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The project "Intelligent Cross Border Accelerator (ICBA)", funded by the European Union, announces a call for trainings, as part of an accelerator program, which aims to stimulate entrepreneurship in the border region between Greece and Macedonia.


Who can apply:

- Individuals who want to create their own business

- Teams that want to create a new company

 - Startup company in early development

- At least one of the participants of the team must have a place of residence in one of the municipalities bordering the Republic of Greece


What you will learn:

- Development of a successful entrepreneurial idea

- Making a business model canvas

- Methods for testing the effectiveness of the business model

- Technology evaluation, sustainable innovation and open innovation

- Intellectual property protection of new startup ideas

- Business strategy development

- Identify market potential

- Access to finance, readiness for investment

- Marketing of new technology


The best teams will have the opportunity to:

      1. Mentorship, provided by MENTORS who are exceptional and proven business professionals

      2. Paid participation at a two-day BOOTCAMP in Ohrid

      3. Paid participation at a BROKERAGE event in Thessaloniki


The lectures will be held during the month of April, and the additional events during the following months (May, June, July). The lectures will be delivered by professors and prominent managers from Macedonia and Greece. The process will be intensive, fast and with excellent education, aimed at accelerating the capacities of the participants and in just a few weeks will prepare them to be ready to present their business ideas to prominent investors.

If you are interested in applying, please fill out the form HERE.

For more details, please contact

The call is open until March 31st.


The project Intelligent Cross Border Accelerator (ICBA) is implemented by: University of Information Sciences and Technologies "St. Paul the Apostle”, Youth Entrepreneurship Service Foundation and the National Center for Development of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Learning (NCDIEL).