INNOVATION


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DIASPORA

Greek progress in the areas of research and technology innovation as well as the country’s growing appeal as an investment destination were discussed during a recent event organized by the Hellenic Innovation Network at the Consulate General of Greece in Boston.

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NEWS

Citizens and businesses can now sign all documents and contracts with a digital signature easily and for free, thus removing the necessity to have signatures authenticated at a Citizens’ Service Centre (KEP) in person, thanks to a new government online service launched on Friday.


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ECONOMY

The Ministry of Development and Investments has released for public consultation a draft bill that aims to encourage investment through a series of incentives.


Dr Eleftherios Diamandis (left), head of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, and Dr Ioannis Prassas, professor of molecular biology and staff scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital.
INNOVATION

A team of Greek researchers at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute in Toronto, Canada, have developed an easy-to-use diagnostic test for Covid-19, suitable for testing large numbers of people, such as students, industrial workers and nursing home workers. 



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INNOVATION

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unveiled an ambitious 10-year space program for his country Tuesday that includes missions to the moon, sending Turkish astronauts into space and developing internationally viable satellite systems.

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INNOVATION

The initial steps in the creation of Greece’s first innovation hub were taken on Wednesday at the former facilities of the Piraeus Dye Works (Chromatopoiia Pireos), in the presence of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

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SOCIETY

Blueground – a firm that arranges long-term leases for furnished apartments in Europe, the United States and Asia – started in 2020 with the assurance of tens of millions of dollars in funding and was poised to expand to even more markets, aiming to manage 50,000 properties in 50 cities worldwide in the next few years.


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ECONOMY

An immaterial, invisible universe, the foundation of our smart world, is already transforming our lives. The cloud is the backbone of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Hidden inside it is an unknown, 10-year-old Greek story of international success.

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OPINION

Who would imagine that a picturesque whitewashed Greek island against the deep blue of the Aegean Sea would be the site of a cutting-edge electric vehicle project led by the Hellenic Republic in cooperation with the Volkswagen Group?