AIZ initiatives related to Innovative Entrepreneurship

AIZ Incubator

Startup Pre-Incubator in the historic center of Thessaloniki


AIZ participates in the OK!Thess Pre-Incubator as the financial manager.

iCBA Business Accelerator

Smart Cross-Border Accelerator for new ICT Companies in the cross-border area of Greece and Northern Macedonia.


Creation of a sustainable pan-European internship ecosystem and a digital platform that connects universities, startups and incubators

Research & Development

AIZ initiatives related to Research & Development

Agri-Food Pocket

Creation of the 1st Digital Innovation Center For Agri-Food


4th generation International Technology Park. Information and Legal Framework for Establishment.

Fostering R&D

Assisting and stimulating research activities.

Educative Activities

All AIZ educative activities are open to the public FREE of charge

evenTIZ Live Stories 

EvenTIZ is a series of short online master classes where invited distinguished people from around the globe share their stories and knowledge. EvenTIZ is addressed not only to start-up founders but also to all those who are interested in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Productive Truancy

An educational programme approved by the Ministry of Education and Religions educational programme titled “Productive Truancy“, the object of which is the visit of students (General and Vocational High Schools) of Central Macedonia in innovative companies of Northern Greece.

Youngsters Teach Grandparents Digital Skills

An innovative series of Webinars for the Digital Literacy of the elderly. Where grandparents learn with the help of their minor grandchildren or nieces, who act as trainers’ assistants. The initiative aims at the same time to inspire Startups in order to create innovative technology products and services tailored to the needs of the elderly.


AZK initiative for the business development of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki Innovation Friendly Destination

An initiative that aims to promote Thessaloniki as an innovation-friendly destination.

Invest in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is the ideal city and a friendly destination to Invest & Pioneer and Research.


AIZ’s Participation in European and other innovative projects

Erasmus+ | ARRANGE-ICT

Erasmus+ pArtneRship foR AddressiNG mEgatrends στις ΤΠΕ [ARRANGE-ICT]
KA2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices – Knowledge Alliances

Erasmus+ | POWER

Erasmus+ Placement Opportunities With Entrepreneurial Reach (POWER)
KA2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices – Knowledge Alliances


iCBA Business Accelerator for Innovative ICT-enabled start-ups
Intelligent Cross-Border Accelerator for Innovative ICT-enabled start-ups