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...


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. ...


Participation in the Workshop on “Internationalization of Social Enterprises, Sustainability and Education”

The workshop on "Internationalization of Social Enterprises, Sustainability and Education" was held on October 30th. It was co-organized by the Business Administration of the University of Patras and the Association of Social Cooperative Enterprises. They presenting the results of the European program "InTSEnSE". Liofyllo, as a social enterprise with environmental impact, was invited to share its experience, the obstacles and difficulties it had to face. Also, Liofyllo sought to highlight the importance and necessity of social entrepreneurship in Greece. Μassive motivation is of primary importance in order...

youth entrepreneurship and innovation

the Youth Entrepreneurship & Innnovation Conference

On October 23, 2019, a conference on youth entrepreneurship was organized by the Career Office of the University of Patras. ( ) The convention took place in a crowded student hall of the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras. Liofyllo along with other key players in the startup ecosystem in Patras delivered speeches. Thanks to their empirical experience, they wanted to inspire young people to embark on entrepreneurship by following the hendiatris passion, patience and consistence. ...

Exhibition - Global Agripreneurs Summit - Greek startup

the Thessaloniki International Exhibition

The 84th Thessaloniki International Exhibition was held in honor of India. ( ) From 7th to 11th of September at Kiosk 6, the Global Agripreneurs Summit and startups, were hosted. Liofyllo was also present as a startup that recycles agricultural waste and creates a unique material worldwide. ( ) ...

Patras IQ Innovation New material

the 6th Innovation and Knowledge Transfer Exhibition – Patras IQ

On April 12-14, 2019 Liofyllo participated in Kiosk 25 in the 6th Exhibition of Innovation and Transfer of Knowledge - Patras IQ. ( ) Each year the visitors are over 5,000 in the three-day exhibition. Vice-President Mr. Polyzos and Special Account for Research Funds (SARF) of the University of Patras are the sponsors for the kiosk. By exhibiting works of art and decoration, as well as samples of innovative material, Liofyllo made an impression on visitors. ( )The SCE Liofyllo proved that innovation is developing...

Waste management - Creative recycling - Eco-step

Participation in the workshop for the “EcoStep Youth” program

The chairwoman of Liofyllo, Alexandra Makrygeorgou, participated as keynote speaker in a workshop for the EcoStep program ( ) on 21st February, 2019. The workshop "EcoStep Youth: Creative Recycling and Entrepreneurship Vol.2" was organized by a nonprofit organization, InterMediaKT. ( ) Liofyllo was selected as an active Green startup, and specifically in the fields of "Green Economy" and "Creative Upcycling". Alexandra presented an alternative and innovative way of managing waste deriving from human activity. ...