• Event Date: 26-Jun-2019

Designing Climate Ecosystems Conference 2019

The Cyprus University of Technology / Energy Lab is organising the Designing Climate Ecosystems in Nicosia on the 26th of June 2019.

The aim of the conference is to raise the awareness among relevant national stakeholders on best practices from around the world on how Cyprus can be transformed into a Climate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub. 

Speakers from France, Australia, Israel and other countries will present their experiences on how to strengthen and support networks, clusters, consortia and value-chains in traditional and non-traditional sectors, with specific emphasis on climate innovation. 

Organisations and individuals from all sides of the Knowledge Triangle (business, education and research), as well as other interested stakeholders are invited to participate at the event and contribute to the discussions.


14h00-14h15 Registration

14h15-14h30 Welcome

  • Frances Lanitou, Head of the Economic Diplomacy Unit on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Niko Christodoulides
  • Costas Hadjipanayiotou, Director of the Department of Environment on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Dr Costa Kadis

14h30-16h00 Speaker Presentations

  • Meir Dardashti - Innovation Ecosystem Development; Lessons from Israel and New Zealand
  • Anna Nagamine - How the Okinawa stakeholders came together to focus on innovation

16h00-17h30 Round Table Discussion

During this section the audience will be given the opportunity to ask the speakers questions.

Moderator: Thanh-Tam Le, Climate-KIC SAS, Managing Director

17h30-19h00 Cocktail Reception

Registrations: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-climate-ecosystems-conference-tickets-58355861954