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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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Στο ΙΤΕ ιδρύεται το «Ελληνικό Ινστιτούτο Γονιδιωματικής του Ανθρώπου»

Αποστολή του Ινστιτούτου είναι η διεξαγωγή υψηλού επιπέδου ανταγωνιστικής έρευνας αιχμής στον τομέα της γενετικής ανθρώπου, στα πρότυπα κορυφαίων κέντρων του εξωτερικού, καθώς και η παροχή υπηρεσιών αξιοποιώντας την ποικιλομορφία τοπικών γονιδιωματικών παραλλαγών και την ιστορία του ελληνικού πληθυσμού, με σκοπό τη βελτίωση της δημόσιας υγείας.

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Project ARGOS: FORTH opens a new window to the Universe

A European consortium of scientists, led by the FORTH Institute of Astrophysics, has succeeded in securing €3 million in European funding, to design a new state-of-the-art radio telescope and to develop cutting-edge technologies for the analysis of astronomical data.

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Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Foundation for Research & Technology-HELLAS (FORTH) and the Technical University of Crete (TUC)

The aim of the MoU is to create and run a new Business Incubator of the Science & Technology Park of Crete (STEPC) in the city of Chania, with the objective of supporting start-up entrepreneurship, exploiting research and innovation actions and promoting collaboration and networking.

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Translating Submerged and Buried Cultural Heritage from Shallow Water to Digital environment with Geoinformatics -ClepsYdra

The new research program "ClepsYdra" will be coordinated by the Lab of Geophysical Satellite Remote Sensing and Archaeoenvironment of the Inst. for Mediterranean Studies. The core of the project lies on the establishment of new methods and protocols for the documentation and valorization of Cultural Heritage in shallow water contexts.

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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.