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ANIMA Investment Network is an international economic development network that aims to work to the promotion and development of the Mediterranean. It brings together 80 members from 18 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean area, including national and regional investment promotion and economic development agencies, business federations, innovation centres, international investors and research institutes. ANIMA's objective is to contribute to the continued improvement of the business and investment climate, as well as encourage shared and sustainable economic development in the Mediterranean.

The network provides expertise in economic development, organises training and sharing of experience, does valuable work on economic promotion, acts as a cooperation agency for its members and partners and supports companies in their development and impact on the region’s markets.

Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean 2019 award, Athens, 21 February 2020 

Enterprise Greece, Vice President of the ANIMA Investment Network, received on behalf of the Netwrok the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean 2019 award. The award was in recognition of ANIMA's continues efforts in promoting the economic development of the Mediterranean region. ANIMA Investment Network aims at enhancing the networking and collaboration of all the European and Mediterranean economic actors. In this context, ANIMA offers its partners economic intelligence tools on the Mediterranean markets, develops projects aimed at improving the attractiveness of the region and organises economic exchange and cooperation between countries within the region.

ANIMA - EBSOMED Masterclasses: Assessing the project impact and capitalization, Marseille, 4 - 6 December 2019

The final evaluation of the overall actions and outputs of a project that must always follow should aim to measure and evaluate them in the best possible way in order to capitalize on their impact. 

ΑΝΙΜΑ EBSOMED Masterclasses: Structuring and promoting an attractive ecosystem - Project development and management cooperation fund raising, Athens, 21-24 January 2020 

Εnterprise Greece, as Vice President of the Anima Investment Network, co-organized two Masterclasses, on January 21-24, 2019 in Athens, titled:"structuring and promoting an attractive ecosystem" και "project development and management cooperation fund raising".

The Economic Development Master Classes took place as part of EBSOMED, a project co-financed by the European Union aims to strengthen business support organizations and business networks in the southern neighborhood.They alternate theory and practice, and are led by international experts and academics.

SOS Méditerranée initiative, Marseille, 20-21 April 2016

Enterprise Greece supported the SOS Méditerranée initiative as Vice – Chairman of ANIMA and conducted meetings with relevant stakeholders in Marseille, France, 20 - April 21, 2016.

Regional MedAcademy Seminar, Beirut, 16-17 September 2015

Enterprise Greece participated in Regional MedAcademy Seminar entitled “Diaspora mobilisation” held in Beirut, Lebanon, 16-17 September 2015.

ANIMA General Assembly, Tunis, 11 June 2015

Enterprise Greece participated in the General Assembly of ANIMA INVESTMENT NETWORK held in Tunis, Tunisia, on June 11, 2015 and was re-elected as Vice Chairman.

ANIMA General Assembly & Tunisian Investment Forum, Tunisia, June 14, 2013

Invest in Greece participated at the General Assembly of ANIMA Investment Network and at the Tunisian Investment Forum, held in Gammarth, Tunisia on June 14, 2013. 

ANIMA Board of Directors Meeting, Marseille - France, October 16-17, 2012

Invest in Greece participated at the Board of Directors meeting of ANIMA Investment Network. The Board meeting was held at the headquarters of ANIMA in Marseille, France, on October 16, 2012. On October 17, 2012, Invest in Greece participated in meetings organised by ANIMA in the framework of the Mediterranean Economic Week, an event held annually in Marseille in October.

EUROMED INVEST - ANIMA, Alexandria, September 21-22, 2011

Invest in Greece participated at the EUROMED INVEST conference, an important annual event for investment and trade in the Euro-Mediterranean region within the framework of Invest in Med. The conference was attended by businesspeople and economic and political stakeholders on September 21 and 22, 2011 in Alexandria, Egypt.

Congress ANIMA, Beirut, September 12-13, 2011

Invest in Greece’s Synergassia was promoted at a conference organised by ANIMA Investment Network in Beirut on 12-13/9 on "Local Investment Promotion in the Mediterranean" as a successful initiative and best practice among the Mediterranean IPAs that supports regional development.

ANIMA: General Assembly and Med - Academy Conference, Morocco, May 31 - June 1, 2011

Invest in Greece, as Vice President, participated in the General Assembly of ANIMA, held on May 31, 2011 in Casablanca, Morocco. Following the Assembly, Invest in Greece’s Executive Chairman, Mr. Aristomenis (Aris) M. Syngros, spoke  on "Changing attitudes to achieve sustainable development" during the Med Academy Conference entitled “Evaluation of Investment Projects".

ANIMA & Invest in Med Summit, Barcelona, June 2-4, 2010 

On June 2, 2010 the Board of ANIMA Investment Network held its annual meeting in Barcelona, Spain.  Dr. Paraskevi Boufounou, President of Invest in Greece, participated in her capacity as Vice President of ANIMA. An Invest in Med Summit, "Mediterranean Economic Leaders Summit, was held on June 3-4.

Business Conference "Bridging the Mediterranean", Athens, July 8-10, 2009 

Invest in Greece Agency delivered a presentation at the Euro-Mediterranean Business Conference "Bridging the Mediterranean" and participated with an exhibition stand. The Conference ran from July 8-10, 2009, and was organised by the Federation of Greek Industries in Athens. The purpose of the Conference was to work towards more balanced economic development in the wider Mediterranean region.

Seminar "Economic Intelligence", Athens, May 11-12, 2009 

A seminar on "Economic Intelligence" was organised by Invest in Greece Agency in Athens, May 11-12, 2009.  This seminar was an INVEST IN MED- EU initiative. The seminar was co-organised by ANIMA Investment Network and the Investment Promotion Agencies of Spain, Jordan, Egypt and Israel. The objective of the two-day seminar was for an exchange of best practices, information and expertise.

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