For the implementation of various projects HISR has collaborated with the following policymaking entities, organizations and associations since 2002:


Academic Institutions

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – School of Geology

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – School of Rural and Surveying Engineering

Biology Department – University of Crete  

Natural History Museum of Crete

Department of Biology – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 

Zoological Museum – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens



Ministry of Environment and Energy 

Region of Crete

Ministry of Employment and Social Protection

Former Municipality of Stavroupoli – Municipality of Xanthi

Former Municipality of Neapoli, Lassithi – Municipality of Agios Nikolaos


Development Agencies

Heraklion Development Agency S.A.

Lassithi Development Agency S.A.

Xanthi Development Agency S.A.

Psiloritis Development Agency of Local Government (AKOM-M) S.A.

Eastern Crete Development Organization S.A. – Crete Development Organization S.A. (OAK. S.A.)


Environmental Education Centers

Anogeia Environmental Education Centre

Ierapetra – Neapoli Environmental Education Centre

Archanes – Rouva – Gouves Environmental Education Centre

Vamos Environmental Education Centre


Associations and environmental organisations

Hellenic Speleological Society – Department of Crete

Hellenic Zoological Society

Naturalist Mountaineering Club of Siteia-Caving club

WWF Hellas


Other entities

University of Crete – Property Development and Management Company

Sitia Geopark, UNESKO

Psiloritis Nature Park, UNESKO