Alexander Innovation Zone

We strengthen and promote innovative activities in the wider area of Thessaloniki with emphasis on purposes of public interest.


The strategic plan of AIZ is based on the following pillars:



Creation of a Digital Innovation Center for the Agrifood


Creation of the International Technology Park 4th generation Thess-INTEC

Thessaloniki Innovation Friendly Destination


AIZ Incubator

Developing a new incubator to support startups and entrepreneurship.

OK! Thess Incubator

Management of the OK! Thess Incubator


Memoranda of Understanding

Our vision

Promoting the greater Thessaloniki area as an innovation-friendly destination through the creation of high value and specialized jobs which will change the economic profile of the Region and contribute to increasing the country’s competitiveness.


  • Creating a sustainable and strong innovation ecosystem

  • Creating new jobs

  • Attracting R&D Hubs

  • Attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

  • Extending the scope of existing innovative businesses 

  • Mediation and intermediation. 

  • Facilitating the establishment of new innovative businesses


  1. Support services for Startups 

  2. Training activities 

  3. Facilitating access to innovative sources of funding

R&D enhancement 

  1. Hosting of R&D Businesses 

  2. Fostering research synergies


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The 15 teams that qualified for the finals of the Next Stage Challenge 2021

The 15 teams that qualified for the finals of the Next Stage Challenge 2021

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In the final phase of the Next Stage Challenge competition 15 start-ups from Northern Greece were selected, presenting innovative business models related to health, sports, agri-food, digital art, industrial production…
Εργαλεία Διαχείρισης Startup

The Best Project Management Tools in a Startup Business

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Starting a startup business is not a simple matter as it is necessary to face all the challenges that will follow. There are some special tools that contribute to better…
7ο Technology Forum 2020

7th Technology Forum

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The 7th Technology Forum will take place virtually at 1/12/2020 In the modern economic environment, competitiveness is relied upon the development of innovative products. Knowledge combined with the right technological…

Webinar “Teaching my grannies coding”

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On October 17, 2020, and time 11:00-12:00, Alexander Innovation Zone S.A. and the GREEK COMPUTER SOCIETY (GCS), Division of Macedonia-Thrace successfully organized the Webinar titled “Teaching my grannies coding” under…

Thessaloniki is … INnovation Friendly

Enjoy the journey to innovation and entrepreneurship.

Thessaloniki Innovation Friendly Destination


Synergies in the Thessaloniki Ecosystem

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