The Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI) was founded in 1998 as a non-profit organisation under the auspices of the General Secretarial of Research and Technology of Greece, with its head office located in Thessaloniki, Greece. Since 10/03/2000 it is a founding member of the Centre of Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) also supervised by the Greek Secretariat of Research and Technology.
CERTH/ITI is one of the leading Institutions of Greece in the fields of Informatics, Telematics and Telecommunications, with long experience in numerous European and national R&D projects. CERTH/ITI has participated in more than 60 research projects funded by the European Commission and more than 85 research projects funded by Greek National Research Programmes and Consulting Subcontracts with the Private Sector (I&T Industry). In 2008, the Informatics and Telematics Institute attracted an income of 14 M€ from National and European competitive R&D projects.
For the last 10 years, the publication record of ITI includes more than 150 scientific publications in international journals, more than 400 publications in conferences and 45 books and book chapters.
The development of the infrastructure of CERTH/ITI was financed by the National Research fund EPET II with € 2,3 million in the period 1998-2000. In 2002 and 2005, selected committees of experts in Information and Telecommunications Technology from European countries (other than Greece) evaluated the GSRT institutions. CERTH/ITI was graded with 9,65/10 and 4,4/5 respectively and on this basis it was awarded grants of more than 800 k€.
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