FORTH, the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, is the premier research centre 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 has a 30-year history of internationally competitive R&D contributions in ICT, as well as 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 and joint ventures. FORTH-ICS represents Greece in the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM).

The role of FORTH is to lead the projects research roadmap.