The actions implemented by BIE will be funded by donations and sponsorship, as well as by national and E.U. funds. BIE develops and applies the SROI (Social Return on Investment) methodology to measure the social return of the actions financed. 

2016:  BALKIEN co-organised the 2nd International Conference of Development and Economy (I.CO.D.ECON) held in Thessaloniki from 09 to 12 June 2016.