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Royal Hall Nicosia

Xanthis Xenierou

1015 Nicosia

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EIT Awareness Day

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During this EIT Awareness Day, the EIT Community will introduce its ongoing activities in Cyprus and at pan-European level, as well as specific information on potential areas for cooperation with interested national stakeholders. Organisations and individuals from all sides of the Knowledge Triangle (business, education and research), as well other interested stakeholders are invited to participate at the event, meet representatives from the EIT Innovation Communities and contribute to the discussions.

Agenda

09.30-10.00 Registration and welcome coffee

10.00-10.15 Welcome

Master of Ceremony: Alexandros Charalambides, Associate Professor, Cyprus University of Technology

10.15-10.35 Introduction to the EIT, its achievements and activities

15min presentation + 5min Q&A by Alice Fiser, EIT Head of Unit Stakeholder Relations and Communications

10.35-12.00 Pitches: The EIT's Innovation communities - ongoing activities and future ambitions in Cyprus & success stories

Moderator: Alexandros Charalambides, Associate Professor, Cyprus University of Technology

12.00-13.25 Networking lunch

13.25-13.30 Greeting by Harris Georgiades - Minister of Finance

13.30-14.30 Panel Discussion: Experiences and future prospects - how the EIT Community can assist in enhancing innovation capacity in Cyprus?

2 rounds of questions + 10min Q&A with audience

Moderator: Menelaos Menelaou, Executive Director at Youth Board of Cyprus

14.30-14.45 Closing remarks

  • Androulla Vassiliou, Former European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth

14.45-16.00 Networking coffee: Meet the EIT Innovation Communities over a coffee

Speakers


    • Cristina Carneiro

      Cristina Carneiro

      EIT Manufacturing Communication Director
    • Alexandros Charalambides

      Alexandros Charalambides

      Cyprus University of Technology Assistant Professor
    • Anthi Charalambous

      Anthi Charalambous

      OEB Head of Energy & Environment Division
    • Themis Christophidou

      Themis Christophidou

      Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture
    • Elvira Domingo

      Elvira Domingo

      EIT Food RIS Programme Manager
    • Kirsten Dunlop

      Kirsten Dunlop

      Climate-KIC CEO
    • Alice Fiser

      Alice Fiser

      EIT Head of Unit Stakeholder Relations and Communications
    • Pier Luigi Franceschini

      Pier Luigi Franceschini

      EIT Raw Materials Manager
    • Harris Georgiades

      Harris Georgiades

      Minister of Finance
    • Elpida Keravnou-Papailiou

      Elpida Keravnou-Papailiou

      Former EIT Governing Board Member
    • Constantinos Loizou

      Constantinos Loizou

      EMBIO Diagnostics Founder and CEO
    • Menelaos Menelaou

      Menelaos Menelaou

      Youth Board of Cyprus Executive Director
    • Philippos Patsalis

      Philippos Patsalis

      NIPD CEO
    • Paris Rallis

      Paris Rallis

      KiNNO, EIT Innoenergy Hub
    • Katalin Szalóki

      Katalin Szalóki

      EIT Health Public Affairs Lead
    • Androulla Vassiliou

      Androulla Vassiliou

      Former Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth
    • Constantinos Yiorkadjis

      Constantinos Yiorkadjis

      Mayor of Nicosia Municipality

In conjunction with the EIT Awareness Day, the Cyprus University of Technology also organizes a Conference on Designing Climate Ecosystems on Wednesday the 26th of June. For more information and free registration please visit here.

Organisers

Under the auspices of the Minister of Finance, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment

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Royal Hall Nicosia

Xanthis Xenierou

1015 Nicosia

Cyprus

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