Interview at National Hellenic Foundation, Athens after Entrepreneurial State launch

Professor Mazzucato’s book was launched at a standing room only event at the Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens on Thursday 19 May 2016. The event began with a speech on the relevance of the book for Greece’s economy by the Greek Minister for Research & Innovation, Costas Fotakis. Other speakers included Alexis Haritsis (Deputy Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism), Evi Sahinis (Director of the National Documentation Centre), Kostis Vaitsos (Emeritus Professor of the University of Athens) and Yannis Caloghirou (Professor at the National Technical University).The launch was followed by a workshop organised by Minister Costas Fotakis at the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs with directors from the Ministry of the Economy to discuss Mazzucato’s book and current work on mission oriented innovation policy.