gi-Cluster is the first creative industries cluster established Greece. It comprises of small and large companies, academic and research institutions, all involved in the Gaming and Creative Technologies and Applications Industry and forms a domestic, industry-led value-chain developing high-tech, state-of-the art competitive products for the international market, as the sole organized effort to build upon Greece’s unparalleled competitive advantage and leverage the existing talent, targeting particularly the Cultural & Tourism Industries.
Since its establishment, Corallia acts as the gi-Cluster facilitator and orchestrates the design and implementation of all its initiatives and actions, always in alignment with the clusters’ mission to become a world-class, fully operational innovation ecosystem, which will contribute towards elevating Greece in the global competitiveness charts.
In sync with global cluster management standards, initially introduced in Greece by Corallia, the Vision "create locally | compete globally" and the scope of establishing the message "Innovation Designed in Greece” critically determine the cluster’s operation for they form the guiding framework for any activity designed and undertaken within the gi-Cluster.
The offering of guidance and entrepreneurial support to cluster members by the management team seeks to achieve:
- increase of both short and long-term productivity, turnover and export;
- support employment growth via new job creation;
- strengthen international presence and members’ orientation by utilising the strong international network offered by the gi-Cluster facilitator to the entire ecosystem;
- improve competitiveness and business readiness levels.
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