It was the year of our initial efforts to participate in EU funded projects mainly in the field of Justice. EIEO during this year managed to establish some important cooperaion with major Educational Institutions in Greece and Europe and it played an important role in the developement of new proposals. It was a difficult task as we were a new entity in the area of project preparation and implementation but through our expertise in the field of agriculture, biotechnology and law we persuaded major institutions to trust us