Athena Research and Innovation Center / IMIS
The Athena Research and Innovation Center in Information,
Communication and Knowledge Technologies is the first research center in Greece
with a focus exclusively on Information Society. Established in Athens in 2003,
it is a research and technology organization supervised by the General
Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Ministry of Education, Lifetime Learning and Religion.
The Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS) started
its operation in March 2007, and is the newest institute of "Athena".
IMIS mission is to conduct research, develop applications and products, and provide
services in the areas of data management and large scale information systems.
Institute's focus is on database and information systems technologies, on the development of
large scale data management applications, and on the innovative utilization of
IMIS aim is to co-operate with the industry, the public sector,
and the academia through research and development projects, in order to develop and
transfer new technological solutions for the exploitation and the management of data.
Foundation for Research and Technology(FORTH)
The Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), established in 1983, is one of the largest research centers
in Greece with well organized facilities, highly qualified personnel and a reputation as a top-level research foundation
worldwide. FORTH reports to the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Hellenic Ministry of Education and
Religious Affairs, Culture and Sports. FORTH's activities are complemented by Crete University Press (CUP), the Skinakas
Observatory, the Science and Technology Park of Crete (STEP-C) and PRAXI/HELP- FORWARD Network. The research and technological
directions of FORTH focus on areas of major scientific, social, and economic interest, such as: Microelectronics, Lasers,
Materials, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Biotechnology, Computer Sciences, Bioinformatics, Robotics, Telecommunications,
Computational Mathematics, Chemical Engineering, Human and Social Sciences, Cultural Studies.
TREK Consulting is a group of companies, established in 1995 in Athens – Greece. Trek is a leading European
firm providing Management and Information Technology services to Govermental Authorities and Organizations
all across Europe. Its activities include a range of Management Consulting and Technology services, exercised
both in Private and Public Institutions and Organizations,that strengthen the well being of the business
community and the social welfare. TREK Consulting SA is an official member of the Hellenic Association of
Management Consulting Companies (SESMA – FEACO). The services provided by TREK Consulting cover the full
spectrum of consultancy, i.e. technical assistance, preparation of plans and studies, implementation and project management,
and evaluation of the results. In particular, the projects of TREK Consulting in the area of professional services are shaped
on the basis of three major business lines: Organization & Operations Services, Strategy Services focused on Public Sector
and Governmental Services, Technology Services.
RE/MAX Elite was established in 2003 by civil engineers Paul Avdela and Stratis Lazoura,
owners of the construction companyErmon LTD. They entered the real estate industry, for the supplementation of the
scientific gap and deficit expertise in the field. RE/MAX Elite became franchise of RE/MAX, which is the world's
largest company in the real estate brokerage with 6,500 offices in 90 countries and approximately 90,000 associates
- real estate brokers. The international RE/MAX is the leader in the world of development and network support of
real estate services. RE/MAX Europe, with headquarters in Austria, has developed a powerful net of collaborating real estate offices,
in 35 European countries, satisfying most of the European markets. RE/MAX Elite is the leader in the blooming market of the Greek
Real Estate. The network of RE/MAX in Greece has 23 offices and approximately 400 associates. Annually are three nationwide
conferences and issued a market survey at the end of each year, which is published in the press. The RE/MAX Elite is today
the largest real estate network in the country, law today the biggest real estate network in the country, with high service standards.