Boosting the financing of innovation for green growth sectors through innovative clusters services in the MED area
Meeting Organization Business2Finance, Monday 30.11.2020, start time 10:00
The Regional Development Fund of Western Macedonia and National Center for Research and Technological Development (EXCEPT), as project partners finMED «Boosting the financing of innovation for green growth sectors through innovative clusters services in the WITH area», and in the context of the implementation of the project actions, will implement the Monday 30 November 2020, time 10:00, online meeting Business2Finance with the participation of Financing and Entrepreneurship Support Institutions of Western Macedonia.
The purpose of the meeting Business2Finance is to bring the participating Companies in contact with potential funding and entrepreneurship support bodies in order to achieve matching of the financial needs of the SMEs / companies and the requirements of the financiers.
The gentlemen will address the meeting, Kasapidis George, governor Region of Western Macedonia and Mavromatidis Dimitrios, its director Regional Development Fund of Western Macedonia. The meeting will be attended by the Deputy Regional Governors of the Region of Western Macedonia, Mr. Lyssaridis Nikolaos, Deputy Regional Head of Regional Development with a speech on "Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in Western Macedonia » and Mr. Vavliaras George, Deputy Governor Business Development, with a speech on the "Prospects for the Development of Entrepreneurship in Western Macedonia".
The financing and support of entrepreneurship that will participate in Business2Finance are the:
PANCRETAN COOPERATIVE BANK,
BUSINESS AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER (ΚΕΠΑ),
Greek node of EIT Climate–KIC
The meeting Business2Finance will conclude with bilateral meetings between entrepreneurs and financiers and participating companies.
Watch the Meeting here: https://zoom.us/j/98787921539?pwd = UkZxTVBPUGJaMjhaWFROYTNkTkQrdz0
Research Fellow, Msc Chemical Engineer
National Center for Research and Technological Development (EXCEPT) /
Institute of Chemical Processes and Energy Resources (IDEP)
T.: 24630 55300 (Εσωτ. 0203)
Project Manager finMED
Regional Development Fund of Western Macedonia
T: 24613 50985
The corporate scheme of the project finMED, consisting of 15 partners, including regions, business support groups and organizations, knowledge providers and development organizations, from 9 different countries, joins forces to improve knowledge and provide resources to both public and private actors, with a view to improving access to finance.
The play finMED is the only completed project (Integrated Project) belonging to the Green Development Community of the MED Program, which will study, will try, will transfer and leverage concrete solutions to maintain funding for innovation in green areas. Incorporates effort, practices and actions between different actors, reinforcing the idea that green growth is a profitable sustainable strategy for the future of citizens, of the private sector, investors and financiers and must be maintained through appropriate financing practices.
The project has a duration 48 months (February 2018 – January 2022) and overall budget 4,3 million. euro.
The play finMED aims to strengthen funding for innovation in green development through improved implementation of policies and strategies and the introduction of innovative Collaborative Services services (Clusters) and provides specific results in three fields:
- development of public policies, developing and adopting new concepts, principles and practices for financing green growth strategies
- innovation and business environment, improving interaction and collaboration (at regional and transnational level) among the stakeholders involved (stakeholders) and bridging the gap between businesses and financiers
- green field opportunities, actively encouraging and supporting their adaptability to the most seamless financial challenges
In the context of project implementation finMED designed the Tool finMED, which plays the role of a Decision Support System, to help Collaborative Enterprises / Business Support Organizations offer assistance to media outlets that are planning or have already started research on innovative solutions in the field of green development. His goal, finding the necessary resources and funds to finance SME research.