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The winners of Capture the flag cybersecurity contest have been announced

06.02.2017

Capture the Flag cybersecurity intellectual contest was held in Armenia for the first time with the efforts of EIF, 1guard Security and Microsoft RA. The aim of the initiative was to increase the interest towards cybersecurity in Armenia, to unite the professionals in the field.

The World Bank and Fambox company have started a business cooperation

01.02.2017

At the beginning of this year, a business cooperation between the World Bank and Fambox, a startup operating in Gyumri Technology Center, has been established. For the first time in Armenia, the project will be implemented based on Marklogic database technologies.

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES CENTER

The establishment of Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC) in Armenia is aimed at providing state-of-the-art facilities and latest technological solutions by IBM, including hardware and software necessary for conducting trainings, research and business development activities in various directions. This is a joint project by the Government of Armenia, Enterprise Incubator Foundation, IBM, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Yerevan State University. The Government of Armenia, IBM and YSU are acting as resource partners and EIF is acting as an implementation partner. 


The main goal of the Center is to develop and strengthen the educational capabilities of Armenian higher educational institutions in IT/High-Tech, to enhance their research potential in educational context, as well as creating a favorable environment for formation of sustainable businesses.

 

The objective of a Centre of Excellence is to address the following key challenges:

  • Modernizing IT curricula at major Armenian Universities,
  • Modernizing laboratory equipment at the Yerevan State University,
  • Upgrade the faculty qualification,
  • Increase the number of qualified IT/High-Tech workforce in Armenia,
  • Transfer Armenia into a regional IT/High-Tech centre of excellence.

The will be located at the Yerevan State University. However, all the resources, including the Academic Initiative courses, access to virtual libraries, software and hardware of the Center and the assistance of the Center’s staff and the experts of IBM will be available for the faculty members and students of all Armenian Universities and the private sector.

 

The center will implement the following activities:

  • Enhancement of IT Education and R&D, which includes upgrade of curricula at major Armenian higher educational institutions through the Academic Initiative program, collaboration between local and US top technology Universities and  R&D promotion and commercialization.
  • Business Aggregator, which incorporates supporting technical and managerial workforce to form viable teams by providing mentorship and access to financing, development and provision of customized software solutions for SMEs and promotion of local technology products in global markets. 


For more information please visit www.istc.am

 


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