The Foundation's Goals

Our basic statutory goals are:

  • To record and showcase Greece's cultural heritage and identity
  • To preserve the traditional, artisanal and industrial technology of our country
  • To link Culture with the Environment and sustainable development.

These goals are achieved through:

  • The creation and management of a network of thematic technological museums in the Greek provinces, where the specific nature of the production in the corresponding region is highlighted, focusing on the triptych Mankind-Environment-Culture
  • The implementation of research programmes and the publication of academic works
  • The organization of historical archives relating to the economic, banking, industrial and agricultural history of Greece
  • The functioning of a specialized library, open to the public
  • The organization of a variety of academic and cultural actions
  • The implementation of educational programmes and activities, with an emphasis on school-going ages
  • The participation in the public dialogue for the definition of the strategies to follow in the area of culture

The collaboration with Greek and international institutions of recognized repute.

PIOP, in pursuit of its statutory objectives supports the UN’s 17 Goals of  “Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development", and in particular: