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Competent Authority

Region of Epirus
Tel.: +30 2651072164
Fax: +30 2651031224
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Managing Body
BIC of Epirus
Tel.: +30-2651044447
Fax: +30-2651044467
bicepirus@ioa.forthnet.gr
Paying Body
Regional Fund and Development of Epirus
Tel.: +30 2651034054
Fax: +30 2651034054
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Administrative Suport of the Program

Steering Committee

Actions:

  • Monitoring of the project implementation,
  • Monitoring and guidance for pilot projects,
  • Assurance for the compatibility and collaboration with the regional support programs, national initiatives and E.C. funded projects.

For the accurate implementation of the above and the assurance of the project regional range, the following are defined as members of the program Steering Committee:

  1. Dimitris Panozahos (Head of the Committee. In case of any impediment, he is replaced by the General Manager of the Region of Epirus, Mr B. Mitselos)
  2. Lambros Rizos (Prefect of Arta)
  3. Ilias Liakos (Prefect of Thesprotia)
  4. Alexandros Kaxrimanis (Prefect of Ioannina)
  5. Basilios Ioannou (Prefect of Preveza)
  6. George Dimou (Dean of the University of Ioannina)
  7. Dimitrios Papagiannis (Chamber of Arta Chairman)
  8. Basilis Lolos (Chamber of Thesprotia Chairman)
  9. Panagiotis Floros (Chamber of Ioannina Chairman)
  10. Fotis Lainas (Chamber of Preveza Chairman)
  11. Ioannis Lambrou (Regional Fund for Development of Epirus Manager)
  12. Katerina Fillipou – Keramida (BIC Epirus Manager)
  13. Vartholomaios Martinos (Liable person from the Ministry of National Economy)

Or their delegate representatives.

Paying Body

The Regional Fund for the Development of Epirus is appointed as the paying body of the program based on:

  1. The approved proposal
  2. The EU Direction : CCI 2002 GR 16 0 PP 004/5.6.2003
  3. Appendice II (Funding Contract)
  4. Appendice III (general terms implemented in funding contracts)
  5. Greek Ministry of National Economy Direction in 8/10/2020

Management and Implementation Body

The Business Innovation Center of Epirus (BIC OF EPIRUS) is appointed as the Management and Implementation Body, based on:

  1. The approved proposal
  2. The EU direction: CCI 2002 GR 16 0 PP 004/5.6.2003
  3. Appendice II (Funding Contract)
  4. Appendice III (general terms implemented in funding contracts)
  5. Greek Ministry of National Economy Direction in 8/10/2020

The project of BIC of Epirus will correspond to the Action Plan that is stated through the Financial contract in 1/6/2020 among the European Commission and BIC of Epirus under the supervision of the Regional Fund for the Development of Epirus and based on five strategic areas:

  1. Regional Economies based on Knowledge and Technological Innovation
    1. New investment opportunities for new business creation on the service sector
    2. Innovative & flexible training
    3. Effective promotion of Private Financing
    4. Regional prediction practices
    5. Innovative Policy Interface Committee
    6. Innovation Week
  2. E-Europe: Information Society in service of regional development
    1. E-Commerce & Information Management
  3. Regional Identification and sustainable development
  4. Attendant actions
    1. International Collaboration
  5. Technical Assistance
    1. Evaluation

The opening date as well as the termination date for the expenses selection in the frame of the current regional innovation actions program are determined in the financial contract, appendice II, and these are:

 

Opening Date:

1/6/2020

 

Termination Date:

31/5/2020

 

Project Duration:

24 months

The approved financial amount for the program execution is € 1.380.000,00 (one million, three hundred and eighty thousand euros) form which the community participation is € 1.046.000,00.- (one million, forty six thousand euros) percentage of 75,80%, the national participation is covered by the Ministry of National Economy up to € 284.000,00.- (two hundred and eighty four thousand euros) while the left € 50.000,00 (fifty thousand euros) consist the private contribution.

BIC of Epirus will have a special bank account No 90517-42/2 Egnatia Bank, where Community participation credits will be transferred.

BIC of Epirus will manage and implement this project in close cooperation with the Regional Fund for Development of Epirus (Paying Body) based on Appendice II (Financial contract) and Appendice III (General conditions implemented in funding contracts of European Communities) DECISION of EUROPEAN COMMISSION CCI 2002 GR 16 0 PP 004/ 5.6.2003, as well as in the actions table and further budgeting of the Proposal.

BIC of Epirus will sign contracts of task entrusting to others based on its internal procedures and demands or specifications of the approved proposal, asking by the contractor relevant letters of guaranty of equal amount for the total program duration, which will be equal to the financing flow from both communal and national financial resources.

Management Unit

Actions:

Shaping of the strategy and suggestions to the Steering Committee

  • Analysis, monitoring, evaluation of studies, pilot actions, awareness raising initiatives, networking organizations involved
  • Monitoring and development of the project in order to secure that initial goals are in time and budget
  • Physical and financial subject observation according to EU directions
  • Interim and final reports
  • Monitoring of the working groups
  • Input from other regions and countries
  • Participation in the networking events
  • Interregional collaboration with other Greek regions (RITTS-RIS Ntework)

To manage the above, the members of the Management Unit are:

Management Unit Members
1. Katerina Fillipou – Keramida (BIC Epirus Manager, Implementation and Management of the ENTI program)
2. Ioannis Lambrou (Regional Fund for Development of Epirus Manager liable actor for the ENTI program payments)
3. Dr. Dimitris Fotiadis (University of Ioannina. Responsible person of the project titled: ”e-commerce & Information Management”
4. Fotis Raptis (Planning and Development Planning Section Manager of the Region of Epirus, Financial Supervisor for BIC Of Epirus)
5. Athanasios Mantalovas (MOD S.A. – Project connection to ROP Of Epirus)

With the support of Vasilis Tampakis (BIC of Epirus).

Certification Committee

Commendation and Operation of the Certification Committee for Progress and Financial Reports regarding the Program ENTI at Epirus region.

Certification Committee Members
1. Katerina Fillipou – Keramida (BIC Epirus Manager, Implementation and Management of the ENTI program)
2. Ioannis Lambrou (Regional Fund for Development of Epirus Manager liable actor for the ENTI program payments)
4. Fotis Raptis (Planning and Development Planning Section Manager of the Region of Epirus, Financial Supervisor for BIC Of Epirus)

Control Body

Control will take place by an independent body carrying approval certificate for financial monitoring conducts. In this case GRANT THORNTON is appointed (S.A. Bound by oath Accountants Body, represented by Mr I Kasioumis in Ioannina)

Project Actions Evaluation

The evaluation of the program implementation actions (evaluation & progress monitoring) will take place by external professionals.

 

CONTENTS:

Introduction

Goals
Strategy
Actions
Added Value
Compatibility & Synergy
Administrative Support
Timetable
Financial System
Financial Data

 

 
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