The Innovation Zone is a contemporary tool for the scientific, technological and entrepreneurial development of a region or of an entire country. Greece is already building the foundations for such development, its centre being the Thessaloniki Innovation Zone.

With the aim of turning Thessaloniki into an international centre for the development of knowledge and knowledge-based entrepreneurship over the next few years, the Greek state has established the Thessaloniki Innovation Zone (T.I.Z) under Law 3489/2006.

The Thessaloniki Innovation Zone is the only such VENTURE in Southeast Europe, a state initiative aiming to accumulate a critical mass of companies that rely on new technologies and innovation in geographically defined areas (pockets/nuclei) in Thessaloniki.

The Alexander Innovation Zone S.A. is the AGENCY responsible for planning, managing and implementing the above venture.