e-Trikala SA at the Major Cities of Europe Conference

The Municipal Development Company of Trikala city, E-trikala S.A participated in the Major Cities of Europe Conference (http://www.majorcities.eu/) that took place in Zagreb at 11th-14th of June 2017

E-trikala is one of the very first members of Major Cities of Europe and was nominated this year for “Outstanding Contribution to the 2017 Major Cities of Europe Conference”.

During the Conference, e-trikala had the opportunity to promote and disseminate via posters, brochures and presentations three European Projects that are under implementation this period in the city of Trikala.

To be precise the projects presented are the following:

ACTIVAGE (a HORIZON 2020 EU funded project) : ACTIVAGE Project is an initiative that focuses in meeting the challenge posed by the ageing of the population via solutions entailing the use of the Internet of Things, reducing the negative impact involved in chronic disorders and degeneration http://www.activageproject.eu/

Den CuPID (a project that runs under the auspices of the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY), the Hellenic National Agency of the Erasmus+ programme). Den CuPID is a Strategic Partnership (SP), which aims primarily at improving transversal competencies, such as entrepreneurship and managerial skills, and enhancing knowledge in the field of cultural management. It envisages the optimization of local capacities in designing and implementing projects based on the local cultural endowment, as well as the ability to involve financial and innovative funding tools, for the accomplishment of these projects. ( http://den-cupid.eu/en/)

iHEeRO (an EU funded project receiving funding from the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) – Transport Sector under grant agreement no. INEA/CEF/TRANS/1031743): this project is considered the continuation of HEeRO and HEeRO2 projects and focuses in implementing an eCall service triggered either manually by vehicle occupants or automatically so as to either prevent or detect an accident.  http://iheero.eu/

The persons that attended the conference were, the C.E.O of e-trikala, Mr. Odysseas Raptis and Mrs. Christina Karaberi who works in the Department of Research and Communication of the company.