Strategic Directions

  • fmtchiosadmin
  • February 8, 2013

In our activities, we seek to:

  • Increase awareness of the significance and contribution of maritime industry to national and international trade, the world economy and quality of life;
  • Advance and improve maritime education and training; and promote these through scholarships, fellowships and grants;
  • Support and promote maritime history, heritage and culture;
  • Encourage and support young people in Greece and elsewhere to pursue careers at sea and in the maritime sector by advocating the values of the maritime profession;
  • Foster research projects, across different disciplinary fields, related to the maritime sector and its people, and environmental protection, sustainability and resilience;
  • Encourage and cultivate maritime entrepreneurship and leadership;
  • Encourage and cultivate volunteerism, social responsibility and innovation throughout the formative years of life and beyond, and in all facets of society; and
  • More generally, support humanitarian and philanthropic causes.


The Foundation is committed to core set of values that guide its work:

  • Integrity
  • Respect for all people
  • Commitment to effectiveness and making an impact
  • Scientific rigor
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Responsiveness
  • Fairness

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