Enterpreneurship Toolbox


The enterprise ACTA SA based in Thessaloniki Region, has joined the Action "Entrepreneurship Toolbox: Retailing - Catering Services – Educational services", with a budget of 60 million Euros. The Action aims at supporting existing small and very small enterprises, operating in the following categories:

  • Retailing
  • Catering services
  • Educational and social services

in order to upgrade their level of business organization and operation.

The investment’s total budget is 119.778,00 € out of which 59.889,00 € is public expenditure. The Action is co-financed by Greece and the European Union - European Regional Development Fund.

The approved co-financed Business Plan includes investments in the following categories:

  • Improvement of the business premises for energy efficiency, health, safety and accessibility improvement
  • Machinery and equipment for energy efficiency, health and safety improvement, ICT
  • Service and procedures standardization
  • Digital promotion
  • Means of transportation
  • Wage cost for new personnel

Through the participation in the Action, the enterprise achieved:

  • Competitiveness improvement
  • Increase of profitability
  • Reinforcement of an extrovert business profile
  • Market expenditure by adopting new products and services
  • Creation of better quality products and services
  • Increase of productivity and improvement of operational procedures
  • Entrepreneurship Reinforcement
  • Creation/retention of jobs

The support of EPAnEK proved beneficial, not only for the enterprise but for the competitiveness of the national as well as the local economy.