Research Highlight

2012-03-30
Researchers of the Institute of Computer Science of FORTH have been awarded grants from "ARISTEIA"

Researchers of the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) have been awarded two grants, from the Action "ARISTEIA" of the Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs/General Secretariat for Research and Technology, in the field of Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics and Computer Sciences. This Action falls under the Fourth Strategic Objective of the Operational Programme (OP) 'Education and Lifelong Learning' (EdLL), entitled 'Supporting the Human Capital in order to Promote Research and Innovation', which constitutes the main instrument of O.P. EdLL for the support of national research capacity, the enhancement of openness and the attraction of researchers from abroad, through the implementation of programs of basic and applied research. The main objective of "ARISTEIA" is to support highly talented researchers, working in Greece, who have compiled an outstanding record in their respective fields and have the potential to advance the frontiers of scientific knowledge and scholarship. This will be accomplished by funding research projects of the highest quality, carried out by teams headed by a Principal Investigator (PI). Scientific excellence was the sole selection criterion.

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