“The global production landscape reshaped – Τhe role of Greece”, by Prof. Em. Yannis Caloghirou
Greece excels in innovative research programs. The DiaNEOsis study “Research and Innovation in 2021 Greece” shows that for the past 36 years, the country ranks among the top ten in EU research programs participation. The Greek production model, on the other hand, lacks innovations and technological progress. Greek researchers may produce a plethora of high-level scientific publications, but they rarely lead to new product patents. Although there is a small core of dynamic, extroverted and innovative companies, most Greek companies procure and use technology as a “ready-made commodity” the study notes. How is that possible? The DiaNEOsis study tries to shed light into the Greek paradox and highlight the immense opportunities the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) could offer to the Greek entrepreneurship
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