The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GİMER), established by Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Business and Economics, hosted the ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop’ held with the contributions of the British High Commission and Northern Ireland Co-operation Overseas (NICO). The event was held on January 17th 2019, Thursday (14:00) at EMU Faculty of Business and Economics Meeting Hall. British Deputy High Commissioner Ian Robert Whitting, EMU Vice Rector for Student Affairs Prof. Dr. Sonuç Zorlu Oğurlu, Faculty of Business and Economics Vice-Dean Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deniz İşçioğlu, President of GİMER Prof. Dr. Mustafa Tümer, GİMER Executive Board Member Bakiye Yalınç, NICO consultants, many academicians, students and young entrepreneurs attended the workshop.
“We Thank EMU”
During his speech, British Deputy High commissioner Ian Robert Whitting thanked EMU for their hospitality and stated that such workshops would guide young entrepreneurs on both sides of the island. The event continued with the presentations of NICO consultants. In their presentations, the consultants provided information about how to establish small and medium sized enterprises, how the old features and experiences of North Cyprus and Northern Ireland show similarities, and how these similarities can guide young entrepreneurs with interesting ideas; especially women. After the presentations at this rather keenly participated event, British Deputy High commissioner Ian Robert Whitting was presented with a Lefkara Lace board exclusive to Cyprus by EMU Vice Rector for Student Affairs Prof. Dr. Sonuç Zorlu Oğurlu.