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EIT Awareness Day & Designing Climate Ecosystems Conference

June 26 @ 14: 00 - June 27 @ 17: 00

Our Climate-KIC partner, the Cyprus University of Technology, will be organizing on the XNUMXth and XNUMXth of June XNUMX the Designing Climate Ecosystems Conference and the EIT Awareness Day at the Royal Hall in Nicosia. ..

The Designing Climate Ecosystems Conference aims to raise awareness among relevant national stakeholders on best practices from around the world on how Cyprus can be transformed into a Climate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub. At this conference, speakers from France, Australia, Israel, Japan and other countries will present their experiences of how to strengthen and support networks, clusters, consortia and value-chains in traditional and non-traditional sectors, with specific emphasis on climate innovation.

In conjunction, with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), an EIT Awareness Day is also organized, with the aim to raise awareness of the EIT Community, its activities and, in particular, of cooperation opportunities among relevant national stakeholders. At this conference, 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.

Speakers include:
• Themis Christophidou, Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture,
• Androulla Vassiliou, Former European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth,
• Harris Georgiades, Minister of Finance,
• Constantinos Yiorkadjis, Mayor of Nicosia,
• Professor Philippos Patsalis, President of the Cyprus Council of Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship,
• Kyriacos Kokkinos, Chief Scientist of Cyprus,
• Professor Elpida Keravnou-Papailiou, Former EIT Governing Board Member,
• Christina Karapataki, Investor at Breakthrough Energy Venture,
• Alice Fiser, EIT Head of Unit Stakeholder Relations and Communications,
• Kirsten Dunlop, Chief Operating Officer of EIT Climate-KIC,
• Meir Dardashti, Associate at IdealityRoads,
• Christopher Lee, Chief Operating Officer of Climate-KIC Australia.

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.

To register for the Designing Climate Ecosystems Conference, please click here.

To register for the EIT Awareness Day, please click here.

Both events are held under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus and are FREE to attend.

Do not miss the opportunity to meet and work with the EIT community. Register NOW for FREE!


June 26 @ 14: 00
June 27 @ 17: 00
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