The Green transition of the Blue economy: Goals and opportunities in Greece

March 4th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The green potential of the blue economy is not yet reached. This is the strong belief of the European Union that plans to allocate substantial funds to address the problem in the coming years. Talking to the “Blue Economy Forum: The Way to Green Recovery”, Virginijus Sinkevičius European Commissioner of Environment, Oceans and Fisheries outlined the investment opportunities lying ahead. The Commissioner stressed that ample resources from the EU Recovery and Resilience Facility will be directed especially to SMEs to [...]

Russia- Greece: “Unorthodox” partners

February 26th, 2021|Greek Business File|

A report from the Centre for the Study of Democracy, a Sofia-based thinktank, suggests that Moscow’s “malign” influence on strategic decision-making in southeast Europe remains strong, even though Russian economic power has weakened in recent years with the gradual opening up of the region’s energy markets. Russia continues to disrupt economic policymaking and promote divisive agendas across the southern Balkans regardless of countries’ commitments to deepening relations with the EU. The report argues that in Greece, Russian companies, both state-owned [...]

Greek early-stage startups conquer new frontiers through the Greek Startup Universe!

February 26th, 2021|Economia as Sponsor|

Greek early-stage startups conquer new frontiers through the Greek Startup Universe! StartupGreece Non-profit organization and Founderhood are pleased to announce the launching of the online program Greek Startup Universe on March 2, 2021, which is under the auspices of the Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The program will be free for all Greeks and Cypriots who have a tech startup or a promising tech idea. The Greek Startup Universe aims [...]

29 years ago

February 26th, 2021|Business File Archive|

Viomichaniki Epitheorisi’s second issue, in March 1992, is concerned by the energy dependence of Greece. Back then, the main worry was the energy intensity- the rate of energy consumption relative to GDP and its rapidly rising trend. The problem was exacerbated by the fact that Greeks loved their cars and did not much use public transportation. The Prinos oil field, 8 km off-shore the coast of the Thassos island had been in operation for less than a year and its [...]

Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation: Doctoral fellowship in Modern Greek Studies

March 2nd, 2021|Diaspora|

The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation invites applications for one (1) PhD fellowship in the field of Modern Greek studies. The selected applicant will pursue his/her doctoral research in English in the Faculty of Humanities, under the supervision of the Marilena Laskaridis Chair of Modern Greek Studies at the University of Amsterdam. The fellowship is for a period of 3 years (starting date: September 2021 - December 2021).  The fellowship is granted on a competitive basis and by application. About the Laskaridis [...]

Innovative Greeks: Coming together for a common future

February 16th, 2021|Events|

SEV Hellenic Federation of Enterprises and Endeavor Greece aspire to create a global community of Greeks who create and fund innovative ventures. The goal is to form an open to all knowledge and networking community, where world-renowned Greek entrepreneurs, investors and high-level executives share knowledge, connections and resources with rapidly growing Greek start-ups.   Greek start-ups will have the opportunity to explore opportunities, collaborate with leading companies, exchange expertise, explore new markets and grow. The initiative starts with the first [...]