Another step forward in the implementation of actions and projects related to the biological sciences and beyond, made the Region of Western Macedonia, proceeding to the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
In consultation with the Rector's Office of the University, the Region of Western Macedonia seeks the deepening and scientific support in matters of biological sciences. Emphasizing pharmacy, medicine, biology and agriculture, The planning of actions related to the medicinal plants of Western Macedonia has already started, the properties, the uses, their applications, their promotion and registration.
In the context of joint cooperation with the University of Western Macedonia, promotes the idea of establishing and operating an academy of medical agriculture, health and wellness. According to the Regional Governor George Kasapidis, The purpose of this cooperation is to utilize the university knowledge in combination with the huge wealth of medicinal plants and the biodiversity of Western Macedonia., to boost the production of final health products, useful and innovative, utilizing raw materials already produced in the Region.