The Telecommunication Systems Research Institute (T.S.I.) is a Greek Government-sponsored independent Research Institute established by the Greek Ministry of Education in 1995. T.S.I. operates within the framework of the Technical University of Crete (T.U.C.); however, it is an administratively independent and financially self-sustained entity mainly funded by external research contracts and grants.
Among its main objectives is to promote postgraduate education, research and development in the areas of Telecommunications and Telecommunication Systems. The Institute provides technical support, space, research infrastructure, and access to cooperating faculty members and highly qualified R & D engineers with experience in project planning, execution, and management.
Current research and development interests include the following areas of Telecommunications: Digital Communication Systems, Communication Networks and Computer Networks, Broadband Networks, Wireless Communication Networks, Signal Processing for Physical Layer Communications, Speech and Language Processing and Automated Services over Communication Networks.