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Welcome to CIC's 2017-18 Program! 

Inventor Registration is Now OPEN! Deadline is March 11, 2018

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JUDGES - Register here to Judge at CIC Regionals and Finals Events

 Regionals: Sunday, March 18, 2018 for Southern 8-11:30 AM and Western 1-4 PM - More info

Regionals: Saturday, March 24, 2018 for Central 8-11:30 AM and Eastern 1-4 PM - More info

 CIC Finals: Saturday, April 28, 2018 Gampel Pavilion, UCONN, Storrs 8 AM-3 PM - More info


2017 NICEE, Washington, DC  300 CIC Inventors participated, and won many awards!
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    CIC Executive Director, Ron Katz is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Dimou to the CIC Board of Directors. 

    Chris Dimou is Roto Frank’s President of The Americas region where he is responsible for all of the businesses & operations across North, Central and South America. He also serves as the President & CEO of Roto Frank of America, Inc. and Roto Fasco Canada, Inc. Roto Frank is a global leader in the building supply industry.

    Prior to joining the Roto Frank Group in 2007, Chris held a variety of international senior leadership positions in Germany, Greece, Denmark, Switzerland and the USA.

    Chris has a proven track record of 20 years in manufacturing and service industries. He has been instrumental in the growth and strategic renewal of many businesses globally.

    Mr. Dimou holds a MBA from Sheffield Hallam University, and graduate degrees in Economics from the University of Fulda, as well as in Management Research from the University of Bradford. He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Political Science from the University of Athens, as well as leadership and professional certificates from Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Wharton, Berkeley, George Washington University, and Ohio State.

    Among other appointments, Chris currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce, and has been a Judge of Startups at MIT, as well as a Judge / Mentor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the University of Ioannina.

    His specialties are: Creating Customer Focused Organizations, M&A Integration Management, Turnaround Management, Strategic Management, and Coaching & Mentoring.

    Chris was born and raised in Germany, and for the last 8 years has been living with his wife in Essex, Connecticut.

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