Project Horizon 2020 is a substantial Research and Innovation program, created by the EU, in order to support and encourage research in the European Research Area. It will cover a seven year period (2014-2020) with an estimated €80 billion of funding.
The European Commission gave his approval for Greek's map for granting the regional development aid between 2014 and 2020. This regional map is based on the new regional aid guidelines which have been adopted by the Commission last June (2013).
Τhe program EXTROVERSION - COMPETITIVENESS OF ENTERPRISES currently is currently on the implementation phase. It's aim is to create the conditions necessary for businesses to enhance competitiveness and outward-looking in order to increase the awareness of Greek companies and their products abroad.
Greece introduced a new Renewable Energy Sources (RES) law that is designed to dramatically transform the RES market in Greece and provide a huge opportunity to investors.
The law doubles the target for the contribution of RES to electricity consumption in Greece by 2020, originally set at 20% and now set at 40%.