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1ST OFFICIAL VISIT TO GREECE AND FORTH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL, PROFESSOR JEAN-PIERRE BOURGUIGNON
Sep 25, 2017The President of the European Research Council (ERC), Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, paid his first official visit to Greece and the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), in the context of a series of scheduled meetings with ERC Grantees. During his three-day stay at Heraklion, Prof. Bourguignon also met with FORTH’s Chairman and, Member of the ERC Scientific Council, Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis and Members of the Board of Directors of FORTH, as well as with and the Rector of the University of Crete, Professor Odysseas Zoras. In addition, he had the opportunity to visit research laboratories in both Institutions.
Bayer and IMBB-FORTH in Greece collaborate to support discovery of novel insect control solutions
Sep 13, 2017Monheim, September 13, 2017 – Bayer and the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas in Greece (IMBB-FORTH) today announced the start of a five-year collaborative research project.
FORTH Chairman, Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis, receives the prestigious Helmholtz International Fellow Award
Jul 20, 2017The Association has set the cooperation with the world's best scientists as a key objective. To this end, the organization has established the Helmholtz International Fellow Award, which targets outstanding senior scientists and research managers based outside Germany who have excelled in fields relevant to the Helmholtz Association, including science management at large international research institutions.
2nd Community of Practice meeting in Heraklion.
Jul 14, 2017On July 14, 2017, the second Community of Practice meeting for the URBANFLUXES project was organized in Heraklion. The event took place in the facilities of the Municipality of Heraklion. Participants of the meeting included, besides the URBANFLUXES scientists, representatives of the Municipality of Heraklion, the Region of Crete and the Decentralized Administration of Crete.