Foundation for Research and Technology — Hellas
Ίδρυμα Τεχνολογίας και Έρευνας
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About the institution
The Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH) was founded in 1983. It is one of the largest research centers in Greece with well-organized facilities, highly qualified personnel, and a reputation as a top-level research institution worldwide. The Foundation comprises eight research institutes. Its headquarters and central administration are in Heraklion, Crete. FORTH conducts specialized scientific research in strategic high-added value sectors, focusing on interdisciplinary research and development (R&D) activities in areas of major scientific, societal, and economic interest. FORTH also organizes an annual series of advanced seminar lectures and supports secondary education initiatives.