Companies selling personal hygiene products such as protective masks may face fines of up to 1 million euros if found to be profiteering, the General Secretariat for Commerce and Consumer Protection announced on Monday.
Greece has taken significant steps this year toward attracting talent, but it appears that the brain drain, which dates to the financial crisis of the 2010s, and the low level of connection between the country’s universities and its job market remain the main obstacles to the further enhancement of competitiveness in that field.
Greek technology startups are a major attraction for young talent in the country as they offer much more competitive salaries compared to other sectors of the local economy, according to a new study by Marathon Venture Capital.
Greece can evolve into an innovation center of global reach if it turns to high-technology investments related in general to the green transition, the health sector and defense-cybersecurity, according to a study by Accenture for the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).
Greek startup Advantis Medical Imaging is launching in the US market, following the recent approval of its software by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), so that it can be utilized by American health corporations.
The “Innovation Ready” event by the innovation committee of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) focused this year on new technologies in shipping, in an effort to strengthen cooperation between major shipping groups and tech startups in Greece, with the transfer of know-how.
Greek startup BIOPIX-T is proceeding with the sale of a portable molecular diagnosis device named “Pebble” as well as its compatible coronavirus test, turning the research that the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (IMBB-FORTH) has conducted at Iraklio on Crete into a commercial product.