Award

    • Athens, 2018 European Capital of Innovation

      Athens, 2018 European Capital of Innovation

      The Commission awarded last Tuesday Athens the title of the European Capital of Innovation 2018 with a €1m prize, the EU press service reported. The awards are funded by the EU research and innovation programme Horizon 2020. The runner-up cities - Aarhus (Denmark), Hamburg (Germany), Leuven (Belgium), Toulouse (France), and Umea (Sweden) - received €100,000 each. The prize money will be used to scale up local innovation activities and collaborate with other cities.

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