EUROMED Invest Academy – “New Innovation networks and role of BSOs”

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Porto Palace Hotel and Conference Center – Thessaloniki, Greece
12.11.2014 to 14.11.2014
09:30 am – 5:00 pm
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Go Mediterranean! Explore Investing!

Accelerate your global business through effective investments?
Are you an Entrepreneur, Startup, SME, Investor or Innovation cluster?
Looking to access new markets, create new business and partnerships?


Within the frame of the EU funded EUROMED Invest Programme, the EuroMed Invest Academy – on ‹‹New Innovation Networks and role of BSOs›› will be held on 12th – 14th November in Thessaloniki, Greece. The event is offering a unique concentration of SMEs and international groups, start-ups, entrepreneurs & diaspora talents, innovation clusters and investors with a specific focus on Mediterranean business relations and on high potential growth sectors.

The Academy is organized by the Chamber of Heraklion, Greece - CEEBA, Egypt and AFAEMME, Spain as part of the project EUROMED Invest which aims to develop and support partnerships between institutions and businesses in the Mediterranean Region. Itfocuses on promoting & peer-to-peer experience sharing & training female entrepreneurs, working in all the eligible sectors with businesss organizations, clusters, BSOs and women from other countries.

The Academy will include 2 parallel seminars with three days duration:

  • “FDI Promotion and investors servicing” with the support of ANIMA Investment Network and EMDC
  • “Business Support services for existing SMEs and new entrepreneurs” with the support of EUROCHAMBERS and ASCAME

The seminars and training sessions aim to present the FDI opportunities, classical investment methods and funds, private support agencies support, new innovation networks, clusters and to promote mutual understanding and new ways of working.


The overall objective of the academy is:

To promote, to increase the efficiency of the female entrepreneurship and to develop and foster good relations and collaboration among companies and investment agencies



  • Meet Euro-Mediterranean key players: Innovation networks, BSOs, entrepreneurial educators & mentors, accelerators & incubators, R & D centres, SMEs, governmental bodies, NGOs, finance and business supporters, etc.
  • Discuss concrete collaboration opportunities during individual business meetings.


CEEBA, the Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations, is the Egyptian partner of this initiative and is inviting female entrepreneurs to apply to participate in the 3-day event in Greece. Interested candidates should fulfill the following criteria:

  • Only female candidates are considered
  • Candidates are businesswomen, entrepreneurs or have initiated a Startup
  • Alternatively candidates are partners at an SME or innovation cluster
  • The organization or business of the candidates is among the following fields: agri-food, water, alternative energy, tourism, transport – logistics or cultural and creative industries


Costs for travel, accommodation and attending the event are partly covered by project. Preferred prerequisite for application is a valid Shengen visa.
For application, please fill in the attached application form and send it to Ms. Christine George at magicx [at]

Deadline for application is 22nd of October 2014!


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Ms. Christine George
(+202) 3 333 8454
(+202) 3 336 8786 [at]