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and entrepreneurship.



It has created a new, competitive growth model that will be based on the advancements of scientific research and new technologies, taking into account the new global distribution of economic activities.


There is an extensive academic and research community that can aid – through synergies and staff – the operation of research and development departments of medium and large enterprises or spin-off companies.


Thessaloniki is rapidly becoming the first, most important and the most recognizable innovation hub in Southeast Europe.

If you want to discover Thessaloniki or else Solun, Salonique, Salonica, Selanik, Salonika, SKG and it’s 2300 years of past and present stories.

Success business stories made in Thes_saloniki

Exemplary businesses that have already achieved recognition and international connections. Those successful investments contributed to role model-businesses in their respective industries.

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July 4, 2017


A leader in the development and implementation of interactive media technology. Founded October 1989 in Thessaloniki Awarded with the European Information Technology Grand Prize 2001 July 2016 Greek share reached…

Success stories
July 2, 2017


One of the largest lift companies offering products in the global market 30 successful years of experience Presence with subsidiaries and sales offices in 15 countries Exports to 100 countries…

Success stories
June 3, 2017


Promoting unique Greek products. 300 outlets in Greece and Europe 11 ERGON DELIS & RESTAURANTS in Europe and USA 1200+ Greek artisanal products from Crete and other Greek islands  to…

March 9, 2018

Women Techmakers Greece invites President of AZK Pantelis Angelidis

Women Techmakers is an organization which provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology to drive innovation and participation in the field. Women Techmakers events are designed to promote…

February 21, 2018


In the modern economic environment, competitiveness relies upon the development of innovative products. Knowledge combined with the right technological tools are key in developing innovative products & services. Knowledge of…

October 20, 2017

2nd Digital Health Thessaloniki

An upcoming meeting “Digital Health Thessaloniki” will take place on Monday 23/10 from 19: 00h-21: 00h, at Ok! Thess, Thessaloniki. Its purpose is to bring together a cross-disciplinary community in…

September 22, 2017

Thessaloniki Innovation Zone to “Thessaloniki Summit 2017’’

Thessaloniki Innovation Zone invites you to “Thessaloniki Summit 2017’’ in the session “Innovation Funding” on Friday 6 October at 13:00 in the conference room Ioannis Vellidis. Marina Hatsopoulos, entrepreneur and…

September 1, 2017

Thessaloniki Innovation Friendly Destination To Re:Publica 17

For the first time in Thessaloniki, 11-13 of September, is presented the conference that connects hackers, bloggers, scientists, entrepreneurs and NGOs in Europe. In this event, Thessaloniki Innovation Zone would…

September 1, 2017


On November 10th and 11th, the French Embassy is organizing the second French-Greek network of innovation forum in Athens: MAZINNOV. It will be an opportunity to listen to and meet…

July 28, 2017

Global Entrepreneurs Project: How Can the Greek Startups Grow

AIESEC, is the largest student-run organization, with more than 70.000 active members aiming to have a positive impact on society. Global Entrepreneur is a cross-cultural program where our young talents…

July 28, 2017

Application Form for the OK!Thess pre-incubation program

  Submissions from individuals or groups with innovative ideas, are accepted anytime, regardless their stage, who would like to benefit from the services of the OK!Thess pre-incubator in order to…

July 28, 2017

NEWBITS – Through an improved understanding of ITS services towards innovative business models

The European Commission sees an important role for Intelligent Transport Systems – short ITS – in order to enhance greening transport and improve transport efficiency, safety, and security.[1] However, there…

May 23, 2017

Digital Innovation Hub – The AgroFood Case

14 March 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece The EUROPEAN COMMISSION recently published a communication promoting Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH) as ecosystems that support bottom-up innovation in a specific industrial sector benefiting of…

May 23, 2017

DEVit Conference 2017

Get ready to step out of your comfort zone! Learn about the latest trends and techniques for Frontend, Backend, DevOps and Mobile! Meet the experts, the evangelists, the masterminds! Sat…


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