Greek EIT Ecosystem- Press Release

Innovation and Technology for a Green, Digital and Just Recovery

The Greek EIT Ecosystem

             Monday 2 November 2020 | 12:00 – 15:30

             Live Streaming Event - 

On Monday 2 November 2020, our Cluster of Sustainability Transition (EIT Climate-KIC Hub GreeceSDSN Greece and ReSEES Laboratory, AUEB) are organising a digital event titled “Innovation and Technology for a Green, Digital and Just Recovery” with the participation of representatives from all Greek Hubs of Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) of the Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), under the auspices of the Goulandris Museum of Natural History, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, the Ministry of Environment and Energy and the Ministry of Development and Investments.

The aim of this event is twofold: (a) an official agreement between the eight KICs of Greece, namely, EIT Climate-KIC Hub Greece, EIT Food Hub Greece, EIT Health Hub Greece, EIT InnoEnergy Hub Greece, EIT Raw Materials Hub – Regional Center Greece, EIT Digital Hub Greece, EIT Manufacturing Hub Greece, EIT Urban mobility Hub Greece; (b) the communication of the need for a country level MoU between the Greek Government and the EIT. Both of the above will accelerate innovation towards the Sustainability Transition of the country, the join implementation of UN Agenda 2030 and the European Green Deal, as well as a Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic. The event will be livestreamed.

The presence at the event of the Director of EIT Mr. Martin Kern sends a strong message on the level of commitment this important European organization shows in supporting the Innovation ecosystem in Greece.

The event will be honoured by the presence of the Minister for the Environment and Energy Mr. Kostis Hatzidakis and the Deputy Minister for Research and Innovation Mr. Christos Dimas. Speakers include representatives from all Greek KICs, the entrepreneurship ecosystem, the financial institutions and the research organizations.

The event will be streamed by Facebook:

watch the event live from the channel of the Research Center "Athena" on YouTube    and from the page of  the Research Center "Athena" on Facebook.

Please find below the press release of the event