Athena Research and Innovation Centre (ARC) is a scientific research and technological organisation, functioning under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (Ministry of Education). It comprises 3 research Institutes: Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP) – dedicated to language technology research, development and innovation, Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS) – dedicated to data and information management, and Industrial Systems Institute (ISI).

Athena plays a major role in the Greek and European data infrastructure community with great expertise regarding the design, development and operation of data infrastructures in a broad range of subject areas, including CLARIN (ILSP is coordinating the Greek CLARIN infrastructure), META-SHARE (coordinated by ILSP Europe-wide), DARIAH (IMIS is the technical coordinator of the Greek DYAS-DARIAH infrastructure), OpenAIRE and OpenAIREplus (ARC team affiliated with the Univ. of Athens being the coordinator and a major technical partner), ESPAS (data infrastructure for near earth sciences), RDA-Europe (the Research Data Alliance), ARIADNE (archaeological research data infrastructures), iMarine (Data e-Infrastructure Initiative for Fisheries Management and Conservation of Marine Living Resources), OpenDataMonitor (Open Data aggregation and visualization). 

Artemidos 6 & Epidavrou, Athens, 15125, Greece
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Date approved
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 16:00
Has facility