Winners of the EU4Business STEP2 grant competition are known
The winners of the “EU4Business Science and Technology Entrepreneurship” (EU4Business STEP2) grant competition were announced on Novmber 27, 2018 after a 2-day tough competition and pitcing in front of professional jury and mentors.
15 startup teams were selected out of 29 short-listed teams. The latter have undergone a series of trainings with mentors and coaches to improve their presentation and busines skills prior to the final selection. They will have access to funding of up to 15.000 EUR to implement their innovative business ideas ranging from prototypes up to already existing solutions and apps. that need further development.
The winning startups of EU4Business STEP2 competition are:
- Cyber Deceptions and Honeypot Orchestration System
- Forest guard
- Lift UP
- New luminescent coatings with high brightness and long afterglow
- Robin the Robot
- The Last Daredevil by Cyber Mantis Games
EU4Business STEP2 grant competition was announced by the “Support to SME Development in Armenia” (EU-SMEDA) project and implmented in cooperation with Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF).
EU4Business STEP2 aims at promoting entrepreneurship and advancing innovative technology-based ideas in Armenia. It is designed to help startup teams, innovators, scientists, engineers, researchers, and entrepreneurs to move their products to the market and create new ventures.
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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.