CTI "Diophantus"

Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus" (CTI) is a research and technology organization focusing on research and development in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Particular emphasis is placed on education, by developing and deploying conventional and digital media in education and lifelong learning; publishing printed and electronic educational materials; administrating and managing the Greek School Network; and supporting the organization and operation of the electronic infrastructure of the Greek Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs and all educational units.

The CTI is founded in 1985, intrinsically affiliated with the University of Patras Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, with the complementary objective to link research with the production and industry sectors. It is an exemplary organization that was founded by the Greek state which strives to be financially robust without depending on public grants, but relies on its participation in competitive research, regional and development programmes generating results and income.

The CTI (www.cti.gr ) has always been guided by its European perspective in setting the objectives for its targeted research and for the development of cutting edge technologies for the betterment of the quality of life of citizens. The CTI, is a modern and dynamic organization as a result of the interplay of many different factors. The characteristics of the organization ensue from its institutional capacity, its excellent relationship with its supervising authority, the Ministry of Education, its serious work effort demonstrated during all these years, the responsibility shown by its management and personnel throughout the years. It is also obvious that the wealth of activities carried out all these years, was based on established institutions, modern and efficient management, administration, control and prediction mechanisms, a requisite for any forward looking organization. The CTI employs up to date management and administration tools, regulations and an operational framework that allow it to function in a completely transparent way, with a highly trained staff, internal procedures and a collective spirit.