Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH)
The Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH), founded in 2000, is the only research centre in Northern Greece and one of the largest in the country. CERTH has important scientific and technological achievements in many areas including: Energy, Environment, Industry, Mechatronics, Information & Communication, Transportation & Sustainable Mobility, Health, Agro-biotechnology, Smart farming, Safety & Security, as well as several cross-disciplinary scientific areas. Today CERTH includes the following five institutes: (a) Chemical Process & Energy Resources Institute (CPERI), (b) Information Technologies Institute (ITI), (c) Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT), (d) Institute of Applied Biosciences (INAB), (e) Institute for Research and Technology Thessaly (IRETETH). Out of those, CERTH participates in this project through ITI. The participating teams are the Multimedia Knowledge and Social Data Analytics laboratory (MKLab), the Visual Analytics Lab and the Virtual & Augmented Reality Lab.
Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP)
The Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation is a voluntary non-profit foundation. In accordance with its statutes, its operational costs, including those of its Museums, are covered by the Piraeus Bank Group. At the same time, PIOP pursues the co-financing of certain projects through national and European programmes. PIOP has created collaboration networks with higher education institutions, research centres, cultural institutions, as well as with specialized professionals in Greece and abroad.
Starting in 1984, a path of quests, successes and realignments of its partners, brought about the creation of TETRAGON in 1999. Since then, the company widens the spectrum of its activities with successful collaborations and projects in Greece and abroad. TETRAGON is a member of the OCTANORM worldwide network (OSPI Partner), the European Network of Science Centers and Museums ECSITE, participated in HELEXPRO Exhibition Constructions S.A., subsidiary of HELEXPO, and is certified with ISO 9001:2008.
Egnatia Odos S.A. (EOAE)
Egnatia Odos S.A. is responsible for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the homonym motorway across northern Greece, its vertical axis to the neighbouring countries and a variety of infrastructure projects across the country and abroad.