The Foundation of the Hellenic World joins the gi-Cluster
Athens, 11 March 2014. Guided by the gi-Cluster [www.gi-cluster.gr] vision to become a fully functional innovation and business ecosystem with substantial international market share, capable of supporting viable industry growth and competitiveness, while contributing towards elevating Greece in the global competitiveness chart, the recent addition of the Foundation of the Hellenic World [www.ime.gr] in the gi-Cluster gains strategic dimensions for the Greek standards.
The integration of the Foundation in the gi-Cluster ecosystem marks the beginning of a new partnership, which aims at consolidating the national forces for the bridging of Greek Cultural & Creative Content with New Technologies. The ultimate goal of this cooperation is, through the utilisation of resources, in terms of content, technology and people, to produce a fully modernised product for the conservation and enhancement of the cultural heritage of the country, in accordance with the needs of the contemporary digital and electronic reality of things.
It is worth mentioning that the Foundation of the Hellenic World is the first institution with cultural content added in the gi-Cluster, signifying the clusters' strategic positioning in relation to Creative and Cultural Industries, within the context of the initiative undertaken to cultivate a favourable environment in Greece for the coexistence of these disciplines with Gaming Technologies.
Read the full Press Release in Greek [pdf].