ATHEX Joins GFCC as New Member

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is pleased to welcome the Athens Exchange Group (ATHEX) as a new member. The Athens Stock Exchange (ATHEX) supports the operation of the Greek capital market. ATHEX and its subsidiary companies also operate cash and derivative markets, carry out trade clearing, settlement and registration of securities, provide comprehensive IT solutions […]

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GFCC Welcomes Consolidated Contractors Company as a New Member

  Based in Greece, this leading company in construction, engineering and international investment subscribes to the principle of socio-economic proactivity. Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) maintains its viability through technical evolution, innovation, and market adaptability. CCC is the largest construction company in the Middle East, with offices and projects in over 40 countries. This international contractor’s […]

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Michiharu Nakamura Appointed by UN Secretary General to Multi-Stakeholder Group

On April 24, GFCC Distinguished Fellow and Counselor to the President of the Japan Science and Technology Agency, Dr. Michiharu Nakamura, was appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres to a “10-member Multi-stakeholder Group.” The group’s stated mission is to leverage science, technology and innovation towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal objectives. The group is designed to support […]

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GFCC Partners for Smart Cities NY Conference

Building on a focus on urban innovation, GFCC partnered with Smart Cities NY for a conference on May 8-10. In an era defined by the rising prominence of urban centers as engines for economic growth across the world, policymakers and private entities must find novel ways to streamline cities: making them more sustainable, more economically […]

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Kazakhstan’s Center for Research and Consulting LLC Joins GFCC

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is pleased to welcome the Center for Research & Consulting as a new member. Based in Astana, Kazakhstan, The Center for Research & Consulting is a private company that offers consulting to both public and private entities in the Central Asian republic. With particular focus on preparing Kazakh business and […]

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GFCC Welcomes Queen Mary University of London as a New Member

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is pleased to welcome Queen Mary University of London as a new member. Queen Mary University of London is a public research university and a constituent college of the University of London. A highly academically competitive institution, Queen Mary is regularly ranked in the upper percentile of European […]

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Mark Minevich Appointed as IPsoft’s Digital Fellow to CEO

GFCC Distinguished Fellow and renowned global authority on artificial intelligence (AI) Mark Minevich was recently appointed as IPsoft Inc.’s Digital Fellow to the CEO, Mr. Chetan Dube. IPsoft is the leading technology company for Enterprise AI. In this new role, Mr. Minevich will lead strategic initiatives in the scope of AI’s convergence with the digital economy. […]

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GFCC Welcomes Purdue as New University Member

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is pleased to welcome Purdue University as a new member. As a leader in promoting entrepreneurialism among students and the wider committee, Purdue has shown itself committed to the goal of competitiveness through collaboration. Home to over 40,000 enrolled students, Purdue University is a globally-recognized public research university […]

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GFCC Welcomes Dr. Michael Nelson as New Fellow

The GFCC is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Nelson to our community. He advises governments on Internet technology issues for Cloudflare, a startup that has improved the performance and security of more than seven million Websites worldwide.  Prior to joining Cloudflare in early 2015, he was a Principal Technology Policy Strategist in Microsoft’s Technology Policy Group and prior to that was a […]

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