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Conference on innovation and business opportunities in the agri-food sector


In the framework of the 12th Panhellenic Exhibition for Agriculture and Livestock - "Agro Thessaly" the Hellenic Association of Young Entrepreneurs of Thessaly organizes an information day on: "Innovation & business opportunities in the agri-food sector" on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 18:00 at exhibition space of "Agro Thessaly" in Neapoli, Larissa. The event will be opened with a greeting by the president of ESYNE Thessaly Grigoris Vlachakis.

The program is enriched with presentations by renowned teachers and successful entrepreneurs and is as follows:

Entrepreneurship opportunities in the Agri-Food Sector

Saturday 2 March 2019 18: 00-20: 00


Vlachakis Grigoris

Chairman   ESYNE Thessaly


  • "Passport for Greek meat: An integrated traceability system by the Universities of Thessaly and AUTh"
    Kouretas Dimitris Professor at the University of Thessaly & Arsenos Georgios Professor of Veterinary Medicine at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

  • "Agricultural Entrepreneurship Opportunities through an Innovative Agricultural Cooperative Formation (Agri-Cluster)"
    Dr. Alex Papachatzis Professor of Arboriculture, G. Department of the University of Thessaly
    Director of the Laboratory "Horticultural & Soil Resources, HORTLAB".

  • "Business proposals for innovative industrial and pharmaceutical cannabis products"
    Professor Zakynthos George ATEI Peloponnese, President of the Department of Food Technology.

  • "Living Lab in the Agri-food sector as a new model of Agricultural Entrepreneurship" Panagiotis Kourtoudis, Executive - Institute for Entrepreneurship Development

  • "Rural entrepreneurship"
    Tzouros Ypsilantis Business Consultant.

The coordinator of the event will be Mr. Geniceftsis Christos President of the Agricultural School "Open Mellon SA"

The entrance is free.

ESYNE (Hellenic Association of Young Entrepreneurs) of Thessaly is a non-profit association, based in Larissa and founded in 2009.

Its purpose is to support, promote and contribute to the development of new entrepreneurship, through the organization and implementation of consulting actions, training and education of executives and workforce, conducting activities (events-publications), as well as the organization and cooperation of young entrepreneurs in local level and their connection with young entrepreneurs at a wider level (in Greece and abroad)


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