Related Events

Friday December 14th, 2012

National ICT RTD Foresight Open Consultation event - Greece

The University of Patras, the University of Macedonia and the Industrial Systems Institute organise a national Open Consultation event as part of the implementation of the FORSEE project.

When - 14 December 2012, starting at 11:00
Where - 49 M. Alexandrou , Thessaloniki, Greece

Please check the agenda of the event. (in Greek)

Here are some more materials relevant to the themes discussed during the Greek OC event:

Green Paper - short version and long version
National Innovation Systems, PESTLE and SWOT Synthesis Report

FORSEE SWOT Analysis on eHealth - short version and long version
FORSEE SWOT Analysis on Digital Content - short version and long version
FORSEE SWOT Analysis on eGovernment - short version and long version

Thursday December 13th, 2012

A different type of entrepreneurship: from initiative to implementation

GECON CONSULTING organises a workshop on "A different type of entrepreneurship: from initiative to implementation". This is the presentation of 4 new business efforts by YOUNG entrepreneurs of our region, who presented NEW applications in products and services to the market in the past year.

Where: Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki
When: Thursday December 13th, 2012 at 18.30

More information
Gecon Consulting 8 Kofidou str, 55236 Panorama, Thessaloniki, Greece, Τ. +30 2310 344091, F. +30 2310 344046, E.

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

Wednesday December 5th, 2012

Creating my own IT firm: experiences, challenges and prospects

The Interdepartmental Program of Postgraduate Studies in Information Systems of the University of Macedonia invites you to an event on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at 19:00-21:00, on: "Creating my own IT firm: experiences, challenges and prospects ".

The event will be held in the Conference Room of the University of Macedonia (1st floor) and participation is free.

View the poster of the event here (in Greek)

Registrations here

Saturday December 1st, 2012

Startup & Pitching Workshop for Students

Learn the Basics of StartUp Culture

  • What's a StartUp & Why Should I Care?
  • The New Way of Working
  • The Importance of Clear Communication

Get the Best of Pitching Techniques

  • How to Clarify Your Idea
  • What Makes a Great Pitch
  • Pitching Do's & Don'ts
  • Great Successes + Great Fails

Put Together a Team and Slam Your Idea...

Apply Online

When/Where : 10:00-15:00, Bissel Library, ACT

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

Tuesday November 20th, 2012

Open Coffee Thessaloniki XXXVII + Workshop: "Pitching your Idea"

On Tuesday November 20th, 2012 we gather in Thessaloniki for the 37th meeting of the Institution. For those who have attended our meetings in the past we do not need to say more about the process. For those who still do not, then a trial will convince you that this is the most efficient way of networking, acquaintance and business contacts cultivation against a backdrop of new technologies and the internet.

Where: At the Hotel Daios Luxury Living (Nikis Avenue 59, view map)

Participation:  Free by definition and open to anyone interested!

More information (in Greek)

Saturday, November 10th 2012

Creativity For.Th

CREATIVITY FOR.TH is a creative, cultural, business, and educational event that highlights the contemporary creation and enhances the creative economy of Thessaloniki.

9 actions full of  creation, inspiration, innovation, education, information, new ideas, collaborations, meetings, discussions and fun!

Learn everything in the Public Presentation on Saturday, November 10th at 12.00 in the auditorium of the New City Hall of Thessaloniki.

More information (in Greek)

Friday November 9th, 2012

3rd multi-conference "Innovation & Development"

The 3rd multi-conference "Innovation & Development" will be held on November 9th, 2012 at Porto Palace in Thessaloniki and will include five events.

It starst at 9.00 am and concludes with awarding the entrepreneurs and a reception with EMIGRE at 21.00.

Topics are "Business prospects amid of economic crisis", the "Women Entrepreneurship", "Thessaloniki Innovates", "Tourism: Missed opportunities and challenges of the future" and "The role of journalists in the new media".

The participation in the event is free.

At the end you will be given a Certificate of Attendance.

Register here

Detailed Schedule (in Greek)

07 - 08 November 2012, Bucharest, Romania

How to Web 2012

Stand out and Innovate!

Follow practical case-studies, discover how tech innovation changes the world, meet your peer tech entrepreneurs and professionals from all around Central and Eastern Europe.

And enjoy How to Web responsibly!

More information

Register Now / 161 € + VAT / 7-8 November

Wednesday, Oct. 31st 2012

3rd Youth Entrepreneurship Seminar

The Youth Entrepreneurship Group in collaboration with HellasFin are organizing a special seminar event with 3 great speakers on Wednesday, October 31st at 18:30 pm in the conference hall of the Society for Macedonian Studies, Ethnikis Amynis 4 on «INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT & TOOLS: GREECE VS GLOBAL MARKETS ».

The seminar aimes at entrepreneurs who want to learn about the business and the new conditions prevailing, new entrepreneurs that now make their first steps, young people who want to try, business executives, students and in general any person related with the market.

Duration: 2 hours
Entrance: free
Seats: 300

At the end you will be given a Certificate of Attendance.

Registration form

Send the registration forms to or or fax 2310 543-239.

More information (in Greek)

26-28 October 2012

Congress and Knowledge Fair 2012

The Region of Attica, the Business and Innovation Center of Attica (BIC) and the Lavrion Technological and Cultural Park (L.T.C.P.) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), are participating in the project "Knowledge Intelligence and Innovation for a Sustainable Growth" (KnowinG), which belongs to the transnational territorial cooperation programme «MED Programme 2007-2013» for Developing Activities in Innovation and Creativity.

Within the framework of the project the Greek partners in cooperation with the Hellenic Game Developers Association (HGDA) will organize a three-day event (Knowledge Fair), at the Technological Park of Lavrion, which includes:

  • Software Entertainment Exhibition (Video Games)
  • Conference on "The Role of the creative clusters in the MED regions" with the participation of speakers from many European countries
  • Game Jam: about 50 participants into groups of 4-5 people will create in 48 hours their own video game on a common goal

More information

For the agenda please click here