26 APRIL 2018 / SNF Initiative “Supporting Greece’s Health Sector”



Τhe Stavros Niarchos Foundation proceeds with the implementation of the initiative “Supporting Greece’s Health Sector”, with an initial budget which is expected to exceed $238 million.

The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Greek State and the SNF which took place on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 had signaled the beginning of the implementation of the SNF’s initiative. The MoU was signed between the Greek Prime Minister, Mr. Alexis Tsipras, and the Co-President of the SNF, Mr. Andreas Dracopoulos.

The design of the infrastructure projects to be carried out within the framework of the initiative to strengthen Greece’s Health sector is undertaken by the internationally renowned architect, Renzo Piano and the Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW), designers of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, whose participation in the project will contribute towards introducing a new philosophy for harmonizing treatment areas with the natural environment.

Οn March 23rd and March 24th SNF representatives along with Renzo Piano and RPBW associates had visited the sites of the new infrastructure projects in Komotini, Thessaloniki and Athens.