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Entrepreneurship event "Hellenic Startup in BioMed: Uncovering Endless Opportunities" in Patras

On Friday, April 12th 2013, IEEE EMBS Student Chapter at the University of Patras in co-operation with the Hellenic Start-Up Association (HSA) are holding for the second time in Greece the "Hellenic Startup in BioMed: Uncovering Endless Opportunities", which will take place in Patras.

The purpose of the "Hellenic Startup in BioMed: Uncovering Endless Opportunities" is to create a hub for meeting and creating for students, young entrepreneurs and investors, a dynamic platform that connects innovative ideas transactions, both domestically and abroad, with emphasis on Greek product (made in Greece) and domestic support of entrepreneurship.

The schedule of the event will be as follows:

  • 1ο Session: University-Entrepreneurship
  • 2o Session: Entrepreneurship Tips
  • 3o Session: Elevator Pitch Training - Contest

The Contest

BioMed Contest enables groups or individual students from Greece, who have an idea in the scientific field of Biomedical Engineering which can become a product / service, the opportunity to present it in 8 minutes at Hellenic Startup in BioMed.

The 2 most prevalent ideas will win the following 2 prizes:

  1. Trip and participation to the contest of a famous Startup Event of UK
  2. Trip and attendance to the contest of a famous Startup Event of UK


  • Eligible for participation are only those who have the capacity undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student in institutions of Greece.
  • Until the April 3rd, 2013, applicants must submit their ideas in the provided form of powerpoint.
  • Distinguished mentors will judge the ideas and choose the 10 who will compete prevalent, which will be announced until 5/4/2013.
  • Thereafter and until 10/4 will follow a mentoring phase on 10 prevalent ideas of Mr. Persidis via skype.
  • Finally, on 12/4, the day of the event will be held the final phase of the competition, where the top 10 ideas will highlight the top 2 from the jury, consisted of distinguished mentors from the fields of market and the university.

The event in photos.

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