The Team

The company’s staff is qualified with Consulting Experience and Knowhow in a variety of topics and fields, Knowledge of the functionality and procedures of Public Authorities, overall Knowledge over European Union Policy Regulations and High level of Academic studies and Research activity.

Yiannis GERAGOTELLIS

MANAGING PARTNER & FOUNDER

Yiannis completed his studies on the field of Informatics in the Athens University of Economics and Business in 1993; got his Master in Science Degree on Technology and Innovation Management at the University of Sussex/SPRU (UK), while he follows executive courses on Strategy and Innovation at MIT (USA). He is Founder and Managing Partner of KiNNO and works as a Strategic Innovation consultant. His working experience prior of founding KiNNO includes posts ranging from Project Manager of R&D projects, business consultant and corporate executive in multinational Telecoms. Yiannis has significant experience in design and management of projects related to innovation competencies, technology transfer, research exploitation and business development. He has been working in developing Knowledge & Technology Transfer Activities, creating & supporting Transnational Knowledge Networks, building linkages between Business & Research actors and in various dissemination activities in EU and other Mediterranean countries. Furthermore, he has gained significant experience from international bilateral projects implemented in South Africa, Latin America and North Africa on regional innovation systems, knowledge transfer and market uptake of research results. His experience includes among other, provision of mentoring, coaching and capacity building services to researchers, startups, entrepreneurs and executives in sectors such as agro-food, energy, environment, transport, maritime and ICT. 

Contact email: geragotellis@kinno.eu



Paris RALLIS

BUSINESS DESIGNER

Paris completed his undergraduate studies in the field of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering in the University of Patras while he received his MSc Degree in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management, at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. Before joining KiNNO he worked as a Project engineer on Oil and Gas and on solar energy projects. In addition he has extensive experience on energy-efficiency optimization in buildings. He is currently employed as a Business Designer at KiNNO with main focus on Technology Transfer in sectors such as Space, Maritime, Energy & Environment, Transport, Bioeconomy, Agrofood, Manufacturing and he offers Innovation consulting services to private clients, SMEs and Research organisations.

Contact email:rallis@kinno.eu



Efi MPAKOGIANNI

CONSULTANT AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE OFFICER

Efi completed her undergraduate studies on the field of Management Science and Technology, stream: Supply Chain and Sales Management in the Athens University of Economics and Business while she received her Master Degree in Business Administration and Total Quality Management from the University of Piraeus. Before entering KiNNO she has been working for Hellenic Organization of Telecommunications, TIM Hellas Telecommunications company and General Mills Hellas. She is currently employed as an Innovation Consultant at KiNNO Consultants Ltd. (KiNNO) with main focus on Innovation and Knowledge Transfer.  Efi has professional experience in the management of European Funded programmes and in the implementation of sector-based studies in the fields of agro-food, energy and environment. In addition, she in charge of the Business Intelligence operation of KiNNO Consultants Ltd.

Contact email: mpakogianni@kinno.eu



Charis LOUPASSI

CONSULTANT AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT OFFICER

Charis received her Master Degree in Energy Management Systems and Environmental Protection co-organized by the University of Piraeus and the National Technical University (NTUA), while she completed her undergraduate studies in the Department of Economics in the Athens University of Economics and Business with Specialization in Business Economics and Finance. She is currently employed as a Consultant at KiNNO and her main responsibilities include the implementation of studies in the fields of soft innovation, energy and environment, entrepreneurship, financial management and preparation of finance & progress reports and the organization of seminars, open-days and events in the framework of European projects. In addition, she is in charge of the Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2008) that is applied by the company since February 2013.

Contact email: loupassi@kinno.eu



Nadia KARRA

CONSULTANT AND MARKETING OFFICER

Nadia completed her undergraduate studies on the field of Management Science and Technology in the Athens University of Economics and Business while she received her Master Degree in Marketing and Communication with new Technologies from the same University. Before entering KiNNO she has been working for an other consulting company while she has also worked as a Marketing & Advertisement Assistant in other companies . She is currently employed as an Innovation Consultant at KiNNO with main focus on Innovation, Green Technologies and Knowledge Transfer. She has professional experience in the management of European Funded programmes and in the implementation of sector-based studies in the fields of agro-food, transport, energy and environment, green business, ICT, funding SMEs. In addition, she in charge of the whole Marketing operations of the company.

Contact email: karra@kinno.eu



Dora PAPASPIROU

FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING

Dora after completing her undergraduate studies in Economic and Regional Development at Panteion University of Athens she got her Master in Sustainable Development focusing on the Local Development of Urban and Rural areas, at Harokopeion University of Athens. She is currently employed at Knowledge & Innovation Consultants (KiNNO Consultants LTD) where her main responsibilities include the assistance of Financial management of European Projects and of the company itself. Her working experience in the past had focused in Business Accounting and Finance in a variety of fields.

Contact email: papaspirou@kinno.eu



Alexandra GIANNOPOULOU

JUNIOR CONSULTANT AND ADMINISTRATION

Alexandra after completing her studies on the field of Management Science and Technology in Athens University of Economics and Business she got her Master in Science Degree on Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, at the University of Manchester (UK). She is currently Junior Consultant and Administration at KiNNO. Her working experience in the past includes acting as an Office Manager and as Administration in a number of SMEs.

Contact email: giannopoulou@kinno.eu   



Victoria KATSAROU

ANALYST

Victoria completed her undergraduate studies on the field of Management Science and Technology, stream: Quantitative Methods in Economics and Management, in Athens University of Economics and Business in 2013. She is currently employed at KiNNO as analyst and her main responsibilities are data analysis, surveys and desktop research.

Contact email: katsarou@kinno.eu 



Funding Opportunities

Available funding opportunities:

ERC - Proof of Concept

Horizon2020 - SME Instrument

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