European Commission, DG Research & Innovation
Head of Ethics Sector
Isidoros karatzas is a biochemist by training. He has been a Marie-Curie/Science fellow. After joining the European Commission, he was responsible for the evaluation of the Framework Programmes where he participated in setting up the European Network on RTD Evaluation. Subsequently he managed the risk governance research file and was the scientific secretary of the European Research Advisory Board (EURAB), a high level advisory body to the Commission dealing with research policy and priorities. Currently, he is the head of the Ethics and research Integrity Sector in DG Research and Innovation. As head of the sector he established advanced training courses on research ethics and research integrity for Commission staff and the research community and has set up the first European system on ethics follow-up and audit.