NBG Business Seeds partners with Alexander Innovation Zone
It is with great pleasure that we welcome in our partners the Alexander Innovation Zone. In the context of the memorandum of understanding, we are scheduling synergies such as joint organization of events and mutual participation in mentoring activities, participation of the teams supported by the NBG Business Seeds program in the actions run by Alexander Innovation Zone S.A. (AIZ), joint organization of actions, events and workshops with a view to promoting innovation, and targeted support and mentoring in business issues concerning the teams supported by the AIZ.
The Alexander Innovation Zone S.A. (AIZ) is:
The managing body that has undertaken the management and development of the Thessaloniki Innovation Zone. The role of AIZ is to strengthen and promote the innovative activity of the wider area of Thessaloniki, with emphasis on public benefit purposes.
The company was established under law 3489/2006 and is supervised by the Ministry of Interior (Macedonia-Thrace Sector).
In particular, in order to achieve its goals, AIZ’s strategic plan is based on the following pillars:
Positioning and urban planning for the development of the first Digital Innovation Agrofood Hub in an area of 60,000 m2 granted to AIZ in Thermi, Thessaloniki.
Development of the 4th generation International Technology Park Thess-INTEC.
Development of an innovation hub to support young entrepreneurship in the new facilities of AIZ in the historic center of Thessaloniki.
Management of the young entrepreneurship pre-incubator Ok!Thess.
Establishment of international partnerships in order to attract foreign direct investment.
Networking – Promotion of Thessaloniki as an innovation-friendly destination “Thessaloniki Innovation Friendly Destination (TIFD)”.