CRE.THI.DEV. is a non-profit company aiming at community development through the research and development of action plans, focused on the local and social economies, mainly on the fields of life-long learning, environmental protection, employment and local development. The company establishes close cooperation with local and regional authorities, government authorities and business associations in order to promote innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainable development through research and the raising of awareness in local communities towards available development projects. In this framework the company organizes and promotes studies and research projects, participates in European projects, cooperates with universities, companies, government authorities, technological centers and organizations, vocational training centers and business associations, focusing on the exchange of knowledge, technology and innovation.
Although CRE.THI.DEV. is a recently founded company, the last two years, has developed activities in life-long learning mainly with its participation in seven ERASMUS+ projects. CRE.THI.DEV. is in close cooperation with the AUA and has organized training workshops in rural areas focusing on livestock raising.
The members of CRE.THI.DEV. come from different disciplines and have great experience from their previous employments on coordinating and implementing National, European and International projects of a wide spectrum. Its administrator was Managing Director of ELKEDE, a Research and Technology Institute of the public sector for more than 20 years and member or president of many national and European committees and associations.