Cornel Amariei

Founder & CEO



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Cornel Amariei is a renowned Romanian inventor, speaker and entrepreneur known for creating .lumen – the startup that builds glasses which empower the blind to live a better life.

Cornel was born in a family where his parents and sister lived with disabilities. Previously, he was known for operating as Head of Innovation in a large Automotive company. For his work, he became the first Romanian inducted into Forbes 30U30 Europe, the Global Business Hall of Fame and JCI's Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World. Awards previously won by personalities such as Elvis Presley, Levi Strauss, and John F. Kennedy.

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.lumen is the research startup that builds glasses which empower the blind to live a better life.

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ICT (Information and Communication Technologies)

Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Big Data SolutionsRobotics and Automated Machinery

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Speaker sessions (1)

Wednesday, 21 February 2024

14:00 - 16:30

Let’s talk: Innovation! In cooperation with the Vienna Business Agency and co-financed by the European Union

Location: UN Restaurant
  • Assistive technologies
  • ICT innovations
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Selected international startups take part in the Discover Vienna: Zero Barriers 2024 program – a unique opportunity to explore Vienna’s impact-driven ecosystem. In this interactive Session, you will engage in inspiring discussions with participants.