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Collaboration, networking and innovative entrepreneurship are the ‘keys’ to the country’s growth prospects. 4,500 Greeks from 20 towns all over Greece and 30 countries from all over the world followed the event via live streaming.


A meeting focusing on the networking benefits for Greeks around the world, entrepreneurship and the aspects of the brain drain, is being organising by the National Documentation Centre (EKT), the General Secretariat for Strategic and Private Investment of Ministry of Economics and Development and the Municipality of Thessaloniki on Monday 10 September 2018.


Τhe marine park is set to operate in the coastal area of Bros Gialos Bay, outside the protected Natura 2000 area.



The ‘FDM Everywoman in Technology Awards showcases the most dynamic and active women working in STEM.

The Greek geologist Ioannis Baziotis,is already in the middle of his training in Antarctica. The associate professor at the Agricultural University of Athens is the first Greek to take part in NASA’s mission to discover meteorites and together with the other seven members of the team is enjoying unique research experiences.

The European Research Council (ERC) announced Consolidator Grants for 329 researchers from 22 European countries, seven of whom are of Greek origin. Three of them conduct research in Greece and the remaining four in other countries.



The above findings are the result of two studies - an American and American/European – which were both featured in the ‘Nature’ journal and, based on statistics, clearly indicates that opening the international horizon of scientists enhances their creativity and increases chances of recognition.


The European Commission announced that the European Research Council will allocate ‘Starting Grants’ to 406 top researchers who are beginning their research career.