Operational Programme Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2014-2020 (EPAnEK)
The Operational Program “Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship & Innovation” (EPAnEK) is one of the seven Sectoral and thirteen Regional Operational Programs of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (NSRF) for the period 2014-2020, which was approved by the C (2014) 10162 final EU Decision of 18/12/2014.
The 4th revision of EPAnEK is conected to the optimal utilization of the European and Structural Investment Funds to deal with the outbreak of COVID-19 and specifically to the need to finance entrepreneurship support Actions, in an effort to address and reduce the economic impact of the pandemic. The Revision was approved on 09/07/2020 by the European Commission's Executive Decision No. C (2020) 4812 final.
EPAnEK continues to cover the whole of Greece and has a 6.19 billion Euros public expenditure budget (4.79 billion Euros EU contribution). The pivotal strategic objective of EPAnEK is to enhance the competitiveness and extroversion of enterprises, to facilitate transition to quality entrepreneurship, while at the same time advancing innovation and growth of domestic added value. The Operational Programme Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship & Innovation occupies a central position in the country's efforts to create a new production model that will lead to development and will strengthen the competitiveness of the Greek economy by leveraging private financing.
The new model brings to the fore productive, competitive and outward looking sectors of the economy, such as tourism, energy, agri-food, the environment, the supply chain, information and communication technologies, health and the pharmaceutical industry, creative and cultural industries, materials – construction.
News and Interests
1,14 billion euros for SMEs by EPAnEK
EIB and National Bank of Greece launch new green and urban infrastructure investment scheme
Monitioring Committe of Epanek participates in the annual fair of PELOPONESE EXPO (27/9 - 1/10) in Argolis
Participation of the EPANEK SA at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Exhibition, September 9-17, 2017
The Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of the Greek Development Bank was signed