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Conference presentations

Monday, 13 May 2013

  Addresses
 
  • Fanis Papas, Deputy Head of Environment, Energy and Natural Resources, Region of Central Macedonia
  • Athanasios Savvakis, General Secretary, Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (F.I.N.G)
  • Vasil Valtsev, Consul General of the Republic of Bulgaria
  Cross-Border Cooperation & Fostering Competitiveness of Small Enterprises

Chairman

 

Addresses

Kiriakos Fotiadis, Coordinator of “Joint Technical Secretariat”, of the European Territorial Cooperation Program “Greece – Bulgaria” 2007 – 2013

  • Georgios Emmanouil, Head of the Managing Authority of European Territorial Cooperation Program
    «The contribution of cross-border cooperation programs to growth up today: results and new directions for the next programming period»

  • Prof. Nikos Komninos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Urban and Regional Innovation Research Unit «URENIO», Scientific Manager of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project
    «Open innovation and smart business networks: saving resources and new products through outgoing cooperations»

  • Christos Ev. Georgiou, Ph.D., Director, Research & Documentation Department of Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (F.I.N.G), Project Manager of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project
    «Presentation of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project: fostering the competitiveness of small enterprises for reducing operating costs»

  • Associate Prof. Dr. Preslav Dimitrov, Vice – Dean of the Faculty of Economics, South West University, «Neofit Rilski»
    «Reducing operating costs in small enterprises in the cross-border area: the Bulgarian experience»


Tuesday, 14 May 2013

  The Innovative Approach of the CROSS.INNO.CUT Project for Reducing Operating Costs in a Small Enterprise

Chairman

 

Addresses

Dr. Evangelos Kopsachilis, Researcher, Research & Documentation Department of Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (F.I.N.G), Head of Management Team of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project

  • Isidoros Passas, Urban and Regional Innovation Research Unit «URENIO», Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

    «Presentation of the CROSS.INNO.CUT innovative approach: diagnostic tool, information system, indicators and diagnostic study»

  • Dr. Evangelos Kopsachilis, Researcher, Research & Documentation Department of Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (F.I.N.G), Head of Management Team of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project
    «70 cases of reducing operating costs in small & medium enterprises in the cross-border area Greece – Bulgaria: the Greek experience»

  • Chief Assistant Prof. Dr. Teodora Kiryakova-Dineva, Faculty of Economics, South West University, «Neofit Rilski»
    «30 cases of reducing operating costs in small & medium enterprises in the cross-border area Greece – Bulgaria: the Bulgarian experience»

  • Theodoros Seremetakis, ΜΒΑ, Consultant of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project
    «From the diagnosis of problems’ to the successful implementation: an indicative example of the CROSS.INNO.CUT approach»

  The Results of the Project by Thematic Area for Reducing Operating Costs: Case Presentations

Chairman

 

Addresses

Associate Prof. Dr. Preslav Dimitrov, Vice – Dean of the Faculty of Economics, South West University, «Neofit Rilski»

  • Dr. Sotiris Zygiaris, Urban and Regional Innovation Research Unit «URENIO», Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    «Presentation of the CROSS.INNO.CUT innovative approach for reducing operating costs in the marketing and product promotion in a small & medium enterprise. Methodology, performance indicators diagnosis of areas with high cost»

  • Antonis Arletos, Consultant of the project CROSS.INNO.CUT
    «Reducing production operating costs through sensors: implementation of the project’s CROSS.INNO.CUT project methodology in a small & medium enterprise from the distillery sector in Greece»

  • Costas Tramantzas, Consultant of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project
    «Reducing operating costs through renewable energy resources and energy management: implementation of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project methodology in a small & medium enterprise from the flexible material packing sector»

  • Spyros Chioteris, Consultant of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project
    «Reducing operating costs in the supply chain: implementation of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project methodology in a pipe manufacturer»

  • Associate Prof. Dr. Nikolay Marin, Vice – Dean of the Faculty of Law and History, South West University, «Neofit Rilski»
    «Reducing operating costs in high cost area “People and Processes” (the example of the Bulgarian enterprises)»

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

 

Round Table: Business Experience

Chairman

 

Addresses

Christos Ev. Georgiou, Ph.D., Director, Research & Documentation Department, Project Manager of the CROSS.INNO.CUT project

  • Christos Ginis, Chairman and CEO, EUROCO S.A.
  • Konstantinos Konstantinidis, CEO, PELOPAC S.A.
  • Charis Dounas, Chairman and CEO, STATHIS S.A.
  Conclusions