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Upgrading connectivity: Greece opens tender for ultra-fast broadband services

June 24th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Greece is moving ahead for the development of ultra-fast broadband (UFBB) services. The Ministry of Digital Governance has opened the tender process for one of the biggest public-private partnerships projects (PPP) in Europe with a total budget of 700 million euros. The UFBB project is accelerating deployment of broadband internet in Greece by developing next generation access (NGA) infrastructure able to deliver services at very high speeds to users throughout the country. The infrastructure will be installed in so-called white [...]

Kostas Fragogiannis: Invest in Greece, reach Europe

June 19th, 2021|Greek Business File|

In an interview to George Vailakis, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Economic Diplomacy Kostas Fragogiannis describes the methods to attract foreign investments in Greece, the big projects in place, the ones in the pipeline and the partnerships of the Greek state with the knowledge-intensive Greek communities of the Diaspora Why do big companies want to invest in a country like Greece? What are the most important conditions investors look for? Some companies might want to invest in Greece to gain [...]

Capital Link 5th Annual Cyprus Shipping Forum “Cyprus Shipping – At the Forefront of Industry Developments Enhancing Competitiveness in a Fast Changing World”

June 24th, 2021|Economia as Sponsor|

PRESS RELEASE   Capital Link 5th Annual Cyprus Shipping Forum “Cyprus Shipping – At the Forefront of Industry Developments Enhancing Competitiveness in a Fast Changing World” Digital Conference   Held with great success on Thursday, June 17, 2021   Video Replays are available here:  http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2021cyprus/     NEW YORK, June 23, 2021   The 5th Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum was held with great success and participation on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 11:00am to 5:30pm Limassol time as [...]

29 years ago

May 3rd, 2021|Business File Archive|

The May 1992 issue of Viomichaniki Epitheorisi is dedicated to one of Greece’s timeless struggles: how to attract foreign investment. A special survey by Robert McDonald looked into the main obstacles (bureaucracy, price controls, market size, poor infrastructure). The issue includes articles on investments made by multinationals like Siemens, Pirelli, Unilever.   It also presents iconic cases like the Aluminium de Grèce (at that point under French control) , C. Itoh, Dow Chemicals Hellas, Hellas Can.   To download the  [...]

Nikitas Koutoupes: Greece can become a major European tech hub

May 18th, 2021|Diaspora|

On March 02, 2021, SEV and Endeavor Greece co-organized the leading global Digital Conference “Innovative Greeks”. Nikitas Koutoupes*, managing director at Insight Partners, participated at the panel discussion “Foreign investors who never invested in Greek companies”.George Vailakis asked him about investment opportunities in Greece and his so far experience from the country. I left Greece to study in the United States three decades ago, and it is only in the last three years that I have become acquainted with the [...]

Syros International Film Festival returns

June 24th, 2021|Events|

Films from diverse geographic, social, and cultural contexts, workshops, talks, original commissions, audiovisual installations and performances comprise the 9th Syros International Film Festival. It will take place on the island of Syros in July 22-26, 2021 with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). From classic masterpieces to contemporary experimental cinema and from Russia to the USA and Europe, SIFF combines various art forms, formats, sounds and cultures in repurposed locations across the island! The edition’s theme “Off Season,” [...]