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ACADEMY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP (AKEP)
The ACADEMY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP (AKEP) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 2007 by the historical Educational Association of Athens "HFAISTOS" and aiming to create a healthier entrepreneurial environment on a national and European level, and trying to support young people who wish to make their innovative entrepreneurial ideas come true. AKEP's main objective is the cultivation of the essential entrepreneurial attitude and transfer of the necessary knowledge to young entrepreneurs who are now entering the labour market and to already active entrepreneurs, wishing to establish themselves and expand their operations both within Greece and abroad. AKEP has been a national partner of the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Greece since 2008 (http://wearegen.co/gew). As a member of the Entrepreneur Envoy network ( http://www.entrepreneurenvoy.org ), and of the European Association of Development Research and Training (http://www.eadi.org ), AKEP is fully aware of the requirements of the European labour market, transferring this knowledge to the participants of its educational programmes. AKEP's has been nominated as the official National partner for Greece for the Startup Nations ( http://www.startupnations.org ) Global Network, and constitutes an important communication channel for startup entrepreneurs and policy makers both on a European and a global level. AKEP is participating in various European research projects that support entrepreneurship development and employability.