In the spring of 2012, 35-year-old Imperial College graduate Nikos Moraitakis was an Upstream executive in Dubai, far away from the noise of crisis-stricken Greece, but when a new round of elections was announced back home in May that year – a situation which would lead the country to the brink of Grexit – he decided to return and set up his own company Continue reading “Workable – Greek Startup goes Global”
Success stories from Greek academia are few and far between at the best of times, and more so in the midst of the crisis, which has taken a heavy toll on university research and innovation programs. Dimitris Kouretas, a professor of biochemistry and biotechnology at the University of Thessaly, is one of these few shining examples and was among 12 eminent researchers from 10 European Union countries that presented their findings at an event organized by the European Commission in Brussels Continue reading “An Incredibly Nutritious Cake to Solve Hunger or Nutrition Issues”
Two young ladies from Thessaloniki fabricate and sell board games around the world. Evi always preferred the red pieces, Maria-Olga always the blue; the combination of the two created the name of the company “Purple Games”. An innovative venture with board games that started in Thessaloniki and now receives orders from around the world.
The Clumsies bar, which only opened a few months ago in Athens, was voted as the 22nd best bar in the world in the yearly competition. Artesian, a bar in London, won the top prize (once again).
On Sunday October 11th from 12pm to 5pm, at Kotzia Square in Athens, the organisation Feeding the 5.000 will offer delicious free meals to more than 5.000 citizens. This event is part of the organisation’s global campaign against food waste. Continue reading “Feeding 5.000 – An Event in Athens with Free Food, to Raise Awaremess around Eliminating Food Waste”
Situated on the southwest slope of the Acropolis Hill in Athens, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus was completed in 174AD. The Telegraph, in its book around the world’s most brautiful theatres, chose the Odeon of Herodes Atticus as one of them. Continue reading “The Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Greece – in The World’s most Spectacular Theatre”