The 5th Technology Transfer Exhibition – Patras Innovation Quest (Patras IQ) will be held on 27th, 28th and 29th of April 2018, at the Athletic Center “D. Tofalos” in Patras, and it is co-organized by University of Patras, the Ministry of Education, Research & Religious Affairs, the Ministry of Economy & Development, the Chamber of Achaia, the Region of Western Greece, the Hellenic Open University and the Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece. Its main objective is to create a critical competitive advantage both in the research community as well as in the productive sector, through a constant effort to solve problems and apply innovative ideas for the development of new products and services and the optimization of existing ones, which aspire to conquer a part of the national and global market.
TITAN was founded in Greece in 1902. With its headquarters in Greece –where the parent company has been listed on the Athens Stock Exchange since 1912–TITAN Group’s vertically integrated activity spans 13 countries. This activity is carried out by wholly-owned affiliated companies and by joint ventures with other partners. It covers the production of cement, concrete, aggregates, mortars and other building materials; transportation – distribution of products; processing and industrial utilization of fly ash.
The challenge is big, but our goal is simple: to achieve a sustainable energy future for Europe. Innovation is the solution. New ideas, products and services that make a real difference, new businesses and new people to deliver them to market. At InnoEnergy we support and invest in innovation at every stage of the journey – from classroom to end-customer. With our network of partners we build connections across Europe, bringing together inventors and industry, graduates and employers, researchers and entrepreneurs, businesses and markets.
Nestlé’s purpose is enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. We want to help shape a better and healthier world. We also want to inspire people to live healthier lives. This is how we contribute to society while ensuring the long-term success of our company. We have defined three overarching ambitions for 2030 which guide our work and support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The Greek company Gefyra S.A. established in 1995 by the French VINCI and six Greek construction companies, with registered office in Chalandri, Attica. Its sole aim was to enter into the Concession Contract for the Rion-Antirion Bridge with the Greek State and to implement it. As Concessionaire, GEFYRA S.A. is responsible for the design, construction, financing, maintenance and operation of the Bridge during the 42-year concession period.
MISTRAS GROUP HELLAS ABEE (formerly known as Envirocoustics ABEE) is an engineering company dedicated to the promotion of environmental protection, industrial safety and quality improvement, by means of advanced NDT and predictive maintenance services. Mistras Group Hellas offers complete engineering solutions, through integrated NDT to a broad range of industries and institutions.
Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC) is the biggest power producer and electricity supply company in Greece with approximately 7.4 million customers. PPC currently holds assets in lignite mines, power generation, transmission and distribution. PPC’s current power portfolio consists of conventional thermal and hydroelectric power plants, as well as RES units, accounting for approximately 68% of the total installed capacity in the country.
ABB is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.
Their iconic and trusted brands are known for outstanding performance and ceaseless innovation. They make the hand and power tools that build and repair your home. They make the industrial tools that build and rebuild your infrastructure. They make the fasteners that hold your vehicle and electronic devices together. And they provide the security services and solutions that protect what’s most valuable to you.
KAFSIS was born out of the vision to see better waste management practices spread throughout the world in order to create a cleaner and safer environment for our children. Their vision and values reflect their undying commitment to reduce waste and improve your business in a green and sustainable manner.
MENSA is a global, non-profit organization whose purpose is to recognize, support, research and promote human intelligence as a means of expression and as a means of advancing humanity. This international community of people consists of members whose Intelligence Index classifies them in the upper 2% of the population. For the importation into MENSA o. is the only criterion and is measured by recognized and reliable tests, the preparation of which is attended by special psychologists.
In Nestle Waters they make sure that their actions have a benefit on both our society and company. Their company’s social sensitivity is based on the idea that the main condition for the long-term success of an enterprise is not being limited to their legality and viability, but also to act in favor of the environment as well as of its own progress. In this way, corporate responsibility becomes a vital part of our business planning and development.
Nestlé Professional is committed to providing the finest ingredients, operational knowledge, and uncompromised support to food service operations. They’re in the business of helping your business succeed.
“IONIAN” is a regional station based on the local intellectual and creative forces from the wider Ionian and Peloponnese regions. They offer a product tailored to the needs of the local community, without copies, without mimicry and exaggeration, with respect to the real needs of information and entertainment of the public.
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In 2014, the University of Patras celebrates 50 years of Academic operation, marked by continuous development and constantly emerging new achievements. The University presently stands well ahead of its original goal, which was to set “a firm model of an Academic institution providing Greece with a highly qualified Alumnae contributing to the society’s development and growth”. Today, the University of Patras enjoys recognition as an Academic Institution with a worldwide impact, attracting thousands of students and a large number of Academic and Research Personnel actively involved in the cutting-of-edge science, Innovation and Excellence.