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:
- Α Senior Consultant from Helix Advisory Services Ltd, UK
- An expert from the technological ecosystem of Israel (Idealityroads Company)
- Members from PSP board of directors
- A representative from investor-financiers and/or the Technological Ecosystem
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 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.
As the former general manager of one of the top technology incubators in Israel, Van Leer Technology Ventures, Oren Gershtein has been at the epicenter of Israel’s development into a technological powerhouse for almost two decades. He brings a wealth of experience in understanding the establishment, underpinnings, systems, and structure of high-tech ecosystems.
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 has more than 17 years of experience in Treasury & Finance and Investments. He currently holds the position as the Chief Financial Officer of one of the top and most historical Media Groups in Greece, also heading the non-shipping investments in Capital Group - a distinguished oceangoing vessel operator and owner of more than 60 vessels and also including a Nasdaq-listed company; He has served as Group Treasurer of Intralot Group - a global leading gaming solutions supplier in 52 jurisdictions, as Chief Investment Officer of Intracom Holdings and Group - a main shareholder of leading multinational companies specializing in sectors such as: fixed telephony service providers, IT solutions and services, defense electronics, constructions. Christos, also serves as a member on numerous board of directors positions, both on non-listed and listed companies of the Athens Exchange. Christos has graduated from Imperial College with an MSc in Finance.