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Satellite Event on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

IEEE BIBE 2013 organizing committee, in cooperation with the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit of the National Technical University of Athens, is pleased to announce the organization of a satellite event on “Inspiring and enabling entrepreneurship – Bridging the gap between the lab and the marketplace”.

The main aim of the event is to instill an entrepreneurial spirit to the participants and support innovative business ideas by covering the principles of entrepreneurship and aspects of mentoring and assisting start-ups. The event consists of three parts:

  • A short seminar on the specific steps needed to start a new business (Identification and evaluation of market opportunities for a new-start-up, Development of a successful business plan, Funding options).
  • A panel discussion with expert presentations on specific topics and information related to knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship.
  • Individualized coaching sessions.

The first two parts will be open to all participants of the conference, while individualized coaching sessions will be offered to selected researchers / research teams. More details on individualized coaching sessions and the selection process are provided here

The participation in the Satellite Event will be free of charge (i.e. included in the regular registration fee of the conference).

Contributors of the Satellite Event


Johan Van den Bossche
Co-founder and Manager of SO Kwadraat, a non-profit organization for supporting high-tech entrepreneurs and spin-offs

Serial Entrepreneur of high-tech start-ups
 

Nikolaos Stergiopulos
Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Founder and Director of Rheon Medical SA & Antlia SA
         



Thérèse Schölvinck

Director in Medical Technology at the European Patent Office

 

Yannis Caloghirou
Professor of Economics of Technology and Industrial Strategy at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)

Manager of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit of NTUA
         



 Ioanna Kastelli

Coordinator of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Unit of NTUA

 

Metin Akay

Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston
         



Costas Balas

Professor at the Technical University of Crete

Winner of the Applied Research & Innovation Competition "Greece Innovates", 2013

 

Antonis Livieratos

Consultant for the establishment & growth of high-tech companies at the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Unit of NTUA 
         


   

 

         

 

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