Handbook & Report_Storytelling for Crowdfunding Campaigns13-02-2018
This comprehensive handbook and report titled "Storytelling for Crowdfunding Campaigns" guides through the steps and techniques essential for successful crowdfunding campaigns, followed after a training for 12 Armenian startups interested in launching their own crowdfunding campaigns.
Report on Creative Writing Training for Business Journalists12-02-2018
The report elaborates on the Creative Writing course for business journalists who regularly report on economic, business, innovation and startup issues, and the goal was to help boost the journalists’ business reporting skills with a mix of theory and practical exercises.
Report on Gyumri Branding Workshop01-02-2018
The report presents an overview of a series of workshops from Dec. 11-13, 2017, run in Gyumri by a Dutch expert in cooperation with Deem Communications and supported by SMEDA project, aiming at supporting the Gyumri branding initiative.
EBA Report on PE delegation visit to DigiTec Expo 201710-01-2018
The European Business Association (EBA) in Armenia in collaboration with German business association (DWV) and its other member associations have implemented a number of supporting activities aiming to assist the EU co-financed SMEDA project in organisation of a Delegation of Precision Engineering Companies from EU to visit DigiTec Expo 2017 conducted in Yerevan, Armenia.
Toolbox - Design Thinking Methods22-10-2017
In July 2017 SMEDA invited to a first Design Thinking Workshop for the introduction of User-Centred Approaches in Armenia. The team from Innovation Radicals developed a toolbox for various Design Thinking Methods for the trainers trained during the sessions. Have a look at how Design Thinking can help to change Armenian SMEs operations.
Introduction SME Instrument - H202009-10-2017
The presentation gives an introduction to the Horizon 2020 “SME Instrument” application process and requirements. In particular it shares the Civitta experience who have been successfully working with SMEs on SME Instrument. SMEDA supports four Armenian companies in their application for SME Instrument, cut-off date November 09, 2017
Precision Engineering Pitch Deck29-09-2017
This Pitch Deck lets you explore 12 promising Armenian Precision Engineering (PE) Companies. PE has been defined as a priority sector for development by the RA Government. SMEDA has supported 9 PE companies to participate in DigiTec Expo 2017 and present their products and services to the interested public and businesses.
Report on Design Thinking Workshops04-09-2017
This report illustrates further challenges and insights from the workshops on the Design Thinking conducted between 20-29 July, 2017 by Innovation Radicals as part of the SMEDA project. The first workshop qualified 16 Armenians as facilitators for the second workshop at the Sevan Startup Summit. In the second workshop, 70 startups were offered to opportunity to apply user centered design methods and Design Thinking.
Armenian Startups Booklet31-08-2017
This booklet presents the 15 promising Armenian startups who have participated at the Armenian Startup Academy Berlin aiming at creating linkages to the European ecosystem by offering tailored training and support in business.
A Journey to High Tech Armenia24-08-2017
The Armenian technological talent and affinity continues – the IT has grown to be one of the most important and promoted industries, with thousands of engineers and developers. We want to introduce you to some of the surprising Armenian startups, so join our journey to Innovative Armenia!