- April 30th, 2020 -

Student Innovators 2020

#sinn2020

Student Innovators (SINN) is the University of Cyprus student competition featuring early stage business ideas with a strong innovation potential and/or creative twist!

During the competition 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 competition is a part of a broader effort of the University of Cyprus to train aspiring entrepreneurs, with the appropriate skills and mindset to make it happen!

  • Open Call for Applications: March 3rd

  • Deadline for Applications April 2nd

  • Announcement of Final Ten results: April 10th

  • Competition: April 30th - Social Activities Centre (SFC07) ROOM 010, University of Cyprus

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SINN Awards

  • 1st team: 3 EIA scholarships to the (European Innovation Academy) including the ‘Rectors Honorary Award’ and the The ‘PwC Award’

  • 2nd team: 1 EIA scholarship and 1 award from other sponsor TBA

  • 3rd team: 1 EIA scholarship


* The EIA scholarships will be awarded to the students of the three winning teams. The students who will receive the Rectors Honorary Award and the PwC Award will be selected by the SINN Panel of Judges.
For the remaining scholarships and prizes equivalent to each team, a draw will be held between the members of each team performed by the SINN Panel of Judges.

Competition

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

Goal

*Isthmos, Nayia Evangelou (UCY Collection)

EVALUATION CRITERIA

  • Problem Statement and Proposed solution

  • Definition the market: Understanding the market potential of their idea

  • Feasibility of the idea

  • Degree of innovation and competitive advantage

  • Business development timetable

  • Teamwork

  • Social Impact

  • Communication Skills / Presentation

EVALUATION COMMITTEE

The Committee that will evaluate all the applications received and announce the final 10.

Members of the Entrepreneurship Council of the University of Cyprus.

committee

PANEL OF JUDGES

logotheti

Konstantina Logotheti
Director Marketing & Communications
PwC Cyprus

angela

Angela Panayiotou
Manager IDEA Cy

andreas

Andreas Papadopoulos
Strategic Development Director
of the Hellenic Bank

panos

Panos Pachatouridis
EMEA Partner Ecosystem Manager at Facebook

committee

Argyris Argyrou
Founder at Ideas2life, Foody & AtYourService

ENTRY GUIDELINES & CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

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

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