Recently, TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS carried out successfully the certification of the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas (FORTH – ICS) in accordance with the standard ISO 9001. At the same time the certification according to ISO 27001 for the Internet Name Register with the suffix [.gr] and the implementation of IT projects in health sector has been already completed.

The standards ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 describe a quality management system and an information security management system respectively, actively demonstrating the organization’s commitment to providing quality services taking into consideration (due to the specific object) the security as well.

The Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas, which operates since 1983, is among the largest and most well-organized and equipped research centers in Greece. From the establishment of the Foundation for Research & Technology, the Institute of Computer Science (FORTH – ICS) has a long history and internationally recognized tradition in conduction of basic and applied research, application development and services. The research directions of FORTH – ICS take into account the latest technologies, current trends, research and technological challenges globally as well as the needs of the public and private sector in Greece.

The FORTH – ICS is a pioneer contributor in implementation and adoption of Information Society Technologies in Greece and in the efforts made internationally aiming to the development of an Information Society accessible and acceptable to all citizens.

TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS is an accredited audit and certification body for a large number of standards including ISO 27001 for information safety, ISO 22301 for business continuity and it is recognized by APMG for audits and certifications in accordance with ISO 22000. Currently, TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS is a leader in IT market about those standards both in Greece and in the wider region of SE Mediterranean. The accreditations in combination with the reliability and consistency of the TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS brand name confirm its leading position in management systems audits and certifications market, especially in IT aspects.