IDEA FOR STARTUPS

IDEA is an Incubator-Accelerator for Startups and an entrepreneurship hub. IDEA aspires to boost the entrepreneurial spirit and put Cyprus higher on the innovation map, by changing mindsets…

Cybersecurity Cyberdefence Hackathon

Το Κέντρο Καινοτομίας IDEA, το Υπουργείο Άμυνας, το Υπουργείο Παιδείας, η Πρεσβεία των ΗΠΑ στην Κύπρο  και η Πρεσβεία του Ισραήλ, διοργανώνουν τον 1ο μαραθώνιο ανάπτυξης λύσεων ασφαλείας #Cybersecurity-Cyberdefence Hackathon 1.0 για την προώθηση της τεχνολογικής και επιχειρησιακής καινοτομίας στους κλάδους της Κυβερνοασφάλειας (Cybersecurity), των αμυντικών εφαρμογών, εφαρμογών ασφάλειας καθώς και εντοπισμό ‘fake news’ στα Μέσα Κοινωνικής Δικτύωσης. Ο μαραθώνιος θα διεξαχθεί στις 31 Ιανουαρίου 2020 έως 2 Φεβρουαρίου 2020 στον χώρο του IDEA και του Πολιτιστικού Ιδρύματος της Τράπεζας Κύπρου στη Λευκωσία………

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OUR STORY

IDEA is the only non-profit, comprehensive innovation centre in Cyprus that implements the entire cluster of activities and develops the entrepreneurial skills & mindset of our country’s youth.

It hosts start-up companies offering them the highest quality of training and services, so as to turn their innovative ideas into viable businesses with a global outlook. In the 4 years of our life, we have hosted 48 start-ups with over 100 entrepreneurs.

Specifically, it provides aspiring entrepreneurs all the tools to gradually turn their idea into a profitable business…..

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MISSION

IDEA aspires to boost the entrepreneurial spirit and put Cyprus higher on the map of the international innovation ecosystem. While giving great emphasis on the entire spectrum and peripheral activities that support innovation in general, IDEA is proudly a strong part of the lobby that promotes innovation on the national level.

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OUR IMPACT

IDEA’s impact is making everyone who asks for our support, believe in themselves. Given all the support we offer to each team, we give great emphasis to making them believe that the major success factor is themselves: Their passion, their determination, their hard work, their commitment, their willingness to give and take, their aspirations and perseverance.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meet the IDEA Board of Directors, the people that give life to IDEA and ideas, daily.

Dr. Charis PouangareDeputy Chief Executive Officer, Bank of Cyprus

Michalis PersianisCorporate Affairs Director

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