Soufli in Evros among the “best tourism villages 2021”

By |2021-12-02T22:07:05+03:00December 2nd, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Soufli, a town in the Evros regional unit, Greece, has been selected as one of the 44 “best tourism villages” by the World Tourism Organization. Soufli is notable for the silk industry that flourished there in the 19th century. The Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO initiative was launched to advance the role of tourism in safeguarding rural [...]

Greece: A “State for Innovation”

By |2021-12-01T11:59:25+03:00December 1st, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The Greek ministry of Development and Investments moves forward with its plans for the first “State of Innovation” in Greece. The “State of Innovation” aspires to become “the natural headquarters for innovation” in the country, a multipurpose space, where start-ups, researchers, universities and business research & development departments will create (through synergies) innovative products and [...]

Orgenesis and Theracell: Delivering cell and gene therapies to Greek patients

By |2021-11-30T01:41:05+03:00November 30th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Orgenesis, a global biotech company working to unlock the full potential of cell and gene therapies, announced that its joint venture (JV) with Theracell Advanced Biotechnology in Greece has been designated a “Priority Investment of Strategic National Importance.” The designation was awarded by Enterprise Greece, the official Greek national investment and trade promotion agency, which [...]

In the times of Delta and Omicron variants, Greece risks stumbling

By |2021-11-29T11:58:58+03:00November 29th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

In the times of Delta and Omicron variants, Greece risks stumbling by Antonis D. Papagiannidis For modern Greeks, the use of Ancient Greek alphabet letters in – say – astronomy (Alpha Centauri/aCen is a gravitationally bound star system, Beta Cygni/bCyg is double-star Albireo), physics (gamma rays) medicine (delta waves in EEG) may well sound a [...]

Greece as an outlier in the Covid-19 pandemic

By |2021-11-22T12:05:33+03:00November 22nd, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Greece as an outlier in the Covid-19 pandemic by Antonis D. Papagiannidis The Covid-19 state of affairs has made of Greece an outlier in Europe – more than once. At the very beginning of the pandemic, decisiveness carried the day. Declaring (and implementing) a rigorous lock-down, where people had to send SMSs to a central [...]

Playing to the global public opinion

By |2021-11-15T12:29:58+03:00November 15th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Playing to the global public opinion by Antonis D. Papagiannidis The high-profile clash of red-hatted (and -masked) aggressive Dutch journalist Ingeborg Beugel with obviously aggravated Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis over Greece’s treatment of asylum-seekers, over push-backs at sea as well as over the ever-lasting matter of truth-and-lies has got quite a lot of public-opinion [...]

Unique shipwreck discovered during subsea interconnection works

By |2021-11-04T13:30:59+03:00November 4th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

A unique shipwreck of the classical era was revealed during the marine survey carried out by the Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) in Cythera, within the framework of the construction of Crete-Peloponnese subsea electricity interconnection. According to the preliminary results of the research conducted by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and the Hellenic Center for [...]

Greece: The “non- dom scheme” brought 9.4 million in two years

By |2021-11-02T16:04:39+03:00November 2nd, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The Greek ministry of Finances presented the results of the four initiatives to attract capital from abroad. The four initiatives are: the “non- dom scheme” the 7% flat tax rate for retirees the “brain gain” scheme for employees and self employed the “family offices”. Of the four, the last one, “family offices” has not yet [...]

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