On February 2, the young specialists will have the possibility to visit the ODTÜ Technopark, meet the representatives of Seasoft Company specialized in software solutions for medical equipment, as well as the representatives of Game Incubator ATOM- both based in the Technopark.
On February 4, the group will have the opportunity to visit the prestigious Bilkent Cyberpark and learn about the success stories of companies based there as well as university operations and applied research activities.
The study visits will take place as part n of the the Technology goes beyond borders: Yerevan-Ankara” Project.
The “Technology goes beyond borders: Yerevan-Ankara acceleration” Project build up on the the first “Technology without borders” (February-May, 2015) Project that brought together 6 startup teams from Armenia and Turkey to participate in an Acceleration Training at Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC). The Project was co-sponsored by the US Embassy in Armenia and the European Union.
Ms. Arpine Aleksanyan and Ms. Sona Baloyan from Yerevan, from “Matenadaran” Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, were supported with the travel grant to visit Istanbul, Turkey for meetings with the Armenian Patriarchate, Armenian high schools, foundations and publishing houses to discuss possibilities of further collaboration on preserving the Armenian culture.