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Acceleration Program: Empowering Females through Capacity Building

WE INVITE THE ATTENTION OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

 

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group in partnership with the UK Government’s Good Governance Fund is implementing the Armenia Economic Growth and Economic Empowerment of Women project. This project aims to improve the economic impact of female entrepreneurs through capacity building and helping to access global business networks.

 

Within the Empowering Females through Capacity Building to promote technology in non-technology sectors program we launch the Acceleration program in Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor

Faculty Research Funding Program 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Research teams from universities and research institutes of the Republic of Armenia are invited to submit proposals for the Faculty Research Funding Program implemented by Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) with support of PMI Science. The main goal of the Program is to provide funding and systemic support to various research teams by building institutional relationships with research institutions and universities. Since 2018, 29 research teams from 15 research institutions and universities have already been able to benefit from the program and demonstrate immense progress in the research.

MATCHING GRANTS COMPETITION

 

ANNOUNCEMENT /06.07.2020/

 

Enterprise Incubator Foundation announces the Innovation and Regional Matching Grant competition, in the scope of the "Matching Grants" Program implemented with the assistance of the RA Government, RA Ministry of High-Tech Industry and the World Bank.

 

The Grant Program aims at assisting companies operating in Yerevan and in the regions to develop their innovative tech products and solutions, as well as to direct them to promote traditional sectors of the economy, such as tourism, agriculture, energy, etc. It is expected that the projects submitted to this grant competition will also help to overcome the economic consequences of the epidemic, especially in the most vulnerable areas.

 

Participants selected within the framework of the grant program will get an opportunity to work with international and local mentors, with the support of which they will develop skills in project presentation, and attracting finance and investment, international clients and partners.  

 

The amount of co-financing provided by the grant program can be from 5,000,000 AMD to 25,000,000 AMD.

 

Besides, according to the sub-components of the program, the co-financing will be provided respectively:

    - in case of Innovation Matching Grants (when the company is located in Yerevan or up to 50km from Yerevan), in amount of 50% of the presented project budget.

    - in case of Regional Matching Grants (when the company is located at least 50km from Yerevan), in amount of 85% of the presented project budget.


Maximum duration of the project is 1 year.

 

All participants should meet the conditions of the Grant Project Operational Manual and be guided by the requirements set forth in it.

 

By the following links you can download the Project Operational Manual, Application and Budget forms.

 

Applications for the Matching Grants program must be submitted to [email protected] until August 6, 2020, 23:59 (Yerevan time).

 

Preliminary online information sessions will be organized for all interested candidates in order to provide detailed information about the Program.

 

 

In case of additional questions:

Contact person: Ani Hovhannisyan   
Tel.: +374 11 219797; e-mail: [email protected]




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