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Call for the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching V. Xanthopoulos - St. PnevmatikosThe call has now opened for the 26th Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching in memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stephanos Pnevmatikos, both professors at the University of Crete and members of the Foundation for Research & Technology (FORTH).
Greek-Russian Workshop on Quantum TechnologiesA two-day scientific workshop on Quantum Technologies is organized within the framework of the “Greek-Russia Year 2016” and will be held on April 1st and 2nd, 2016 at the NCSR “Demokritos”.
International Zone Fellowship ProgramAt Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada for University of Crete and FORTH students and Staff
EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS’ NIGHT 2015 @FORTHWith very great success the "EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS’ NIGHT 2015" was held on Friday, September 25 at the Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH) in Heraklion, Crete.
ZBM Patents & Trademarks and the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser / FORTH are organizing a seminar-workshop on International Patent Protection on 29.6.2015. Title: International Patent Protection
Date: 29.6.2015
Place: Seminar room Alkiviades Pagiatakis / FORTH
Presenter: Alexandros Lioumbis
European Patent Attorney
Electrical Engineer, MSc
ZBM Patents & Trademarks
Call for the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching V. Xanthopoulos - St. PnevmatikosThe call has now opened for the 25th Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching in memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stephanos Pnevmatikos, both professors at the University of Crete and members of the Foundation for Research & Technology (FORTH).
Weissenberg Award 2015 to Dimitris VlassopoulosIESL proudly announces that Prof. Dimitris Vlassopoulos (IESL Affiliated Faculty Member and Professor of the Materials Science and Technology Department of the University of Crete) was selected to win the Weissenberg Award of the European Society of Rheology for 2015.
Workshop "Launch of the 2015-16 ESFRI Roadmap update" – proceedingsΤhe objective of the workshop that took place on 25 September 2014 in Trieste (IT) was to raise awareness of the scientific community about the next ESFRI roadmap update in 2015-2016, and the associated landscape analysis of Research Infrastructures within their specific scientific fields.
The Special Eurobarometer 419 on "Public perceptions of Science, Research and Innovation"The European Commission as published The Special Eurobarometer report which is focusing on public perceptions of science, research and innovation.
New Calls for Energy Efficiency (H2020)The European Commission has published new calls for proposals for an Energy Efficiency under H2020.
New EU- Mediterranean digital cooperation initiativesEuropean Union, Jordan and Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministers in charge of the Digital Economy launched new cooperation initiatives on the 30th of September.
Giannis Zacharakis, ESMI memberGiannis Zacharakis, Researcher of the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of FORTH, has been elected member of the council of European Society of Molecular Imaging (ESMI).
GenderSTE: Gender, science, technology and environment Targeted European Network of Experts COST Action TN1201Q: European Cooperation in Science and Technology In the context of the Greek Presidency of the E.U. Council, the Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH) will host on the 20th of May the meeting of GenderSTE: Gender, Science, Technology and the Environment COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology (Action TA 1201) in Heraklion.
Call for the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching V. Xanthopoulos - St. PnevmatikosThe call has now opened for the 24th Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching in memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stephanos Pnevmatikos, both professors at the University of Crete and members of the Foundation for Research & Technology (FORTH).
2 RESEARCHERS POSITIONS AVAILABLE IMBB ‐ FORTH Crete, Greece The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology announces two (2) Researchers Positions, level B (Principal Researcher, equivalent to Associate Professor) or level C (Assistant Researcher, equivalent to Assistant Professor) in the following research fields: - SYSTEMS BIOLOGY - NEUROSCIENCES
30 Years FORTH, 1983 - 2013The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) organized a series of public lectures in 2013 on topics of current interest in sciences and humanities to celebrate 30 years since its establishment.
"Smart Specialization Strategies and the Quadruple Innovation Helix""Smart Specialization Strategies and the Quadruple Innovation Helix” by Elias G. Carayannis Professor of Science, Tehnology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Workshop entitled: "Patenting Inventions: From Idea to Commercialization"The European Patent Office (www.epo.org)and the Greek Industrial Property Organisation (OBI, www.obi.gr), in collaboration with Science & Technology Park of Crete and PRAXI HELP-FORWARD network, are organizing a Workshop entitled: "Patenting Inventions: From Idea to Commercialization".
Industrial Technologies 2014 - Smart Growth through Research and Innovation“Industrial Technologies 2014 - Smart Growth through Research and Innovation” conference is organised under the Greek Presidency of the European Council during the first semester of 2014, in Athens on April 9-11th 2014, in Athens Megaron Conference Hall. The event is under the auspices of the General Secretariat of Research & Technology (GSRT) and is supported by The European Commission Directorate for Research and Innovation.
The Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser of FORTH organized the Annual Meeting of the Climate for Culture projectThe Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser of FORTH organized the 5th Annual Meeting of the Climate for Culture project that was held on the grounds of FORTH, Heraklion Crete, Greece on September 23-27 2013. The CLIMATE FOR CULTURE project estimates the impacts of changing climate conditions on historic buildings and their vast collections in Europe and the Mediterranean.
Researcher’s Night at FORTHFORTH participated in the Researcher’s Night which is the greatest European-wide celebration of science and research.
International Conference on Applied MathematicsThe Department of Applied Mathematics of the University of Crete, the Archimedes Center for Modeling, Analysis and Computation (ACMAC) and the Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics – FORTH organized the International Conference on Applied Mathematics that was held on the grounds of FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece on September 16 – 20, 2013.
The German Ambassador, Wolfgang Dold at FORTHThe German Ambassador, Mr. Wolfgang Dold, visited FORTH on Monday, September 16th.
Prof. Spiros H. Anastasiadis has been formally appointed as the new Director of the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL-FORTH) on Sept. 5, 2013S. H. Anastasiadis is a Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Crete. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University in 1988
Against adversity, give Greek research breathing spaceAn article by Prof. Costas Fotakis, President of FORTH – Hellas, posted by Euro scientist Editor on April 15th, 2013
Call for the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching V. Xanthopoulos - St. Pnevmatikos The call has now opened for the 23rd Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching in memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stephanos Pnevmatikos, both professors at the University of Crete and members of the Foundation for Research & Technology (FORTH).
TCM 2012: 4th symposium on transparent conductive materialsTCM2012 took place in Crete in October 21-26, 2012
Public lecture of Professor Michael HOFREITER entitled \"Evolutionary genetics using ancient DNA or how to avoid boring research\"FORTH invites you to the lecture of Professor Michael HOFREITER entitled \"Evolutionary genetics using ancient DNA or how to avoid boring research\" on Tuesday, 13 November 2012 at 16:00 hrs
Workshop “A day on Solar Energy Utilization”A workshop on Solar Energy Utilization will take place on Friday, 26th October at the University of Crete.
Workshop on "Innovation in the semiconductor sector and the role of collaboration between academia, research and industry"The workshop will be held in the amphitheatre of FORTH on Thursday, October 11 at 10:00
2013 McGroddy Prize for New MaterialsJohn Pendry, David Smith and Costas Soukoulis (IESL-FORTH) won the 2013 McGroddy Prize for New Materials, awarded by the American Physical Society
Public lecture of Ruth PADEL entitled "Darwin, Migration and the Restlessness of Life"FORTH invites you to the ecture of Ruth PADEL entitled “Darwin, Migration and the Restlessness of Life” on Monday, 1 October 2012 at 16:00 hrs
Call for the position of the Director of the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser of FORTHThe position being advertised is that of the Director of the Institute, and is based in Heraklion-Crete
Public lecture: "The Design and Discovery of New Medications: Mixing Chemistry and Biology"The lecture will take place on Monday, 17 September 2012 at 16:00 hrs at FORTH
Call for the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching V. Xanthopoulos - St. Pnevmatikos The call has now opened for the 22nd Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching in memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stephanos Pnevmatikos, both professors at the University of Crete and members of the Foundation for Research & Technology (FORTH).
Event honoring Professor Fotis C KafatosThe Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) is pleased to invite you to an event honoring the former Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB)
Wine tasting at IESLA wine tasting session took place at the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser of FORTH, on Wednesday, the 21st of December, with the generous support of Domaine Paterianakis Winery.
European Gender Summit

8th- 9th November, Brussels, Belgium
Convened by genSET, ESF, COST and STOA, The European Gender Summit is held under the patronage of the Polish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
3rd DISTINGUISHED LECTURE "Stelios Orphanoudakis"The architect Manolis Korres, Professor at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and restoration coordinator of the Parthenon at the Acropolis will give the 3rd Lecture in the context of "Stelios Orphanoudakis" Distinguished Lecture Series at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of FORTH in Rethymnon on Friday, 18 March 2011, at 19:30 p.m.
Call for the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching V. Xanthopoulos - St. PnevmatikosThe call has now opened for the 21st Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching in memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stephanos Pnevmatikos, both professors at the University of Crete and members of the Foundation for Research & Technology (FORTH).
Obituary for George ThireosIt was with shock and great pain that the Scientific Council of IMBB learned of the sudden demise on January 20, 2011 of the former Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology and Vice-President of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Dr. George Thireos.
THE ATHENS DIALOGUES organized by the Onassis Cultural Centre Athens, GreeceThe Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation in collaboration with the Institut de France, Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies, Oxford University, Stanford University, the Academia dei Lincei, the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the German Archaeological Institute and the Academy of Athens, is organizing from 24 - 27 November 2010 the innovative international, interdisciplinary conference on the role of Greek culture in modern society entitled:

"T H E   A T H E N S   D I A L O G U E S"
Inauguration of the new buildingOn Sunday, September 19th 2010, at 17.45 p.m., the inauguration of the new building of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies will take place. It will be named after the deceased President of the Foundation for Research and Technology, native from Rethymno, the late Stelios Orphanoudakis.
Opening of the art exhibition Revival of Creto-Mycenean Paintings at FORTHOn Wednesday 29 September 2010 at 18.00, FORTH invites the public to the opening of the art exhibition Revival of Creto-Mycenean Paintings by the painter Tzortzis Angelinis (1920-1980) at FORTH premises (Vassilika Vouton, Heraklion-Crete).
The 2010 Onassis Foundation Science Lecture SeriesFollowing the success and experience of the past decade, the 2010 Onassis Foundation Science Lecture Series will take place from 28 June to 4 July 2010 at FORTH premises in Heraklion. This year’s Lectures, organized by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation and the Foundation for Research & Technology-Hellas are on Computer Science and will focus on Network and Information Security.
2nd DISTINGUISHED LECTURE "Stelios Orphanoudakis"On the 22nd of March 2010 at the FORTH Amphitheatre in Heraklion (Crete), Dr. Peter Freeman will give the 2nd in the series Distinguished Lecture «Stelios Orphanoudakis». This Lecture will be in the area of Computer Science and Information and Communications Technologies.
Conference for the "DARWIN YEAR", 20-21 November 2009The Conference is organized on the occasion of the celebration for the "DARWIN YEAR" on Friday and Saturday 20-21 November 2009 at 17:00 (on 20/11) and at 15:00 (on 21/11).
Brain stem cells and the biology of myelin repair, Professor Robin J.M. Franklin, MRC Cambridge Centre for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine This is the second colloquium organized by IESL-FORTH in the frame of a series of special lectures involving distinguished speakers active in areas of strong interdisciplinary interest. This colloquium is organized in collaboration with the Medical School of the University of Crete.
9th FORTH RetreatThe Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas organizes the 9th FORTH Retreat, which will take place in Loutra Kyllinis, on October 9th and 10th 2009
The 2009 Onassis Series of Lectures in Biology: Immunobiology, Heraklion - Crete, July 27-31, 2009The "Onassis Series of Lectures in Immunobiology", seeks to provide an overview of major advances and evolving concepts in the field while at the same highlighting their relevance to health and disease.
2nd ENISA - FORTH Summer School on Network & Information Security (NIS'09)The EU cyber security Agency; ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) and the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (ICS-FORTH) organise their 2nd Summer School on Network and Information Security (NIS'09). This year's theme is "Privacy and Trust in a Networked World". It will take place in Crete, Greece, 14th-18th September 2009.
Partnering event for the promotion of collaborative research between Greek researchers and companies in the field of BiosciencesPRAXI HELP-FORWARD Network (Δϊκτυο ΠΡΑΞΗ) and the Hellenic Bio Cluster (HBio) are organising a Greek industry - academia partnering event in Athens, on 16 July 2009.
Halcyon Days in Crete VIIThe Programme of Turkish Studies of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas announces its 7th International Symposium. The topic of the Symposium will be Political initiatives "From the Bottom Up" in the Ottoman Empire. The sessions are scheduled for January 9 - 11, 2009 and will take place at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (Melissinou and Nikiforou Foka 130, Rethymno.)
L'Oreal - UNESCO 2008 Fellowship for Women in ScienceThis year's national L'Oreal - UNESCO Fellowship for Women in Science was awarded to Katerina Andreopoulou.
25th Anniversary Celebration of FORTHCelebration of the Foundation's 25th Anniversary, Heraklion, Crete
Seminar about Topics in Grid Technologies The Institute for Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), in collaboration with the Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET S.A.) within the framework of the third phase of the Enabling Grids for E-sciencE (EGEE), funded by the European Union, is proud to invite you to a seminar entitled "Topics in Grid Technologies". The seminar will take place on Thursday, 30 October and Friday, 31 October 2008 at the Stelios Orphanoudakis seminar room, at 8:45a.m.
Astronomical Data Analysis ConferenceHeld regularly since 2001, the Astronomical Data Analysis (ADA) conference series is focused on algorithms, signal and data processing. The 5th ADA conference is co-organized by the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA/Saclay), the Institute of Computer Science of FORTH, the Departments of Physics and Computer Science of the University of Crete and it is sponsored by the European Space Agency. It will take place in Heraklion of Crete in Greece, on 7-9 May 2008.
Workshop "Towards the establishment of a Photonics Platfom in Greece"The Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL/FORTH), the European Technological Platform "Photonics 21" and the Help Forward Network (Diktyo PRAXI) invite you to attend the Workshop "Towards the establishment of a Photonics Platfom in Greece", on February 27th, Athens
16th International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD 2008)
21-24 September 2008, Hersonissos, Heraklion Crete, Greece
The 16th International Symposium on Graph Drawing will take place in September 2008 in Heraklion, Crete. It is organized by the Institute of Computer Science of FORTH and the Department of Computer Science of the University of Crete. It is the premier scientific Symposiun in this field attracting researchers worldwide.
Speech on the subject "The Sumatra tsunami: What have we learned?"The Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics of the Foundation of Research and Technology organises on Tuesday 12 February at 3 p.m., a speech on the subject "The Sumatra tsunami: What have we learned?"
CoreGrid Workshop on "Integrated Research in Grid Computing"
April 2-4 2008
The Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) is organizing for 2nd consecutive year the Workshop of the CoreGrid Network of Excellence "Integrated Research in Grid Computing", which is the main annual event of the CoreGRID NoE and its main goal is to promote the integration of the European research community in the area of Grid technologies, in order to overcome the fragmentation of efforts in this area.
Eurographics 200814-18 April 2008, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
http://www.ics.forth.gr/eg2008
CENTR (Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries)
13th Administrative Workshop & 36th General Assembly
4-6 June 2008, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
CENTR is organising its 13th Administrative Workshop & 36th General Assembly, which are kindly hosted by the .gr Registry of FORTH-ICS. The meetings will be held from 4 to 6 June 2008 in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
Research Infrastructures (RIs) in Europe
29th January, 2008
FORTH Building, Heraklion, Crete
Research Infrastructure opportunities in Europe (FP7 Call, ESFRI Roadmap)
ERCIM FellowshipsERCIM - The European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics offers postdoctoral fellowships in leading European information technology research centres. Fellowships are of 18 months duration, spent in two research centres. Competitive salary.
One day meeting on "Greek Technology and Science Initiatives" GTSI, Thursday November 29, 2007, at "L. Zervas" Amphitheatre, National Hellenic Research Foundation.The Meeting is aimed at the research, academic and business community and will include presentations and discussion on developments and prospects for the advancement of Research and Technology in Greece.
Summer School in Underwater AcousticsThe Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics (IACM) of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH) organizes a 10-day summer school in Underwater Acoustics at FORTH (Heraklion, Crete) from 18 to 27 June 2008, in the framework of the Damocles project.
Greek Technology & Science Initiatives (GTSI)The opinion of the Conference of Chairmen is that the GTSI study constitutes an excellent base for National R&D Policy planning. The CCRC plans to organize an open conference at the end of September, which will offer to the organizations involved (GSRT, R.C., UNIVERSITIES, TECHNICAL UNIVERSITIES, ENTERPRISES, etc) the opportunity for a public discussion.
Marie Curie - NanoMemCourse positionsThe NanoMemCourse organizing committee invites applications from young researchers and engineers to attend the EC-funded Marie Curie Training Course "EF2: Nanostructured material and membrane modelling and simulation" that will take place from 18 to 27 June 2008 in Patras, Greece. The lectures will be delivered by international experts in the field.
2nd International Conference on Engineering for Waste Valorisation - WasteEng08The Conference goal is to bring together representatives from academic institutions, industry and public organizations with the aim of collecting, exchanging and promoting the Valorisation of Waste (municipal, industrial, agricultural, construction and demolition) to Energy (ethanol, hydrogen, biogas, biofuel, RDF, pyrolysis products,...) and Materials (raw, secondary and recycled materials).