Mission and Vision
Our Mission and Vision
Cyprus Seeds is a unique initiative in Cyprus entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem.
What makes us different?
A public-private partnership
Cyprus Seeds is a public-private partnership. Its founding members are the A. G. Leventis Foundation, The Hellenic Initiative, and the Government of Cyprus. The Government supports Cyprus Seeds through the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, and the Research and Innovation Foundation. Major private donors are the Eurobank Cyprus and EY Cyprus. Important donations are made by corporations and private individuals in Cyprus and abroad.
Supported by Diaspora
It is the only initiative in Cyprus that attracted the attention and support of Greeks and Cypriots of the Diaspora.
Focus on research commercialisation
It is the only Cypriot initiative focusing on supporting research centers and universities to commercialize their research and form startups.
It is a not-for-profit and equity-free organization.
Cyprus Seeds strategic partners are the MIT Enterprise Forum Greece and the EGG accelerator, Greece.
In less than 4 years of operations, we have three success stories, including the conclusion of two options to be licensing agreements and the formation of two startups from a Cypriot university.