George Megas

@ EIT Health HUB GR & Horizon Europe NCP Coordinator

I am the Coordinator of the Horizon Europe National Contact Points’ team at EKT & lead NCP for Cluster 4 (Digital, Industry, Space) appointed by GSRI & E.C. I also hold the position of the EIT HEALTH HUB Coordinator for Greece since 2017 having supported more than 45 startups and 500 students, creating a robust health Innovation ecosystem and running the first Startup-Hospital accelerator: SymbIASIS. I am an EU RnI project manager and a Twin Transition expert, member of the EC Digital Innovation Hub experts’ group. I was the National Contact Point/Expert for ICT & EIC Pathfinder in Horizon 2020 since 2016. I am the vice chair of the Digital sector group of the Enterprise Europe Network acting as an Innovation & Technology Transfer Advisor with one of the highest record in Partnership Agreements achieved for 2017-2019.
My headquorters is the National Documentation Center.

I hold an MSc degree in Industrial Management & Technology from the interdepartmental MSc program of the Polytechnic School of Athens & the University of Piraeus. My first degree was in Agricultural Engineering.
I have versatile knowledge in the Tech SME sector, Medtech, DigitalHealth, Agtech & the natural environment with expertise in Geographic Information Systems & Decision Support Systems.

Being sociable and having knowledge about various subjects, scientific and other, combined with my enthusiasm and my analytical skills, helped me coordinate work teams with ease, get in the source of each task under analysis & elicit productive results.
Through my career as a Business consultant & H2020 Expert, I gained experience in the access-to-finance area, Innovation Project Management, TechnologyTransfer, Business Planning and Marketing in an international environment.
The monitoring of international trends & EU policies in my field and my continuous training brings in ideas that are innovative for any market.