Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at MOU Signing with EduAct for Thessaloniki TechLab

Ambassador Pyatt: “But there’s a very special opportunity today in Thessaloniki because of the way in which American companies are investing here, helping to build the technology ecosystem, and the support that they have received both from the regional government, from the city government, Mayor Zervas, but also from Prime Minister Mitsotakis and his team.”

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Grand Opening – YouthLab Xanthi

On Monday, April 3, the newly expanded and renovated YouthLab Xanthi officially opened its doors. This new American Corner will help Thracian youth and young professionals in the wider region learn job skills for today’s knowledge-based, global economy so that they can productively contribute to Greece’s skilled workforce and economic development.

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Athens First Lego League Tournament

Over 250 innovative students aged 10-16 years old competed in the 2017 Animal Allies – Robotics Competition FIRST® LEGO® League at UTechLab, the U.S. Embassy’s American Space partner within the Eugenides Foundation.  On February 19, 30 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) mentors, 120 volunteers, referees, judges, robotic experts, and nearly 3,000 visitors enjoyed an …

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U.S. Mission Leaders Visit UTechLab

On February 10, Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt and Deputy Chief of Mission Suzanne Lawrence visited  UTechLab  in Athens. A collaboration of the  U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS  and the  Ίδρυμα Ευγενίδου – Eugenides Foundation  – the center focuses on providing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs to high school students. The Embassy leadership saw demonstrations of the 3-D printing technology, robotics, programming, and comics workshops that …

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