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The Greek digital ecosystem grows stronger

By |2022-09-12T10:19:25+03:00September 12th, 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 |2022-09-08T11:16:25+03:00September 8th, 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 |2022-09-07T10:44:47+03:00September 7th, 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 [...]

The July/ August issue of Greek Business File is out

By |2022-08-25T14:30:58+03:00August 25th, 2022|Greek Business File|

This issue of Greek Business File looks into the efforts made to make the Greek cities “smart”. It is a challenging task given local authorities have to adjust their ambitious plans to the realities of policy fragmentation, insufficient infrastructure and a very different mindset. In the issue: • Konstantinos Zervas, Mayor of Thessaloniki says that [...]

The active role of Greece in South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region

By |2022-07-10T16:34:38+03:00July 10th, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Grigoris Zarotiadis, Dean of the Economics and Political Sciences School Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   The School of Political and Economic Sciences was one of the first academic units of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Established in 1928–9, it now opens its doors to the international academic community The internationalization of Greek universities is [...]

Electric ferries: an idea that could work

By |2022-07-02T19:52:29+03:00July 2nd, 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 [...]

Advent: With the power of methanol

By |2022-06-26T21:04:40+03:00June 26th, 2022|Greek Business File|

Interview by Dr. Vasilis Gregoriou, Chairman and CEO, Advent Technologies Holdings Inc, Director and Chairman of the Board, National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) to Theodora Iliadi Methanol is a cost-effective alternative fuel characterised by low emissions and is available in more than one hundred ports worldwide. Having significant cost and safety advantages, it can achieve [...]

Future of shipping: Clean, but unclear

By |2022-06-19T13:13:04+03:00June 20th, 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 |2022-06-13T17:56:49+03:00June 13th, 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 [...]

Towards the unification of the Balkan energy market — The role of Greece and Bulgaria

By |2022-06-04T20:28:46+03:00June 5th, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Kerin Hope Greece will help Bulgaria, its EU partner and Balkan neighbour, maintain access to supplies of natural gas after Russia cut off deliveries to Sofia in April. A much-delayed new gas pipeline linking the two countries across Rhodope mountains in Thrace will now be completed in June as part of a broader EU-backed [...]

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