3rd informative event for the “Hydro Pumped Storage Project in Amfilochia” successfully organized

It was with great success that the informative event organised by TERNA ENERGY S.A. in collaboration with PLANET for the Hydro Pumped Storage Project in Amfilochia, held on Tuesday December 13th 2016 in Athens, was received.
The event, which is the third in a series of informative events organized for the project had the character of a one-day seminar, split into two distinct Thematic Sessions. The first session aimed at presenting the latest developments in the energy market in relation to …

PLANET to support ERGOSE in preparing the necessary documentation to apply for EU funding for a series of railway infrastructure projects

PLANET, leading the consortium of AVARIS and EUROTEC, was assigned through the National Operational Programme for Transport Infrastructure, Environment and Sustainable Development 2014-2020 to prepare specialized studies for a series of railway infrastructure projects for ERGOSE, subsidiary company of Greek Railways (OSE) in order to apply for EU funding.
Specifically, the assignment foresees the preparation of transport demand study for the whole rail network of the country, financial and socioeconomic cost benefit analyses and feasibility studies for a series of railway …

PLANET presents the Cypriot Interoperability Framework in a specialized event under the Auspices of the Deputy Minister to the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Petridis

PLANET’s representatives participated as keynote speakers at “The National Interoperability Framework and its importance for e-Government” event, held by the Cypriot Ministry of Finance, under the Auspices of Mr. Constantinos Petridis, Deputy Minister to the President of the Republic of Cyprus.
The aim of the event was to provide information on the important issues of E-Government and interoperability and to present the National Interoperability Framework developed by the Department of Information Technology Services of the Cypriot Ministry of Finance with the …

PLANET successfully organizes the first out of the total 10 seminars on Public Procurement in Lebanon

In the framework of the EU funded Technical Assistance project “Technical Support for the modernization of Public Procurement in Lebanon – ENPI/2013/327-622”, the first of a series of 10 advanced seminars in Public Procurement was held in Beirut on the 24th, 25th, and 26th of October 2016. The project is implemented by an international consortium led by PLANET.
The course tackled the identification of the risks associated with the activities of the “Needs Identification and Pre-Tendering Phases” of the Procurement cycle …

Open Tender in the Western Balkans

PLANET has been short-listed for the project:
EIB – Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) – Infrastructure Project Facility – Technical Assistance 6 (IPF 6), Infrastructures: Energy, Environment, Transport and Social(TA2016032 R0 IPA)
European Investment Bank is the Contracting Authority.
The project budget is 17.000.000€ 
Project Details
The overall objective of the Technical Assistance (TA) operation is to contribute to the improvement of the infrastructures in the candidate and potential candidates’ countries, to support the preparation and implementation of priority infrastructure investment projects in the transport, environment, energy …

Open Tender in Egypt

PLANET has been short-listed for the project:
Belgium-Brussels: Support to implementation of strategies to foster MSME development in Egypt
European Union represented by the European Commission on behalf of and for the account of the Arab Republic of Egypt, is the Contracting Authority.
The project budget is 2.500.000 € and the project duration is 38 months.
Project Details
The contract will combine policy support interventions at the macro level for the reform of the SME support ecosystem (legislative, regulatory, institutional) with interventions at the meso level aimed at facilitating …

Be innovative, be creative!

On Thursday, October 13 at 17.30, the INNOVATHENS and the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP) organized the event “Be innovative, be creative”, under the 5th cycle of the Business Accelerator Creative Industries.
During the event, academics and professionals in the areas of design, arts and digital technologies, shared their experiences and exchanged best practices.
The event was opened by Antonis Oikonomou, director of INNOVATHENS, Christos Ringas, head of the PIOP Office of Research and Educational Programs and Machy Karagianni, Chief Operating …

Tuesday 11/10/2016: The “Food for Business” kick-off event took place in INNOVATHENS

Welcome speeches by the representatives of INNOVATHENS, PLANET, the AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS and KEMEL marked the beginning of the 4th entrepreneurship program.
“Food for Business” is a three month entrepreneurship program that provides high quality information services, education and personalized mentoring/coaching to groups and start-ups who aspire to succeed in the fields of agro-foods, gastronomy and tourism.
Over the course of the following months, PLANET will support the program by providing targeted consulting services to the program’s beneficiaries, with regards to …

Open Tender in Azerbaijan

PLANET has been short-listed for the project:
“Azerbaijan-Baku: ENI — EU support to vocational education and training (VET) in Azerbaijan” (EuropeAid/137866/IH/SER/AZ)
European Union, represented by the European Commission, on behalf of and for the account of the Ministry of Education, Baku, AZERBAIJAN is the Contracting Authority.
The project budget is 3.250.00 € and the project duration is 33 months.
Project Details
This project will support the ongoing reforms within the vocational education and training (VET) sector in Azerbaijan through the provision of technical assistance. The access to and quality …