Science and Technology Convergence Conference successfully held in Yerevan

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Science and Technology Convergence Conference successfully held in Yerevan

The Science and Technology Convergence (STC) Forum took place in Yerevan from October 12-13, 2018, aiming at focusing on the future of the fundamental and applied research. It gathered around 200 scientists and researches who discussed and presented a number of innovative topics at the forum on Quantum ComputingMachine LearningMicro electronicsInformation Security, Computer Vision and Renewable Energy.

The forum was opened by Mr. Hakob Arshkyan, RA Minister of Transportation,Communication and IT, Mr. Arayik Harutyunyan, RA Minster of Science and Education, Mr. Gregory Tsouris, Deputy Head of Cooperation Section in EU Delegation in Armenia and Mr. Klaus Wendelberger, Deputy Head of Mission of the Federal Republic in Germany in Armenia. Some of the important messages from the speakers were to strengthen the link between science/research and industry, raise the awareness on the potential and capacities of scientific and research institutes for businesses and educate the society about high-tech and innovation developments. 

The forum was organised by the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia and supported by the European Union through its Support to SME Development in Armenia (EU-SMEDA) project, together with SmartGateVC, the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems (IIAP), State Committee of Science MES RA, Enterprise Incubator Foundation, Youth Foundation of Armenia and DISQO LLC.



About the Science and Technology Convergence (STC) Forum

The Science and Technology Convergence (STC) forum was a 2-day event that took place from October 12-13, 2018 in Yerevan, Armenia, aiming to serve as a platform to challenge a number of significant scientific topics of today by scientists, young reasearchers, industry leaders, tech companies and interested parties. STC consisted of various panel discussions, technological oriented sessions and round table discussions.

Watch the video on the STC forum  here: STC forum


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