Biosciences Award from Bodossaki Foundation: George Kontopidis received the Biosciences Award from Bodossaki Foundation (the list is available available here.) in 2008, in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic.

The Bodossaki Foundation, established the “Awards for scientific excellence” in order to support the creative work of young Greek scientists under 40 years of age. The Bodossaki Foundation seeks to reward Greek scientists’ commitment and effort to excel in their scientific field, as well as their dedication to serve as role models for the younger generations and the Greek society as a whole.