Nov. 15 2019 – Jan. 5 2020
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…
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.
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.
- November 15
Applications OpenNovember 15, 2019
Open the online competition platform (open submissions)
- January 5
Applications CloseJanuary 5, 2020
Close the online competition platform (close submissions)
- January 18
1st Round Judging Completed
1st Round Judging CompletedJanuary 18, 2020
- January 22
Semifinalists AnnouncedJanuary 22, 2020
- February 6
Welcome Event for Semifinalists
Welcome Event for SemifinalistsFebruary 6, 2020
- February 7
Workshops CommencementFebruary 7, 2020
- March 19
Perfect Pitch Night
Perfect Pitch NightMarch 19, 2020
- June 18
Final Judging & Awards Ceremony
Final Judging & Awards CeremonyJune 18, 2020
WHY JOIN US?
Three different tracks: General, Energy and Maritime. Benefit from top tier mentorship, coaching, media exposure and unique networking opportunities. Receive awards and global visibility.
Engage with the best technology driven ventures. Go beyond the buzzwords; understand the emerging technology landscape and the investment opportunities.
Join our network of sponsors who are recognized leaders in their respective fields, dedicated to supporting and promoting technology driven entrepreneurship.
Grow your business skills, refine your value proposition and prepare your pitch for the global markets
Connect to a global network of domain experts, business executives, entrepreneurs and investors
Gain global visibility and accreditation
Receive practical knowledge through hands-on workshops and mentoring
Win cash & in-kind awards
Be part of the MITEF Alumni Network and our international events
Web conferencing details provided upon confirmation.
Do you consider applying for the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2020?