FORTH/PRAXI Network - PRAXI / HELP-FORWARD Network
PRAXI / HELP-FORWARD Network is a technology transfer organization addressed to small and medium sized enterprises and research institutions all over Greece. Its services range from information to mediation and advisory support, covering the whole spectrum of activities related to research collaboration, technology transfer and commercial exploitation of research results. PRAXI / HELP-FORWARD Network is an autonomous entity, falling under the Central Administration of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas. PRAXI / HELP-FORWARD Network started its operation in 1991 as a joint initiative of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) and the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (FING).
The mission of PRAXI / HELP-FORWARD Network is to stimulate competitiveness of Greek enterprises and research institutions via linking research and industry, promote innovation and entrepreneurship as well as transnational cooperation.
Within this role, PRAXI / HELP-FORWARD Network is a member of the Greek consortium of the Enterprise Europe Network (Enterprise Europe Network - Hellas), which provides international business cooperation services, information on European policies, innovation and technology transfer services as well as services for encouraging SME' participation to the European programs for Research and Technology.