The YESS Summer School Bari, Italy (July 2019, 15th – 26th)

After the successful event “Mobilizing the Start-up Ecosystem of Epirus” (Ioannina, April 3rd) and YESS Startup Bootcamp (Ioannina, May 11th – 19th), the Interreg YESS Project ( intends to transfer knowledge and best practices to young people in order to provide the useful tips and to spark challenges on developing business ideas.

The YESS Summer School (July 2019, 15th – 26th) was a unique opportunity for the students participated to meet BARI (ITALY) professionals, businessmen and academics that helped them to figure out how to innovate in the fields of Blue Growth, Design, e-Health, Tourism, Social Innovation and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Young students (18-22 years) from both Greece and Italy, joined YESS Summer School, in order to build innovative knowledge and skills about mentioned subjects, and facilitate fruitful cultural exchanges among a variety of actors coming from different areas, including representatives from the academia, the public and private sectors, but also potential funders and investors.

The workshops focused on the following topics:

Digital transformation: tools and strategy

Big Data, Open Data & Analytics

Innovation: Management & Strategy

Social Media and Digital Marketing

YESS Project just started!

The kick-off meeting of the project ‘Young Entrepreneurs Startup School – YESS” was hosted by Polytechnic University of Bari, in Bari, Italy, on 10-11/09/2018. All partners were present and discussed how to give an added value to the the YESS Project for the benefit of the startuppers!


What is the Interreg Greece – Italy Programme?

Greece and Italy, two neighbouring countries with a rich and common past, have more than 25 years of cooperation experience, starting from 1990 until now. Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme is a European Territorial Cooperation Programme that aims to help public institutions

and local stakeholders to develop cross-border projects and pilot actions and to create new policy, products and services, with the final goal to improve the citizens’ quality of life. Strategically, the programme will enhance innovation in a number of fields such as blue growth, tourism and culture, agro food and cultural and creative industries.

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