Activity Fields

Τargeted interventions of sustainable innovation ecosystems

Entrepreneurship
Programs

Entrepreneurship Programs

Corallia implements a series of initiatives to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship. These include the systematic organisation of training events, the design and implementation of pioneering entrepreneurship acceleration and incubation programmes.

 

To name a few examples, the most prominent business accelerator in Greece, egg – enter.grow.go in cooperation with Eurobank, the STARTAB Entrepreneurship Programme in cooperation with the Prince’s Trust International and the Business Incubation Centre ESA BIC Greece in cooperation with the European Space Agency.

Innovation
Clusters

Innovation Clusters

Corallia has founded 3 hi-tech Clusters with more than 175 members (innovative enterprises, university labs, research institutes): the mi- Cluster (Nano/Microelectronics-based Systems and Applications Cluster) that is the first innovation cluster in Greece; the si-Cluster (Space Technologies and Applications Cluster) which aims to develop Greece as a leading region for space technologies and applications; and gi-Cluster (Gaming and Creative Technologies & Applications Cluster) that focuses on software and digital transformation technologies on a global level.

International Collaborations

International Collaborations

Corallia develops European and international collaborations with the ultimate goal of facilitating SMEs’ internationalisation in their target markets and creating new industrial competitive value-chains in key sectors of the Greek economy.

Emphasis is put on the development of new products and services that may result from cross- sectoral collaboration between the information and communication technologies, data analysis, nanotechnology, and artificial intelligence, and sectors like Agri-Food, Environment, Creative Industries, Defense, and Blue Growth.

Innovation
Hubs

Innovation Hubs

Corallia operates an Innovation Hub (Innohub) in Maroussi, Attica, while in the past it had founded and managed two more innohubs, in Athens (a1-innobub) and in Patras (π1-innohub), for which it had been awarded with the EBN EU|BIC certificate.

OPEN INNOVATION CONTESTS

OPEN INNOVATION CONTESTS

Corallia organizes open innovation contests, such as hackathons, appathons and game jams bringing forward new product ideas and inspiring the creation of new teams and synergies between young entrepreneurs, technologists, and researchers.