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STEM Stars Greece Winners Prepare for International Student Competition

STEM Stars Greece, the competition aimed at supporting, highlighting and rewarding teenage students with a special talent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, announced the winners selected through its final event that took place on March 27, 2021, during...

PM Mitsotakis Calls for Vaccine Equity, Green Development in Conference

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis discussed coronavirus vaccine equity and his commitment to the continual modernization of the Greek economy in an online conference called "Europe 2021" on Thursday. The conference, which was organized by the German newspapers Der Tagesspiegel, Die...

Amazon in Athens Ushers New Era of Innovation in Greece

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that they will soon open their first office in Athens as part of the conglomerate’s ongoing investment in Greece. The firm had previously opened a CloudFront location in the capital city and the addition of...

Greek Female Startup Founders Aim at Closing Gender Gap

A new private initiative, the Greek Female Startup Founders' Cluster of ICC Women Hellas, has embarked on a mission to promote female-led Greek startup companies, with the support of the domestic and international network of the International Chamber of...

The Greek Who Brought Medical Animation to the Country

Greece's budding medical animation field owes its existence to Manolis Babatsikos. At a time when many Greeks were leaving the country for more opportunities, the 33-year-old left his job abroad at entertainment giant Warner Bros. and moved back home in...

Amazon Web Services Opens Office in Greece

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that they will soon open their first office in Athens as part of the conglomerate's ongoing investment in Greece. The firm had previously opened a CloudFront location in the capital city and the addition of...

Free Internet at Museums, Archaeological Sites in Greece

Access to high-speed internet at museums and archaeological sites in Greece will soon become a reality, thanks to a collaboration between the Greek Ministry of Culture and COSMOTE, the Greek telecommunications giant. This move will push the country firmly into...

Greece Wins Gold at Robotics Olympiad for Youngsters

Greece won gold at the International Robot Olympiad for youngsters which took place digitally earlier this month. Irida Aggelopoulou, Vasiliki Iliadi, Christos Rentzis, and Alkiviadis Kotsikopoulos from the PlaisioBots team won the top prize by creating a "smart" white cane for...

New 5G Service to Make Greece a "Great Destination to Work and Retire in"

Greece has awarded 5G spectrum internet service to three operators, OTE Group, Vodafone and Wind Hellas in an auction on Wednesday that raised 372.26 million euros ($453.78 million). Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that the 5G service will...

Mushroom Museum of Meteora Wins Award for Virtual Reality Display

The unique Mushroom Museum of Meteora, part of the Greek town's Natural History Museum, took the bronze medal in the "Cultural" category in the 2020 Greek Lighting Awards. The museum's latest wing, developed along with the Greek company Interactive Light...

Hundreds of Greek Scientists Abroad Apply to Join Pfizer in Thessaloniki

The US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has received over 3,500 applications for the 200 spots that are open at its digital hub in Thessaloniki. A substantial portion of the applicants, representing twenty percent, are from Greeks living abroad. Thessaloniki's digital hub, which...