IED – Institute of Etrepreneurship Development
Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (iED) is a Greek non-profit organisation committed to the promotion of innovation and the enhancement of the entrepreneurial spirit. Established in 2005, iED is a certified leading Center of Excellence in European entrepreneurship and a fast-growing Digital Innovation Hub, registered as member of the European Commission’s catalogue of DIHs, that recognizes entrepreneurship as a crucial factor for the future of sustainable development and cohesion of societies. It conducts research and provides innovative solutions that facilitate the growth of entrepreneurship and promote employment.
iED also is the Coordinator of a Designated European Digital Innovation Hub (EIDHs) in Greece titled: “Health Hub: Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industry Transformation through Artificial Intelligence Digital Services”. The Health Hub will act as a one-stop-shop that will help companies in the Health & Pharma sector to boost their outreach, precision, innovation and networking efforts, partnering in their digital transformational journeys.
Over the 15 years of our activity, we have participated in the planning, implementation and dissemination of more than 200 National and European projects under numerous Financial Frameworks (Horizon, Erasmus+, AMIF, REC, COSME, INTERREG, ENI CBC MED, Life etc.). Our experience gave us a unique insight in the practical aspects on the implementation of large-scale co-funding projects, making us a strong and reliable European project partner and leader. It has also provided us with an extremely wide network of more than 4.200 partners and collaborating organizations form EU and beyond.
iED is proud to be awarded as “EU Project Management Specialists of the Year” in CorporativeLiveWire INNOVATION & EXCELLENCE Awards 2021 and as “Most Innovative EU Project Management Specialists” in Small Business Awards 2020. We have also gained four more awards in Inclusive Entrepreneurship, Innovation for Inclusion, Best Practice for European Project and HR Development.
“Happiness and success depend upon the fighting spirit of each person”
Maria holds a BA in Economics Studies from University of Macedonia, while continuing her studies in the postgraduate program of Applied Economics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. During her studies, she enriched her knowledge in accounting and consulting.
She also gained experience in Business Consulting, while she was working as a Business Consultant. She speaks English and German. She is a member of iED’s Implementation Department, where she applies the knowledge and skills she accumulated through her academic and professional experience.
“The key to success is to focus on goals,
Anna holds a BA in English Language & Literature from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Master’s degree in Language Teaching from the University of Toulouse. Her experience in project management and implementation applies to various…
European Programmes, while her expertise relates to formal and non-formal education, innovation and gamification, provision of training and social inclusion.
“The mediocre action you take is better, comparing to the perfect action that you don’t take”
Eva holds a Bachelor’s degree in Preschool Teaching and Educational Design from the University of the Aegean and a Master degree in Models of Educational Planning and Development from the University of the Aegean.
Eva speaks English and German. She is a member of iED’s Implementation Department, where applies the knowledge and skills she accumulated through her academic and professional experience.
“Kindness and positivity can make someone’s day”
Isaia is a student at the University of Thessaly in Larissa in the Department of Business Administration with a major in Project Management. She participated in an Erasmus+ program at FH Salzburg University.
She speaks English and has a basic knowledge of writing and speaking Japanese. She was a volunteer at the Center for Addiction Prevention and Promotion of Psychosocial Health. She acquired collaboration and communication skills from her participation in the Experiential Seminar on dynamic team and addictive substances.
“A smile can be like
Eleni is a student at the University of Thessaly in Larissa in the Department of Business Administration with a major in Project Management. She speaks English. She acquired leadership, organization, collaboration, and communication skills…
from her participation in seminars and conferences.