Researchers willing to consider alternatives to traditional science career path in academia or industry can find direct hands-on information regarding scientific entrepreneurship opportunities available in the country, funding programmes and Visa or Residence permit dedicated programmes to attract and retain talend researchers interested in creating their own business in the hosting country.
Along with that, also PhD candidates, Early-stage researchers, Experienced Researchers interested in undertaking an entrepreneurial career are invited to explore this topic by browsing the Career development section in the European portal, in order to get a general overview of what scientific entrepreneurship is about, to be guided into the valorization of the research results through the self assessment tool (5-steps) and to get a better understanding of an “entrepreneurial” vocabulary. EURAXESS Centres may support researchers in understanding whether their research results or invention might be ready or appropriate to get out of the lab into the market.
Law 4251/2014 "Immigration and Social Integration Code and other provisions", which includes all other categories of residence permits. https://www.enterprisegreece.gov.gr/images/public/pdf-files/N4251-2014_EN.pdf
Brief Guide to Residence Permits for investment in securities or a bank deposit in Greece, edited by Enterprise Greece: https://www.enterprisegreece.gov.gr/images/public/GOLDEN_VISA_EN.PDF
- The General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) (http://www.gsrt.gr/central.aspx?sId=119I428I1089I646I488772)
- Corallia (http://www.corallia.org/)
- The General Secretariat for Industry (https://startupgreece.gov.gr/company/general-secretariat-industry)
Startup Greece (https://startupgreece.gov.gr/) is an information, networking and collaboration space, aimed at creating a new generation of entrepreneurs in Greece.
It is supported by the Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism and the Greek Government in collaboration with communities of young entrepreneurs. Startup Greece-provides entrepreneurs with the information necessary to start their own business (motivation, funding, legal framework, research material)-utilises social media to bring together people, ideas, corporations, universities, organizations, and create creative partnerships and investment opportunities-provides citizens with valid and timely answers-promotes online democracy, dialogue and accountability Startup Greece is a "no stop shop" aimed at inspiring young people to believe in their own ideas, to cultivate novelty and innovation, to start their own business.
Disclaimer - This is a pilot activity involving 5 EURAXESS members countries (Italy, Spain, Greece, Hungary and Israel) that has been developed within a specific work package of EURAXESS TOP IV “Open EURAXESS – To strengthen the effectiveness and optimize the services of all partners in an innovative and open EURAXESS Network – EURAXESS TOP IV” (Grant Agreement no. 786133) aiming at supporting the EURAXESS community to have the necessary know-how and tools to develop new services oriented to a better connection between academia and industry.