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Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH)

Over the years, FORTH has become one of the top European research centers, thanks to its high impact research results and its valuable socioeconomic contribution. The Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) is based in Heraklion (Crete), and is conducting basic and applied research in established and emerging areas of Biomedical science. IMBB was founded in 1983 and is part of the Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), one of the largest research centers in Greece. Department of Biomedical Research (FORTH-IMBB-BR) is the section of FORTH/IMBB focusing on biomedical research and is located in Ioannina, Greece (  


MedLabThe work in the KardiaTool project is undertaken by the Unit of Medical Technology & Intelligent Information Systems (MedLab).

MedLab is a highly innovative and self-contained research unit strongly activated in the fields of Biomedical Engineering and development of Intelligent Information systems. It has an internationally acknowledged excellence in conducting high quality scientific research and developing innovative Information Technology (IT) applications, products and services. Most of the Unit activities are based on international collaborations in the framework of European and Nationally funded projects (FP5, FP6, FP7, Horizon 2020).

MedLab’s research activities cover a variety of subjects and they are classified into the following domains:

  • Biomedical Research
  • Automated Diagnosis – Processing of Biomedical Signals/Images
  • Development of Wearable Devices
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Bioinformatics
  • Multi-scale Predictive modeling
  • Data mining
  • and Big Data.


Contact Person

Prof. Dimitrios I. Fotiadis
Department of Biomedical Research
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas
University Campus of Ioannina
GR45110 Ioannina