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Submitted: Thu, 01/26/2023 - 12:37

We announce the Awards of the Cross-Border Open Innovation Contest into the context of Interreg Creative@Hubs Project

Creators, artists, organizations and companies in the field of Cultural & Creative Industries (CCIs) had the opportunity, from 22 November to 20 December 2022, to submit their innovative business ideas to the open innovation platform of the Regional Development Fund of the Western Greece Region (RDF/RWG) ( by participating in the Contest.

The awarded proposals are listed, below:

1.       Agri-food sector

1st prize: Pantelis Milonas

2nd prize: Spyros Lazaropoulos

3rd prize: Natalie La Torre

2.       Crafts / Visual-Artistic creations / Performing Arts (Theatre, Dance, Music, etc.)

1st prize: Giuseppe Rinelli

3.       Cultural Tourism / Cultural Heritage

1st prize: Paris Laliotis

2nd prize: Konstantinos Ragias

3rd prize: Traces KOINSEP


The awards ceremony will be held on Friday, 3 February 2023 (11:00-13:00) at the premises of the Region of Western Greece - Regional Council Hall, ground floor (N.E.O. Patron-Athinon 32 & Amerikis, Patras).

The ceremony will be broadcasted with live streaming via the following zoom page: