forthThe Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) is the premier research center in Greece, internationally acknowledged for its excellence in basic and applied research, in developing applications and products, and in providing services. The Institute of Computer Science (ICS), one of the six Institutes of FORTH, will be contributing to this project. FORTH-ICS has a 28-year history of internationally competitive R&D contributions across the fields of ICT, as well as of academic and industrial cooperation; it has adopted an evolving strategy to promote the commercial exploitation of R&D results by providing services, licensing products to industrial partners, contracting with industrial partners to jointly develop new products, and participating in spin-off companies. The Institute ranked first among all Greek institutes of its field in both of the two national evaluation rounds so far.