Industry and Business Committee

Iddo BANTE

Managing Director at the CTIT and acting Business Director at the DesignLab (University of Twente),
The Netherlands

Yatin KARPE

Director, Technology Commercialization, Rowan University, New Jersey, USA

Rabea Ataya

Founder and CEO of Bayt.com focusing on providing employment opportunities for Middle Eastern youth,
UAE

Mr Pedro Coelho

Co-Founder and General Manager of the Business & Innovation Network (BIN@),
Portugal

Bratislav Stankovic

Patent Professional, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Governor, Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society,
USA

Theologos Prokopiou


Managing Director
i4G (Incubation for Growth) S.A.,
Greece

Yannis Stergis

President and CEO at Hyphen SA,
Greece

Davis Cook

CEO of The Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability,
South Africa

Juan A. Bertolin

Chief Innovation and Project Officer at espaitec, Science and Technology Park of Universitat Jaume I of Castellon,
Spain

Rebecca Allinson

Director of Technopolis, Science, Innovation Policy consultancy,
Belgium

Lucas Coelho

Nexta – Technology Innovation Researcher, Entrepreneur and Consultant,
Brazil

Tatiana Schofield

Head of Knowledge Exchange
Royal College of Art,
UK

Sara Pates

Head of Enterprise, University of Sheffield (UK) and Director, Enterprise Educators,
UK

Sami Etula

Angel investor, Trainer and FiBAN Board Member,
Finland

Maria Laura Fornaci

Executive Director at the
Triple Helix Association,
Italy

Stavriana Kofteros

Cofounder Startup Cyprus, Cofounder European Startup Network, Democratic Rally Special Entrepreneurship RDI Adviser,
Cyprus

Liana Gouta

Group Director of Energy Policy and International Affairs at Hellenic Petroleum SA Group of Companies, representing HELPE Group of Companies at the European Petroleum Refiners Association (al. Board member),
Greece

Stephan Pascall

Telecommunications and Space industry with British Telecom (BT) and the European Commission. Europlan,
UK

Litsa Panayotopoulos

Cofounder and CEO of E.VI.A.. Secretary General of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and President of its Innovation-Education-Entrepreneurship Committee,
Greece

PANTELIS AGGELIDIS

President of Thessaloniki Innovation Zone (AZK),
Greece

Elitsa Karadjova

Executive Director of Sofia Tech Park,
Bulgaria

Khalid Masud Ansari

KPMG Oman office,
Oman

Deniz Tuncalp

Chief Marketing Officer, ITU ARI Teknokent – Science Park,
Turkey

Rashid Ali Ibrahim Al Balushi

Managing Director, Iskan Oman Investment Company SAOC,
Oman