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


Our Event Spaces


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Νick Gonios’ inspiring talk to the full house AIZ event room.

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It was a great honor to host Nick Gonios, the Greek Australian serial tech entrepreneur, founder of Circulist to the event Reimagining products for good, co-organized by Thessaloniki Innovation Zone, Ideas Forward and Heban- Hellenic Business…
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Watch the #2 part of Nick Gonios’ interview at Thessaloniki Innovation Zone!

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🔹 We want to thank Nick Gonios Founder of Circulist, Serial Tech Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Board Member, HeBAN Member for visiting Thessaloniki Innovation Zone! 🔹 🤔 If you are interested…
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Watch the #1 part of Nick Gonios’ interview at Thessaloniki Innovation Zone!

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It was a great honor to host Nick Gonios, Founder of Circulist and #angelinvestor at Thessaloniki Innovation Zone! 🙏 ❓ What are the key things learnt about #investing? ❓ What…
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Productive Truancy of AZK at Olympia Electronics

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Next station of the “Productive Truancy” from Alexander Innovation Zone for the school year 2022-2023 was Olympia Electronics, leading company in the Greek industry of security systems , which hosted…

Thessaloniki is … INnovation Friendly

Enjoy the journey to innovation and entrepreneurship.

Thessaloniki Innovation Friendly Destination


Synergies in the Thessaloniki Ecosystem

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