Thessaloniki

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and entrepreneurship.

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Destination

Growing

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.

Creating

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.

Inviting

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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September 13, 2018

IQTaxi specializes in taxi software development in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, and has already entered the US market.

The roots of IQTaxi are located in another company in Thessaloniki, Compucon SA, which had previously undertaken the creation of taxi computing systems. ‘‘Considering that at some point the Compucon…

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September 5, 2018

TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION OF THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI (AUTH) FOR ENERGY FROM WINE INDUSTRY RESIDUES AND NOT ONLY

An innovative technological solution for the utilization of unprocessed residual biomass for energy purposes, on a local scale, was developed by the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Aristotle University…

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August 12, 2018

KSA: From Thessaloniki to the heart of the cement industry

A series of new collaborations is being added to the long list of KSA Superalloys Engineering, the innovative company of Thessaloniki, which takes on work at the heart of the…

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October 15, 2019

Google is leading small and medium-sized enterprises based in Thessaloniki to the digital world

More than 14,000 people over the past four years have been trained in Central Macedonia under Google’s initiative, Grow Greek Tourism Online, which aims to train tourism entrepreneurs in digital…

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October 10, 2019

Thessaloniki’s innovative drone to be put on the market in 2020

A new innovative multipurpose drone, code-named RX-4, which is in the process of being developed, was presented by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki at the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF)….

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October 5, 2019

Computer Systems: Exports from Thessaloniki to 90 countries with ‘‘innovation’’ as its most powerful weapon

Innovation and extroversion is the dipole that has been guiding the steps of Computer Systems for over ten years, exporting from Thessaloniki to dozens of countries around the world. Since…

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September 5, 2019

First prize in Munich for SmartClass team from Thessaloniki

The ‘‘SmartClass’’ team has returned to Thessaloniki from the final of the European competition ‘‘EESTech Challenge’’ held in Munich after having won the first prize. The winning student team, composed…

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September 2, 2019

ThPA S.A.’s startup incubators in Thessaloniki port

The creation of an Innovation Centre within the port of Thessaloniki is promoted by ThPA S.A. (Thessaloniki Port Authority). Planning studies are at an advanced stage and final decisions will…

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August 30, 2019

Thessaloniki: The Greek city Of ‘‘Living Labs’’

Want to be a high tech product creator in your 70s? ‘‘Why not!’’, answer the members of the ‘‘Captain’’ programme of the Sports Medicine Laboratory of AUTh, which applies the…

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August 27, 2019

Which global cities Want to be Silicon Valley

Many major cities, such as London and New York, have seen their technology sectors grow rapidly, while others, such as Sydney, are moving ahead with central government plans to obtain…

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January 25, 2019

European prize for a Start Up from Thessaloniki with activity in the health sector

An important distinction for start-up companies active in the health sector was given by the European Commission to BookingClinic, based in Thessaloniki and a member of the innovation ecosystem with…

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January 8, 2019

Investments of 3 million euros in Start Ups of OK!Thess of the municipality of Thessaloniki are expected in 2019

The OK!Thess pre-incubation programme of the municipality of Thessaloniki offers once again the opportunity to people who wish to develop their businesses by using their innovative ideas. Submissions for the…

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October 19, 2018

A dialogue between Greek and German journalists

This year dialoggers are examining the next day for Greece after debt crisis. Thessaloniki as an entrepreneurship hub and its role in the Balkans. A productive dialogue between young journalists…

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October 15, 2018

THE COLOSSUS OF THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY THAT IS INVESTING IN THESSALONIKI

Altair’s example answers why Greece has never manufactured cars. What was it that the Americans saw and… landed in Thessaloniki. If someone was looking for answers and was constantly expressing…

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October 10, 2018

A hidden engine of recovery

In the midst of crisis, the tourism industry has done well, as we all know, as well as some export-oriented manufacturers, which are known to those who follow the financial…

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October 1, 2018

Interview of the president of Alexander Innovation Zone

In recent years, Thessaloniki’s imprint on the global innovation map is becoming stronger and stronger. We estimate –along with the precariousness due to the lack of systematic reliable recording of…

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September 20, 2018

EIGHT CASES OF SUCCESSFUL INNOVATIVE START UPS IN THESSALONIKI

Great interest in medical services with the use of artificial intelligence technologies, block chain and the Internet of Things. Health services, transport and urban travel, transaction security, are some of…

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September 13, 2018

Do you have a business idea on Circular Economy?

Bring your idea to the Competition organized by Alexander Innovation Zone, in the context of the ECOCITY FORUM 2018 International Conference, that takes place on October 3-5, at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall….

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September 13, 2018

Greece finances innovation with 4 programmes

The amount of 300 million euros is currently available to businesses in Greece as a form of direct support for the implementation of innovative investment plans for growth and modernization…

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August 29, 2018

TZEVELEKOS: WHAT WAS IT THAT LUFTHANSA SAW AND CAME BACK TO THESSALONIKI – THE PLANS

Lufthansa’s General Sales Manager in Greece and Cyprus speaks to Voria.gr about Thessaloniki as a destination and the plans of the company. With increased expectations for the success of the…

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August 20, 2018

The ‘‘kingdom’’ of street, track, sky and space simulation is in Thessaloniki

The world’s largest carmakers, from Mercedes to Toyota and from Peugeot to Honda, have been using Greek emission simulation and antifouling engine technology for a few years now, developed by…

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August 14, 2018

Large room for investments in next generation access networks in Northern Greece

The implementation of the ‘‘Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB)’’ project by the Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media aims at mapping private investment projects related to Next Generation Access (NGA). This…

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August 9, 2018

Two stores of digital transformation operate in Thessaloniki

The Nanotechnology Laboratory and the nZEB  Smart House function as ‘‘one stop stores’’ with the aim of digital business transformation. Five centers that support businesses with their digital transformation, Digital…

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August 1, 2018

New display opportunities for Greek businesses on Cloud

From September 2018 Greek businesses will have the opportunity to be advertised for free in the international market; to promote their products on the cloud of GS1 standards, on the…

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July 4, 2018

The USA is focusing on the Greek technology and innovation market

Technology and innovation are the hallmarks of the USA participation as the honoured country at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) from 8 to 16 September 2018. More than 30…

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July 2, 2018

Thessaloniki is becoming the design centre in the Southeast Europe

The Hellenic Design Centre, a centre created by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the support of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, began operating in Thessaloniki in the first months of 2018….

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June 26, 2018

The innovation at the cutting edge of the activities of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The hybrid robot programming platform for children and adults of the CubesCoding Team of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, RoboTiles, won the first place in the 8th ‘‘Innovation & Technology’’…

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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…

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February 21, 2018

5th TECHNOLOGY FORUM, MAY 16th 2018, ALEXANDER INNOVATION ZONE

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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September 1, 2017

MAZINNOV FRENCH – GREEK INNOVATION NETWORK

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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