Innovation Areas

Innovation areas are places where new ideas, new teams and start-ups are hosted, include both Incubators, Accelerators and Co-working spaces but also any field that provides support services for startups or innovative actions.


coho – the coworking home

coho – the coworking home is a dynamically developing network of spaces for work, collaboration and professional development. Here, professionals and business start-ups find all necessary infrastructure, remarkable networking opportunities and affordable prices. There are two locations in the centre of Thessaloniki, coho and coho city.


10, Str. Nap. Zerva st
GR-54640 Thessaloniki
Τ. +30 2310812113, email:

coho city
29A, Ptolemeon st
GR-54630 Thessaloniki
Τ. +30 2310500624, email:



The Hellenic Industrial Property Organisation is the only legally qualified institution for the protection of inventions and industrial designs. It also provides technological information from worldwide patent databases.

Additionally, OBI has established Regional Sub-offices, one of them in Thessaloniki in order to provide information and personalized assistance on industrial property protection and research results and to promote the technological information in the greater Greek region.



Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Central Library
Contact Person: George Asimopoulos
Τ: +30 2310 995355
Address: University Campus Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki
Public hours: Monday & Thuesday 9.00 – 14.00
Contact hours: Monday – Friday 09.00 – 17.00

Balkan Center
Building Β
Contact Person: George Asimopoulos
T: +30 2310 990567
Address: 10th km Thessaloniki – Thermi, 57001 Thermi
Public hours: Thursday & Friday 9.00 – 14.00
Contact hours: Monday – Friday 09.00 – 17.00

Every Wednesday there will be appointments and business visits.




It is a leading hub for start-ups and a catalyst for the growth of the local innovation ecosystem. Its goal is to help entrepreneurs bring innovative ideas to market through an acceleration program that includes training, coaching, mentoring, and access to funds.

Finally, it is a place where meetups and open events allow like-minded peers to mix and connect.


Its head office is in Thessaloniki at 2 Komotinis Str (Kydonia & Maria Callas).





i4g incubation for growth

It is a Greek-based Incubator running also a seed investment fund for tech and science startups.

It is home to a vibrant community of more than 120 people, designed to create opportunities, to share knowledge and expertise, offer cross-sector business opportunities and inspire them to achieve new levels of success.

Its mission is to be a fundamental piece of the startup ecosystem of Greece, connecting the entrepreneurial, tech, and science communities to achieve greater good. Its vision is to be recognised as a top location of choice for startups in South East Europe to build world-class business.

Its Main office is at 21 Antonis Tritsis Street, Building B in Thessaloniki.



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