Make it Better (miB) is a recent organization (private NGO, non-profit) settled in one of the most depressed regions in Europe (South Alentejo, Portugal), that capitalizes the experience of its promoters and team of more then 15 years of joint work and cooperation with public and private organizations in Portugal, Europe and as well in several other parts of the world (South America, Africa and Asia). It complies a multidisciplinary team of associates and workers that give powerful input in big umbrella areas, such as sustainable development, social responsibility and social economy, in the frames where most disadvantaged groups are settled.

The National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSR “Demokritos”) is the largest public multidisciplinary research center in Greece, with critical mass in expertise and infrastructure in the fields of Nanotechnology, Energy & Environment, Biosciences, Particle and Nuclear Science, Informatics and Telecommunications. The NCSR “Demokritos” conducts world-class basic and applied research, for advancing scientific knowledge and promoting technological development in selected areas of national socio-economic interest. The Center also plays a pivotal role in graduate education and professional training and its unique infrastructure is employed for high-technology services to the Industry and the Society.

Euni Partners is a non-governmental organization, which works to encourage and expand the cooperation among the academia, business, institutions and educational organizations. Since 2011 the Association works as a consultant for the local authorities, in close partnership with the South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, for preservation of the cultural heritage and the development of cultural tourism.

The «Emphasys Centre» began operating in 1998, as a related company to «A & A Emphasys Interactive Solutions Ltd» (due to common ownership), a successful company specialising in consultancy, software and support services in the field of ICT. Since then, the “Empahsys Centre” has continued to operate as an ICT Software Centre, but is has also developed into a successful ICT Educational and Vocational Centre and a European Research Centre, that cooperates closely with various organisations in Europe for the implementation of EU projects.

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