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A European “Key Innovator” Distinction to an IESL project
A European “Key Innovator” Distinction to an IESL project
Jul 30, 2020
The European project NANOPOLY (FETOPEN 2019 – 2022) that runs in the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH) has been awarded a “Key innovator” distinction by the European “Innovation Radar” https://www.innoradar.eu/resultbykeyword/nanopoly)
Greece among the top European countries in Supercomputer technologies
Greece among the top European countries in Supercomputer technologies
Jul 23, 2020
Supercomputers and large Datacenters constitute basic infrastructure of strategic importance in modern society. Among the many sectors that they support, it suffices to mention the search for drugs against covid-19, and the fact that applications like gov.gr and global-scale teleconferencing, teleworking, and on-line education all run on large Datacenters. Recognizing the strategic importance of these High Performance Computing (HPC) technologies, the European Union has been funding related research, and has recently created the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (JU) with a 1 billion Euro budget.
The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of FORTH joins EU-LIFE as a new Associate Member
The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of FORTH joins  EU-LIFE as a new Associate Member
Jul 16, 2020
In July 1st 2020, the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) was officially accepted as an Associate Member of EU-LIFE. EU-LIFE is an alliance of leading European research institutes in the life sciences with a mission to promote excellence in research, by implementing and disseminating best practices in the organization and operation of scientific establishments. Its members operate with similar principles of excellence, external reviews, independence, competitiveness and internationality.
Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis elected Member of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology Governing Board
Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis elected Member of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology Governing Board
Jul 06, 2020
Nektarios Tavernarakis, Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), and Professor at the Medical School of the University of Crete, was elected Member of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Governing Board.