It all started with a "big bang of ideas in a team spirit", focusing on specific business sectors to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation, supporting development both regionally and nationally.

«Innovation Designed in Greece» supported by Corallia

Genesis of the idea: to modify existing environment with the vision to improve conditions for the development of sciences, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Implementation: the creation and development of the first business innovation cluster in Greece, the Nano/Microelectronics-based Systems and Applications Cluster (mi-Cluster).

Expansion: confirmed with the establishment and development of the Space Technologies and Applications Cluster in 2009 (si-Clusterand  the Gaming and Creative Technologies & Applications Cluster in 2011 (gi-Cluster).

To support hyper-concentration of industrial members and boost innovation exhibited in Greece and abroad, a network of InnoHubs has been developed in key-strategic positions:

Corallia also implements a series of initiatives to stimulate and further promote Youth Entrepreneurship with partners and donors in Greece and abroad, including the most prominent accelerator currently operating in Greece, the egg – enter•growgo, in cooperation with Eurobank, the Educational Trip, the Ε-bootcamp as well as the Internships Days, the Networking Days and so forth.

Aiming at achieving transnational and interregional cooperation, Corallia demonstrates a strong engagement in European cluster policy bodies and has established key-strategic International Collaborations with all innovation stakeholders, regional and national development offices around the world with the ultimate goal to ensure a strong impact on cluster development in the participating countries (and beyond).

Finally, Corallia offers integrated end-to-end services in the frame of state aid programme and acts as an Intermediate Management Body of structural funds, thus, contributing to the smooth and efficient workflow and the proper management of public and community resources.

To date, significant results have been achieved, such as:














Corallia's activities are financed by the private sector, the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and National funds under the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF), the Operational Programme Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship, the Regional Operational Programmes, the Hellenic Public Investments Programme, the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, the South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme and donations from the private sector, foundations and other benefactors.