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Since its establishment in 1983, the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (ICS-FORTH) has a relatively long history and an established tradition of internationally acknowledged excellence in conducting basic and applied research, developing innovative applications and products, and providing services in the fields of information and telecommunications technologies.

ICS-FORTH is highly competitive at an international level, and many of its activities are carried out in the context of European collaborative R&D projects, which emphasize the development of Information Society Technologies and infrastructures in a number of domains of national importance and regional interest. On-going research and development (R&D) efforts focus on: information systems; data and knowledge-based systems; information retrieval, including content-based approaches; cultural informatics; digital preservation; image processing and pattern recognition; computer vision; sensor technologies; robotics; mobile and wireless (tele-)communications; network management; computer architectures; VLSI design; computer aided design; human-computer interaction; virtual reality; universal access and usability; information and communication technologies in Healthcare; and assistive technologies for people with disabilities. Current research efforts are in emerging areas of interest, include bio-informatics, web systems and technologies, embedded systems, GRID and large-scale computing.

Contact Email:ics@ics.forth.gr
Contact Name:Stelios Orphanoudakis
Address:Institute of Computer Science,
Postcode:GR 711 10
Tel:30 2810 39 16 00
Fax:30 2810 39 16 01