Research and Development (R&D) is a key driver of innovation and sustainability within a business. However, establishing an R&D department can be a difficult and time-consuming process that requires a lot of resources.
As part of Seven Sigma's Corporate Social Responsibility and in collaboration with Ethelon Non-Profit Organization, the online workshop entitled "Strategic Challenges and Secrets of Success of Greek NGOs" was successfully completed on Thursday, June 4, 2020 and was attended by dozens of NGOs.
Although the agri-food industry is considered to be a slow adopter of change, currently the sector is expected to change more in the next 10 years than it did over the last 50 (Accenture, 2017). This transformation derives from a number of factors, such as the environmental changes (e.g. global warming), the demographics (e.g.
COVID-19 has been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Countries across the world are now struggling to contain its threat.
When we talk about innovation, we sometimes forget that not everyone is on board with the new and revolutionary. Some people would rather stick to their same schedule and do the same thing, day after day: a predictable and comforting routine. For champions of innovation, this mindset is difficult to understand.
The Benaki Phytopathological Institute in collaboration with the National Center of Research “Demokritos” organized a conference entitled “Connecting innovative water reuse technologies with the Food Industry” in the framework of the Life PureAgroH2O project.