The program is approved by the PSP Board of Directors and is coordinated and implemented by the Advisory Board, which consists of 5 members and includes:

The Advisory Board is approved by the Board of Directors of the Patras Science Park. The term of office of the Advisory Board has a three-year term which cannot be changed in the meantime.  The Advisory Board selects the best proposals, following suggestions by the judges. The Advisory Board monitors regularly the selected groups and approves their continuation and budget.

The judges are experienced individuals from Greece and abroad who provide specially formulated summary report for each applicant. They are not rewarded for their services.

Only the Advisory Board is remunerated for its services.


Gillian E. McFadzean

Gillian is Senior Consultant in Helix Advisory Services LTD. She is an expert in research and knowledge transfer policy, strategy and implementation with experience in European Commission groups, various national groups as well as at institutional and operational level.


Oren Gershtein

Oren is the CEO of IdealityRoads and specializes in innovation ecosystem creation and in laying the groundwork for knowledge economies. Prior to founding IdealityRoads, Oren served as CEO of Van Leer Ventures, one of Israel’s leading early-stage investment funds. Oren served as a chairman of the Board of Directors and as an active board member in numerous early-stage ventures.

Meir Dardashti

Meir is Associate in IdealityRoads and specializes in developing the needed strategy, knowledge, and processes within incubators to foster successful startup development based on the lessons of the Israeli model. Meir has assumed an active role in IdealityRoads’ ongoing ecosystem development projects in New Zealand, Argentina, and elsewhere around the world.

Christos Mistriotis

Christos is Investment Officer at Capital Ship Management CORP. He was previously employed as a Chief Investment Officer by Intracom Holdings SA.

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