(Operational Programme "Attica 2007-2013")
INNOVATHENS is an integrated node with the aim to support Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Attica Region. The project is being implemented under the framework of the Operational Programme “Attica 2007 – 2013”, priority axis: "Sustainable Development and Quality of Life Improvement".
The main objectives of the project are:
- Presentation and promotion of innovative business paradigms,
- Knowledge transfer from Greece and abroad relating to innovation and entrepreneurship,
- Networking entrepreneurs with researchers and aspiring entrepreneurs.
In a second phase, INNOVATHENS aims to be transformed into an integrated networking, knowledge transfer center, able to support both SMEs and start-up businesses or established companies wishing to change their scope of activity, providing knowledge and services that will encourage and strengthen new business activities with innovative and extroverted orientation and will create employment opportunities for young people in the city and the region.
KiNNO Consultants Ltd, as expert of the Technopolis City of Athens SA, is responsible for:
a) the development and application of the appropriate methodology and the use of tools needed to identify support needs of beneficiary enterprises, taking into account the existing level of knowledge and skills of beneficiaries, the training needs, the problems they face and the desired objectives.
b) the elaboration of educational material/ modules concerning horizontal and specialized topics, such as:
• Business Plan: Preparation and Business Strategy
• Actions depending on the status of each company
• Financial Tools
• Business Organization
• Overall Management
• Human Resources
• Financial Management
• Innovation Management