Cardlink launches the emphasis | Open Innovation program.

The “emphasis” program is a Cardlink initiative which is implemented in collaboration with the Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ACEin) of the Athens University of Economics and Business. In order to showcase new entrepreneurial ideas, innovative products and services and to support them so that they can be developed and implemented in the real world, Cardlink launches the “emphasis” open innovation program in collaboration with the Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ACEin) of the Athens University of Economics and Business. Participants will have the opportunity to receive support and guidance from Cardlink’s and ACEin’s specialized staff during the program. Furthermore, Cardlink will offer cash prizes to the winning teams and support for the winning product’s or service’s pilot implementation. Interested parties can submit their business proposals in one of 4 subject areas regarding the retail sector: Business Analytics, Customer Experience, Payments/Added Value Services, Retail Modernization. The program will be deployed in three phases and participation is open and free. Teams can consist of 2 to 6 individuals. Registration is open until June 19th at www.cardlink.gr/emphasis .