The Centre for Entrepreneurship (C4E) of the University of Cyprus with the support of PwC Cyprus, presents the 2019 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum: "4th Industrial Revolution: Technology and Society".
IEF 2019 will take place at the University of Cyprus on April 19th 2019.
Organized in cooperation with the following research centers and organisations:
KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence
RISE | Research centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies
FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy
Nireas International Water Research Center
EMPHASIS Research Centre
Enterprise Europe Network
European Office of Cyprus
IEF 2019 will highlight research results with a potential for market exploitation and/or societal impact and celebrate entrepreneurial success, by awarding individuals or teams that excelled in innovative entrepreneurship in Cyprus or abroad.
It is expected to bring together multidisciplinary knowledge from researchers, professionals, industry and business leaders and successful entrepreneurs seeking for potential research, economic and technological synergies.
Showcase research results with a potential for market exploitation or societal impact that come out of the University of Cyprus and possibly other Cyprus Universities and Research Centers.
Create networking opportunities among researchers, business people, industry, investors, venture funds, entrepreneurs, students and faculty.
Student Innovation Competition
For early stage innovative business ideas with a creative twist.
Celebrate Entrepreneurial Success
Celebrate entrepreneurial success, by awarding individuals or teams who are members or alumni of the University of Cyprus and excelled in innovative entrepreneurship in Cyprus or abroad.
Award teams/individuals with research results demonstrating the strongest potential for exploitation.
Present and discuss global trends shaping the innovation landscape.
The Innovation Track
An exhibition showcasing recent research results and ideas with a strong market or societal impact and uptake.Learn More
The PwC Distringuished Lecture
The annual PwC lecture on the Forum’s theme: ‘The Future of Automation and Its Implications for Educational Systems’ by Harry Anthony Patrinos - World Bank.Learn More
The Business Pitch
Seek solutions from the outside in: industries, businesses and organizations present problems seeking technical expertise, innovative solutions, and partnerships within the research community.Learn More
UCY Entrepreneur Award
Honoring members of the University of Cyprus community who demonstrate success in innovative entrepreneurship.Learn More
SINN 2019 Competition
A student competition designed for early stage and empirical business ideas with a strong innovation potential and/or creative twist.Learn More