Both seminars and support of new entrepreneurial ideas services are provided in circles. Aggregately, Blue Lab integrates three circles annually. Each circle has a duration of 4 months. Three of these four months are regarded as direct services to the participants (tutorial, consulting), while the first circle of each month is preparatory and it is devoted to the promotion of the upcoming circle, the collection and evaluation of the petitions and the formation of the teams.
The participants are chosen, after the submission and evaluation of their petitions, in response to the relevant invitation for each circle. The invitations are posted to the official website of Blue Lab before the commencement of each circle. The invitations are open, and they include all the required information that a potential participant needs in order to declare their intention to participate (basic terms of the provision of the services, the content of the application that the potential beneficiaries have to submit, criteria of selection, number of available spots).
The petitions can also be virtually compiled, through the official website, by filling out a specific e-form, which secures the full provision of the required information from the potential participant of the “lab”.
Technical Equipment Use and Educational Visits
Blue Lab has designed a special equipment disposal program which is exclusively offered to advanced users. The program is scheduled according to the Center’s availability and is no subject to circles.
Provision of equipment is free, addressing those familiar with the provided software and equipment. Those interested can submit their application electronically by completing the specific electronic form, in response to the relevant invitation that is accessible through bluelab.gr. Applications are evaluated based on the invitation criteria. Applications can be submitted all year long.
Educational visits take place all year long, based on the Center’s availability, and are no subject to circles. For an educational organization to visit Blue Lab, it must submit electronically the relevant request (available electronic form) in order to
schedule the visit upon availability and priority. Requests for educational visits can be submitted all year long.