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HRADF: Four for the Alexandroupolis Port

By |2020-10-19T10:29:20+03:00October 18th, 2020|Greek Business File|

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) announces that four Interested Parties have submitted an Expression of Interest for the acquisition of a majority stake of at least 67% of the “Alexandroupolis Port Authority” (OLA S.A.). Expressions of Interest were submitted by the following Interested Parties (in alphabetical order): 1) Cosnsortium composed of the companies [...]

PromethEUs: The Southern European voice on the EU digital revolution

By |2020-10-15T11:35:04+03:00October 15th, 2020|Greek Business File|

PromethEUs - a new network of four Southern European think tanks – marked its debut on the EU stage hosting yesterday its first Digital Conference, entitled “A new framework for Europe’s digital rules. Leading the path towards AI and digital services revolution”. As the European Commission is preparing to put on the table in the [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Greece and the K-shaped Recovery

By |2020-09-21T12:58:46+03:00September 21st, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 COMMENT by Anthony Kefalas   Greece and the K-shaped Recovery   The Greek economy is entering the autumn of 2020, weakened by the ten-year old crisis of 2010-2020, hobbled by the coronavirus, and threatened by Turkish irredentism. Heavily dependent on tourism and, generally, on human contact activities, the economy [...]

Planning in the most uncertain of times

By |2020-09-17T13:17:35+03:00September 17th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 by Antonis D. Papagiannidis   Planning in the most uncertain of times Will the Pissarides Report priorities and EU Recovery Fund financing allow for a real reboot of the Greek economy?   In an unprecedented five-day long Summit in July, the EU decided to adopt a 3-year Recovery [...]

A summer like no other

By |2020-09-14T16:40:48+03:00September 14th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, September-October 2020, No 127 Editor's Log by A. D. Papagiannidis       Multi-layered uncertainty not for the faint-hearted A summer like no other in recent memory leaves back a promise of increased uncertainty for the rest of the year. The multi-layered character of this uncertainty makes for a challenging rest of 2020 [...]

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