RA Ministry of Economic Development and Investments participates in a training on Industrial Policy
With EU-SMEDA's support a representative from the Industrial Policy Department of RA Ministry of Economic Development and Investments (RA MEDI) had a chance to participate in a 5-day training course on "Enhancing the Quality of industrial Policy" held in Bangkok, Thailand.
A new Industrial Policy needs to be developed in Armenia. The country had a previous policy on the field for 2012-2016. RA MEDI plans to develop the new policy in line with international best practices and recommendations. In this term, the training was a valuable opportunity for the Ministry’s expert to build on new know how and get capacitated about topics such as:
- Industrial Policy Design methodology
- Industrial Capacity and Growth
- Industrial Employment and Poverty alleviation
- Strengthening National Industrial Policy Design Capabilities and more
For more information on the content of the training see: http://www.equip-project.org/toolbox/
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The Demo Day of the third batch of graduating startups of the EU-funded Armenia Startup Academy was successfully held on January 19, 2019. During the Demo Day, the founders of 12 startups that had been enrolled in the third cycle of the 12-week pre-acceleration programme of the Armenia Startup Academy introduced themselves and their products and solutions to the interested public, shared what they had learned at the Academy and what their future plans were.
2019 started for EU-SMEDA project with an activity aimed at strengthening of BMO’s (Business membership organisations) capacities. The visiting BMO consultant Karen Konopka met with a dozen of active BMOs for guidance and sharing of her hands-on expertise that aimed to improve their efficiency in performance, in particular in becoming more independent and sustainable as entities.
The second Empowering Regions through High-Tech 2018 Forum was successfully held in Gyumri, the 2nd largest city of Armenia from 7-8 December. It gathered around 200 young people and specialists from all the regions of RA engaged in high-tech, startup and innovation fields.