The Hellenic Initiative organizes its first ever programmatic engagement in Cyprus. 3rd Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum.
November 27, 2017
The 3rd Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum will take place on November 28, 2017, at the University of Cyprus in collaboration with the Centre for Entrepreneurship of the University of Cyprus (C4E/UCY). The Forum is also supported by PWC Cyprus , MIT Enterprise Forum Greece and the US Embassy in Cyprus.
The purpose of IEF2017 is to showcase promising innovative research and startups incubating in Cyprus or by Cypriots abroad. To this effect, it will bring together Cypriot researchers with world experts and internationally recognized leading minds in innovation, and will provide the opportunity for pitching innovative ideas in front of successful entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from the USA and Europe.
Leon Sandler, Executive Director of MIT’s Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation, USA.
Herbert Chen, COO of Tusholdings (TusPark) Co. and Vice Dean of TusPark Research Institute for Innovation, Tsinghua University, China.
The Forum will feature panelists and judges from abroad and include successful entrepreneurs investors in startups and innovation leaders such as Aristos Doxiadis, General Partner, Openfund, Greece; Alexis Pantazis, Co-Founder and Executive Director at Hellas Direct, Greece; Jeremy Downward, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer of Aristeus Asset Management, Cyprus;Vassilis Papakonstantinou, Chairman of MIT Enterprise Forum Greece and CEO of Mobiltron Inc. and Anna Protopapa, CEO, Mersana Therapeutics.