Iraklis Agiovlasitis holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and has done academic and research work in the fields of Information Systems, organizational change and management. His current interests focus on supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and digital technologies. Apart from this, he is an enthusiast of the Greek start-up scene and culture. He has been working since 2000 as funding consultant in both companies and public institutions, focusing on informational technology, cultural and research projects as well as development projects. Since 2014 he has been working at the National Documentation Center as Innovation Manager and Technology Transfer Consultant for Enterprise Europe Network.