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Business and Cultural development Centre (KEPA)

Business and Cultural development Centre (KEPA) Greece
Our Vision:

Our vision is to make Greece a design led state by integrating design in public and private sector.

Organisation type: Design Promotional Centre
Number of staff: 65
Funded by: Private and public funds
Annual budget: 2009 = €1960000, 2010 = €1249000, 2011 = €1359000
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What we do:

Business and Cultural Development Centre (KEPA) is a private organization based  in Thessaloniki. It was formed in March 1991 by the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (FING) and Greek International Βusiness Assosation (SEVE). KEPA is an intermediate management authority National and Community Programs at regional and national level that support SMEs and start ups, mainly through funding tools and business support services.
- KEPA promotes Design into national and regional innovation strategies and programmes in our country.
- KEPA is the link between the government and the SMEs.

Our top 3 high profile projects:

The SEE Platform is a network of 11 European partners engaging with national and regional governments to integrate design into innovation policies and innovation programmes. Between 2012 and 2015, SEE is operating as part of the European Commission’s European Design Innovation Initiative (EDII). Through new research, workshops for policy-makers and programme managers, case studies, policy recommendations and the annual Design Policy Monitor, SEE aims to build a bank of evidence to support public authorities to integrate design into their mainstream practice.

EDIP is an instrument to deliver the Commission's Action Plan for Design-Driven Innovation. The project is co-funded by the European Commission and will be delivered over three years, starting from January 2014.

Contact: Neoklis Stamkos This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 0030 2310480000
Address: Leda maria Block, Hermes Building, 6th km Harilaou-Thermi Thessaloniki 57001

Contact BEDA  Koloniënstraat 56, 1000 Brussels (Belgium) t. (+32) 2 217 39 77  f. (+32) 2 217 99 72
CoFunded CEPEU

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