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2021, the Greek-Chinese year of culture and tourism

2021, the Greek-Chinese year of culture and tourism

“Greece will be an investments destination after the end of the coronavirus pandemic,” Chinese Ambassador to Greece Zhang Qiyue stated during an online event organised by the Athens Chamber of Commerce &…

11 Greeks on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

11 Greeks on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

This year’s list of Global Highly Cited Researchers contains 11 Greek academics. Global Highly Cited Researchers Produced by analytics company Clarivate, the highly anticipated annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence…

Covid-19 vaccine '90% effective', says Pfizer’s Greek CEO

Covid-19 vaccine ‘90% effective’, says Pfizer’s Greek CEO

One of the companies hard at work on developing a vaccine for COVID-19 is Pfizer. On Monday, Pfizer announced its experimental vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on initial data from…

Greece close to the launching new Covid-19 test

Greece close to the launching new Covid-19 test

Researchers in Greece say they are close to launching a molecular test to detect Covid-19 which could provide a cheaper alternative to imported kits and uninterrupted access to supplies. Greece currently uses…

ROBOTICS

Athens to host Europe’s biggest robotics festival

Athens has been announced as the host for Europe’s biggest robotics festival and competition to be held on April 4-5, 2020, at the Serafeio Conference Centre. ‘Robotex’ is an annual event which…

Greeks drink up to annual "Pint of Science" festival 1

Greeks drink up to annual “Pint of Science” festival

Greece will host the annual festival of science and beer for a second year between May 20-22, with events in Athens and Thessaloniki but also, for the first time, in Heraklion, Serifos and…

Perseid meteor shower lights up skies over Greece 3

Perseid meteor shower lights up skies over Greece

  The annual Perseid meteor shower lit up skies above Greece on Sunday night, giving stargazers a rare opportunity to see up to 80 shooting stars scorched through the sky every hour…

National Academy of Sciences

Greek scientists make the Academy

Four Greek scientists have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences in the United States, following recognition of their significant contributions in their respective fields. Columbia University Computer Science Professor,…