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Dare to take the first move

By |2022-03-17T17:31:46+03:0016 Μαρτίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

International Federation of Robotics to Greek enterpreneurs: Dare to take the first move by Symela Touchtidou,@stouchtidou Dr. Susanne Bieller, General Secretary of the International Federation of Robotics, describes herself as an “ambassador of robots” with a mission “to ensure a better understanding of the complex industry issues around the globe”. She took over the position of [...]

Making greenhouses ideal: the KYTION project

By |2022-03-04T12:30:35+03:004 Μαρτίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

Interview by Marios Prapopoulos KYTION Business Developer Α future of autonomous devices roaming greenhouses and open fields assisting farmers into achieving ever greater yields with less effort and inputs This is the scope of KYTION, the brainchild of Dionisis Bitas and Nikos-Kyriakos Papastavros, a talented duo of electrical engineers from the University of Patras, Greece. They started work on the project [...]

Dhalion maps wind turbines in the North Sea and around the world

By |2022-02-28T11:09:18+03:0028 Φεβρουαρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

Interview of Kostas Karachalios Chief Executive Officer of Perceptual Robotics   It must be one of the less likely fields one would expect Greece to innovate. The construction of wind farms has for a long time been objected and delayed in the country. Things have changed lately and Greece shows potential of not only introducing wind [...]

An ocean of data for modern farming

By |2022-02-18T11:10:39+03:0018 Φεβρουαρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Spyros Fountas, Katerina Kasimati, Nicoleta Darra, Vasilis Psiroukis, Michael Koutsiaras, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece Agriculture is undergoing a digital transformation with the use of advanced machinery, computerized tools and information and communication technologies (ICTs) to improve decision making, productivity and sustainability The emergence of various cutting-edge technologies, from GPS and remote sensing to [...]

Robotics made in Greece

By |2022-02-13T12:05:38+03:0013 Φεβρουαρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Vicky Kaliakou The “smartification” of manufacturing can enable Greek enterprises to produce products and services of higher added value and become more competitive. According to the “Industry 4.0 Survey”, Greece demonstrates “pockets” of technological strength that, if appropriately supported, could be used as the basis for the setup of a “knowledge-intensive” Industry 4.0 economy. [...]

Robots create jobs

By |2022-02-06T19:12:52+03:006 Φεβρουαρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Symela Touchtidou, @stouchtidou For decades, the introduction of robots in production lines has been the ultimate fear of the global workforce, as it was believed it would kill millions of jobs. Nowadays, the narrative is reversed. “The real job killer would be not to use robots,” Susanne Bieller, General Secretary of the International Federation [...]

Agriculture: The evolution of Farm2Fork and One-Health strategies

By |2022-01-22T16:34:37+03:0022 Ιανουαρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Nabil Gangi, deputy regional representative for Europe & Central Asia of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) The Europe and Central Asia region may be an economic and agricultural powerhouse but it faces many enduring and new challenges. Extreme weather events are putting a strain on food production and security, while the ecological [...]

AUEB: Aspiring to be a European education hub

By |2022-01-18T12:59:14+03:0018 Ιανουαρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Professor Vassilis Papadakis, Vice Rector of International Cooperation and Growth at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) The Athens University of Economics and Business is one of the most extrovert tertiary institution in Greece. Its impressive, for its size, Erasmus program, hosts more than 370 European students every year. To strengthen its international position it has adopted [...]

European ship financing on the “Procrustean bed” of environmental taxonomy

By |2022-01-11T23:44:17+03:0011 Ιανουαρίου, 2022|Greek Business File|

Dr. Anna Bredima (abredima@yahoo.gr) talks to Katalin Dobranszky-Bartus, Director of Economic and Financial Affairs at European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA, katalin.dobranszky@ecsa.eu)       Taxonomy comes from the Ancient Greek word “taxinomia”, meaning “the science of classification”. As there has been a steady retreat of the biggest world banks from shipping, the sector is in search of [...]

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