Panagiotis Karniouras is the Director of PRAXI Network, an accredited IMP³rove Guide and National Representative for H2020 “Innovation in SMEs” and “Access to Risk Finance”.
He is acting as a project manager or project director for more than 20 publicly or privately funded projects dealing with technology transfer, innovation support, exploitation of research results and research-industry cooperation, financing innovation. He is the Coordinator of Enterprise Europe Network in Greece, a member of the Steering and Advisory Group of the Enterprise Europe Network and member of the BoD of the Hellenic Bio Cluster and the Hellenic Photonics Cluster. He has been member of National Committees on Research and Innovation, acted several times as an evaluator of National innovation, research and investment proposals as well as evaluator of innovation proposals submitted to innovation related competitions.
Mr. Karniouras holds an MSc degree in Advanced Manufacturing Technology from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UK) and a Mechanical Engineering Diploma from the National Technical University of Athens.