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person of the year 2020

The founder of Liofyllo, Alexandra Makrygeorgou, was awarded as Person of the Year 2020 in the category "Education - Research - Innovation".The "Person of the Year" is an initiative of the newspaper Peloponnisos and it started in 2014. From 2015 onwards, the participation of the public in the promotion of the "Persons" was established, by voting on the website https://www.prosopaxronias.gr/ . The event culminates with a brilliant award ceremony which this year took place online with the participation of the public, the presentations of the candidates via video...

PARTICIPATION IN PIT STOP PROGRAM

The PIT STOP project is funded by Priority Axis 1 (Innovation and Competitiveness) of the INTERREG V-A Greece-Italy Program 2014-2020 (Specific Objective 1.1 - Delivering innovation support services and developing clusters across borders to foster competitiveness). The project aims to support establishment of new incubators in the field of innovation as well as a space to accelerate the growth of companies in a supported environment, creating employment. The purpose is to develop new business ideas and restructure existing SMEs. A total of 5 partner organizations from Greece and Italy...

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BUSINESS ELITE’S AWARDS 2020

The founder of Liofyllo, Alexandra Makrygeorgou, is the one of the entrepreneurs of the 2020 Business Elite’s Awards “40 Under 40”. Business Elite’s Awards is a prestigious program that identifies: outstanding young Executives and Entrepreneurs in the world’s business, visionaries and innovators changing the way that things are done. They are inspiring others and already giving back to their communities and to their own countries. Many thanks to the organization for this distinction! ...

PARTICIPATION IN EUROPEAN PROJECT “INTERREG TRACES”

Liofyllo participated in the Education - Training & Incubation program of Business Ideas in the field of Cultural & Creative Industry of Western Greece. This program was carried out in the framework of the implementation of the European Interreg Traces Project of the Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Program. The Chamber of Achaia participated as a Contracting Authority. One of the 5 local incubation workshops (Atelier) in the region of Western Greece was the co-working space POS4WORK (https://www.pos4work.gr). Ateliers were selected, after a public invitation, by the Chamber of Achaia. The...

PARTICIPATION IN THE FIRST ROUTELAB

Routelab Kalamata Innovation and startups Routelab: a fresh, innovative initiative of Ioniantv and the newspaper Eleftheria, under the auspices - support of the Peloponnese Region, the Municipality of Kalamata and the Chamber of Messinia. The event took place on February 8 at the Ballroom in Kalamata. Liofyllo had the honor to participate in this excellent event and presenting its project. The aim was to encourage more people to innovate! ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_BRv97PosE ) Routelab Kalamata Innovation and startups ...

social entrepreneurship Israel Mashav program

Participation in the MASHAV program

From 8th to 17th December 2019, the specialized program in the field of social entrepreneurship was implemented at Haifa, Israel. The program is organized by MASHAV's Carmel Center (MCTC) and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the umbrella of the trilateral cooperation between Israel, Greece and Cyprus. Liofyllo was shortlisted as one of the nine Greek teams trained in this program. Along with the workshops, participants had the opportunity to immerse themselves in the startup ecosystem. In particular, they studied successful Israeli social entrepreneurship models. The...

donation - participation TEDx

TEDx Patras 2019 “Uncertainty”

On December 7th 2019, Liofyllo as a community partner with TEDx Patras team was pleased to present a workshop designed exclusively for the event. The be-all of the game was the olive tree – Liofyllo’s symbol. The players, after being divided into groups, took on four roles; namely, a farmer, an entrepreneur, a consumer and… that of Uncertainty! In line with innovative practices for the use, processing and alteration of olive products, the aim of the game was for the players to identify with their roles and...

Orange Grove incubator distinction

Orange Grove

In December 2018, Liofyllo was selected by the international incubator for startups, “Orange Grove”. The initiative was taken by the Dutch Embassy in Athens. Orange Grove supported the team in its first steps to grow into a viable business by providing training, mentoring, consulting and access to the international network of Orange Grove and the Dutch Embassy. On May 14th, 2019, Liofyllo was one of the 8 finalists of the Squeeze competition organized by Orange Grove and participated in the Agri-Food Masterclass contest with trainers from Wageningen University & Research on November 15th -17th, winning third place, the...

PANHELLENIC STUDENT CONGRESS OF AGRICULTURE

the Panhellenic Student Congress of Agriculture

The Panhellenic Congress of Agriculture took place in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on November 9th - 10th 2019. Among the speakers were representatives of Greek companies, such as MISKO and the Athenian Brewery. Alexandra Makrygeorgou, president of Liofyllo, was one of the speakers. She talked about the idea, the milestones and the vision of the Liofyllo. Her speech worked as a pep talk to the students in order to engage in the field of agriculture through innovation. ...

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