About the Institution
The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was founded in 1925 and is the largest university in Greece. The University includes 10 schools consisting of 40 departments and 1 single-department school. The University has 61 Clinics (Medical, Dentistry, Veterinary), 295 statutory laboratories and 23 study rooms. The Central Library of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, one of the largest in the Balkans, together with the 45 regional libraries of the departments and schools (17 of which are statutory) constitutes the library system of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
AUTh performs a great deal of research in a variety of scientific fields. It is in constant and close cooperation with universities, organizations, and research centres both in Greece and abroad. The large number of its faculties and its approximately 250 laboratories enable scientists to carry out a variety of research projects with great success. During the past 12 years, 4500 research programs were undertaken and realized with the participation of more than 10000 members of the academic community and several external collaborators. AUTh is currently involved in establishing new infrastructure, setting up technology transfer systems, and creating an Interdisciplinary Research Center, in order to facilitate the selection process, as well as the implementation, placement and financing of research projects.
OMIC-Engine objectives fall within the research strategy of the Department of Chemistry of AUTh.
The basic research at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Department of Chemistry, is focused on Synthetic Biology applications of biofunctional materials.
Infrastructure for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry techniques.