NGI Explorers sends Europe’s best Internet talent to the USA

The NGI Explorers Programme is part of the European Commission’s Next Generation Internet initiative. Under this Programme, European researchers and innovators will have the opportunity to visit the United States to work on research or innovation projects. Europe’s top innovators and researchers from the academia, research and corporate worlds will be able to make an impact in fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and 5G. Participants will have the opportunity to spend 3-6 months in the US and will be hosted by a network of US partners. The project’s target is to give participants the chance to pursue their ideas in an ideal environme

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels launches first Greek accelerator for Tourism and Hospitality Innovation

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) launched CapsuleT, the first Greek accelerator exclusive to the tourism and hospitality sectors of Greece. CapsuleT aims to strengthen and support innovative ventures the tourism sector. It aims to strengthen the innovation ecosystem by providing access to information, education, visibility and networking. Participants will be able to meet tourism industry experts and investors in order to collaborate on business opportunities which will in turn have a positive impact on the Greek start-up ecosystem and the tourism sector. The accelerator will be located in Kallithea. It will be free to use by start-ups, and will run twice a year for a 3-month period. The