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Young Greek scientists: Science today for tomorrow’s world

Young Greek scientists: Science today for tomorrow’s world Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Greek Scientists Despite the brain drain, caused by the continuing economic crisis, many graduates of Greek universities are following their paths in respective research fields, at an international level. Here are three exceptional examples.  Greeks make up less than 0.2% of the global population and yet the percentage of Greek scientists in the world totals 3%. This phenomenal statistic highlights the disproportionately large contribution a small country [...]

September 11th, 2017|Greek Business File|

The Morava-Axios Canal

The Morava-Axios Canal Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 World Trade Thessaloniki will be upgraded to a junction centre of world trade between Asia and Western Europe with Chinese support. The connection of the Black Sea with the Mediterranean Sea through a canal linking the Danube with the Axios/Vardar River has been a dream of several decades which will soon take o . Despite the keen interest of Serbia, the huge economic cost and construction problems involved were factors impeding [...]

September 11th, 2017|Greek Business File|

Greece and China together in the energy sector

Greece and China together in the energy sector Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Energy Sector With two MoU signed, PPC declares ready to accelerate the projects and investments in the energy sector with China. Greece and China, taking advantage of their mutual interests in the energy sector, are now trying to maximise the opportunities in common investments. Greece is a natural gate and a significant energy hub in the Balkan area and Central Europe. China through the OBOR (One [...]

September 8th, 2017|Greek Business File|

Tsipras–Macron Members of the club of “Young Musketeers” of Europe

Tsipras–Macron Members of the club of “Young Musketeers” of Europe Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Politics In Athens, President Macron and PM Alexis Tsipras, both belonging to the young generation of European politicians, tried to clarify their common goals, keeping the distances when found. Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has already heard the right words from French President Emmanuel Ma cron, even before his arrival in Athens in September 7, for a two-day visit. Mr Macron has always be a [...]

September 8th, 2017|Greek Business File|

CEOs’ Story Telling

CEOs’ Story Telling When introducing the first DVD “CEOs’ Leadership and Global Insights” we have pointed out that year 2009 signified a turbulent era in the Mediterranean and the European Union, when Greece topped in the news for 1,000 times/day in a negative manner. The current (second) DVD of the series contains cases selected with the story telling capacity of engaging CEOs who explained how creativity and innovation manages their ventures. That was the motivation for Drexel Greek Studies program [...]

July 28th, 2017|Greek Business File|

Ellinopoula.com: A web-based platform where learning Greek is fun

Ellinopoula.com: A web-based platform where learning Greek is fun By Katerina Kritikou Petros, a Greek immigrant child, was brought up far away from Greece. However, the Greek language, tradition and history formed an integral part of his everyday life thanks to the continuous effort of his mother, Anna. Nowadays, Petros is still an immigrant who speaks fluent Greek and has a single vision: giving the possibility to the millions of Ellinopoula (Greek immigrant children) to keep the Greek language alive [...]

July 18th, 2017|Greek Business File|

The new image of benefaction in the 21st centure

The new image of benefaction in the 21st centure Business File, June-July-August 2017, No. 111 Greek spirit The English edition of professor Matoula Tomara-Sideris' book on the history of benefaction in Modern Greece is coming out soon The phenomenon of Greek communities abroad in the 18th, 19th and 20th century constitutes an exemplary cradle of benefaction and highlights its significance in the formation of modern Hellenism. Benefaction flourished in the communities through the actioon of outstanding entrepreneurs of the diaspora...     [...]

July 14th, 2017|Greek Business File|

The two-tiered office market in Athens

The two-tiered office market in Athens Business File, June-July-August 2017, No. 111 Real Estate The office market in Athens, at its lowest point in ten years, is now expecting the kick off in demand for Grade A office space, while rents in secondary locations are facing additional reductions. With business activity expected to slowly start its rebound phase after years of drops, things could start looking better for owners of office properties in Athens. In a market where rents have dropped [...]

July 11th, 2017|Greek Business File|
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