After the meeting in August 2017 in Kraków, Poland turn cams for CEO in SPCleantech, Janusz Kahl to go to Kozani in Western Macedonia in Greece. On 06-08.11.2017, the Peer Review group from participating EU regions will meet in the scope of the EU funded project “Supporting knowledge capacity of ICT SME to engage in growth and innovation by improving regional policies and infrastructure” within the framework of the EU Interreg Europa program.
Based on collected information and analysis by Paraskevi Giourka, PhD, MBA, MSc, BScCE (Hons), Innovation and Business Strategist a “Base line” report on the state of ICT use by SMEs and ways to support the implementation of such technologies in SME practice in Western Macedonia in Greece has been prepared. This report will be presented together with additional information at the group meeting in Kozani. The evaluation team then will present preliminary conclusions and recommendations during the public session.
The Region of Western Macedonia (RWM) has a total area of 9.451 km2 (7,16% of the country) and is the gateway of Greece and the European Union to the Western Balkans, bordering at the northwest side of the country with Albania and FYROM. RWM consists of the Regional Units (RU) of Kozani, Grevena, Kastoria and Florina.