The Science and Technology Park of Crete (STEP-C) was created in 1993 as an initiative of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), one of the largest Research Organizations in the country. STEP-C offers, in addition to incubating facilities and services to start up companies with new and emerging technologies, specialized professional services geared to assisting and guiding them to:

  1. Unleash their potential through innovation
  2. Assess and secure their intellectual capital
  3. Support better their business interests and needs
  4. Transfer their technological advancements into the manufacturing of innovative products and services

  • READ MORE MENTECH – Training New Mentors for Young Tech Entrepreneurs 15, 16, 17, 22 & 23 March



    The application forms are available on


    The deadline for the application is 11th March 2021.

  • READ MORE Job opening at bioPix-T


    BIOPIX-T, a biotechnology start-up in the field of diagnostics is looking for its new offices in Science and Technology Park of Crete (STEP-C) an agile Software Engineer.The #SoftwareEngineer will play a key role in researching, developing, testing and implementing new key technologies that further enhance the company’s products and operations.

    More info and submission of your application :

  • READ MORE 2020 China Innovation & Entrepreneurship Fair


    Take the chance to exhibit your start-up in the most renowned Chinese Start-up Fair ONLINE, and For FREE! There are 20 free slots. It is a great opportunity to gain exposure and gain connections in the Chinese tech start-up ecosystem! (please find introduction as attached)
    September 23 to 25, 2020, and a 1-year-long online presence
    Why you shouldn't miss this fair:
    - opportunities for international technology companies to acquire top-level distribution partners, investors & potential customers in China
    - virtual format: no travel costs, more audiences expected
    - 3D booth for uploading interactive company & products information
    - live exchange
    - participation in exclusive match-making & pitching sessions
    - access to a huge network, events & programs
    - online promotion
    UnternehmerTUM will support the conference with a testimonial.
    How to proceed?
    If you are interested, please write an email to
    You can find more information Here
  • READ MORE Volunteer work at STEP-C


    We are happy to announce that Agamemnon Apladas is our new volunteer at Science & Technology Park of Crete.
    Agamemnon is a computer science graduate and he will be involved in the implementation of SMEInnoBoost project during the period August-October 2020, thanks to the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) initiative called "Interreg Volunteer Youth - IVY" ( SME Innoboost project aims to support and enhance the innovation potential and competitiveness of SMEs in the Balkan region in order to contribute to smart and sustainable growth. For further information about the project, please see
    About his decision to get involved in this project, Agamemnon says:
    “I am glad that Interreg Volunteer Youth (IVY) gives me the opportunity to be part of this innovative project. I am keen on live the experience in the field of communication and I always wanted to enhance solidarity among regions in my way and now I have my chance. I found the SMEInnoBoost Project very interesting and I am grateful to be a member of the IVY team.
    I expect to gain expertise in the field of volunteer Projects and to improve not only my computer skills but also my communication skills"
  • READ MORE Sustainable Development Goals Global Startup Competition


    Dive into the world’s largest call to reach the most disruptive startups that directly contribute to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    Led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the UN agency responsible for promoting sustainable, accessible and inclusive tourism, this Competition aims to encourage the global innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem to embrace sustainability and to deliver impact during the United Nations Decade of Action starting this year.

    Deadline for candidatures : 20 September, 2020

    For more info visit

  • READ MORE Practical guide to doing business in Europe


    The "Your Europe" portal is the practical guide to living, working, travelling and doing business in the European Union.

  • READ MORE The SME Strategy released by European Commission


    The SME Strategy released by European Commission supports #SMEs by recognizing their individual requirements and the need to reinforce innovation, jobs and diversity that they bring to the EU economy.
  • READ MORE Webinar :"How to Do Business in the U.S.A , COVID19 Challenges and opportunities", 30/06/2020


    The event that is focused on Technology and Innovation is co-organised by Entreprise Greece and the Consulate of Greece in San Francisco

    Register for the event :

    See the speakers here

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