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COMPETITION 2020

GENERAL TRACK

ENERGY TRACK

MARITIME TRACK

Applications Period:
Nov. 15 – Dec. 22

General track

The “General Track” attracts a diverse array of technology driven innovative ventures. Past participants were ventures focusing in biotech and life sciences, hardware, software, web applications, internet of things, nanotechnology, telecommunications and more…

Energy track


The “Energy Track” attracts technology driven ventures that focus in the energy sector. Looking for innovative products and services including decarbonisation technologies in oil refineries, digitalisation in refining, next generation biofuels, energy storage, renewable energy sources, alternative liquid fuels for lower GHG emissions and electromobility. This track runs for the second year exclusively sponsored by Hellenic Petroleum.

Maritime Track

The ‘Maritime Track’ attracts technology driven ventures that focus in the maritime sector. Looking for innovative products and services including AI and big data applications, shipping and port-call optimization tools, data sharing and data transparency platforms, blockchain applications in supply chain and logistics, technologies for a sustainable ocean and more. 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Greece  is a chapter of a global entrepreneurial network inspired by and affiliated with MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), one of the world’s top technology universities. The MITEF Greece Startup Competition, our flagship program which has successfully been running for the past five consecutive years, is designed to help early stage entrepreneurs transform their ideas into world changing companies, faster and smarter.

Participants will have a unique opportunity to grow their business skills and global network through carefully designed workshops, mentoring and other events. Entrepreneurs who successfully complete the program will be able to take their venture to the next level!

The program includes 3 different tracks. Entrepreneurs should find and apply to the track that fits the vertical market they target.

PROGRAM TIMELINE

  • November 15

    Applications Open

    Applications Open

    November 15, 2019

    Open the online competition platform (open submissions)

  • December 22

    Applications Close

    Applications Close

    December 22, 2019

    Close the online competition platform (close submissions)

  • January 18

    1st Round Judging Completed

    1st Round Judging Completed

    January 18, 2020
  • January 22

    Semifinalists Announced

    Semifinalists Announced

    January 22, 2020
  • February 6

    Welcome Event for Semifinalists

    Welcome Event for Semifinalists

    February 6, 2020
  • February 7

    Workshops Commencement

    Workshops Commencement

    February 7, 2020
  • March 19

    Perfect Pitch Night

    Perfect Pitch Night

    March 19, 2020
  • June 18

    Final Judging & Awards Ceremony

    Final Judging & Awards Ceremony

    June 18, 2020

WHY JOIN US?

TECHNOLOGY STARTUPS

Three different tracks: General, Energy and Maritime. Benefit from top tier mentorship, coaching, media exposure and unique networking opportunities. Receive awards and global visibility.

INVESTORS

Engage with the best technology driven ventures. Go beyond the buzzwords; understand the emerging technology landscape and the investment opportunities.

SPONSORS

Join our network of sponsors who are recognized leaders in their respective fields, dedicated to supporting and promoting technology driven entrepreneurship.

WHY PARTICIPATE?

01.

Grow your business skills, refine your value proposition and prepare your pitch for the global markets

02.

Connect to a global network of domain experts, business executives, entrepreneurs and investors

03.

Gain global visibility and accreditation

04.

Receive practical knowledge through hands-on workshops and mentoring

05.

Win cash & in-kind awards

06.

Be part of the MITEF Alumni Network and our international events

GENERAL TRACK

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ENERGY TRACK

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MARITIME TRACK

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Pitch Clinics – MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2020

20 min
Web conferencing details provided upon confirmation.

Do you consider applying for the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2020?

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WINNERS 2019

SUPPORTERS

MIT EF Greece Supporters

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