Vitae/Yiannis Laouris/Honors and Awards

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Honors and Awards

Name and description of the award Year
Leistungstippendien, Leipzig, Germany

Financial award given to students with very high grades

1979-1984
Salvator Allende Stippendium, Leipzig, Germany

Prize given to two best students of each university in the country

1985
Leistungshau, Leipzig, GDR

Competition for selection of research achievements by young scientists
Parts of Ph.D. work selected for both the 1984 "Leistungsshau" of the
University and for the 1985 "Leistungsshau" from all Universities in the GDR

1984 & 1985
Summa cum laude, Leipzig, Germany

PhD received the most unusual distinction having being graded with 5 A’s

1985
Υποτροφία Παγκύπριας Πορείας Αγάπης Αρχιεπισκόπου Μακαρίου Γ, Nicosia, Cyprus

Scholarship given by Makarios Foundation exempting rules to support a young scientist's dream to follow a humanistic research career

1986
Provost's Teaching Award, Arizona, USA

For development of computer-based undergraduate instruction in neuroscience

1990
Medical Innovation Award, Arizona, USA

For development of computer-based undergraduate instruction in neuroscience

1992
IPDF, Arizona, USA1992

For activities in International Program Development

1992
ISO 9001/2, London, UK

Among the first few companies in Cyprus to get this award from a UK Board

1996
Silver Award, INPEX 95, Pittsburgh, USA

Innovation Competition Fair with thousands of participants from all over the world

1995
The Elected of the Year '96, Jerusalem, Israel

The CYBER Kids company in Israel chosen as the most promising new company of the Year

1996
Qualidat, Geneva, Switzerland

Distinction given to companies that demonstrate high standards of quality

1996
Employers and Industrialists Federation Award, Nicosia, Cyprus
Creativity Award to Cyber Kids Curriculum
1998
Civil Society Award

First Award to NGOs pioneering in social transformation

2008
Hellenic Society for Systems Studies
Award to distinguished scientists
2008
Anna Lindh Award 2011
Digital Champion Cyprus Award 2015 for his role and support in establishing an award process for innovations in digital economy 2015
Global Education Innovation Award 2017 One of 12 awarded by GENE – Global Education Network Europe to Future Worlds Center for its innovative Map Your Meal project. 2017
Disrupt Cyprus awarded to GNOUS Labs Ltd., for MAPS' disruptive ability 2017