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The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) was founded in 1983. It is one of the largest research centers in Greece with well-organized facilities, highly qualified personnel and a reputation as a top-level research institution worldwide. FORTH reports to the General Secretariat for Research and Innovation of the Ministry of Devel...

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The vision of FORTH

Our priority at FORTH is to cultivate an environment that fosters Learning, Research and Innovation. The strategy towards reaching this aim is the pursuit of scientific quality and excellence. This is central towards achieving 3 targets, which serve as pillars for Regional, National and European socio – economic growth: Scientific and technolog...

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History

1983, May The Research Centre of Crete (RCC) begins its operation in Heraklion, Crete comprising three institutes: Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB), Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Institute of Computer Science (ICS) in collaboration with the University of Crete. 1985, June Two new Institutes...

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FORTH"s Excellence

National & International Evaluations FORTH is placed among the leading research centres in Greece and abroad based on various external evaluations and reports: 1st Among the Research Centres of Greece, in all evaluations carried out by the General Secretariat for Research & Innovation (GSRI) using external, internationally renowned s...

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