The mission of the Hellenic Institute of Transport (H.I.T.) is to provide state-of-the-art research and create innovation in the field of Transport in Greece and in Europe. Also to provide services that produce scientific results, implementable outcomes and specialized knowledge, to support policy and decision making in the field of Transport in Greece.
H.I.T. is a highly recognized research body in the field of Transport. Since its establishment in 2000 it has been a leading research institution in Greece offering specialized basic and applied research and highly technical services in all fields of transport.
H.I.T. has been recognized as a center of excellence in several fields and is a well recognized source of innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of transport in Europe, thus achieving one of the key objectives of the Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CE.R.T.H.).
The Institute cooperates with local, private and public bodies and other institutions in Europe and internationally, and represents Greece in various International trade and scientific fora.