HFAISTOS is a non-profit association founded in Athens in 1935, to provide technical vocational education and training.
From 1960 to 1980, the graduates of HFAISTOS from various technical fields, worked in many and varied productive fields. With their knowledge and technical training, they contributed to the reconstruction, rapid economic development, and industrialization of the country.
HFAISTOS has a complex of 4,500 sq.m. in Agios Eleftherios, in Patisia. It started with financial support from the Marshall Plan after the Second World War and aspires to be revived as a model hub of vocational and technical education in the wider region of Southeastern Europe.
Thus, educational programs of public and private organizations can be hosted in the area of Ano Patissia or through the online training platform of HFAISTOS.
HFAISTOS offers the necessary infrastructure and services, which are needed by an educational program, that is, multimedia spaces, meetings, and educational events.
In 2007, with the support of HFAISTOS, the non-profit organization European Business Academy (www.akep.eu) was founded. The European Academy of Entrepreneurship Trademark is registered with the European Trademark Office for the n27 European Member States. Since 2008 the Academy of Entrepreneurship is a nnational partner of the World Entrepreneurship Week, since 2012 it is an intermediary nof the Erasmus program for Young Entrepreneurs and since 2013 is a National Member for Greece of the global network for supporting businesses in the Startup Nations stage.
The Academy of Entrepreneurship supports the extroversion of young entrepreneurs nin the area of NA. Europe.
It supports their networking nationally and globally, through workshops and conferences on issues of organization and proper operation of a new business.
Today, with the Educational Association of Athens “HFAISTOS” as one of its basic supporters, the Academy of Entrepreneurship focuses its action on the revival and forging of the present and future of “HFAISTOS”, so as to be established as an ark of innovative non formal and crafts training programs in the wider Eurasian region.