The National Observatory of Athens monitors the flyby of asteroid 7482

January 21st, 2022|Online news / Blog|

The Institute of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) successfully observed the flyby of asteroid 7482 (1994 PC1) with the 1.2m Kryoneri telescope. As shown in the video, on 18/01/2022 (time 20:30 UTC or 18:30 Greek time), Dr. A. Liakos, a postdoctoral researcher of IAASARS, observed the asteroid, which in the video appears to be fixed at the center of the image, while the stars in the background are moving. The [...]

Agriculture: The evolution of Farm2Fork and One-Health strategies

January 22nd, 2022|Greek Business File|

by Nabil Gangi, deputy regional representative for Europe & Central Asia of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) The Europe and Central Asia region may be an economic and agricultural powerhouse but it faces many enduring and new challenges. Extreme weather events are putting a strain on food production and security, while the ecological footprint of agriculture continues to grow. In 2015, more than 150 world leaders adopted the United Nations’ Agenda for Sustainable Development, which describes the [...]

Slide2Open Shipping Finance 2022

January 13th, 2022|Economia as Sponsor|

Athens, 10 January 2022 PRESS RELEASE Euphoria in the Shipping World Is it for real? Slide2Open Shipping Finance 2022 Phygital Conference Experience     What a difference a year makes!  Compared to our previous conference, most markets have taken off with unprecedented ferocity.   But is this going to be one more shipping boom and bust cycle or are we about to witness different dynamics? Can Euphoria be for Real this time? Could the environmental considerations and uncertainties prevailing be [...]

It used to be an agricultural country

January 3rd, 2022|Business File Archive|

In June 1997, the 24th issue of Industrial Review was out, dedicated to Greek Agriculture with an extensive survey of the “Greek Agroindustries”.       As the editorial notes, in 1997 “the Greek economy depends more on agriculture than any other country of the European Union. Yet the sector is fragmented and inefficient with landholdings a quarter of the community average and output less than half…. Agriculture contributed 7.5% towards gross domestic product, compared to a European average of [...]

Moray & Agnew Lawyers among the best in Asia Pasific Legal directory

January 20th, 2022|Diaspora|

Headed by Greek Community of Melbourne leader Bill Papastergiadis, Moray & Agnew Lawyers Melbourne, has been ranked amongst the leading firms in this year’s Legal 500 Asia Pacific Directory in services provided in the separate areas of Construction, Insurance, Real Estate, and Labour & Employment. Legal 500 is a leading directory of law firms in over 150 global jurisdictions, and annually ranks law firms based on independent feedback from thousands of corporate counsel and other law firm clients. The Melbourne [...]

6th Innovation Ready workshop

January 5th, 2022|Events|

Change is afoot… Great innovations are happening in Greece! Are you interested? Join Innovation Ready to increase your innovation capacity and to produce highvalue-added products and services: During the 6th Innovation Ready workshop, “Smart infrastructure for sustainable living” on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, from 16:30 to 18:15, will be presented: Smart sensor designed and manufactured in Greece Energy and fuel storage management system Traffic management solutions and city mobility platforms Edge cloud data centers infrastructure Integrated Workplace Management System Process optimization platform for marinas and tourist ports [...]