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Visit of the European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu at Agrostis

Company representatives, Mr. Vassiliadis Evaggelos and Mr. Sapounas Athanasios (CEO of Agrostis) welcome Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu at Agrostis.


The Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu, visited on Thursday the 6th of April, the innovative Greek company Agrostis. The company is located in the private business incubator i4G, in Thessaloniki, Greece. Commissioner Corina Creţu was informed about the filed of action, the innovative services upon informatics and new technologies that provides Agrostis to the primary sector. The overall progress of Agrostis was praised, highlighting the fact that this company represents a fine example of an enterprise that utilised efficiently European Union funds via the program “New Innovative Entrepreneurship” (OPCE II), in order to develop the application ifarma, which is characterised as an innovative and succesfull product. The European Commissioner, stated that Agrostis company is considered a proof that justifies the fact the European Union political cohesion, even to low budget community funded projects, can provoke multipled positive impact to the economy and to the employment.

Company represenatives from Agrostis and employees from state offices welcomed the European Commissioner. During the visit a presentation was held, focused upon the story line of the company, its progress, the field of expertise, the innovative mobile application ifarma, as well as the positive impact of EU funds concerning the development of ifarma and the enhancement of Agrostis customer lists. Also, companies future perspective was discussed along with its aim to expand to other aspects of the primary sector.

The European Commissioner, among other officials, was escorted by Mr. Margaritis Schinas, Chief Spokesperson of the European Commission and Mr. Peroulakis Argiris, Deputy Head of European Commission’s Office in Greece.


Presentation of Agrostis company to the Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu and other officials.


Presentation of the application ifarma to the Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu.


Commemorative photo of Agrostis and Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu along with Mr. Margaritis Schinas, Chief Spokesperson of the European Commission, Mr. Ioannis Tsitsopoulos, responsible for the program “New New Innovative Entrepreneurship” and the managment of the private business incubator i4G.


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