The Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH) is the only research centre in Northern Greece and one of the largest in the country and it was founded in 2000.
It is a legal entity governed by private law with non-profit status, supervised by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.
CERTH has important scientific and technological achievements in many areas including: Energy, Environment, Industry, Mechatronics, Information & Communication, Transportation & Sustainable Mobility, Health, Agro-biotechnology, Smart farming, Safety & Security, as well as several cross-disciplinary scientific areas.
Today CERTH includes the following five institutes with indicated major fields of research:
Chemical Process & Energy Resources Institute (CPERI)
Sustainable & Clean Energy, Environmental Technologies, Chemical & Biochemical Processes, Advanced Functional Materials
Information Technologies Institute (ITI)
Informatics, Telematics and Telecommunication Technologies
Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT)
Land, Sea and Air Transportation as well as Sustainable Mobility services
Institute of Applied Biosciences (INAB)
Agri-biotechnology, Health Translational Research, Informatics for big bio-data
Institute for Research & Technology of Thessaly (IRETETH)
Agrotechnology, Mechatronics, Biomedicine and Kinesiology