Coordinator of the Enterprise Europe Network-Hellas

Since 2008 PRAXI Network is member of the Enterprise Europe Network, the largest network of contact points providing information and advice to EU companies on EU matters, in particular small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The Enterprise Europe Network Network is active in more than 60 countries worldwide. It brings together 3,000 experts from more than 600 member organisations – all renowned for their excellence in business support. In parallel, PRAXI Network is the co-ordinator of the Enterprise Europe Network – Hellas, the largest network of integrated business support in Greece.

The EEN extends its presence in more distant international markets, such as China, India, Japan, Brazil, Canada and the USA bringing together almost 4000 experts renowned for their excellence in business support. Consortia of experienced organisations, such as chambers of commerce and industry, development agencies and technological centres, offer every day the Enterprise Europe Network services.

PRAXI Network is also the co-ordinator the Enterprise Europe Network – Hellas, the Greek node of the network.

Enterprise Europe Network – Hellas is the largest network of integrated business support in Greece, providing international business cooperation services, information on European policies, innovation and technology transfer services as well as services for encouraging Small and Medium Sized Enterprises’ (SME) participation to the European programs for Research and Technology. It comprises research and technology organizations, industrial associations, chambers of commerce and industry, governmental SME Agencies and established Innovation players with long experience of cooperation at national level and distinguished performance in both the Innovation Relay Centre (IRC) and the Euro Info Centre (EIC) networks, at European level.

The Enterprise Europe Network-Hellas shares the vision of its constituent partners, summarized in the following Mission statement to:

  • boost competitiveness in Greek enterprises (especially SMEs);
  • support the development of the less-favoured regions in the country;
  • promote and facilitate innovation in enterprises as well as entrepreneurship in RTOs;
  • strengthen the links between research, business, finance;
  • foster economic and environmentally sustainable growth and employment;
  • enhance European interaction in business, technological, economic & political terms.

The Greek node of the Enterprise Europe Network is comprised of industry associations, research and technological institutes, chambers of commerce & industry and renowned actors in the field of innovation and SMEs.

Currently, the Enterprise Europe Network – Hellas comprises the following organisations: