Climate change could move 200 million people by 2050
The multi-billion dollar giants that are melting away
Island nations are warning that they face extinction
India’s Modi promises to spend over $1 trillion on infrastructure
The creative islandFrom Hollywood productions to avant-garde arts, Iceland punches above its weight when it comes to cultural influence.
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Iceland, the creative island
From Hollywood productions to the avant-garde, Iceland punches above its weight when it comes to cultural influence.
Putting Iceland on the big screen
Director of the Icelandic Film Centre
Nurturing Icelandic ingenuity
Economic travails of the past have taught Iceland a valuable lesson: to have a solid economy you need to foster innovation across a wide range of
The global islandIreland has emerged as one of the best bases to launch a business with global ambitions.
Featured articles by Ireland 2022
Ireland, the global island
Ireland has emerged as one of the best bases to launch a business with global reach, and becomes a net exporter of tech.
Education & Research
TU Dublin leads the way in nationwide academic overhaul
Ireland's first technological university raises the bar for industry-focused higher education.
Forty shades of green
As global demand for sustainably sourced agri-food increases, Ireland’s formula of adding value by embracing nature is proving successful.
Irish software on the frontline of the circular economy
Technological capacity and a bold growth strategy have assured software solutions provider AMCS of a leading position in the global environmental,
Singapore, ahead of the curveLong established as a global center for finance and trading, Asia’s smart nation hits a new inflection point through digital transformation.
Featured articles by Singapore 2021
Singapore, ahead of the curve
Long established as a global center for finance and trading, Asia’s smart nation hits a new inflection point through digital transformation.
Disrupting the steel industry
Steelaris is set to disrupt the brick and mortar steel industry with a high dose of tech, providing feasible solutions to more than 1,400 customers
Leading the way with brainpower
What Singapore lacks in natural resources, it more than makes up for in human capital.
A smart university for a smart nation
NTU Singapore is a key driver behind Singapore’s leading position in the global race for technology and innovation.
Swiss tech for a better worldGreen solutions developed in Switzerland lead the way as global businesses gear up for a major sustainability push.
Featured articles by Switzerland 2021
“We enable key industries to reduce their environmental footprint”
From aerospace to automotive, power generation to fiber production, Oerlikon’s technology is crucial for many key sectors.
Swiss direct investment supports U.S. economy
Despite its relatively small size, Switzerland is the sixth biggest investor in the American economy, and the first when it comes to R&D.
How Switzerland attracts some of the world’s finest companies
Despite a relatively high cost of living, Switzerland remains a magnet for international headquarters thanks to its unique blend of qualities.
EHL extends service excellence beyond hospitality industry
Alumni of the best hospitality management university in the world are now in demand across a variety of sectors.
How Malta is charming some of the world’s finest technologiesIn order to achieve its ambitions, the Mediterranean island needs to win the battle for talents.
Featured articles by Malta 2020
Education & Research
“AUM is a university for the future”
Provost at AUM
“International students enrich the experiences of our local students and vice versa”
Rector Alfred J. Vella reflects on the University of Malta´s role in the digitalization of Malta´s economy and the holistic benefits of overseas study.
“Malta is a center of excellence in the Mediterranean for hospitality and tourism studies”
Executive Director at the Institute for Tourism Studies
How Malta is charming some of the world’s finest technologies
Malta has become the European centre for all disruptive technologies and leads the way forward in tech and innovation.
Enabling growthThe Maldives’ dispersed geography, while bestowing the country’s irresistible appeal, also carries unique challenges to a growing economy.
Featured articles by Maldives 2019
Resorts join the fight for the environment
Overcoming a dispersed geography
To tackle the country’s geographic challenges, the government is focusing on enabling mobility by improving connectivity.
“We cater to 35 international airlines that connect the Maldives to 40 destinations”
Acting Managing Director of MACL
The doors of paradise open for all
With an explosion in the number of guesthouses across the country, Maldivian beaches are becoming ever more accessible to visitors.
The west coast of EuropeAn economic miracle for some, Portugal is modernizing and alluring. From start-ups to surf waves, the country evokes an almost Californian model on the west coast of Europe.
Featured articles by Portugal 2019
Where to buy when prices flare up in Lisbon?
While prices are blazing in the capital, players in the real estate sector rely on other cities and other products outside the city center.
“The goal is to make Vilamoura a living city all year round”
Project Director of Vilamoura
The economic power of surf
Every year, the giant waves of Nazaré, among the highest in the world, attract thousands of spectators, making it world famous.
How a small island nation became Africa’s business championIn only 50 years, Mauritius defied all economic predictions and is today ranked number one in Africa for its ease in doing business.
Featured articles by Mauritius 2019
“We are projecting growth above 4%, taking Mauritius into the league of high-income economies”
Joseph Charles Cartier
Chairman of Economic Development Board of Mauritius
“Africa will play a major role in the commercial use of financial technology”
Mauritius is in the right place at the right time to capitalize on mounting trade and business between Africa and Asia.
The trade deal uniting two-thirds of Africa’s economy
With South Africa’s signature, the Tripartite Free Trade Area appears liklely to provide a transformative future for the continent. Mauritius is already
The centerpiece of stability in the Middle East
Featured articles by Jordan 2018
“I expect Jordan to play a central role in the region after the situation stabilizes”
Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan
Entrepreneurial spirit lives on in the world’s largest Syrian refugee camp
Syrian refugees facing a long-term stay in Jordan are showing that the entrepreneurial spirit can be nurtured in the most unlikely of places.
Revive Greece, restore EuropeSigns of recovery make a compelling case for easing the Greek debt.
Featured articles by Greece 2018
Revive Greece, restore Europe
Signs of recovery make a compelling case for easing the Greek debt.
National Bank of Greece restores investor confidence
The National Bank of Greece weathered the 2015 crisis thanks to successive recapitalizations and aims to open a new chapter of stability and attract
Gas pipelines turned on full throttle towards Europe
As a de facto transit state in Europe’s gas, Greece aims to make its way in the energy market and act as a regional platform.
Telecom & IT
Start-ups, audiovisual media, internet: a new era
Start-ups flourish in Athens, the administration is modernizing, the internet is improving and audiovisual media is transforming. A new era has come.
Business Iceland is the public-private entity in charge of bundling the country’s core offering into recognizable
Set on preserving the island's abundant natural resources for future generations, environmental sustainability
Under the leadership of Jón Atli Benediktsson, the largest University in Iceland continues to be a major
Ireland's National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) provides debt management and broader liability and
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