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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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ERA Chair in Astro-Informatics at ICS-FORTH

The Institute of Computer Science is excited to announce that Dr. Jean-Luc Starck of CEA/Saclay, with a major financial support by the European Commission of an ERA Chair, will be leading the efforts on the establishment of a new science direction at FORTH in the emerging field of Astro-Informatics.

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IMBB researcher Panayiota (Yiota) Poirazi elected as Secretary General of the Federation for European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)

Together with Ole Kiehl (President elect) and Aniko Korosi (treasurer elect), Dr. Panayiota Poirazi, a Research Director at IMBB-FORTH, will be responsible for the management and administration of FENS as its Secretary General.

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01.08.2022
Professor Christos Louis honored for contributions to malaria mosquito biology

Professor Christos (Kitsos) Louis, IMBB researcher, was honored for his significant contributions to the understanding of the biology of the malaria mosquito on July 27 at the Mosquito Kolymbari Conference 2022, held at the Orthodox Academy of Crete.

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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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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.