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New academic era with the establishment of Sino-Greek cooperation programme

October 26th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE), the national educational association for internationalization of the People’s Republic of China, is launching a new cooperation programme between Greek universities and universities in China. This initiative is similar to those already launched with the European Union, the United States and the United Kingdom. The aim of the cooperation programme is to bring the Universities of Greece and China closer together in order to initiate synergies such as [...]

Bringing Artificial Intelligence in the Greek public sector

October 25th, 2021|Greek Business File|

Interview by Leonidas Christopoulos, Secretary General of Digital Governance and Simplification of Procedures at the Ministry of Digital Governance, to George Vailakis Rarely in Greece a Ministry enjoys wide appreciation of its work, as the ministry of Digital Governance currently does. Under the leadership of Kyriakos Pierrakakis, the ministry has digitized a good part of the public services. Now it sets even more ambitious goals Leonidas Christopoulos, Secretary General of Digital Governance and Simplification of Procedures It would sound [...]

Food & Farming systems’ green and digital transition

October 19th, 2021|Economia as Sponsor|

The 4th International edition of the AgriBusiness Forum 2021 has been concluded on 6-7 October 2021, having rolled clear outputs for the future of agriculture in the digital era. AgriBusiness Forum 2021 highlighted “Food & Farming systems’ green and digital transition”, including 9 high-caliber & multidisciplinary chapters, 45 topics and 50 renowned panelists from Greece and the world. On Wednesday 6/10/2021, the opening remarks were delivered by Mr. Giannis Balakakis, Chair Organizing Committee of the AgriBusiness Forum and President of the Geo [...]

Looking for the Balance

October 25th, 2021|Business File Archive|

The 23rd issue of Industrial Review, in March 1997, deals with the “chronic problem” of Greece’s trade deficit. In its editorial we read:   “The merchandise trade deficit is partly offset by exports of invisibles- earnings from tourism, shipping and remittances from emigrants- but these are cyclical and prey to exogenous factors.”   With the exception of “remittances from emigrants” the rest sound worryingly contemporary.   Worryingly contemporary sounds, also, the following conclusion:   “Greek farmers, industrialists and members of [...]

George Tsunis to be nominated next US ambassador to Greece

October 9th, 2021|Diaspora|

President Joe Biden announced plans to nominate George Tsunis, an influential Democratic fundraiser and hotelier, to be his envoy to Greece.  Tsunis is the son of first-generation Greek immigrants to the U.S., and has served on the boards and committees of several Greek and Hellenic organizations. Tsunis speaks Greek and he and his wife both have extended family in Greece. He's been awarded the Saint Paul’s Medal, the Greek Orthodox Church of America’s highest recognition for a layperson. George J. [...]

Philoxenia: 36th International Tourism Exhibition

October 7th, 2021|Events|

The 36th International Tourism Exhibition PHILOXENIA will take place from 12 to 14 November 2021 at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center. PHILOXENIA is the venue for the annual meeting of tourism and travel companies, institutions, and organizations in Greece. It is the event that reflects on the global tourism market trends, the needs of the professional and the traveller, so that it can substantially contribute to the promotion of destinations, experiences, and high-end services. During the PHILOXENIA exhibition, companies, organizations and [...]