The "Innovation & Entrepreneurship at TUC 2016" Event, was the first of a series of international events aiming to attract academic scholars, professionals, alumni with successful entrepreneurial record, students and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship.
This international event, hosted by the Technical University of Crete, was an excellent opportunity for discussion, exchange of ideas, share of views, collaboration and networking on a broad range of relevant areas associated to recent trends in innovation and entrepreneurship. Top notch speakers gave their insight, gave information and shared experiences regarding how to seed, grow and capitalize ideas that may change the world.
The agenda focused on the following topics:
- Building an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Chania
- Technology and Innovation Management at TUC
- Τransforming ideas to tangible products
- Paradigm Shifts, Driving Trends
The event included a Startup Pitching session and ceremony delivering the Innovation & Entrepreneurship TUC Prize 2016.
Distinguished keynote speaker for the I&E at TUC 2016 event was Mrs. Irit Ben-Abba, Ambassador of Israel to Greece.