On September 9th 2020 the European Commission announced that Demokritos was selected as one of the three finalists for the European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2020 (EEPA 2020) Category 1: Promoting the Entrepreneurial Spirit.
The Greek proposal titled “Demokritos: Innovation Ecosystem for Sustainable Entrepreneurship“ was selected among 185 nominations from 27 countries all over Europe. The proposal highlights how Demokritos, a Public Research Organization, can effectively support innovative entrepreneurship. The Stavros Niarchos Industrial Scholarship Program, the internal regulation for technology transfer, the development of Lefkippos and the innovation hub AHEDD (Attica Hub for the Economy of Data and Devices) for the digital transformation of companies compose an integrated dynamic strategy for the promotion of entrepreneurship in high-tech sectors. The final will take place in Germany in November 2020.