVO International travel grant: ARVO Meeting Program Committee.
2010 - Member of the Educational Committee: European Academy of Optics and Optometry (EAOO).
2009 - Member of the International Society of Contact Lens Research (ISCLR) (by invitation).
2009 - Best Poster session award (EVER meeting): Alta Eficacia Tecnologia SL, Spain.
2006 - Honourary Lecturer: The University of Manchester, Faculty of Life Sciences.
2006 - Research grant: “Crete Corporate Region 2000-2006” and the “General Secretariat for Research and Technology (€568.000).
2005 - Research grant: Crete Innovative Region (CRINNO) (€9.400).
2003 - Research grant: Greek State Scholarship Foundation (IKY) one-year (€8.000).
2003 - Research grant: Greek Secretariat for Research and Technology and the British Council for a collaborative project between University of Crete and University of Manchester (€18.500).
2002 - State funding: Ministry of Culture - for the development of the National Sports Vision Centre at the University of Crete (€1.200.000).
2001 - Undergraduate Project Prize for Neil Holmes (Psychology Department, University of Manchester): Experimental Psychology Society (EPS)
2000 - ARVO travel grant: Royal Society (London).