- April 19th, 2019 -

Student Innovators 2019

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Student Innovators 2019 is a student competition in which teams and individuals have the opportunity to present creative ideas and innovative solutions in a 5-minute “pitch” presentation to a panel of judges and the audience.

Competition winners will also be eligible for 3 C4E scholarships to attend the European Innovation Academy’s summer school in Italy or Portugal.

More Prizes for the competition will be announced soon.

  • Open Call for Applications: February 25th

  • Deadline for Applications April 2nd

  • Announcement of Final Ten results: April 10th

  • Competition: April 19th at Anastasios Leventis Council & Senate Building, Room B108

  • Send your application to: c4e@ucy.ac.cy

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SINN Awards

Student Innovators 2019 is designed for early stage and empirical business ideas with a strong innovation potential and/or creative twist.

The best ideas will receive prizes that will include:

  • 4 scholarships to attend the European Innovation Academy’s summer school in Italy or Portugal. Three (3) scholarships are offered by Centre for Entrepreneurship (C4E) and one (1) from the University of Cyprus Rectorate ‘The Rector’s Award’.

  • One participation to the IDEA Field Trip in Israel at the DLD Innovation Festival and several Innovation Centers in Tel Aviv in early September 2019. The prize includes air ticket, accommodation, transportation expenses, entrance tickets and more. The trip usually takes 4 days.

  • Promotional digital activities with Digital Tree and through the Digital Tree platforms: interviews, audiovisual and editorial content, communication of their idea/project.

  • A tablet from Hellenic Bank

Competition
Goal

COMPETITION CRITERIA

  • Problem Statement and Proposed solution

  • Definition the market: Understanding the market potential of their idea

  • Feasibility of the idea

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Teamwork

  • Social Impact

  • Communication Skills / Presentation

EIA SCHOLARSHIPS CRITERIA

  • Who will get the most out of the participation in the European Innovation Academy?

  • Demonstration of passion for entrepreneurship

  • Willingness to learn and acquire new skills

  • Flexibility and adaptability

  • Teamwork

For more info, check out: C4E Young Scholars - EIA Scholarship Recipients

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Goal

OUR GOALS

  • Fostering a culture of innovation, creativity, risk-taking and entrepreneurship within the student community.

  • Encouraging students who wish to engage in entrepreneurial activities, to present their ideas and receive feedback and mentorship.

  • Establishing a public forum where students of various University courses in innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity can present the results of selected team projects of high quality.

  • Training a steady stream of young aspiring entrepreneurs, who are capable of taking their ideas to the market or the society as new businesses or social ventures.

  • Generating a wave of new, well-educated and well-resourced entrepreneurs in Cyprus, for the benefit of the local, regional and national economies.

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