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ENGINEERING CITY

ANNOUNCEMENT


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

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

CYHUB ARMENIA

CyHub Armenia is the main cybersecurity hub in Armenia, a joint initiative of IBM, CISCO, National Polytechnic University of Armenia (NPUA), Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC), Yerevan Computer Research and Development Institute (YCRDI), Armenian Government, the World Bank and Enterprise Incubator Foundation.

 

Cyhub Armenia aims to increase the competitiveness of Armenian economy by creating innovative solutions specialized in cybersecurity, as well as by facilitating the skills development for preparation of qualified specialists. The initiative also aims at increasing the cybersecurity level in Armenia by establishing a cybersecurity demonstration & advanced research lab for detecting, solving and preventing cybersecurity issues in the country.

 

 

 

The objectives of the project are:

  • ·        Preparing quality workforce specialized in cybersecurity and relevant technologies;
  • ·        Supporting and promoting the creation of competitive start-ups in the fields of cybersecurity and delivering incubation/acceleration programs for them (business and technological consultancy, mentoring, assistance in pursuing funding, etc.);
  • ·        Enhancing the academic programs and curricula of the universities to close the academia-industry gap;
  • ·        Enriching high-tech infrastructure through establishment of a cybersecurity demonstration laboratory and advanced research lab;
  • ·        Enhancing public awareness of Armenia’s population on the privacy and security issues in cyberspace

 

Within the project, the following activities will be implemented:

  • ·        In the scope of the initiative, following major activities are planned:
  •      Equipping and furnishing all venues (labs and co-working)
  • ·        Deploying necessary hardware and systems for creating a forensic and advanced research lab;
  • ·        Deploying necessary hardware and software tools for demo lab establishment;
  • ·        Updating the academic curricula of NPUA department of Information Security and YSU
  • ·        Department of Applied Mathematics and Informatics;
  • ·        Conducting professional Trainings, Training of Trainers and other capacity building initiatives;
  • ·        Running incubation and acceleration program for cybersecurity startups;
  • ·        Conducting research projects, in cooperation with private partners;
  • ·        Consulting specialists and companies to use labs, equipment and up to date technology;
  • ·        Organizing hackathons, networking events, pitching competitions, venture forums etc.;
  • ·        Increasing awareness on cybersecurity among public.

For more information please visit www.cyhub.am



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