EMPLOYOUTH Demo Day @ Kilkis

As part of the EMPLOYOUTH project, and in particular in the framework of Entrepreneurship Nest, the DEMO DAY (closing ceremony) of the three-month program “Entrepreneurship Nest”, took place on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 17:00 in the V. Sergiannidis Hall in the Chamber of Kilkis, organized by the Research and Development Company of the Chamber of Kilkis (ETEAK) in cooperation with the Contractor company Euroconsultants SA.

ETEAK participates in the project with the Chamber of Serres (Lead Partner), the University of Western Macedonia, , the Chamber of Pella, St. Kliment Ohridski University – Bitola, Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies – Bitola and the Foundation for Sustainable Economic Development Preda plus.  The project is part of the INTERREG IPA Cross Border Cooperation Program CCI 2014 TC 16 I5CB 009.

The 20 young people from the area of Pella aged 18 to 35, students & graduates who participated in this program, had the opportunity to present the progress of their business idea, and to be further evaluated in order for four of them to continue in a per-incubation program (phase two of the project), which will take place in Thessaloniki.

The event started with the welcome note of the B’ Vice President of the Chamber of Kilkis, Mr. Konstantinos Violitzis, who welcomed the attendees. He expressed his congratulations to all the beneficiaries for their efforts and wished them all the best of luck.

Each business idea was evaluated by a committee composed of Mr. Christos Hatzimladis – President of the Kilkis Chamber, Mr. Konstantinos Violitzis – Second Vice President of the Kilkis Chamber and Mr. Stergios Stratelis – Owner of HELLASDUCT, Maria Kalogeridou (ETEAK), the mentors Mr. George Vlachos and Mrs Maria Mouzouri but also the beneficiaries themselves had the opportunity to evaluate the other business ideas.