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Παπαδόπουλου Ευθυμία, Ad on Board

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Χατζημιχαήλ Δημήτριος, Ad on Board

“A great way to extract the idea from your brain, outline it, define it, make it grow and eventually end up with something viable.”

Μωυσίδης Σταύρος, Want it

“Ήταν μια καλή εμπειρία. Μας έδειξε τον τρόπο που σκέφτονται οι επενδυτές.”

Κρατίδης Βασίλης, Mathemagenesis

“Take an awesome idea. Add parteners, advice and networking. Mix it up! Company ready!”

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About Thessaloniki Smart Up Innovation Hub

The Thessaloniki Smart Up Innovation Hub is a collaborative space for young entrepreneurs who want to develop their business idea.

Aim

The Thessaloniki Smart up Innovation Hub is the first real attempt at collaboration through the innovation ecosystem in Thessaloniki which aims to assist young people who would like to see their ideas acquire a more outward-looking attitude and find their way into the actual market, and to give them the opportunity to promote and develop their business plans by exchanging know-how, utilising new financing tools and enhancing their professional human-network.

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Application form

Apply now! Download the application form here and send it to info@thessinnozone.gr

You can also call the following numbers:

2310 379 481
2310  379 341

The Thessaloniki Smart up Innovation Hub offers:

  • A modern space for creative cooperation at the centre of the innovation ecosystem at «NOESIS».
  • Networking with experienced entrepreneurs and experts in the relevant markets in Greece and abroad.
  • A series of meetings (workshops) and individual consulting support in matters of:
    • Business planning
    • Protection of intellectual property
    • Costing
    • Tax services
    • Strategy and marketing
    • Optimisation of personal skills
    • Contemporary financing tools for innovative enterprises
    • Pitching to potential investors in Greece and abroad.

Frequently Asked Questions

It is an overall aid mechanism for:

  • new ideas with a competitive advantage based on innovation
  • young people/groups of all ages who hope to exit the crisis through startup entrepreneurship.

The Thessaloniki Smart up Innovation Hub is in the Library at the NOESIS Science Center and Technology Museum, and it aims to form the centre of Thessaloniki’s innovation ecosystem.

  • A modern space for creative cooperation at the centre of the innovation ecosystem at NOESIS.
  • Networking with experienced entrepreneurs and experts in the relevant markets in Greece and abroad.
  • A series of meetings (workshops) and individual consulting support in matters of:
    • Business planning
    • Protection of intellectual property
    • Costing
    • Tax services
    • Strategy and marketing
    • Optimisation of personal skills
    • Contemporary financing tools for innovative enterprises
  • Pitching to potential investors in Greece and abroad.

Following the growth process of the Thessaloniki Smart up Innovation Hub business plans will be pitched at meetings with potential investors. Raising start-up capital is the very first step in every business venture.

  • Idea – Product – Service and the method for incorporating the innovation as a competitive advantage in the final business idea.
  • Market. The size of the target market and intensity of competition.
  • Maturity of the plan. Stage of product/service development and technological feasibility. Necessary elements for the completion of the business plan.
  • Human resources. Experience/knowhow of the group, in terms of development of both the product/service and business.

The application process is always open. The specific dates for the evaluation of applications are announced on the website.

Agencies from the entire spectrum of the triple helix (government, universities, research centres, businesses) are represented on the Evaluation Board.

There are no disqualification requirements for the participation of ideas. The Board reserves the right to request additional information and invite the individuals concerned to present their idea

In the event of selection, successful candidates must undertake the commitment to participate with their ideas in the educational events of the Thessaloniki Smart up Innovation Hub.

An innovative idea is not a business on its own. The process of transforming an innovation into a business activity requires commitment and various skills on the part of all those involved.

The entire process of promoting ideas also includes publicity, and therefore the responsibility for protecting any sensitive business data lies with the owners of the ideas. With this in mind, you should take into account that Alexander Innovation Zone S.A. respects intellectual property rights and aims at creating a climate of mutual trust in the framework of a reliable mechanism for the exchange of knowhow.

Your personal data and application will be used by Alexander Innovation Zone S.A. exclusively for the purposes of evaluating your idea.

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+30 2310 379481
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