Related Events

Monday, April 15th 2013

Innovative Business Plans

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit of the University of Macedonia organizes on Monday, April 15th at 14.00-15.00 a workshop on «Innovative Business Plans», with the speakers:

George Gatos: “Idea to Action”
Dimitrios Ntempos: “Social Green Project” Winner of ennovation 2012
Stratos Kontopoulos: Presentation of Ennovation 2013

Auditorium 2, University of Macedonia, Egnatia 156, Thessaloniki

The event is open to everyone.
A certificate of attendance will be provided.

Registration is required at the following link.

12-13 April, 2013

Business Μentality - Do not rely on ideas

Within the framework of the Multi-Conference Exhibition, Money Show 2013, the conference "Business Mentality" will take place on 12 and 13 of April 2013, entitled: "Do not rely on ideas", in order to enhance business development in Greece.

Where: Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki

More information (in Greek)

5-7 April, 2013

Startup Weekend Thessaloniki

Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. Come share ideas, form teams, and launch startups.

Don't have an idea of you own but you don't wanna miss the fun? You can still participate and become the catalyst to the implementation of someone else's idea. Or, even better, help transform the idea to a killer app.

More information
Register here

Monday, March 4th 2013

Innovation to Support Entrepreneurship and Media Development

The Region of Central Macedonia within the framework of the WIDE project: "groWing of SMEs: organisational Innovation and Development in mEd area", which has been included and co-funded by the MED Programme, organises a Workshop entitled: "Innovation to Support Entrepreneurship and Media Development".

The event will take place on Monday, March 4, 2013, 10:15 to 12:30 in the Regional Council Hall of the Region of Central Macedonia, 198, Vas. Olga's Avenue, Thessaloniki.

View the detailed schedule in the attached file (in Greek)

Friday March 1st, 2013

Digital Innovation, Young Entrepreneurship and New Funding Opportunities

The National Library of Greece and the Athens University of Economics & Business (e-Business Research Center - ELTRUN), "listening" the need for development proposals that will generate business opportunities for young people, are organizing an event on March 1, 2013 entitled: "Digital Innovation, Youth Entrepreneurship and New Funding Opportunities".

The purpose of this special event, which is organized under the the 6th International Student Competition ennovation, is to inform undergraduate and postgraduate students, young men and women for:

  • Innovative opportunities from the new promotion and transactions digital channels
  • Critical success factors in setting up and managing a new entrepreneurial activity
  • Participation in the student competition ennovation 2013 and support (mentoring) provided to the distinguished teams
  • New funding opportunities presented to support young entrepreneurship

Where: The National Library of Greece | 32 Panepistimiou Street | Athens
When: March 1st 2013, 15:30 – 18:30

Register by February 29, 2013 at: (Link)
Event Schedule (in Greek)

Thursday February 28th, 2013

EDUCATION AND INNOVATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY: Opening Frontiers for the Business Market

As part of their global education strategy, The Economist events, Microsoft and the British Council are jointly organizing an international conference entitled “Education and innovation in the 21st century: Opening frontiers for the business market”.

As the global marketplace becomes increasingly demanding, the role of education is fundamental when it comes to business success. Subsequently, in times of turmoil the initiative of the three organisations undoubtedly is very timely.

The conference’s sessions shall mainly focus on skills development and strategy in education, the role of new technologies, entrepreneurship as well on best practices from Greece and abroad. At the same time, our speakers are invited to share their knowledge and experience with the audience, which will primarily consist of high-level representatives from Ministries from Greece and abroad, academics, experts from the lifelong learning field, business, NGOs, public and private institutions, local and foreign media.

By invitation only.

The event will also be live streamed at:

When: Thursday 28 February 2013 (09.00–16.30)
Where: Megaron, Vas. Sofias Avenue & Kokkali Street, 115 21 Athens

For details of the conference programme, visit:

Wednesday February 14th, 2013

European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT): new opportunities for talented people

The event will present the EIT (its activities, achievements and future strategy) to Greek Universities, research centres and companies.

The second part of the event will focus on the opportunities offered by the EIT to Greek students for post-graduate degrees and entrepreneurial education.

View the detailed schedule in the attached file

Friday January 25th, 2013

Open Source, Legal Issues & Entrepreneurship

The Career Services Office of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with the Department of Informatics of AUTh are organising an event entitled: "Open Source, Legal Issues & Entrepreneurship".

The event aims to explore the legal framework governing the design and development of open source software or software design and development with open source reuse.

Where: Aristotle University Research Dissemination Centre (KE.D.E.A.) - Auditorium I
When: Friday January 25th 2013, 17:00-20:00

More information (in Greek)
Career Services Office

January 18 - 20, 2013

"Exposing the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki " - Innovation, Education and Culture Festival

The Research Committee and the Employment and Career Structure of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki are organising an event, which will include an Innovation and Technology Bazaar, as well as information on innovative educational programs.

The event will be held in the Science Center and Technology Museum - NOESIS from 18 to 20 January 2013.

Acknowledging the importance of acquaintance and contact of the productive bodies with the world of research and innovation, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki considered it appropriate, in addition to the free attendance to all interested parties in the exhibition, to organise special guided tours to the exhibition for operators and enterprises on Saturday, January 19th, hours 11.00 - 12.00 am and 6.00 - 7.00 pm.

For more information please contact Sophia Tsakiri: 2310 994034 or Christina Lionta: 2310 994009.

View the announcement here (in Greek)

14-15 January 2013

Panhellenic Entrepreneurship Symposium 2013: Entrepreneurship...from theory to practice

The Innovation's and Entrepreneur's Unit of the A.T.E.I.-Thessaloniki organises the Panhellenic Entrepreneurship Symposium that will take place on 14th and 15th of January and in addition to all, will constitute the occasion of launching an ''acceleration program'' in collaboration with the Innovation Farm. During this process, all the business ideas of students and alumni who will appear will be presented in one minute. Thereafter and until May 2013, the process of ''maturing'' of entrepreneurial ideas will be completed, in order for them to be ready to present to potential investors at the end, whilst there is an effort to enhance the best ideas.

Students who are unable to attend the symposium and wish to participate with their business idea, they can do so by sending their one minute ''video''.

More details and enrollment (in Greek)