Description

The TEI Of Western Makedonia, through the operational programme "education and lifelong learning 2007 – 2013», co-financed by EU and national resources, implement the establishment of the innovation and entrepreneurship ' Unit of TEI of Western Macedonia «top».
The object of the "Innovation and Entrepreneurship", is the development of entrepreneurial attitudes and innovation consciousness of students with the basic objective of creating new opportunities and connecting the educational community with the real economy.

The objectives of the innovation and entrepreneurship Unit of TEI W.Makedonia. include:

(a)) the exploitation of research results and promoting innovative ideas, through the process of developing new products or services.
(b)) the development of organisational culture and the creation of innovative climate through the introduction of courses in entrepreneurship and innovation and
(c)) the virtual incubator business creation through which we are familiar students on the problems of creation and operation of an enterprise.

Therefore, the three main objectives of innovation and entrepreneurship Unit focusing on the possibility of creating economic growth and entrepreneurial activity, through the combination of creativity, of risk-taking and innovation alongside the sound management, within a new or an existing organisation.

The objectives of the innovation and entrepreneurship Unit of TEI of Western Macedonia is :

  • The development of innovative consciousness and business culture to students.
  • The creation of new opportunities for cooperation between academia and industry.
  • The acquisition of appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes of students to undertake entrepreneurial initiative.
  • The possibility of exploiting research results via business.
  • The emergence of the comparative advantages of entrepreneurship and innovation to promote new ideas and services.