On February 4, the Greek Embassy in Belgium organized a high technology conference in order to bring together representatives of Greek and Belgian companies and institutions to promote cooperation in the field of high technology and innovation. The event was hosted in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Brussels (BECI).
The conference was attended by 11 representatives from Greek organizations of applied research with special emphasis on the industry of biotechnology, nanotechnology, materials technology, electronic structure, laser and robotics and 30 delegates from scientific organizations and high technology businesses of Belgium.
As reported by the European Union press agency, Agence Europe, the European Commissioner for digital agenda, Neelie Kroes met last week with eight representatives of Greek start-ups, who presented their companies’ activities.
According to the Commissioner, these companies as well as the sectors in which they operate have many differences, but they have one common characteristic which is high entrepreneurship. Neelie Kroes congratulated Greece for supporting young entrepreneurs while she stated that Europe should be more supportive towards start-up companies.