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The launch of accepting applications   from engineering and high-tech companies for Resident status of the Engineering City (hereinafter EC) project is announced.


As a result of the Engineering City project it is expected to create a new-format ecosystem where IT and high-tech companies will have an opportunity to develop and implement innovative ideas for the local and international markets, with the use of modern infrastructure.

Acceleration Program: Empowering Females through Capacity Building



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

PhD Support Program 2020




PhD students from universities and research institutes of the Republic of Armenia are invited to submit proposals for the PhD Support Program 2020․ The program is implemented by the Enterprise Incubator Foundation with support of PMI Science and aims to encourage young scientists in Armenia by providing funding and assistance for their research and scientific projects. Since 2018, 20 PhD students from 10 research institutions and universities have already been able to benefit from the program and demonstrate immense progress in the research.


This year the PhD Support Program is dedicated to the memory of prominent young scientist Hrayr Azizbekyan, who was one of the advocates of research and science. We hope that this program will be another step in bringing his vision towards the development of strong scientific ecosystem in Armenia to live.



PhD Support Program targets research and scientific project proposals in the areas such as։ Mathematical modeling, Simulation modelling, Technology aided design of systems and experiments, Heating and heat transfer technologies, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Prototyping, Material Science, Analytical chemistry, Biomaterials (bioplastic, bio-ceramic, biopolymers), Aerosol Science, Toxicology, Applied and Experimental Physics, Applied mathematics, Machine learning, AI.

The priority will be given to research proposals specifically targeting the directions outlined in Annex 1.



The applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted or studying PhD student at one of the research institutions or universities in Armenia.
  • Propose a research project, which is in line with the scope of this Program.

The shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview to present their proposals.



In the frame of the program up to 10 selected PhD students will receive funding equal to 362,490 AMD monthly (including all taxes and other mandatory payments). The funding will continue for the maximum of 12 months based on progress reviews, which will be conducted once every 4 months.

Additionally, they will get an opportunity to participate in the exclusive community activities, as well as closely work with mentors and experts in the field.


How to apply?

Interested candidates should fill in the Online Application Form and attach the following documents:

  • CVs of PhD student and his/her supervisor
  • Support letter from the supervisor
  • Research project proposal according to the structure outlined in Annex 2.

All documents in the application package should be submitted in English.


The deadline for submitting the applications is September 7, 2020, 23:59 (Yerevan time).


Note: Please be informed that in order to fill in the Application form you need to have a Google account.

Please make sure you have read the Privacy Notice before applying.




In case of additional questions:

Contact person: Arthur Pokrikyan

Tel.: +374 11 219797; e-mail: [email protected]

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