The second call for applications for participation in the IDEA Programme is open until February 15th 2017.

Eligible for participation to the Programme are teams of 2 to 5 persons with a creative and innovative idea with a global outlook. A maximum of 8 teams will be selected and hosted, free of charge, for up to 9 months in a specially designed space at Bank of Cyprus’ historical building in Faneromeni – Nicosia.

The IDEA resident teams will also have access to a wide network of distinguished mentors, hands-on training during the first phase of the Programme (3-month accelerator training), consultancy services as well as other supporting services, such as networking with potential investors. The Bank of Cyprus will provide €10,000 in seed funding to selected teams who complete the accelerator stage (stage 1) and successfully pass the review.
For more information, terms of participation and application visit the Programme’s webpage at