“Ideas regarding the two notions: Innovation – Competitiveness”

By John Stournaras and by Spyros Travlos By John Stournaras, Professor of Economics at the University of Athens and Chief Executive Officer at the Institute of Economic and Industrial Research and by Spyros Travlos, Business Consultant. A. General Findings Economic Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more

The development of Apokoronas through “Kallikratis”

by George Atsalakis and Ioanna Atsalakis The four year stability program of the Greek economy aims at gradually reducing the annual deficit of the national Budget so as the national debt is stabilized from the 317 billion € of today to Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more

“Design Greece” A program to update Greek enterprising from the Greek External Trade Organization

Industrial, Graphic and Communication Product Design is the new initiative of the Greek External Trade Organization (ΟΠΕ) entitled “Design Greece” within the framework of developing extroversion, improving competitiveness and modernizing Greek enterprising. “This initiative promotes interaction between designers and businesses Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more

Public excessive-debt

by George Atsalakis and Ioanna Atsalakis The Budget of the 2010 is bound to demonstrate a loss of 22,17 billion € that corresponds to the 9,1% of the Gross National Product (GNP). GNP was estimated at 240,15 billion € for 2009. Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more

The History of Bankruptcies and Stock Market Crash of 1929-1932 and 2008-2009

by George Atsalakis and Ioanna Atsalakis Greece has gone bankrupt four times in the past Germany went bankrupt during the middle war and in postwar years and Britain in 1945. The most recent bankruptcies were of Russia and of Argentina in Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more

Crete and the project of production and energy distribution DESERTEC

by George Atsalakis* Humanity’s prosperity during the last 200 years resulted in the aggravation of the environment and climatic changes which become more intense year after year. The average temperature of the atmosphere is increasing, the ice melt in the Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more


For nine consequent years the International Fair of Thessaloniki (plc) is present in Crete through the organization of the Pan-Hellenic General Fair “Crete 2009” with respect to the needs of the local enterprising community. From the 1st until the 4th Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more

Cretan Diet History – Tradition – Health

By Mr. Ioannis Gklavakis According to Greek mythology Crete is closely related to Europe, since it gave the name to the whole continent. A winged bull carried beautiful Europe from the island of Crete transferring, therefore the wealth of the Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more

Deflation and its consequences

By George Atsalakis Introduction Economical tightness commences upon the emergence of the reduction of the total demand of goods and services regarding their current total production. When such reduction appears, the prices of goods and services decrease. The fall in Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more

The Value of Mediterranean Diet

By Mr. Ioannis Gklavakis Member of the European Parliament Lately, there has been a prevailing scientific aspect that the traditional diet of the Mediterranean countries is the healthiest once, offering health, longevity and beauty. This approach is credible, since it Διαβάστε περισσότερα – Read more