What is iED? – Institute of Entrepreneurship Development is a leading Center of Excellence in European Entrepreneurship and a fast-growing Digital Innovation Hub. Established in 2005.
Institute of Entrepreneurship Development
Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (iED) is a Greek non-profit organization committed to the promotion of innovation and the enhancement of the entrepreneurial spirit.
As a state-of-the-art international organization, a certified Center of Excellence, and a DIH, it produces and transfers know-how, boosts entrepreneurial cognitive processes, and supports every entrepreneurial venture across Europe. They have created an all-inclusive Knowledge Hub that covers the needs of the pan-European entrepreneurial ecosystem.
By recognizing entrepreneurship as a crucial factor for sustainable development, growth, and a brighter future, at iED they focus on change for the better through entrepreneurial and innovative actions, and strategic visioning.
Benefits of the Institute of Entrepreneurship Development
- Give prominence to innovation
- Enhance the entrepreneurial mindset
- Foster a more entrepreneurial culture
- Diagnose & fulfill entrepreneurial education & training needs
- Enhance the effectiveness & viability of all types of small & mid-sized enterprises
- Promote digital mentality as a success key to digital transformation.
- Encourage diversity & social integration
They invest in entrepreneurship daily and bridge the gap between research and the market in order to provide realistic and smart solutions that facilitate businesses’ growth and promote employability. Their work answers the innovation challenges that emerge today and shapes the future of the labor market and the entire economy.
Since IED was established in 2005, they have implemented EU projects, under multiple EU Financial Frameworks. Through the years, their team of expert Project Proposal Writers and Project Managers has gathered the experience to write and implement any EU Project either as project partners or project leaders. This is what makes the iED the best partner to add to your EU project consortium.
However, through iED Academy we bring current knowledge, from EU project management all the way to running a business in Europe effectively, to those that need it.
iED offers guidance, training, and consulting in entrepreneurship and innovation management. They assist you in finding the right European programs, funding opportunities, and project partners that match your profile, needs, and expertise.
iED’s Innovation Office
iED Innovation Office supports actions and records innovation trends in science and entrepreneurial practice. Acting as a liaison between companies, research centers, universities, and other important stakeholders at the national, European, and international levels, it promotes entrepreneurship, forward-thinking, and education.
iED’s Strategic Plans
IED’s strategic plan is to accomplish its mission of cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit in all forms. Our priorities are set to maximize our impact and drive meaningful change. Below are some strategic plans of iED
Boosting Excellence in Everything Entrepreneurial
As the Center of Excellence in European Entrepreneurship, they build strong partnerships in order to strengthen Europe’s business ecosystem and its capacity to innovate. iED imposes the proper conditions for the development of projects that enhance the entrepreneurial knowledge and skills of all citizens.
Establishing the Entrepreneurship Lab
Highlighting that innovation and entrepreneurship are interrelated concepts, iEd promotes entrepreneurship research in and for Europe. iED’s team monitors scientiﬁc and technological developments related to entrepreneurship, analyzes and shares research useful results and data.
Developing Business Innovation Services & Products
They design, develop and promote methodologies, tools, and services connected with our goals based on the highly specialized experience they have gained through all these years. iED also identifies and creates profitable innovative business models for startups, SMEs, and companies in all industries, to increase their efficiency and sustainable impact.
Finding Funding Sources to Secure Long-term Stability
iED plan and submit innovative research projects for funding together with reliable partners that have the same vision as our Institute. It is also constantly optimizing its resources to fulfill strategic financial goals, accelerate its work and be able to offer more.
Creating an Inclusive & Attractive Working Environment
New talents and creative minds are always welcome! iED is committed to always improving the quality of their workplace, enhancing efficiency, productivity, and collaboration between iED team members. They also integrate cybersecurity, follow the most recent data protection practices and develop policies in order to reduce vulnerabilities and exploits and make our people feel safe.
Institute of Entrepreneurship Development has a wide spectrum of expertise, technical and theoretical knowledge, that shape and determine our perspective.