Highlights: On Wednesday 1 July 2015, at the Central Amphitheater of NCSR “Demokritos”, MIT Enterprise Forum Greece produced the Final Judging & Award Ceremony of MITEF Greece Startup Competition, a technology accelerating competition in which Greek technology entrepreneurs compete for prizes and global recognition that will further their startup goals.
Testimonials: Vassilis Papakonstantinou, Chairman of MITEF Greece, discusses about the MITEF Greece Startup Competition during the Finals & Awards Ceremony at NCSR “Demokritos”.
Testimonials: The competition winner RTsafe claims that radiation therapy (RT) for cancer patients is no more unsafe. Evangelos Pappas, Founder, shares his excitement about being awarded.
Testimonials: The 1st runner up is reportbrain Limited which has developed a smart news analysis and reporting platform. Alexandros Kostopoulos, President & CEO, shares his excitement about being awarded.
Testimonials: The 2nd runner up is TomoTECH which offers a dynamic and innovative cloud-based software service for the processing of 3 different MRI exams: DTI, fMRI & Perfusion. Co-founders Zoi Giavri and Paris Ziogkas share their excitement about being awarded.
Vassilis Papakonstantinou, Chairman of MITEF Greece, warmly thanked the 82 judges, 57 mentors and 16 workshop coaches who through their efforts made MITEF Greece Startup Competition possible.
The Finals & Awards event was officially opened by the Director and President of the Board at the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Dr. Nikolaos Kanellopoulos, who welcomed over 180 attendees.
Speaker Theodora Koullias during her presentation «Fashioning Tech: The State of the Fashion Economy», showcased the innovative features of the “smart” 314 bag that charges your smartphone and lights up inside to help you find your items.
Speaker Marc Filerman, during his presentation «Healthcare Innovation Commercialization: The Important First Steps» shared his professional experience and highlighted the current challenges that innovative technologies create for the startup ecosystem.
Charalampos Papadopoulos, economic diplomat & business developer for tech startups and host of the Finals & Awards ceremony, referred to his personal experience as member of the executive committee of the Competition, and also mentor and judge.
The 10 Finalists of MITEF Greece Startup Competition: Live pitch presentations
Athanasios Ladopoulos, Founder/CEO & Nathan Tufte, Co-Founder/CTO, pitched live presenting eLearning Industries Ltd-MyeTutor.
Nick Tsamis, Co-founder, pitched live presenting Eventora Connect.
Dimitris Moraitis, Co-founder & CTO, pitched live presenting mist.io.
Pavlos Stavrou, Principal S/W developer, pitched live presenting MuseRobotics.
John Papageorgiou, CEO & Co-founder, pitched live presenting Nestcargo.
Alexandros Kostopoulos, President & CEO, pitched live presenting reportbrain Limited.
Evangelos Pappas, Founder, pitched live presenting RTsafe.
Paris Ziogkas, Co-founder, pitched live presenting tomoTECH.