SFEDA Project - Participation in the Patras Innovation Quest (PATRAS IQ)

Apr 15, 2019

SFEDA project was presented in the context of Patras lnnovation Quest (PATRAS IQ). Patras IQ was held by the Decentralized Administration of Peloponnese, Western Greece & Ionian and the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of Patras in April 12‐14th, 2019, prompting several sites to talk about it.

The “Patras IQ” exhibition aims at developing and enhancing the research community's collaboration with the productive sector and will include:
• Products of innovative ideas
• Innovative SMEs with products resulting from collaboration with universities and research institutions
• Program of events on innovation and entrepreneurship
• Presentations of applied research

The purpose of these actions is to familiarize both researchers and the productive sector with knowledge management, innovation development, mechanisms and conditions for building networks and innovative clusters and alternative ways of financing innovation” Says The University of Patras.

The Patras IQ exhibition has been honoured with the European Enterprise Promotion Awards ‐ EEPA 2017 National Award, as well as with the Education Business Awards 2016 and is recognized as the on‐going meeting of know‐how and innovation with entrepreneurship with multiple positive impacts on both the rich research and business potential of our country as well as the overall development of the local regional and national economy.
The participation in the Patras IQ exhibition has gained publicity in many portals, newspapers and television channels. Extensive tributes were made to the overall purpose of the exhibition and to the SFEDA project. Below you can find a video and several pictures from the event.