What is SCIENCE AGORA?
The SCIENCE AGORA Technology Transfer Hub is a steady cooperation network for enhancing the technology transfer of the largest research and academic bodies based in Athens. It is a partnership of five top Institutions (NCSR Demokritos, ACEin - Athens University of Economics and Business Entrepreneurship Center, National Technical University of Athens, ATHENA Research Center and Research University Institute of Communication & Computer Systems) aiming to mutually strengthen the technology transfer activity and business acceleration produced within the respective entities.
Multidisciplinarity and Support
Priority will be given to the scientific fields and areas of knowledge in which the entities forming SCIENCE AGORA are active. Indicatively, the following thematic areas are mentioned:
Environment & Energy
Culture and Tourism
Retail Trade, Supply Chain
Who it is addressed to
Through its services, SCIENCE AGORA targets a wide range of beneficiaries both within the scientific/academic field and within the market. The services are mainly addressed to:
Academic & research community
Scientists with a strong technological and not only background who are interested in developing innovative services and models using cutting-edge technologies
Business teams & Startups
Support for innovative services and products that provide solutions to significant challenges and find application in the country's major sectors.
Companies in Greece and abroad
Support for improving the services / products provided to clients, partners and suppliers through the use of innovative technologies.
Investors, VCs, business angels
Matchmaking between investors seeking to invest in start-ups or research teams that are in the stage of acquiring funding.
What are the benefits
SCIENCE AGORA aims to contribute as much as possible to the challenges that have been identified. How?
Development of the ecosystem
which offers networking and business cooperation opportunities.
Development of collaborations
at the level of raising and allocating capital for funding.
Creation of mixed teams
that have an interdisciplinary approach and complementary skills.
Creation of new businesses
capable of surviving at a national and international level.