I-MBA scholarships for true innovators

MBA International, in its quest to continuously support innovation and entrepreneurship, launched a new collaboration with MSD (the global healthcare leader) and Industry Disruptors – Game Changers to offer 10 scholarships to applicants for the “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” major of the full-time program for the academic year 2013-2014.

Scholarships were awarded to 10 candidates with innovative ideas resulting from academic research, or entrepreneurs in the first stages of designing or developing new business, that have the potential to become industry disruptors and game changers with global reach. The scholarships cover all tuition and other I-MBA fees.

Recipients of the scholarships have the opportunity to acquire all the necessary technical, business and personality skills and knowledge that will help them turn their idea into a successful business venture.

The scholarships were awarded to:

1. Mr Alvertis Iosif

2. Mr Gavalas Leon

3. Ms Kalavrou Maria

4. Mr Christopoulos-Panoutsos Alexandros

5. Ms Kassimati Anna

6. Mr Kotrotsos Serafim

7. Mr Tsakopoulos Petros

8. Mr Tsolakidis Apostolos

9. Mr Chaloulakos Vasilis

10. Ms Kypriotaki Kalliopi

A few words about MSD

msd_logo_3MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme) was launched in Greece in June 2010 and it currently employs more than 230 employees. It is the Greek subsidiary of Merck & Co, Inc., the second largest pharmaceutical company in the world. Known as MSD in Europe and Merck in the United States and Canada, the company discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of innovative pharmaceutical products to improve human health and employs 86,000 employees in 140 countries around the world.

Committed to the highest standards of ethics and dedicated to the highest level of scientific excellence, the company’s aim is to preserve and improve human life. www.msd.gr.

About MBA International

athensuniversityThe Postgraduate MBA International of  Athens University of Economics is an international MBA program, accredited by the International Agency for AMBA (Association of MBAs). It aims to strengthen the labor market presenting specialized executives, who have modern techniques and skills for the design and implementation of operational objectives in today’s global, complex, competitive and technologically advanced environment. This program is offered entirely in English and attracts students from more than 20 countries and staff from four continents. For many years it occupied important positions in international rankings.