National Center for Scientific Research "DEMOKRITOS"

The National Center of Scientific Research "DEMOKRITOS" is a self-administered governmental legal entity, under the supervision of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology (G.S.R.T) of the Ministry of Development. Nowadays, it consists of eight administratively independent institutes. The Sol-Gel labratory for Glass, Ceramics and Metals belongs to the institute of Material Science and was established in 1992funded by Greek Government and Europian Union. Today this labratory is the most reputable labratory in Greece for basic scientific technological developmentyielding to the Greek Universities more than eleven professors.