On Thursday 17/03/2016, MP Mr. Nikos Papadopoulos visited the TEI of Thessaly, where he met with the president of TEI Mr. Panagiotis Goulas. During the meeting, the MP was briefed by the President on the structures and operations of the TEI as well as the role and its contribution in the Thessaly region. He also took a tour in some parts of the TEI such as the Department of crop production, animal production, rural economy and biosystems engineering. Special attention during the tour, was given at the premises of Prototype Geothermal Greenhouse of Thessaly TEI that are established under the «Adapt2Change» LIFE Environment Programme, where the MP was briefed by the agronomist, Professor and coordinator of the project , Mr. Alexander Papahatzis. The LIFE programme is also a subject to the Parliament as it can evolve into a useful production and cost reduction tool.