Chedly Abdelly

Chedly Abdelly

Vice-president in the Von der Leyen Commission with the portfolio of European Commissioner for Promoting the European Way of Life

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Professor Chedly Abdelly obtained his Doctorate of State in Natural Sciences from the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis (1997). He coordinated several national and international research projects. He is internationally recognized as an accomplished ecologist and eminent halophyte specialist. He serves as CEO of the Tunisian National Agency for Scientific Research Promotion since 2017, CEO of the Centre of Biotechnology of Borj Cedria, CBBC, 2011-2017; Director of the laboratory of Extremophile Plants (2010-2018) and the Laboratory of Plant Adaptation for Abiotic Stresses (2002-2010).

Professor Chedly Abdelly has actively and remarkably contributed in the field of Biological Sciences, with particular emphasis on the characterization of the of plant responses to abiotic constraints using physiological, biochemical and molecular parameters, addressing plant behaviour to combined environmental constraint, the valorization of extremophile plants in the rehabilitation of marginal areas and the characterization of extremophile plants in order to identify promising species which combine stress tolerance and economic potential, new sources of biomass for human nutrition and the production of energy biomaterials and biomolecules of interest

He has an outstanding proven track record of publications in distinguished journals (440 publications, h index 68, 18748 citations) and edited the book “Biosaline Agriculture and High Salinity Tolerance”. Besides 03 patent inventions, he supervised 75 PhD thesis and 37 Master students. He obtained several prestigious prizes: the Presidential Prize of the Graduation Diploma from the Higher School of Teaching (1980), the Presidential Award for the Best Researcher in Biotechnology (2016); the National Order of Merit for Science and Education (2017), the Presidential Award for the best Laboratory (2018) and Continental Prize for scientific excellence “Kwame Nkrumah” (2020). Finally, he was elected as full member of the Tunisian Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts (2019) and Fellow African Academy of Sciences ‘FAAS’ (2020).

 

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Το Τμήμα Μηχανολόγων και Αεροναυπηγών Μηχανικών του Πανεπιστημίου Πατρών, ως εταίρος του έργου INTECMED - Incubators for innovation and technological transfer in the Mediterranean, του προγράμματος ENI CBC MED, με επιστημονικώς υπεύθυνο τον καθηγητή Δημοσθένη Πολύζο διοργανώνει 1η Εκδήλωση Ενημέρωσης για το Matchmaking Event, την Δευτέρα 24 Ιανουαρίου 2022, στις 12.00μ.

Σκοπός της εκδήλωσης είναι η παρουσίαση του έργου INTECMED καθώς και των βασικών του εργαλείων και μεθόδων για την προώθηση της καινοτομίας και τη μεταφορά τεχνογνωσίας.

Στην εκδήλωση θα γίνει η παρουσίαση της πρόσκλησης χρηματοδότησης καινοτόμων ιδεών που διεξάγεται από το Επιμελητήριο Αχαΐας, επικεφαλής εταίρο του έργου INTECMED.

Το event θα πραγματοποιηθεί πλήρως διαδικτυακά και οι ενδιαφερόμενοι μπορούν να συμμετέχουν μέσω του link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84521728069

Το έργο INTECMED χρηματοδοτείται από κοινοτικούς (85%) και εθνικούς πόρους (15%).

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