Centre for Research and Technology, Hellas (CERTH)

The Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CE.R.T.H.), the largest research centre in Northern Greece, was founded in March 2000.
is a non-profit organization that directly reports to the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), of the Greek Ministry of Development.


The mission of CERTH is to carry out fundamental and applied research with emphasis on development of novel products and services of industrial, economic and social importance in the following fields:


  1. Chemical and Biochemical Processes and Advanced Functional Materials
  2. Informatics and Telecommunications
  3. Land, Sea and Air Transportation
  4. Agrobiotechnology and Food Engineering
  5. Enviromental Friendly Technologies for Solid Fuels and Alternative Energy Sources and
  6. Biomedical Informatics, Biomedical Engineering, Biomolecular Medicine and Pharmacogenetics 


Today, six Research Institutes operate at CERTH:


  • Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute - CPERI
  • Informatics and Telematics Institute -ITI
  • Hellenic Institute of Transport - HIT
  • Institute of Agrobiotechnology - INA
  • Institute for Solid Fuels Technology & Applications - ISFTA
  • Institute of Biomedical & Biomolecular Research - IBBR [newly founded]


C.E.R.T.H. 6th Klm. Charilaou - Thermi Road P.O. BOX 60361 GR - 570 01 Thermi, Thessaloniki