The Center for Agricultural Entrepreneurship (CAE) was established in September 2012 by the American Farm School and Perrotis College.
The main aim is to support innovative ideas turn into entrepreneurial sustainable actions for the agrofood sector. To achieve this, the Center offers exclusive experiential adult education in contemporary and efficient technical practices on local resource management and environmental awareness. Besides, it explores ideas and provides counseling that lead to business plans and to further entrepreneurial activity development through mentoring, networking and clustering.
Individuals from Greece and neighboring countries with high school education and above are eligible to apply to the Center, and evidence of previous professional experience is not required to be shown during the application process.
The aim of the exclusiveness in experiential education relates to the holistic entrepreneurial education and the production skill improvement of each individual participant in the program. The program is supplemented with mentoring and extroversion activities connected to networking and clustering.
The Center employs selected qualified experts, and uses the American Farm School-Perrotis College campus teaching and pilot production plant facilities to accomplish its mission.
The Center is connected to and collaborates with local and international agrofood industries, entrepreneurship organizations and universities on subjects related to sectorial applied research and experiential adult education.
The Center provides to future entrepreneurs with the opportunity to network with their peers, clientele, and suppliers in regional, national and international level through BIC, CEED and RCI network organizations. Besides, the Center assists the individual participation of students in exhibitions and conferences through funded mobility programs.
The Center for Agricultural Innovation and Entrepreneurship supports your agrofood business startup efforts!