FORTH – Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Greece

The Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), established in 1983, is one of the largest research centres in Greece with highly qualified personnel and a reputation as a top-level research foundation. FORTH is an organisation with vast experience in implementing framework programme projects, holding the 18th place among all European RTOs, in terms of participation in HORIZON 2020 projects & a total EU contribution of over 48 million Euros (eCORDA 2017, European Commission). PRAXI Network ( is a distinct unit of FORTH created from a strategic alliance of the Research and the Industrial world in Greece. It was established in 1991 by FORTH (main stakeholder) and the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), with the support of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT). PRAXI Network is the leading technology transfer and innovation support organization in Greece with longstanding experience in assisting SMEs and research organisations throughout the country and abroad to enhance their competitiveness. Its services range from information to mediation and advisory support, covering the whole spectrum of activities related to research collaboration, technology transfer, commercial exploitation of research results and international collaboration for the promotion of the EU framework programmes in 3rd countries. It is one of the main NCP organisations in Greece, it participates in the Greek Enterprise Europe Network consortium and runs the liaison office for FORTH.


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