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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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New study uncovers a link between reproduction and a key mitochondrial stress response

Research at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of FORTH and at the University of Cologne, published in the premier international science periodical Cell Reports, reveals that germline reproductive signals impact the ability of somatic tissues to induce the mitochondrial unfolded protein response (UPRmt).

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Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis is honored with the Bodossaki Excellence Award for his outstanding contribution to Biomedical Sciences

Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis stood out among a large number of extremely high-caliber Greek scientists from Universities and Research Centers, worldwide.

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11.07.2024
Τhe Institute of Computer Science of FORTH supports Crete to emerge as an EU Regional Innovation Valley

The Institute of Computer Science of FORTH announces the launch of the PRECISEU project, in which it collaborates with the Region of Crete in the framework of the European initiative for Regional Innovation Valleys.

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10.07.2024
John Vontas and Christos Delidakis are elected as new members of EMBO

Dr. John Vontas, Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of FORTH and Professor of the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA), along with Dr. Christos Delidakis, Principal Investigator at IMBB and Professor at the University of Crete, were elected as new members of the European Molecular Biology

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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.