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Major Sponsors

NextFab_Foundation_LogoNextFab Foundation

NextFab Foundation’s mission is to promote the development and operation of Hardware Makerspaces (also known as “Fab Labs”) and Incubators scaled to support (a) humanitarian projects which target at-risk populations in conflict affected areas; and (b) hardware technology development/commercialization in select emerging markets which are well advanced on the technology continuum.

The Foundation was formed by Dr. Evan Malone as a philanthropic extension of NextFab (nextfabfoundation.org), his US private social enterprise which comprises a network of membership-based makerspaces that provide access to tools, technology, education and services for makers of any skill level. Headquartered in Philadelphia, NextFab supports a total of 5 US and international projects which comprise of Makerspaces, Workshop Academies and Business Incubators.

 

Eurolife FFH

Eurolife FFH is one of the leading insurance groups in Greece, covering approximately 11% of the life insurance and general insurance markets in 2019. It began its activity in 2000 as a branch of Eurobank. In December 2015 it was bought out by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, which with the OMERS Administration Corporation controls 80% of the company. Its subsidiaries in Greece work across life insurance and general insurance, offering a wide range of insurance products to more than 500,000 customers.

 

Kafea Terra Food and Drinks AEBE

KAFEA TERRA AEBE has pioneered highlighting the values ​​of an emblematic authentic espresso, creating a highly trained and dedicated sales team, implementing a dynamic and energetic marketing strategy, coupled with service, technical support and high standards training. The company employs 160 employees and holds a leading position in the Greek market, having the largest national network of commercial partners in HO.RE.CA. Thanks to our people, with consistent dedication and love in their work, our Vision is developed to constantly search for the best coffee beans, blends … with perseverance in perfection!

Funding partners

European Commission Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

TIMA Foundation

The TIMA Charitable Foundation supports Greek nonprofit organizations dedicated to social improvement and places emphasis on ageing. The Foundation awards grants in the areas of social welfare, health care, education, arts and culture, and science. It funds nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated effective management skills and have achieved significant, long-lasting, and tangible results.

Since 2012 TIMA has made 229 grant commitments to nonprofit organizations mainly in Greece.  80% of these grants target one of the most vulnerable groups of Greek society affected by the economic crisis, namely the elderly population.

Giustra Foundation

For over two decades, The Giustra Foundation has supported innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing humanitarian and economic challenges. It assists and develops initiatives focused on women and children, health and education, homelessness, and refugee resettlement.

The Foundation is based in Canada and actively supports organizations and individuals worldwide that are focused on working efficiently to measurably improve people’s lives.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Giustra Foundation has been cooperating closely with government, the private sector, and other non-profits in Vancouver to establish an emergency feeding program that provides healthy meals to low-income women and children, vulnerable seniors, and others in need.

Kahane Foundation LogoKahane Foundation

The Karl Kahane Foundation was established in 1991 by the late Karl Kahane as an independent, privately funded, non-political and non-religious charitable foundation, and is based in Switzerland.

Karl Kahane (1920-1993), who served as the President of the foundation until his death, was an Austrian entrepreneur and a close friend of Bruno Kreisky. He supported politicians and peace activists at the time of the first peace talks between Israel and Egypt and acted as a facilitator between the different parties.

Kahane said of himself: “I categorise neither my friends nor employees, neither my sympathies nor antipathies according to religion or race”. He considered it his duty to be on the side of the weak and to dedicate part of the proceeds from the family companies to not-for-profit organisations.

Organisational supporters

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Athens Coordination Center for Migrant & Refugee Issues Logo
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Greek Council for Refugees logo
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Awards

Education Leaders Awards Gold

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