2008 PRIME Project: HP-IAPP PRIVACY INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY 2008 AWARD: I made a major contribution to the PRIME project
2007 AWARD FOR BEST WRITTEN PAPER for the paper KOSTA, E., RFID Technology: When Innovation Brings Along Data Protection Challenges, Proceedings of the 46th FITCE Congress – “The broadband way to the future”, Warsaw – Poland, 30.08 – 01.09.2007, pp. 54-59
2006 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG PRESENTER at the 45th FITCE Congress – “Telecom Wars: The return of the profit” (Athens, 30th August – 2nd September 2006) for the presentation “Data retention directive: What the Council cherishes, the privacy advocates reject and the industry fears…”
2006 AWARD FOR BEST ACADEMIC PAPER for the paper VALCKE P., KOSTA E., Data “re-tensions” in the European electronic communications sector, in Kierkegaard S. (ed), Proceedings of the First International Conference on Legal, Privacy and Security Issues in Information Technology, Vol. 2, 2006, p. 373-395