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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Results Booklet

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Within this booklet we describe in brief the most important results and outcomes of the iCBA project, already completed with great success. Check it out here!
technology forum matchmaking event

Technology Forum 2021 Matchmaking Event

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Promoting Business & Technology Partnerships The Technology Forum 2021 Matchmaking Event will be held as a parallel session of the 8th Technology Forum on 14th October 2021, in Thessaloniki, Greece.…
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…
“Fintech, Challenger Banks & Digital Payments The Future of Banking” με τον Σωτήρη Συρμακέζη

“There were no banks in Star Trek because it takes place in the future” by Sotiris Syrmakezis in evenTIZ Live Story of AIZ

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Alexander Innovation Zone SA held the 7th online evenTIZ Live Story on “Fintech, Challenger Banks & Digital Payments: The Future of Banking” by Sotiris Syrmakezis, Fintech & Digital Transformation Expert…

Thessaloniki is … INnovation Friendly

Enjoy the journey to innovation and entrepreneurship.

Thessaloniki Innovation Friendly Destination


Synergies in the Thessaloniki Ecosystem

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