The Founder and CEO of CyRIC-Cyprus Research and Innovation Center, the certified Business Innovation Center, BIC of Cyprus
Dr. Panayiotis Philimis has studied Mechanical Engineering and has a PhD in Manufacturing Systems and AI. He has 20 years experience in R&D and has coordinated more than 30 research and innovation projects with budgets exceeding 100million Euro. He has 10 years experience in product testing, certification and metrology. His expertise extends to design and development of disruptive high-tech products and he has several publications and patents to his name. He is president of the Cyprus Association of Research and Innovation Enterprises (CARIE) and a member of the BoD, of the European Business Network (EBN), the Research Promotion Foundation (RPF) and the Cyprus Academic and Research Network (CyNET). He is also the founder of Gravity Ventures, a high-tech venture building incubator based in Nicosia.