National Awards for Young Entrepreneurs “Elevate Greece”

National Awards for Young Entrepreneurs “Elevate Greece”

The “Elevate Greece” platform is the official digital portal of the Greek State for the certification of registered businesses as startups. The main objectives of this initiative are the mapping of the Greek innovation ecosystem for the creation of the National Startup Registry, the targeted support of startups and their promotion at national and international level.

In this context, the national awards ceremony for the 1st Startup Entrepreneurship Competition was held in September 2021, with the participation of the startups registered with Elevate Greece. The John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation awarded the ‘Social Contribution’ Prize to OramaVR, an innovative startup in the field of virtual reality (VR) medical simulation training applications. Through the MAGES platform, developed by the startup based on innovative scientific research, OramaVR's goal is to enable healthcare professionals to create high-quality content themselves.

  • 250 startups registered with “Elevate Greece” National Startup Registry have applied to participate in the Competition.
  • The 10 winning startups were awarded cash prizes totalling €252,000.
  • To date, 533 startups, employing over 5,070 individuals, have successfully registered in the Startup Registry.

Watch the Awards here.