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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.

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Research Highlights

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Pathogenic bacteria inhibit host cell secretion to manipulate host immunity

In nature, there is a constant evolutionary battle between microbes and their hosts, during which, many bacteria secrete specific proteins into the host’s cells, aiming to alter its physiology, while increasing pestiferous activity.

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Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis elected Chair of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology

As announced today in Brussels, Nektarios Tavernarakis, Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), and Professor at the Medical School of the University of Crete, was unanimously elected Chair of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT).

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13.04.2022
Formation of a Network of Gender Equality Committees of Greek Research Centers & Independent Research Institutes

Οn the initiative of Dr. Maria Klapa, Chair of the FORTH Gender Equality Committee (GEC), the first online meeting of the GECs of thirteen (13) Greek Research Centers and Independent Research Institutes took place on April 6, 2022.

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05.04.2022
Ranking of Prof. Spyros Pandis in the "Highly Cited Researchers (h> 100)" of Webometrics for 2022

Professor Spyros Pandis, Collaborating Faculty Member of the Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (FORTH / ICE-HT), Coordinating Member of the Center for the Study of Air Quality and Climate Change (C-STACC) and Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Patras, was among the “Highly Cited Researchers

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FORTH's responses to COVID-19 pandemic

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.