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European coding event EU Code Week with “Learn to Code! It’s Fun!”

This year for the first time Armenia joined the biggest European coding event EU Code Week with “Learn to Code! It’s Fun!” initiative organized by Armenian-Indian Center for Excellence in ICT (AITC), project implemented by Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF), and supported by GOOGLE. The event took place on October 21 at AITC, Yerevan.

STEP from Idea to Market grant competition 2017

15.09.2017

Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) and the Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies of the Republic of Armenia invite all interested startup teams, innovators, scientists and technology entrepreneurs to apply to the annual STEP “From Idea to Market” Competition. The competition is designed to ignite the spark of technology entrepreneurship and to advance innovative technology-based ideas to the market in the following areas critical to Armenia’s development such as ICT, Engineering and High Tech Innovations

Business Development Support for innovative technology oriented Start-ups

14.12.2016


Innovation Matching Grants – Business Development Support for innovativetechnology oriented Start-ups and companies

 

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project – funded through the EuropeanUnion and implemented by GIZ, the German Development Cooperation in cooperation with Enterprise Incubator Foundation announces “Innovation Matching Grants – BusinessDevelopment Support for innovative technology Start-ups” grant competition.

Overall, up to 18 grants will be provided in 2017 and 2018/2019 for 30,000 to 50,000 Euro, with a project duration of maximum 12 months within the Innovation Matching Grant competition. 

 

Furthermore, the project aims at stimulating the rate of technology absorption and commercialization of research ideas, and also fostering the collaboration between science and the private sector, especially the Armenian SMEs.

 

The competition will also support grantees with the following activities:

  • Access to seed funding through matching grants for the competition winning start-up companies
  • Mentorship, networking opportunities, and expertise in user-centered innovation commercialization strategies and business development
  • Linkages with potential investors

The competition is open to Armenian companies with a high technology background, for example in the field of Engineering, Cleantech, Biotech, etc., who are registered since at least one year in the Republic of Armenia and are able to provide necessary co-financing.

 

Application deadline is February 5th, 2017. For all interested candidates, an info session will be organised to provide detailed information on the application process. 

 

In case of any questions regarding the grants competition, you may contact us by email: info@eif.am or phone: +37410 219797. 


Call for proposales Announcement IMG Matching Grants


Call for Proposals Application form IMG Matching Grants

 

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