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EC Business Innovation Centre of Attika


The European Community Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) of Attika was established in 1995 as a non-profit organization. Its main mission is the support and development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and the promotion and implementation of relevant EU and national policies in collaboration with local, national and EU authorities.

BIC of Attika was created on the initiative of chambers of commerce, local authorities, banks, universities and a number of important private companies, and enjoyed the support of the Directorate General for Regional Policy (former Directorate General XVI) of the European Commission which provided 50% of the initial capital.

The main objectives of BIC of Attika are to:

  • support and enhance the competitiveness of enterprises, to achieve their modernisation, to introduce innovative methods to their operation and to encourage the diversification of their activities in order to achieve sustainable development:
  • support and enhance the competitiveness of enterprises and the contribution to the development of new, viable enterprises, particularly in cutting-edge sectors
  • encourage economic growth and increased employment via the most optimal exploitation of human, natural and financial resources
  • provide access to foreign markets and to support the internationalization of SMEs via the international BIC network.

BIC of Attika is active in three main sectors:

  • Consulting Services
  • European Programs
  • Business Incubation

Last Updated on Friday, 26 July 2013 14:17