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Facts & Figures

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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A first glimpse at our Galaxy's magnetic field in 3D

Thanks to new sophisticated techniques and state-of-the-art facilities, Astronomy has entered a new era in which the depth of the sky can finally be accessed.

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Of bantam brains and fancy footwork: bioinformatics tools help reveal complexity of avian evolution

In 2014 the Science journal featured an article on the bird tree of life, mentioning the essential role of algorithms and supercomputers that enable modern research in evolutionary biology for all types of living beings. Now, a decade and a giant leap in tool development later, part of the team

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23.04.2024
FORTH accepts proposals for the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching in memory of V. Xanthopoulos-St. Pnevmatikos 2024

FORTH announces the 33rd call for the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching in memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stefanos Pnevmatikos.

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12.04.2024
Presentation of the project PROTEAS at the Open Access Laboratory of the National Gallery - Alexandros Soutsos Museum

The project PROTEAS was implemented in the framework of the action RESEARCH - CREATE - INNOVATE and was co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of the European Union and national resources through the Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme (EPANEK) (project code: T2EDK-02428).

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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.