Monday, 08 April 2019 

Arrival and accommodation of participants in Patras (Greece)

Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Management meeting at Patras Palace Hotel


Follow up indicators, budget implementation, tips for Phase 1 project closure.

09:30 - 10:00 COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION (Tipperary County Council)

10:00 - 11.00 EXCHANGE OF EXPERIENCES. ACTION PLANS (All partners)

Development of Local Action Plans – discussion on progress and findings to date.

Partners will have the opportunity to present their Action Plans, share challenges regarding the Interreg Europe programme expectations and Action Plans implementation and get feedback from the partnership.

Seminar: Public support to Innovative Rural SMEs

11:00 - 11:30 Arrival of participants

Welcoming & participants registration

11:30 – 14.00 Seminar (together with Europe Direct office)

-Apostolos Katsifaras: 

Regional Governor of the Region of Western Greece

-Dimitrios Karavidas , Head of General Directory of development Planning 

 Presentation: Financial tools for innovative Rural SMEs

-Georgios MATHIOUDAKIS, Policy Co-ordinator, European Commission/DG Agriculture and Rural Development/Unit F.1 Conception and Consistency of Rural Development 

Presentation: " EU Grants and Financial support for Rural SME's - The new CAP"

-Theodoros Tsoumpelis, General Secretary of Chamber of Achaia, Rural areas connectivity: Eliminating distance gaps. 

14.00-15.30 Lunch at the restaurant of Patras Palace Hotel 

16.00–16.30 Arrival at Patras Science Park Innovation Hubs

16.30-18.30 Business sector presentations (Tour at Patras Science Park Innovation Hubs)

-Welcome Dimitris Trachylis, PSP. 

-Aroma Hub Presentation Prof. Fotini Lamari 

-Orange grove Patras, Alexandra Sarma 

-Clean Tech Energy Hub presentation, Dimitris Trachylis 

-Blue inno Hub Presentation, Mixalis Prevenios 

20.00  Partner’s official dinner

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

08:00   Study Visit in Aitoloakarnania union 

09:30 – 11.00 Visit to ELAIA Seminar – Agrinio city 

11.15 – 12.15 Visit to ANTHIR (ΑΝΘΗΡ ΑΒΕΕ) 

12.30 – 13.30 Visit to Today’s tomatoes 

14.00 Lunch at ‘’Alatiera’’ - Mesolongi 

15.30 – 16.30 Visit to STEFOS (Botargo Stefos) 

17.00 – 18.00 Visit to Amalthia 

18.20 - 19.30 Visit to Elaionas Zeliou 

20.00  Dinner at ‘’Stathakos’’ 

Thursday, 11 April 2019 

Checking out of hotel rooms by 11 am