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Economic Policy Committee to Visit Larissa in May

LARISSA – The Economic Policy Committee (ECON) of the European Committee of the Regions is visiting Larissa in May, accepting an invitation from the Thessaly local governor and member of ECON, Costas Agorastos.

In the context of the visit on “Best practices for the implementation of EU aid” for SMEs and Entrepreneurship in the Region of Thessaly during the COVID-19 pandemic “, the members of the Commission are going to visit innovative companies in Larissa funded by European funds and will be informed about the programmes and entrepreneurship support actions financed by the Region of Thessaly through the Thessaly 2014-2020 NSRF.

It is noted that the Region of Thessaly has been awarded by the Committee of the Regions of Europe with the top distinction “Business Region of Europe”, in practical recognition of its strategic plan and coordinated action in the field of strengthening entrepreneurship.

ECON is one of the six committees of the European Committee of the Regions with responsibilities for covering, among others, the fields of industry and industrial policy, public investment, public procurement, international trade, the digital market, and SME policy, as well as entrepreneurship and tax policy.

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