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There is an open call to collect interesting initiatives and projects that we can learn from. The Open Call for Innovative Practice and Dilemma's will gather the most striking examples of efforts in which citizens, civil society actors, and public officials have redefined their roles and modes of interaction.

Examples may range from the G1000 in Belgium to a social pharmacy in Greece or a social procurement procedure in Sweden. The cases will be linked by the common effort to reinvent democratic relationships through practical initiatives.

The Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowship @ Chicago Ideas Week recognizes a group of young socially-conscious leaders who have developed sustainable ventures addressing social needs, and provides them with exposure to nationally recognized business and community leaders, funding to support their cause, and a platform for growth.

The Fellowship was created by philanthropist and entrepreneurs Leslie Bluhm and David Helfand to help advance the next generation of social innovators, entrepreneurs, and change agents.


Startup Live Athens is a three-day entrepreneurship event, which is organized for the third time in a row on June 7th to 9th, and will be hosted at the ALBA Graduate Business School, at the American College of Greece. Mature ideas at the stage of development or implementation, come in to complete a team and, with the advice and guidance of experienced mentors, develop further.


What Is Venture Capital

Editor: TANEO S.A., New Economy Development Fund S.A.


The Department of Information & Communications Systems Engineering of the University of the Aegean organizes the 1st Summer School in Electronic Business- eBiz2013, from the 28th of July till the 4th of August 2013, in Molyvos, Lesvos Island, Greece.

As a newcomer to the Japanese or Korean market, how can a company raise the visibility of its brand in these two countries, identify distributors and importers or discover current and future trends? Since its start in 1994, the EU Gateway Programme has been helping European companies to do just that. Funded by the European Union, EU Gateway organises five-day business missions to Japan and Korea in high technology and design sectors.

IST College,within its constant effort to actively bring the world of business closer to the world of education, organizes the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Competition "CRAZY BUSINESS IDEAS" in order to provide young people with the opportunity to bring forth their ideas for a new product or service and transform them into a rigorous business plan.

Total Budget: 
€40 000 000
Funding Amount To: 
€20 000

Τhe Programme "Integrated intervention supporting women's employment by enhancing entrepreneurship" is co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) within the framework of the Operational Programme "National Contingency Reserve" and aims at boosting employment by creating additional opportunities for  labour market access for women threatened by unemployment, unemployed - job-seeking women and inactive women.

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Edge Quick Plan!

The Quick Plan is a tool to help you write a simple single-page business plan we call a Quick Plan in five simple steps. 

Merchant artisans, musicians, home-based business owners, and Internet-based businesses use these business design guide to get their dreams on paper- now you can too! 


VonPrussia by The Acropolis - Open Innovation Events 2013


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