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EIT Awareness Day in Kiev

The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine together with the Ministry of Science and Education and the Ministry of Economy and Development organised an awareness raising event on 5 October 2016 in Kiev.


  • Posted on: Oct 9, 2016
  • Ukraine
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Contact: Marina Gorokhovatska, mgor@nas.gov.ua

Tags: Capacity building, Innovation

According to the Action Plan of the RI-LINKS2UA project the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Awareness Day in Ukraine has been successfully carried out. The target group of the event included researchers from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU), several universities, agricultural and innovation companies and attracted above 80 persons.

The Vice-President of NASU, the Deputy-Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine and representative of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine welcomed the participants. The EIT Interim Director presented the overall aims and mission of EIT and the possibilities of Ukrainian participation in its activity for universities, research institutes and relevant business sector.

Representatives of appropriate EIT divisions Ms. Julia Panny - “Climate-KIC”, Mr. Mikolaj Gurdala - “EIT health” and Krzysztof Kubacki - “EIT Raw Materials” presented the general collaboration possibilities of universities, research and development institutions and business sector of Ukraine with European Institute of Innovation & Technology.

Representative of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Mr. Sergey Veretiuk shared the Ukrainian vision on the innovation development through the Tech Today Hub Platform that will unite research, advanced developments and business.

Based on results of the discussions participants decided to extend future cooperation and organize thematic meetings of various departments of EIT with universities, research organisations and representatives of business sector of Ukraine.

Please find the agenda of the event here.

Please find the presentations here:

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