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Hellenic Startup in BioMed posterHellenic Startup in BioMed: Uncovering Endless Opportunities

On Thursday the 26th of April 2012, for first time in Greece, the "Hellenic Startup in BioMed: Uncovering Endless Opportunities" was organized. Students, professors and entrepreneurs, distinguished in their field, spoke on Greece's future through entrepreneurship and its connection with the young student.

Entrepreneurs adviced aspiring young entrepreneurs, so that they are able to realize their creativity, while responding to contemporary social needs. The last and main part of the event is the Biomed Contest, where 10 groups of ambitious young people presented their business idea, based on the needs and principles of Biomedical Engineering scientific field, with awards up to 1000 €.

The "Hellenic Startup in BioMed: Uncovering Endless Opportunities" was organized by the IEEE Student Branch and the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (ΕΜΒS) Student Chapter of the University of Patras, in cooperation with the Hellenic Start-Up Association (HSA) and Co-Lab Workspace and took place at the Conference & Cultural Center of the University of Patras.


The event's schedule:


1st Session: University - Entrepreneurship Connection

10:30-10:40    Opening

10:40-11:00   "A Flashback to the Future", G.Papadopoulos, A.Kogkas - Chair, Treasurer of IEEE EMBS Student Chapter

11:00-11:20   "EMBS Greek Chapter", D.Fotiadis - Chair of ΙΕΕΕ EMBS Greek Chapter

11:20-11:40   "The international competitive position of Greece: Determinants and Proposed Solutions", N.Travlos - Dean of ALBA Graduate Business School

11:40-12:00   "High Growth & Innovative Entrepreneurship: Turning the Ambitious Vision to an Exciting Reality", D.Tsigos - Chair of Hellenic Startup Association

12:00-12:20   "Creating the global product", A.Tsoukalis - CEO & Co-founder of Micrel

12:20-12:40   "Health 2.0 – The evolution of interconnected health and the upcoming prospects", V.Protopappas - Technology Manager of Ostracon Ltd.

Break – OpenCoffee

2nd Session: Entrepreneurship Tips

  • A.Manou, General Secretary of the Department of Women Entrepreneurs and Managers HMA
  • A.Aivalis, CEO & Business Strategy Mentor
  • G.Draganidis, General Manager at Microsoft Innovation Center
  • A.Sigaras, Internal Sales Education Specialist at Microsoft Hellas
  • A.Stefanidis, General Secretary of the Federation of Greek Associations of Young Entrepreneurs - OESYNE

Break - OpenCoffee

3rd Session: Elevator Pitch Training – BioMed Contest

10 groups

  • 1st 1000 €
  • 2nd 750 €
  • 3rd HTC phone


More info at http://bioinno.ieee-upatras.gr


Stuff of the Seminar is available in the Multimedia section of our site.


The event on Facebook.