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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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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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Greek researchers from FORTH, NKUA and Harvard University reveal a new mechanism that regulates intestinal stem cells

In an article published recently at the high-impact journal Nature Communications, researchers from NKUA, FORTH-IMBB, and Harvard University, led by Prof. Aristides Eliopoulos of NKUA and postdoctoral researcher Dr. Zoe Veneti of FORTH-IMBB, reveal a new mechanism that regulates the proliferation and differentiation of intestinal stem cells.

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08.04.2024
STEP-C: Supporting Young Entrepreneurship in the Region of Crete

The Science and Technology Park of Crete (STEP-C), of the Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH), continues its collaboration with Slovenia's Primorski Tehnološki Park and participates in the "EUSAIR POPRI youth" initiative, which aims to foster startup entrepreneurship.

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06.03.2024
CINVESTAV, the largest Research Organization of Mexico, visits FORTH, in the presence of Mexico’s Ambassador in Greece

The visit took place on Tuesday, 5th of March, with the aim of establishing tighter scientific cooperation between Greece and Mexico.

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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.