ARIS and Frederick University have partnered to facilitate the growth of youth entrepreneurship and encourage knowledge exchange.

ARIS A Really Inspiring Space and Frederick University are pleased to announce that on 9 November 2023 they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The collaboration between ARIS and Frederick aims to facilitate and promote the transfer of knowhow and to identify common ground in implementing innovation and entrepreneurship activities. The collaboration reinforces the efforts to bridge the gap between industry and academia, and to strengthen the ties between the university community and businesses. More specifically, the two organisations will team up to develop the entrepreneurial skills of the Frederick University students and enhance youth innovation and entrepreneurship through joint workshops, EU-funded projects, and other relevant activities.

“This MoU signifies the shared commitment by ARIS and Frederick University to strengthen the entrepreneurial, innovative ecosystem in Cyprus, through knowledge transfer, exchanges, projects execution, organization of joint events and visits, as well as networking opportunities between the ARIS team, start-ups, alumni on one side and faculty staff, researchers and students at Frederick University on the other side”, said Mr George Martides, Member of the Board of Directors of ARIS.

Ms Natassa Frederickou, President of the University Council, said that “Frederick University is delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate closely with an Accelerator programme that actively provides support and dedication to start-ups and scale-ups to grow their business and broadens the horizons of students to experience entrepreneurship regardless of the area or field of their studies. Equipping our students with valuable skills, fostering an entrepreneurial mindset, enhancing innovation, and providing personalized real-world experiences are in harmony with our renowned student-centric approach, which empowers them to take ownership of their learning and future career paths”.

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Frederick Universityis one of the leading private universities operating in Cyprus. The university offers a wide range of academic programmes of study in the fields of Science, Engineering, Business, Arts, Architecture, Humanities, Health, and Education, with a strong focus on academic research. Being committed to academic excellence and to the provision of innovative and high-quality programmes of study and active research, it provides its students the knowledge, skills and free thinking needed to address the challenges of the modern world.