Student
Innovators

2024


April 17th 2024

 

 

 

 

Student Innovators (SINN) is the University of Cyprus student competition featuring early stage business ideas! Student teams are invited to present creative ideas and solutions for challenging problems with impact to the economy and/or society in a 5-minute “pitch” to a panel of judges and the audience.


The Student Innovators Competition forges a public forum in the University of Cyprus where students of various courses in innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity present the results of selected team projects. The competition is a part of broader effort of the university to train a steady stream of graduates with activities that increase their employability and enterprise ability

  • Open Call for Applications: February 5th

  • Deadline for Applications April 5th

  • Announcement of Final Ten results: April 11th

  • Competition:April 17th

    Where:Seminar Room 010, SFC 07 - Social Facilities Centre

APPLY NOW

PREVIOUS COMPETITIONS

SINN Awards

1st Winning team - all expenses paid to attend Slush

2nd Winning team - all expenses paid to attend Web Summit

3rd Winning team - Tablets


All winning teams will have the permission to access and use the Co-Working Space at CYENS for a period of six months.


*Five awards per winning team

Competition

*Geometric Coupling by Demetris Konstantinou Stainless Steel
2004 (UCY Collection)

Goal

EVALUATION CRITERIA

  • Feasibility of the idea

  • Convincing and cost-effective validation plan

  • Team Composition

  • Communication Skills / Presentation

  • Understanding of the Market

  • Degree of innovation and competitive advantage

EVALUATION COMMITTEE

The Director and Members of the Council of C4E will evaluate all the applications received and announce the final 10.

committee

PANEL OF JUDGES

To be announced

ENTRY GUIDELINES & CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

*Please note that it does not mean that mature ideas or projects have any advantage over an initial idea.