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The Greek digital ecosystem grows stronger

By |2022-09-12T10:23:53+03:0012 Σεπτεμβρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

“The Greek brand has never been stronger.” Panagiotis Karampinis, managing director of Endeavor Greece, does not hide his enthusiasm. “We have regained trust,” he says. “Anyone who wants to participate in the Greek digital ecosystem and invest in the Greek economy knows what they do will have results”   July-August 2022 Greek Business File, Issue [...]

Tilos: zero waste based on IND4.0

By |2022-09-08T11:18:12+03:008 Σεπτεμβρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

Tilos: zero waste based on IND4.0   July-August 2022 Greek Business File, Issue No 138 Sustainability by Antonis Mavropoulos, CEO of D-waste, advisor at the International Environmental Technology Centre, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP IETC)   On May 10th, the Zero Waste project on the small island of Tilos was officially inaugurated. A bunch of [...]

Kalamata: Μitigating the effects of climate change

By |2022-09-07T13:15:27+03:007 Σεπτεμβρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

In Mediterranean Kalamata, extreme weather phenomena appear more and more often, warning us that the climate crisis is here   July-August 2022 Greek Business File, Issue No 138 Cover story / AIMING TO MAKE GREEK CITIES SMART by Theodora Iliadi   Based on the principles of Sustainable Urban Development and to achieve the goal of [...]

Electric ferries: an idea that could work

By |2022-07-02T19:51:46+03:002 Ιουλίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Dimitrios V. Lyridis, Director of the Laboratory for Maritime Transport School , National Technical University of Athens Greece boasts one of the longest coastlines in the world and about 6,000 islands. Short distance shipping (SSS) is essential for movement of cargo and passengers to and from the mainland. SSS represents more than 70% of goods transported by [...]

Future of shipping: Clean, but unclear

By |2022-06-24T20:08:14+03:0024 Ιουνίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Antonis Karamalegos The ninth largest container shipping line in the world, according to Alphaliner’s data, Yang Ming has announced it has ordered fine new 15,000 TEU container ships, which will be equipped with dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine engines. With this shipbuilding plan, the Taiwanese liner operator will become the first shipping company [...]

Russian–Ukrainian war: How will the Greek ports be affected?

By |2022-06-13T18:11:54+03:0013 Ιουνίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Dr. Konstantinos D. Melas, Programme Leader of Business & Economics – Metropolitan College – Post-doctoral Researcher in Supply Chain Finance – University of Western Macedonia As this article is written, the Russian invasion is still ongoing, with Odessa being the most important city under attack at Ukraine’s southern frontier. These geopolitical developments have created increased [...]

Life after lignite: The example of the University of Western Macedonia

By |2022-05-26T18:01:57+03:0026 Μαΐου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Theodoros Theodoulidis Rector of University of Western Macedonia to Symela Touchtidou The University of Western Macedonia aspires to become the first Green University of Greece and an example of “life after lignite” The region of Western Macedonia is overwhelmed by the fact that its main source of income, lignite, will be phased out until 2028. [...]

LEED certification in Greece: Athens leads; Thessaloniki follows

By |2022-04-16T23:34:06+03:0016 Απριλίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

Interview by Kay Killmann, Managing Director of GBCI Europe to Symela Touchtidou LEED has a long history in Greece. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center was the first project in the country to register with the system in 2008 while the 60,000m2 Karela Office Park in Paiania was the first to certify, achieving Gold status in 2013` Currently, over 110 [...]

Building Green in Greece

By |2022-04-13T12:26:26+03:0013 Απριλίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Symela Touchtidou The story of green buildings in Greece is the story of two worlds: the capital’s and its wider region on one hand, the rest of the country on the other. Somewhere in between stands the region of the country’s second largest city, Thessaloniki. Turning a building into a green structure is a complicated, demanding [...]

AUTh: Preparing the skilled workforce of the future

By |2022-03-28T22:25:15+03:0028 Μαρτίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by George A. Rovithakis, Director, Automation and Robotics Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki The Automation and Robotics Laboratory (ARL) of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) conducts research and offers consulting services, all in the areas of automation, robotics and control systems. It has strong connections with many research laboratories in Europe and the US and [...]

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