Associate Prof. Piotr Henryk Skarżyński, M.D., Ph.D., Msc. is the winner of Entrepreneur of the Year of UW Management Faculty award in the Master of Business category.
The ceremony of announcement of the winners took place on November 15 during the conference “Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century. Opportunities and Perspectives” held in Warsaw. The award was granted to an entrepreneur and a company founded by a student or a graduate of the University of Warsaw, that has succeeded in business and has been operating on the market for at least 5 years.
The Entrepreneur of the Year competition is an initiative of the Management Faculty of the University of Warsaw, aimed at promoting entrepreneurial attitudes, innovative solutions, activities for the benefit of the economy and community supporting projects. The competition is addressed to students and graduates of the University of Warsaw. The University of Warsaw graduates are not only people who easily find their place on the labor market or pursue scientific careers. They are also innovators who affect the labor market and put their creative ideas into practice.
The Entrepreneur of the Year competition is organized under the patronage of the Dean of the Management Faculty. The competition was organized by two entities whose main purpose is to promote entrepreneurship: Management Faculty – Entrepreneurship Center and University Technology Transfer Office.
This year’s third edition of the competition encompassed 5 categories: Master of Business, Start-up of the Year of the University of Warsaw, Start-up of the Year of the Management Faculty, Innovation / Innovator of the Year, Social Entrepreneur.