A new study (“Alliance for Digital Employability: Creating 500.000 new jobs in ICT”), argues that a certain percentage of vacancies in Europe’s ICT sector could be covered by - mainly young - Greek people as part of a national strat…

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Greek Shipping has for long maintained global leadership in the international shipping industry. At present, shipping is the country's most important industry (worth 251.1 billion in 2015). It accounts for 6.5% of GDP, employs about 290,000 peo…

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A Strategic Action Plan for the development of the Greek Pharmaceutical Industry was recently presented aiming to bring together all key sector stakeholders in order to discuss the current state of the Greek pharmaceutical industry and its potential…

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A new Initiative by StartUp Greece called “JoinForces” that was designed by the General Secretariat of Industry of the Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism was launched two weeks ago, during the 81st  Thessaloniki Internation…

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In the wake of the devastating economic crisis that began in 2008, Greece has been experiencing in recent years a resurgence of emigration, making the so called “brain-drain” a hot topic in the public debate —that is, young and well…

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The Greek food and agriculture sector has traditionally been one of the major export sectors for Greece, with a strong presence in the European market and a growing presence in the US food market. It is also an area where Greek companies have managed…

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With its highly-skilled workforce, and established R&D and manufacturing capability, the Greek Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals industry exhibits significant growth potential both in serving its internal market, as well as in expanding its reach…

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One of the objectives of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO)’s tourism policy for 2016 was to promote Greece as a year-round tourist destination. To this end, GNTO is running the campaign “#NowIsTheTime” (August…

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The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide 180 million euros to support the creation and first operations of the new Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (ELIDEK). The creation of the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation…

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If there is ever a drink that symbolizes Greece, it is ouzo. Considered the country’s national drink, no other beverage is indeed as uniquely Greek or as closely linked to a culture as ouzo is to Greece. There is an old Greek saying that "ouzo…

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