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Ideas Factory #5 - Prof. Panikkos Poutziouris, 'Kick-starting your new venture'

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Ideas Factory #5 - Prof. Panikkos Poutziouris, 'Kick-starting your new venture'

Monday, 5 November 2012



Time: 12.30 - 13.30

Venue: Alumni Club Room (within the Cafe Bar), Ground floor, MBS West


At our fifth event, Professor Panikkos Poutziouris will be delivering a session titled, 'Kick-starting your new venture: Creating value through business model innovation'.


The session will demonstrate the mechanics of the nine-step innovation business model - a diagnostic toolkit that is used to evaluate ideas and to kick-start innovative enterprises. This short session will be followed by an opportunity for networking.




Panikkos is currently the Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business at UCLan Cyprus, heading the School of Business and Management.


He previously worked at Manchester Business School as a Fellow in SME Management, Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Manchester Enterprise Centre and Visiting Associate Professor for Family Business Initiatives.  


Panikkos has delivered training seminars and workshops across the globe for organisations such as CIIM, Beijing Institute of Technology, Vienna Technical University, ALBA of Athens and Cambridge University - Judge Business School.


He is a former President of The International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) and previously served on the advisory board of The Institute for Family Business (UK) and as a board member for the UK Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE).


In 2011, The Family Firm Institute (FFI) honoured Dr Poutziouris with the FFI International Award in recognition for his contribution to the development of family business entrepreneurship initiatives across the globe.

How to register

To register for this event, send an email to with the following information:

  • Event date
  • First name
  • Surname
  • Student ID number
  • Degree programme
  • School / Faculty
  • Year of study (1, 2, 3, 4)

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