About Us

Diogenes Business Incubator University of Cyprus, wholly owned by the University of Cyprus, Cyprus’ largest public University, is a high technology business incubator aiming to commercialize R&DI results by creating business value. Diogenes is geared to pioneering the transformation of Cyprus into an important center in the Eastern Mediterranean in the area of commercializing high technology research and innovative ideas and is committed to developing entrepreneurship in the country as an important component of the process.

Member of the Incubator Forum, the Cyprus Association of Business Incubators, the National Business Incubator Association (USA), the UK Business Incubator Association and the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce is in close collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Tourism and a founding member of the Cyprus MANUFUTURE Platform.

Diogenes experience lies in entrepreneurship development, commercialization of R&DI results and creating sustainable start-up companies that are enhanced with the Incubator’s network. Diogenes concentrates on commercializing R&DI results that demonstrate prospects of market viability and success and offers supportive and strategic value adding services and pre and post incubation strategic services, facilitating the smooth transition of R&DI results into commercialization and a successful start-up.

Diogenes is part of the organizing committee and a mentor of the Cyprus Entrepreneurship Competition and supports entrepreneurship through the provision of entrepreneurship and start-up related training and presentations. Diogenes has extensive experience in mentoring and coaching of researchers and young entrepreneurs, in matters related to entrepreneurship and startup support and coaching expertise in areas like Entrepreneurship Development, Strategy & Business Planning, Start-up basics, Networking, Pitching etc.

Portfolio & Companies in Partnership

Diogenes created 9 startup companies through the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism’s startup program. Diogenes holds equity stakes in all portfolio companies and aims to enhance the value of the startups.

Vision

Diogenes vision is to pioneer in the transformation of Cyprus into an important center in the Eastern Mediterranean in the area of commercializing high technology research and innovative ideas

Mission

To facilitate and support the creation of innovative startups.


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Memberships

National Business Incubator Association (NBIA)
United Kingdom Business Incubator Association (UKBI)
Cyprus Business Incubator Association (CyBIA)
Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)