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Blue Innovation Hub


Blue Innovation HUB is a  joint initiative of leading academic research labs and Patras Science Park with the aim to exploit research results and promote innovation, new product development and business partnerships in the field of blue growth.


The primary objective of the HUB is to consolidate, foster and coordinate
community activities towards the development of products and applications based on blue growth, thus creating for its members new perspectives for research, technological and entrepreneurial cooperations.



  • Creation of conditions to attract new scientists, development centers, business
  • Strong bonds between labs and industry
  • Undertake a leading role at national level and creating collaborations at international level (key player, landmark, brand name)
  • Development of prototype products, concepts, applications, fundamental studies in various industrial sectors and research fields
  • Commercialization and IP management of research results
  • Cooperation with the industry
  • Participation in national and international projects
  • Increase networking, international links and create a distinctive HUB Brand name
  • Exploitation of financial tools and mechanisms to support members
Other Activities


  • Automization or/and scale up methods for product manufacturing
  • Bridging Academia and Industry (communication of current
    trends and needs, motivation of students and graduates to
    innovate and become entrepreneurs, cooperation with the
    industry in developing new processes and products)
  • Knowledge exchange (networking, partnerships)
    Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • High quality scientific research
  • Lab services to the industry
  • Cooperative research, technology & innovation projects
  • Demonstrate and utilize technology
    (field tests and proof-of- concept)
  • Business case development (perform market and
    feasibility studies, patent and technology landscape analysis,
    develop of evidence base for stakeholders to deploy/commercialize
    research results, IP strategy and technology license)
  • Marketing and communication strategy
  • Corporate and legal advise
  • Human Resource development (coaching & mentoring,
    personnel selection)
  • Fund raising support


Michael Prevenios

Business Developer

Patras Science Park Patras, Rio GR-265 04 Greece


+30 2610 911537

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Evangelia Gralista

Web Design Internship

Evangelia Gralista from Trikala,Greece is in her senior year at University of Patras in the department of mathematics. She is currently working as a web design intern at Patras Science Park (PSP).

Vicky Tomara

Development Director

Vicky studied Business Administration at Athens University of Economics and Business and she got a M.B.A. from University of Patras. Her experience and background focus on supporting businesses-academia partnerships. Especially, she has been primarily activated in innovation supporting tools, while she worked in the past as an economist and research project manager in the industry. She has a good knowledge of the Greek innovation ecosystem actors, including academia, research institutes, regional and central governmental organizations, entrepreneurs and industry. She contributed to the launch and development of the Innovation and Technology Transfer Office of the University of Patras where she served as a Technology Transfer Consultant for 4 years. She acted as the principal organizational officer on behalf of the University of Patras for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Patras IQ Innovation Exhibition. Also, she contributed to the launch and development of the Technology Transfer Office of Patras Science Park and she involved in the building of the collaborative network between both CERN procurement and CERN Technology Transfer Group with the Greek start up community & enterprises. She is currently the Development Director in Patras Science Park, she is member of the Advisory Board of the Proof of Concept and she participates in the selection committee in various regional innovation competitions.