The Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) was founded in 1983.
It is the premier multidisciplinary research institution in Greece with well-organized facilities, highly qualified personnel and a reputation as a top-level research institution worldwide.
ERC Starting Grant awarded to a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Astrophysics of FORTH for her research on supermassive black holes
It is worth mentioning that FORTH hosts the largest number of ERC Grants (40) in Greece.
Major new funding from the European Research Council to the Institute For Mediterranean Studies of FORTH
Elena Anagnostopoulou, Professor of Linguistics at the University of Crete and Collaborating Faculty Member of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (IMS) of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), has been selected for funding from the competitive European funding program ERC Advanced Grant 2022.
Prestigious Horizon Europe grant to a European Research Project of FORTH, for the development of Next Generation Biopesticides and Novel Approaches for Precision Plant Protection
The successful project has been selected among many proposals in a highly competitive call for a 4-year funding with a total budget of 6.5 M€.
Memorandum of Understanding between the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas and Xi’an Jiaotong - Liverpool University, China
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on September 5th, 2023 by the President of the Foundation for Research and Technology- Hellas (FORTH), Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis and the Dean of the School of Science of Xi’an Jiaotong- Liverpool University (XJTLU), China, Prof. John Moraros, at the headquarters of XJTLU in Suzhou,
The Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) and its Institutes have been made available to the State and Public Health Authorities, in order to contribute to the common effort to address the pandemic of COVID-19, with their top-level infrastructure and expertise.