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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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Significant ERC funding awarded to FORTH postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Astrophysics

Dr. Carolina Casadio, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Astrophysics - FORTH, has been awarded a highly competitive European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant to study the nature of Dark Matter.

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Protein structural dynamics underlie their evolution and adaptability over the centuries

How does nature utilize the common repertoire of folds in proteins to differentiate their specificity, and ultimately their function? This long-standing and fundamental question was addressed in a study conducted at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Foundation for Research & Technology-Hellas (FORTH-IMBB). The results of this

Latest News

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02.01.2022
Loss of Vassilis Dougalis

With great sadness, FORTH announces the loss of Vassilis Dougalis, Distinguished Member, former President and Vice President of FORTH, and former Director of the Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics, who passed away on January 1st, 2022, after a heroic battle with cancer.

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09.12.2021
FORTH-IESL Researcher Dr. Emmanuel Stratakis elected Fellow of Optica

Dr. Emmanuel Stratakis, Research Director at the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laserof the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, was elected as a Fellow of Optica (formerly Optical Society of America, OSA) at the Society’s November 2021 Board of Directors meeting.

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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.