Yiannis Laouris

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Yiannis Laouris was the key founder of the organization and serves as Chair of the Board. He is currently the head of the New Media Lab and the Neuroscience Lab.

Yiannis Laouris
Yiannis Laouris
Service type Board Member
Previous Key Posts CEO CYBER KIDS
Degree(s) MD, PhD (Neurophysiology), MSc (Systems and Industrial Engineering)
Field(s) of Study Medicine, Neurophysiology, Systems and Complexity Science, Technology, Education, Conflict Resolution
University(ies) University of Leipzig
Carl Ludwig Institute of Physiology
University of Arizona
Specialization(s) Peace Initiatives, Conflict Resolution, Sociology and Technology.

Role in Tech4Peace project

Founding member, together with Harry Anastasiou, Dervis Besimler, Bekir Azgin and Hrach Gregorian.

A business entrepreneur

Yiannis has


The Multimedia Factory

The Multimedia Factory was founded by Laouris, George Vakanas, the Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute and [MISnTED Ltd.]] in 1993 as one of the first multimedia software and educational software producing company.


Ekkotek-High-tech business incubator was founded by Laouris and ][MISnTED Ltd.]] in 1999 as the first high technology business incubator in Cyprus.


Yiannis authored Masks of Demons, a book that exposes stereotypes between so-called "'lifelong"' enemies.


Yiannis received numerous honors and awards throughout the years[1], the most notable being:

Key neuroscience publications

Yiannis has over 25 peered reviewed papers in neuroscience and over 65 conference presentations. The full list is available here.

Key publications in the science of dialogic design


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