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Stavriana A. Kofteros

EIC Ambasssador, EIC jury Member

Stavriana A. Kofteros


Vice Chair of the Research & Innovation Foundation, EIC Ambassador, EIC Jury Member  and Director of Communication, Innovation & Digital of the Democratic Rally

Stavriana is active in the international startup ecosystem; she is Cofounder and Chair of Startup Cyprus, member of EU’s Innovation Ecosystem Leaders Group under Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, the European Digital Leaders Network of the World Economic Forum, the EPP Expert Group on Innovation, the Innovation Advisory Board of the Biosense Institute in Serbia, and co-founder of the European Startup Network, on the Board of which she has served as Vice Chair. She has also served on the Transatlantic Council of Allied for Startups.

She holds degrees in Business Administration and Political Science from the University of La Verne (USA) and has specialized in Entrepreneurship Development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (Fulbright Scholar).