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The Asian-Europe cooperation in Science and Technology grows stronger: Memorandum of Understanding between FORTH/PRAXI Network and the Secretariat of ASEM Cooperation Center of Science, Technology and Innovation
Oct 30, 2017[Athens, October 26, 2017] PRAXI Network, unit of the Foundation for Research & Technology-Hellas (FORTH), and the Secretariat of the ASEM Cooperation Centre for Research, Technology & Innovation (ASEM CCSTI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the aim to promote bilateral dialogue, exchange of experiences and to enhance cooperation for the commercialization of research. The ASEM CCSTI is hosted in the Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission. The MoU was signed on Thursday, October 26th, between the President of FORTH Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis and Prof. Zhu Shilong, ASEM Secretary General, during an official ceremony held in Beijing.
Alexandros Lappas, Research Director at FORTH, Selected to Receive a Competitive U.S. Office of Naval Research Grant Award
Oct 04, 2017Alexandros Lappas, a chemical physicist at the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), will be supported by the U.S. Office of Naval Research Global (ONRG) under their international Research Grants scheme to conduct interdisciplinary, basic scientific research in the area of magnetism and superconductivity.
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.