june, 2024

tue18jun13:30tue19:30EIT Community RIS Hub Cyprus kick-off event: Supporting the Cyprus Innovation Ecosystem13:30 - 19:30

Event Details

This event will promote the European Institute of Innovation and Technology’s (EIT) initiatives across the island and introduce exciting opportunities for collaboration and growth.

​Event participants should expect an engaging line-up of speakers, insightful presentations, and dynamic panel discussions, all designed to strengthen ties between local tech, deep tech, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship sectors and the EIT Community.

Who should Attend?

​The EIT Community RIS Hub Cyprus event is tailored for a diverse audience within the innovation ecosystem. Whether you are a researcher eager to push the boundaries of scientific inquiry, an innovator looking to turn fresh ideas into viable products, or an entrepreneur aiming to scale your business, this event is for you. It also serves as a crucial platform for government officials who are instrumental in shaping innovation policies.

​If you are looking to expand your network both locally and internationally, discover pathways to funding, or simply connect with like-minded professionals and industry leaders, make sure to mark your calendar.

​Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a thriving community poised to transform the innovation landscape in Cyprus.

​Whether you join in person or connect digitally, your participation is crucial for a collective effort to drive forward the nation’s innovative potential.


  • 13.30 – 14.00 Registration & Welcome Coffee
  • 14.00 – 14.25 Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 14.25 – 14.40 Presentation. EIT and Cyprus: previous results and plans for 2024
  • 14.40-15.10 Fireside Chat
  • 15.10-15.40 “Supporting Innovation in Cyprus. “Strategic Actions for Startups, Businesses & Industry”
  • 15.40-15.55 Coffee break
  • 15.55-16.25 EIT Community: How to promote innovative ecosystems? EIT KICs perspectives and flagship programmes
  • 16.25-16.55 EIT Community: From early-stage startups to scale-ups: EIT KICs perspectives and flagship programmes
  • 16.55-17.10 Coffee break
  • 17.10-17.40 Panel discussion: Establishing a Business Innovation Centre-Culture and Creative Sectors and Industries Business Neighbourhood in the centre of Nicosia
  • 17.40-18.20 Panel discussion: “Strategic Alignment: Integrating EIT Landscape to assist in enhancing the innovation capacity at various levels: “Academia, Business, Startups, Industry and government” in Cyprus
  • 18.20-18.30 Closing Remarks
  • 18.30-19.30 Networking event


(Tuesday) 13:30 - 19:30


CYENS Centre of Excellence

1 Plateia Dimarchou Lellou, Αγίου Δημητρίου, Nicosia 1016