Grovf is a winner of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument
Big news for Armenia’s high-tech & startup ecosystem!
Grovf - a startup engaged in IoT and database hardware accelaration (grovf.com) has been awarded a grant from Horizon 2020 SME Instrument - the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme.
Grovf was supported and guided by EU-SMEDA project throughout the whole application process and this is their second attempt to obtain a grant from H2020 SME Instrument proramme, which turned now into success. At the first application the company was awarded a Seal of Excellence, which is likewise deemed as a considerable achievement for the participating companies.
The startup will use the grant to further improve their product concentrating on market & customer research, IP & phase 2 business plan.
2nd cycle of EU4Business STEP Grants open now
The seond cycle of EU4Business STEP grants is open now! The grant scheme is designed for startup companies with technology and science base idea in Engineering (including IoT, IIoT), CleanTech, Biotech, Advanced ICT (e.g. Artificial Inteligence, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Big Data). The grant scheme will be impemented by Enterprise Incubator Foundation in the framework of EU-SMEDA project.
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The Startup Boost Weekend – Volume 2 (SBW) – a unique 54-hour event targeting around 120 university students not only form Yerevan but from various marzes of Armenia, took place from Sept. 14-16, 2018. In the framework of SBW the students had a chance to define and shape their startup ideas, develop teams, and under the supervision of experienced mentors present fresh and creative startup ideas.
The second Women Enterprenuar's Club was successfully held on August 30, 2018. Around 100 active women leaders representing Creative Industries, Tourism, IT and Business Consulting gathered to exchange their experince, get new business connections and cooperation opportunities in a format of free networking and Speed Business Dating around tables.
For the third time in a row Sevan Startup Summit took place on the shores of Armenia's beautiful Lake Sevan, from 22 - 29 July, 2018. Among other partners and supporters, EU through its EU4Business Support to SME Deevelopment in Armenia (EU-SMEDA) project was among the major supporters. Watch the video by VNews to learn more: Sevan Startup Summit