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Greece Performing ‘Below Expectations’ on Innovation

Greece ranks 47th on a list of 132 of the world’s most innovative countries, performing “below expectations” according to the Global Innovation Index by WIPO.

Greece Welcomes €500m Business Investment Scheme

Greek businesses will benefit from a new 500 million euros EIB investment scheme aimed to strengthen innovation, competitiveness and entrepreneurship.

Vernicos Yachts Marks 45 Years with Call for Marine Tourism Development

Vernicos Yachts recently celebrated 45 years of activity with the company's president, George Vernicos, calling for actions that must be taken for Greece to maintain its leading role in marine tourism.

Deloitte Says Technology to Transform Property Market Practices

Evolving technology, faster processing, wider data collection and new business models are set to stimulate the property market, according to Deloitte.

Greek Ventures Among Europe’s Top 10 Most Innovative in 2014 – 2016

Greece has moved up three ranks claiming ninth spot among the top 10 EU countries with the most innovative business ventures over 2014-2016.

Deloitte: Investing in Innovation, New Technologies a Priority for Greek Companies

Greek companies are looking to boost investments to stimulate innovation and spur the use of new technologies in the next two years, according to a study by Deloitte.

Greek Economy Ministry Triples Funding for SMEs in Tourism

Greek small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) active in tourism will be able to tap into additional subsidies after the economy ministry announced that it was increasing funding.

Greek Ministry Looking to Double Tourism Venture Funding

The economy ministry is set to announce the allocation of 120 million euros for the funding of tourism ventures and plans to double subsidies.

Greek Trade Body Launches Traveler Rights App for Protection

A new application aimed at protecting travelers visiting Greece and informing them of their rights, was launched by the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE).

‘EquiFund’ Set to Stimulate Greek Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Contributing to the speedy recovery of the Greek economy, the EquiFund initiative aims through funding to spur innovation and pave the way for new investments.

Vernicos: Greece’s Marine Tourism an Asset, Needs Clear Strategy

Greece needs a strategy in order to tap into the potential of marine tourism, said Economic and Social Council of Greece President George Vernicos.

National Development Plan Set to Stimulate Greek Economy

The Economic and Social Council of Greece recently presented a national development plan, aiming to spur financial activity and restore the country to the economic markets.

Vernicos: Innovation, Education Key to Growth for Greece

Greece is failing to adapt to new developments including innovation and education said George Vernicos, president of the Economic and Social Council.

Chivas Venture Invites Social Entrepreneurs to Apply for Contest

Chivas Venture invites the next generation of Greek entrepreneurs to apply for its annual competition by November 13 and be selected for funding.

Greek Travel Startup ‘Welcome Pickups’ Clinches Funding, Ready for Expansion

Greek travel startup Welcome Pickups has clinched seed funding of 1.65 million euros to be used to expand services and boost its network of destinations.

SEV: Greece Tourism Infrastructure Needs Upgrade Now

The Greek tourism sector is showing healthy signs of recovery but for growth to continue infrastructure should be upgraded immediately, according to SEV.

EU Funds to Boost 2,000 Greek Businesses

A total of 420 million euros in funding is intended for some 2,000 Greek SMEs as part of the European Commission’s Investment Plan for Europe.

Greece-US Partnership at a Glance

On occasion of President Barak Obama’s visit to Athens this week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) looks at key points of Greece’s relations with the United States.

Minister Kountoura Applauds Arsakeio Students for Tourism App

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently praised the students of the Arsakeio lyceum for the design and implementation of a virtual tour application for the archaeological site of Bassae, home to the Temple of Apollo Epicurius.

Larissa to Scout Out Innovators @ Startup Weekend

The central Greek town of Larissa joins dozens of cities across the globe looking for fresh talent through its first Startup Weekend on May 13-15 to be held at the Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly.
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