On September 16, 2016, the CIV 2016 Research Award was presented in a ceremony held at ESMT Berlin, a leading school of management in the center of Berlin, Germany. The monumental building housing ESMT was until 1990 the seat of the East German Government, and today, completely renovated, it has transformed into one of the best business schools in Europe.
The 2016 Research Award winner, Miguel de Oliveira Tavares-Gärtner, a PhD candidate from the School of Economics at the University of Porto, Portugal, presented his award-winning paper. Additional presentations were given by Monika Hauck (WHU – Otto Belsheim School of Management, Vallendar), 2015 CIV Research Grant winner, and by Prof. Yesha Sivan, CIV Executive Director, who presented the mission, vision and activities of the Coller Institute of Venture.
The award ceremony was preceded by a cocktail.