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Agribusiness Forum 2020: Celebrating food in the COVID-19 era

By |2020-10-14T13:14:14+03:00October 14th, 2020|Greek Business File|

How is the Minister of Tourism relevant to an Agribusiness Forum, dedicated to advancing knowledge digital transformation of the agrifood value chain? In a very ambitious manner, apparently. Hit by the coronavirus crisis, that took down its once undisputed economic might, Greece is looking for ways to revive its tourism industry. Agritourism could be an answer, [...]

Renewable hydrogen, electrolysers, electrolysis, fuel cells, metal hybrid tanks… All Greek to you?

By |2020-10-13T13:18:24+03:00October 13th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 by Symela Touchtidou Renewable hydrogen, electrolysers, electrolysis, fuel cells, metal hybrid tanks… All Greek to you? Probably. Yet these terms will soon become part of the mainstream Green Energy agenda   A few years ago, just a handful of “heretics” would advocate the idea of renewable hydrogen as [...]

Looking for resilience in the Agribusiness sector

By |2020-10-12T11:24:47+03:00October 12th, 2020|Economia Blog / Articles|

Looking for resilience in the Agribusiness sector by Antonis D. Papagiannidis To hold Roundtables, Conferences and the suchlike under Covid-19 restrictions and limitations is no easy thing; to integrate to the scope of such events the very challenges, the pandemic has posed is even more complicated. So, the Agribusiness Forum held this year by Georoutes [...]

To neutralise populism, give people more control

By |2020-10-07T13:46:12+03:00October 7th, 2020|The Economist-Open Future|

To neutralise populism, give people more control Providing individuals with greater agency can improve our politics, say Robin Varghese and Sarah Pray of the Open Society Foundations   This is a by-invitation commentary as part of The Economist’s Open Future initiative, to spur a global conversation across the ideological spectrum on individual rights, markets and [...]

Ideas, like flowers, do not flourish on their own

By |2020-10-07T12:43:45+03:00October 7th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 by Symela Touchtidou   Ideas, like flowers, do not flourish on their own Cisco chose to create its next International Innovation Center in the city of Thessaloniki   Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Tokyo, Toronto, Singapore… A total of 15 strategically located cities across the world. And the next stop [...]

Building the infrastructure for mega-projects

By |2020-10-02T16:56:38+03:00October 1st, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 by Nikos Efthymiadis   Building the infrastructure for mega-projects Thess INTEC is a 4th generation science & technology park, bringing together academia, research, high-tech industries, facilities and geopolitical location. It is the first large-scale science and technology infrastructure in Greece, and interest from international investors is already growing. [...]

A cry for freedom in the algorithmic age

By |2020-09-28T14:00:12+03:00September 28th, 2020|The Economist-Open Future|

A cry for freedom in the algorithmic age Humanity must retain the right to reject the network and uphold individuality, says Gaspard Koenig   As artificial intelligence makes its way to all areas of life, the most prominent people aiming to explain the technology and translate it for the public tend to be scientists, businessmen [...]

Resilience breeds optimism

By |2020-09-28T12:43:34+03:00September 28th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 by Alexandra C. Vovolini     Resilience breeds optimism   The new season is at hand, and everyone is on the lookout for positive signs ahead; but to be honest with oneself, no easy optimism is in sight. In several fronts and on multiple levels, the best one [...]

Mike Pompeo, on the steps of George Bush Sr.

By |2020-09-28T11:56:54+03:00September 28th, 2020|Economia Blog / Articles|

Mike Pompeo, on the steps of George Bush Sr. by Antonis D. Papagiannidis On June 1991, George Bush Sr., along with his wife Barbara, experienced the Cretan hospitality of then-Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis and his wife Marika (the culinary part of which is saved in her book “Recipes of Love”; lunch consisted of lobster, dough-and-cheese [...]

Banks’ mergers & profitability: the case of Greece

By |2020-09-28T14:37:09+03:00September 24th, 2020|Book Presentation|

Banks’ mergers & acquisitions influence on the Greek banks’ profitability during the recent economic crisis     The strong global 2007 financial crisis led to a relevant crisis, three years later, in Greece that included restructuring of the Hellenic economic and financial sectors, such as the 2012 and 2013 bank mergers and acquisitions. Nowadays, only [...]

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