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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.

REGIONAL MOBILE APPLICATIONS LABORATORY FOR ECA

EIF, in partnership with the World Bank, the Government and Finland and Nokia, is implementing the Regional Mobile Application Laboratory for Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, and Central Asia – a one of a kind project that provides major opportunities for mobile application industry development in Armenia and the region, and its increased competitiveness in global markets. 


EIF was selected as the host of this project through a competitive tendering process of a pool of over 15 applicants from different states. The first ever Regional Mobile Application Laboratory is a place where local and regional companies, technologists and experts collaborate to develop locally relevant applications that meet user demands.


The mLab ECA is funded by infoDev, a donor-funded program in the World Bank’s Financial and Private Sector Development Vice Presidency, as part of the Government of Finland and Nokia joint program on Creating Sustainable Businesses in the Knowledge Economy.


The mLab is the focal point to increase the competitiveness of innovative enterprises working in mobile content and applications of the region. It serves as a platform for developing the technical and business skills, personal contacts and relationships needed to build scalable mobile solutions into flourishing businesses. 


The mLab provides a wide range of innovation support services, including organization of trainings, business mentoring, idea generation, and matching grants. Its management and experts team work with mobile application developers in the region to assist them in product development and promotion, connecting them with potential investors, academic experts, and public sector leaders. New mobile application testing environment will soon be setup as well.



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