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23/04/2018 INTENSSS-PA presented to the Hellenic Association of Urban and Regional Planners

On Saturday April 21th 2018 in Volos, Greece, the results of the INTENSSS-PA Project were presented and disseminated to the members of the Hellenic Association of Urban and Regional Planners (SEMPXPA).

The presentation included the key elements of the Project, the design approach that was adopted, the RLLs tool and their operation, its pilot application in the framework of developing the Energy-Spatial Plan of Karditsa’s Region, as well as the transfer of experience and knowledge from the RLLs in the other regions of the INTENSSS-PA project.

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The presentation was followed by questions and discussion with the audience about the possibilities of implementing the RLL tool in spatial planning, the energy-related parameters that need to be considered in the spatial planning processes in Greece and the ways though which integrated sustainable energy planning can be incorporated into spatial planning and development programming.

Some of the conclusions that emerged from the discussion were:

  • The need to institutionally safeguard the spatial nature of ad hoc energy projects
  • The establishment of a mechanism capable of coordinating and monitoring energy efficiency policies at different levels.
  • The establishment of relations and links between spatial planning and energy planning in the country.

You can learn more about the content of these workshops by visiting http://www.intenssspa.eu/greek/event/  

 

20/04/2018 Training workshop for the exploitation of biomass

On Thursday, April 19th the RLL of Karditsa organized a training workshop on the "Practices and Approaches to Biomass Exploitation".

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During the workshop, the Electronic Waste Registry function was presented and a discussion was held on the mandatory registration of biomass-managing bodies in this registry.

Additionally, practices of utilize the urban branch-cleaning were also presented and the participants also discussed the approaches on how to organize the supply chain of this biomass source.

If you are interested in this topic you can learn more about the content of these workshops by visiting http://www.intenssspa.eu/greek/event/ 

29/01/2018 Kareditsa's RLL workshop on energy-spatial planning

On the 26th and 27th of January a training workshop was organized in the framework of INTENSSS-PA project. The main topics of the workshop were the integrated energy-spatial planning and the energy utilization of biomass in Karditsa’s region.

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During the first day, proposals for energy and spatial planning were presented, while on the second day, the issue of the energy use of biomass in the region of Karditsa was analyzed extensively.

You can learn more about the content of these workshops by visiting http://www.intenssspa.eu/greek/event/  

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03/07/2017 INTENSSS-PA project in the “3rd International Conference on Changing Cities”

The 3rd International Conference on Changing Cities was organized in Syros Island, Greece on 26th to 30th June 2017. The special session “Integrated Sustainable Energy Spatial Planning” was chaired by the INTENSSS-PA partner SEMPXPA (Hellenic Association of Urban and Regional Planners, Greece) and co-chaired by the INTENSSS-PA Project.

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The conference aimed at becoming an international forum for exchange of ideas on changing cities and included the presentation of seven scientific articles addressing all major aspects of the session theme.

Find out more by visiting INTENSSS PA official site: http://www.intenssspa.eu/news/3rd-international-conference-changing-cities/

24/03/2017 INTENSSS-PA Database: A useful knowledge-base for integration of sustainable energy as a theme into spatial planning

The INTENSSS-PA Web-based Database provides, in a structured way, the existing knowledge related to the integration of energy as a theme into spatial planning and physical and socio-economic landscapes. This knowledge has been identified through a systematic review implemented within INTENSSS-PA project and the INTENSSS-PA outcomes.

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The database consists of numerous case studies and technical materials (i.e. methodologies, tools, presentations, etc.) related to integrated sustainable energy planning and it is continuously enhanced with INTENSSS-PA outputs and other related materials identified and used while the project is evolving.

Find out more and explore INTENSSS-PA Database by visiting the following link: http://intensss.bpm.com.gr/

03/01/2017 BPM is the coordinator of the EU funded (H2020) project INTENSSS-PA

INTENSSS-PA is a EU funded project (H2020) that supports public authorities to integrate the energy theme into spatial planning and regional physical and socioeconomic landscapes.

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To achieve the objective INTENSS-PA provides human and institutional capacity building to public authorities and to the wider network of private and public actors related to energy and regional planning by implementing the Living Lab concept, i.e. an innovative environment of co-creation.

Specifically, a network of seven Regional Living Labs (RLL) within the seven different Countries/Regions that participate in the project will be created. 

To find out more about project objectives and outcomes visit the official web page: http://www.intenssspa.eu/

21/10/2016 New Development Law 4399/2016

The four (4) basic schemes of the New Development Law 4399/2016 have been published on October 19, 2016...

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  • Aid for Mechanical Equipment (final date of submission: April 28, 2017)
  • General Entrepreneurship (final date of submission: January 23, 2017)
  • New Independent SMEs (final date of submission: January 23, 2017)
  • Large Investments (final date of submission: April 28, 2017)

The aid rate may reach up to 55%, based on the expected revision of the Regional Aid Map, depending on company size and installation area.

You may see a brief presentation of the New Development Law here.

BPM can support your company on the submission and implementation procedure. Please contact us for further information.

18/05/2016 Sales Representative (Code position: SR1-16)

On behalf of our client, CHEP HELLAS, Multinational company in the supply chain, leader in the global market with strong presence in Greece, we are looking for

Sales Representative
(Code position: SR1-16)

Workplace: Athens, Greece

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 Α. Main Responsibilities:

  • Market research and analysis for acquisition of new customers all over Greece in the field of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG)
  • Supply chain analysis
  • Identification of major opportunities and development of sales plan to achieve targets in areas of responsibility
  • Expand customer base of the company
  • Conducting sales in Business to Business (B2B) environment.

 B. Knowledge, Skill and Abilities Requirements:

  • University Degree
  • Experience of at least 2 years in sales in B2B services, supply chain or fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors in a matrix structure
  • Experience in services’ sales to large organizations with complex decision making processes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Greek and English with the ability to interact effectively
  • Excellent computer literacy and familiarity with CRM and/or ERP systems
  • Analytical and synthetic skills, ability to focus on detail, organizational skills, teamwork performance, customer orientation in a multinational environment and reporting and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Dynamic personality with professional development perspective and ambition
  • Car driving license.

 C. The company offers:

  • Full-time occupation
  • Monthly salary, plus bonus based on results
  • Education / Training (in Greece and abroad)
  • Additional benefits
  • Perspective of professional advancement.

Send us your CV here

24/07/2015 Sales Representative (Code position: SR1-15)

On behalf of our client, Multinational company in the supply chain, leader in the global market with strong presence in Greece, we are looking for

Sales Representative
(Code position: SR1-15)

Workplace: Athens, Greece

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 Α. Main Responsibilities:

  • Market research and analysis for acquisition of new customers all over Greece in the field of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG)
  • Supply chain analysis
  • Identification of major opportunities and development of sales plan to achieve targets in areas of responsibility
  • Expand customer base of the company
  • Conducting sales in Business to Business (B2B) environment.

 

B. Knowledge, Skill and Abilities Requirements:

  • University Degree
  • Experience of at least 5 years in sales in B2B services, supply chain or fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors in a matrix structure
  • Experience in supply chain or project related in selling services to large organizations with complex decision making processes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Greek and English with the ability to interact effectively
  • Excellent computer literacy and familiarity with CRM and/or ERP systems
  • Analytical and synthetic skills, ability to focus on detail, organizational skills, teamwork performance, customer orientation in a multinational environment and reporting and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Dynamic personality with professional development perspective and ambition
  • Car driving license.

 

C. The company offers:

  • Full-time occupation
  • Monthly salary, plus bonus based on results
  • Education / Training
  • Additional benefits
  • Perspective of professional advancement.

Send us your CV here

24/07/2015 Junior Account Executive (Code position: JAE1-15)

On behalf of our client, Multinational company in the supply chain, leader in the global market with strong presence in Greece, we are looking for

 Junior Account Executive 
(Code position: JAE1-15)

Workplace: Athens, Greece

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Α. Main Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and deliver visits and calls within agreed frequencies and ensure regular follow up with staff and management at major retailers’ locations all over Greece
  • Account handling and reporting
  • Account database administration
  • Cooperation with other company departments to support retailers servicing
  • Participation in projects and other tasks delegated by the Team leader and / or Manager.

 

Β. Knowledge, Skill and Abilities Requirements:

  • University Degree
  • Experience of 1-2 years in account management in B2B services, supply chain or fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Greek and English with the ability to interact effectively
  • Excellent computer literacy and familiarity with CRM and/or ERP systems
  • Analytical and synthetic skills, ability to focus on detail, organizational skills, teamwork performance, customer orientation in a multinational environment and reporting and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dynamic personality with professional development perspective and ambition
  • Car driving license.

 

C. The company offers:

  • Full-time occupation
  • Monthly salary, plus bonus based on results
  • Education / Training
  • Additional benefits
  • Perspective of professional advancement.

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15/12/2014 Pre-publication of two (2) actions of the new NSRF 2014 – 2020, with a total public funding of 100 million € supporting SMEs and unemployed

The following two (2) entrepreneurship actions of the new programming period 2014 – 2020 with a total budget of 100 million € were pre – published:

  • “Dynamically creating business venture“, for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) aiming at upgrading the business organization and operation of the SMEs
  • “Business opportunity”, for unemployed people aiming at the creation of new, sustainable and innovative enterprises and the promotion of employment.

The actions will be launched under the Operational Programme for Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

For further information, stay tuned!

14/11/2014 General Secretariat for Research & Technology – Pre-publication of six R&T support actions with a total public funding of 123 million €.

In the framework of the new programming period 2014-2020, the General Secretariat for Research & Technology (GSRT) pre-publishes six (6) R&T support actions with a total planned public funding of 123 million €.

The aim of these actions is to support research and technological development, the creation of new jobs especially in sectors with high added value by simultaneously addressing the brain drain and the mobilization of private sector investment in Research Technological Development and Innovation.

For any further information, stay tuned!

21/10/2014 Open Job Postings @ BPM

BPM is looking for passionate and creative junior analysts and senior consultants, who will support the company's further growth!

If you want to join our team, don’t hesitate to contact us and send us your CV!

Further information about our current open job postings

21/10/2014 EU Access to Finance for SMEs

The European Union provides support to European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

This is available in different forms such as grants, loans and, in some cases, guarantees. Support is available either directly or through programmes managed at national or regional level, such as the European Union’s Structural Funds.  SMEs can also benefit from a series of non-financial assistance measures in the form of programmes and business support services.

EU Financial Instruments for SMEs 2014 - 2020 ...

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HORIZON 2020 – Support to foster high-potential innovation

HORIZON 2020, through SME Instrument, offers SMEs the following:

  • Business innovation grants for feasibility assessment purposes: 50,000 € per project (70% of total cost of the project);
  • Business innovation grants for innovation development & demonstration purposes: an amount in the indicative range of EUR 500,000 and 2,5 million (70% of total cost of the project as a general rule);
  • Free-of-charge business coaching;
  • Access to a wide range of innovation support services and facilitated access to risk finance, to facilitate the commercial exploitation of the innovation.

For more information about HORIZON 2020, contact our team.

 

COSME Support to create favorable business environment and competitiveness

The new programme is first and foremost an instrument that will improve access to finance for SMEs, support their internationalization and improve their access to markets. 60% of COSME's estimated budget of €2.3 bn will be dedicated to financial instruments, providing guarantees (up to €150.000 €) and venture capital and encouraging the flow of credit and investment into the SME sector.

For more information about COSME, contact our team.

21/10/2014 Launch of the new Art & Craft Business website!

We are proud to announce the launch of the new website of “Art & Craft Business”, a program especially designed for artists and crafters seeking to start and grow their own creative business.

Art & Craft Business” is one of the three pillars of BPM’s initiative “NEW AGE OF WORK” as a response to the rapid changes in the work environment and intense social needs for employment and income generation.

Visit our “Art & Craft Business” website!

21/10/2014 Persona GLOBAL Inc. 36th International Conference

On September 5th and 6th, the 36th International Conference of Persona GLOBAL Inc. was held in Copenhagen, Denmark. 20 countries were represented, 12 delegates completed certifications, and all attendees were very pleased with the new workshops, new technologies, unique solutions applied to training as well as the new training programs of Persona GLOBAL Inc.: Direct Leadership, Storytelling for Leaders, Resilience, and FreeRunner Simulation Program!

21/10/2014 Launching of our New Website!

On 21st October 2014, BPM’s new website is launched. The website presents the company, the services it provides, its experience as well as its team of high-caliber professional consultants. Via our website, our visitors will find information on the current affairs concerning the business environment, on programs and investment incentives and on a wide range of topics that may interest businesses and organizations of the public and private sector. Our visitors will also be informed of our Company’s news and progress.

However, our website cannot substitute our physical interaction. Therefore, if our website has made a good impression on you, we urge you to contact us!