FORTH, Crete

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The Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) is the main national research centre in Greece and it is located in the periphery. It consists of seven Institutes located in the cities of Heraklion, Rethymno, Ioannina, and Patras.

FORTH belongs to the wider public sector, supervised and partly funded by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Hellenic Ministry of Development.

FORTH, recognising the importance of science, technology, and innovation in today’s world, is actively pursuing high quality basic research, development of innovative technology, collaborations with industrial partners within and outside Greece, creation of spin-off companies, promotion of specialised services and products, development of Science and Technology Parks, and educational activities in collaboration with universities.

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