AUEB's MBA International Program (FT) offers a number of scholarships to applicants for the "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" Major for the academic year 2013-2014

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Scholarships for the "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" Major of the

MBA International Program,

sponsored by MSD and supported by Industry Disruptors - Game Changers

Submission deadline: August 30th, 2013

MBA International, in its quest to continuous supporting innovation and entrepreneurship, launches a new collaboration with MSD, the global healthcare leader, and Industry Disruptors - Game Changers to offer a number of scholarships to applicants for the "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" Major of the Full-time program for the academic year 2013-2014.

Scholarships will be awarded to candidates with innovative ideas resulting from academic research, or entrepreneurs in the first stages of designing or developing new business, that have the potential to become industry disruptors and game changers with global reach. The scholarships cover all tuition and other I-MBA fees.

Attending the "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" Major of the MBA International Full-time program, recipients of the scholarships will acquire the necessary technical, business and personality skills and knowledge that will help them turn their research output or innovative idea into a successful business venture. In the context of their Immersion Project they will also have the opportunity to create the business plan for their new venture.

Applicants should follow the formal procedure for admission to the program and also attach a short essay (about 400 words) describing their idea and the steps that they will take for the implementation of their project. The application form along with the respective documents have to be sent to the MBA International Program’s secretariat (47A Evelpidon Str. & 33, Lefkados Str., GR 11362, Athens, Greece, room 805), by August 30th, 2013, with the label "Innovation - ID".

For further information you may contact the Program's secretariat at imba@aueb.gr.

A few words about MSD

MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme) was launched in Greece in June 2010 and it currently employs more than 230 employees. It is the Greek subsidiary of Merck & Co, Inc., the second largest pharmaceutical company in the world. Known as MSD in Europe and Merck in the United States and Canada, the company discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of innovative pharmaceutical products to improve human health and employs 86,000 employees in 140 countries around the world.

Committed to the highest standards of ethics and dedicated to the highest level of scientific excellence, the company's aim is to preserve and improve human life. For more information, visit

www.msd.gr.

About Industry Disruptors - Game Changers

Industry Disruptors - Game Changers (ID - GC), are an initiative aiming at the creation of an ecosystem, which strengthens and promotes innovative entrepreneurship in the wider Mediterranean and Balkan region, focusing on start-ups and extroversion.

Emphasis is given on the agricultural sector, tourism, energy and specifically clean energy, creative industries and health, while innovation and information technologies are "horizontal" priorities. Through strategic partnerships with recognised international organizations that support entrepreneurship, ID-GC offers young entrepreneurs the opportunity to grow and mature their ideas through networking, competition, training, education, funding, mentorship and communication strategies tailored to the needs of a start-up business.

For more information, visit www.id-gc.org.