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PLANET presents study for the development of the domestic Pharmaceutical Industry

19 Sep 2016

The Strategic Action Plan, conducted by PLANET, for the development of the Greek Pharmaceutical Industry was presented at a dedicated conference,  jointly organized by the Hellenic Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism, the Hellenic Ministry of Health and the Hellenic Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, under the auspices of Deputy Prime Minister on the 15th of September at Michael Cacoyannis Foundation.
The aim of the event was to bring together all key sector stakeholders, in order to invite them …

Kick-off of the “Technical Assistance for Gümüşhane Traditional and Organic Products Business Development Center (İŞGEM )” project, led by PLANET

05 Aug 2016

3rd of August 2016: The kick – off meeting for the “Technical Assistance for Gümüşhane Traditional and Organic Products Business Development Center (İŞGEM)” project took place in Ankara, Turkey, signifying the launch of the 20 months project led by PLANET. 
The kick of meeting, hosted at the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology of Republic of Turkey was attended by representatives of the Ministry (MoSIT) as the Contracting Authority, Eastern Black Sea Development Agency (DOKA) as the End Recipient of …

PLANET supporting the Voluntary Action initiative

27 Jul 2016

PLANET participated in the “Voluntary Action” event that took place on the 16th and 17th of July at the Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens. The event was organized by, a leading career portal in Greece.
The Voluntary Action event aimed at enabling further cohesion of the Volunteering ecosystem in Greece amid the ongoing crisis. The initiative gave the opportunity to Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs), existing as well as potential volunteers, firms that implement Corporate Social Responsibility programmes, grassroots / …

HORIZON 2020, EAST-HORIZON project comes to its end

16 Jul 2016

EAST –HORIZON project, a coordination and support action funded under Horizon 2020 came to its end with a final conference held on the 13th  & 14th  of July 2016 in Chisinau, Moldova.
The Final Conference was attended by more than 100 participants representing leading commercial, government and research organisations from the EU and the entire Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, who had the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences, lessons learnt and good practices of EU-funded research projects and to …

New Regional Office established in Van, Turkey

15 Jul 2016

PLANET TURKEY Anatolia Office was established under the strategic cooperation between PLANET TURKEY and Gökçenay Group, and inaugurated by PLANET CEO Mr. Christos Giannakopoulos and Gökçenay Group CEO Mr. Yunus Gökçenay on 11/07/2016. The plans of PLANET TURKEY Anatolia Office to exploit PLANET’s huge EU experience and Gökçenay Group’s dominant local position towards enhancing regional development in Eastern Turkey were discussed with a part of local bodies in Van, and will be jointly elaborated with the entire development actors of the region.

Inauguration of Planet Turkey Anatolia …

“Technical Assistance (institutional building) for Development of the Research & Technological Infrastructure of Gaziantep Technopark” project led by PLANET hosts its closing event.

15 Jun 2016

The Closing event of the “Technical Assistance (institutional building) for Development of the Research & Technological Infrastructure of Gaziantep Technopark” project, led by PLANET, took place in Ankara, Turkey on the 13th of June 2016.
The aim of the event, which signified the gradual closure of the project, was to present to key stakeholders, beneficiaries and relevant interested parties the work achieved during the course of the project.
The Closing event opened with speeches by Mr. Murat Altun – Head of IPA …

PLANET continues its sucessful collaboration with INNOVATHENS through “Food for Business” innitiative

15 Jun 2016

PLANET, the Greek leading consulting company, continues its successful collaboration with INNOVATHENS, the Hub of Innovation & Entrepreneurship of Technopolis City of Athens, through sponsoring the 4th “Food for Business” accelerator circle. This collaboration will be launched through the “Greek Gastronomy Stories” event to take place on the 16th of June 2016 at INNOVATHENS.
“Food for Business” is a three month entrepreneurship program that provides high quality information services, education and personalized mentoring/coaching to groups and startups who aspire to succeed …

PLANET sponsoring the NBG i-bank #fintech crowdhackathon

26 Apr 2016

The NBG i-bank #fintech crowdhackathon took place with great success during the weekend of 23 and 24 April 2016. It is the first hackathon in Greece on the subject of #fintech economic activity, a topic which is globally attracting more and more interest. The NBG i-bank #fintech crowdhackathon was organized by Crowdpolicy ( with the support of the National Bank of Greece ( as a main donor, as well as other donors and supporters.
Over the course of NBG i-bank #fintech …

Local informative meetings for PCI 3.24 “Hydro-pumped storage system in Amfilochia” project organized

20 Apr 2016

On April 9 of April 2016, PLANET the Management Consultant of TERNA ENERGY for the PCI 3.24 “Hydro-pumped storage system in Amfilochia” project organized a series of local informative meetings in the villages of Alevrada and Petrona.
During the meetings, which were attended by residents of the area where the system is supposed to be based, preliminary outputs  of the related studies and technical designs were presented. PLANET, organized and facilitated the meetings, providing information on the course of the project’s …

Establishment of our new subsidiary in Albania

11 Jan 2016

PLANET Albania, was established to further strengthen PLANET’s dynamic presence in the country and in the neighboring region. Our local office in Tirana builds on the strong international presence and long-standing successful experience of PLANET GROUP in supporting public and private organisations to strengthen institutional capacity, implement operations improvement and manage complex projects.