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MIT Enterprise Forum CEE Accelerator

Polish partners of the GCIP Ukraine project – THE MIT Enterprise Forum invite representatives of startup teams to participate in the competition of innovative projects.

15 June 2021
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Winners of the third wave of the GCIP Ukraine competition

The final of the third wave of the GCIP Ukraine competition of innovative environmentally friendly projects took place on June 3-4.

07 June 2021
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GCIP Ukraine Acceleration Program – Final Judging for 3rd wave of startups

On June 3, 2021, the Final Judging for the first group of innovative projects within the GCIP Ukraine competition took place.The first 10 semi-finalist teams presented their projects to a jury.

03 June 2021
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The third wave of GCIP Ukraine Acceleration Program

Representatives of 30 projects selected for the semifinals of the third wave of the competition of innovative startups have started training within the Business Academy GCIP Ukraine.

24 May 2021
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The Academy of Sciences has identified the smartest students of 2021

Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine held this year’s competition for the defense of research papers among schoolchildren. It was attended by more than 1,100 students from all over Ukraine, who presented their projects in various sciences. In total, the contestants presented their projects in 65 scientific areas.

18 May 2021
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Urban Mobility Incubator – Applications open

A 10-week incubation program to transform mobility ideas into deployed prototypes.

12 May 2021
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Virtual business conference and expo “Ukraine in Washington and beyond Powering Partnerships Through Innovations & Start-Ups”

On May 11-13, 2021, a virtual conference of theU.S.-Ukraine Foundation “Ukraine in Washington and beyond Powering Partnerships Through Innovations & Start-Ups” will take place.

05 May 2021
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The annual festival of school startups “Class Idea-2021” took place in Kyiv.

The annual Festival of School Startups “Class Idea-2021” was attended by 128 young inventors – students aged 6 to 18 years. Participants traditionally passed the two-week StartUP-school of the Festival and presented 100 interesting projects.

13 April 2021
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The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine has launched a YouTube project to promote Ukrainian startups.

The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine has launched a YouTube project to promote Ukrainian startups. Startup Club is a 140 second pitch from Ukrainian startups, which is evaluated by the best experts and representatives of the IT community.

30 March 2021
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Ukrainian startups have attracted a record amount of investment

Ukrainian startups, despite the pandemic and the general economic downturn, attracted a record $ 571 million in investment last year.

19 March 2021
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The case of GCIP Ukraine has been included in the UNECE Annual Report on SDGs 2021

We are glad to inform you that UNIDO’s article on the GCIP Ukraine has been included in the UNECE Annual Report on SDGs 2021.

17 March 2021
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Ranked: The 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World 2021

Fast Company presented an annual ranking of the 50 most innovative companies. In the ranking of 2021, the first place was taken by the biotechnology company Moderna, which manufactures a vaccine against COVID-19, and the Shopify service overtook SpaceX.

11 March 2021
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Starting at $ 200, now turnover – $ 1 million. The story of a Ukrainian who did business on heaters

Oleg Litvinov is the founder of Bilux and the winner of the rating of “50 bravest entrepreneurs of Kharkiv” . He was the first in Ukraine to launch the production of a new type of infrared heaters, which now heat not only houses but also factories across the country. And among the big clients of Bilux are Nova Poshta, Allo and Golden Age.

27 February 2021
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Applications process for the 4th wave of GCIP Ukraine National Cleantech Competition have started!

You have a cleantech project and want to take it to the next level. Perfect, we invite you to aplly for our cleantech innovation competition. In order to participate, you should fill Application form. Deadline is March 19, 2021.

19 February 2021
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BE SUSTAINABLE! FASHION SUMMIT TOOK PLACE IN UKRAINE FOR THE THIRD TIME

BE SUSTAINABLE! Fashion Summit, the largest event dedicated to the development of sustainable fashion in Ukraine, took place online on February 7, 2021, during Ukrainian Fashion Week No Season 2021.

11 February 2021
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The Ukrainian Foundation has selected 5 projects for funding in 2021

The Ukrainian Foundation of Startups named the first winners of pitching in 2021. Five projects will receive grants of $ 25,000.

27 January 2021
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The State Forest Resources Agency of Ukraine is initiating the creation of the Forestry Startup Fund

The main task of the Fund will be the development of a special platform designed to streamline contacts between startup developers and potential investors.

18 January 2021
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Opportunities for startups. Energy Globe Award

The objective of the ENERGY GLOBE Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for most of our environmental problems feasible solutions are already available.

11 January 2021
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EastCode: UNDP and the Ministry of Education and Science announce a competition for innovative IT solutions for communities

UNDP in Ukraine together with the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine invites everyone to participate in an innovative competition to find creative IT solutions to strengthen and develop the communities of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

20 November 2020
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Academy for Women Entrepreneurs: Business Intensive 2020-2021

As part of a comprehensive program, 50 women from different regions of Ukraine will learn how to start and develop their own business.

20 November 2020
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Final of the second wave of the GCIP Ukraine competition: Who won and how the best cleantech ideas were chosen

On November 16, the final of the second wave of the competition of innovative environmentally friendly projects GCIP Ukraine took place. Startup teams competed for the title of National Winner 2020 and Special Nominations in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

17 November 2020
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GCIP Ukraine Acceleration Program – Final Judging

On November 15, 2020, the Final Judging was held for the first group of innovative projects within the GCIP Ukraine competition.

15 November 2020
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Ukrainian startup VAR.energy allowing solar plants to boost profits raises angel investment

The founder of YouScan, Alexey Orap, has become an angel investor for the Ukrainian startup VAR.energy that is working to create a system boosting income from solar power plants. Startup is a participant of the GCIP Ukraine Acceleration program.

05 November 2020
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The second wave of GCIP Ukraine Acceleration Program

Representatives of 20 projects – semi-finalists of the competition of innovative startups, began their studies at the GCIP Ukraine Business Academy.

16 October 2020
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Startup Pipes.one has raised 1.8 million euros under Horizon 2020

Ukrainian startup Pipes.one has attracted 1.8 million euros of mixed funding from the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 EIC Accelerator program: 1.3 million euros as a non-repayable grant, another 500 thousand euros in the form of venture capital.

09 October 2020
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Successful work of accelerators at universities. Access to Asian markets

GCIP Ukraine launched a training program for representatives of the Universities involved in the creation of the GCIP Ukraine Regional Cleantech Accelerators.

03 October 2020
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Ukrainian adtech startup Influ2 raised $ 3.4 million

Startup Influ2, which is developing an advertising targeting platform, has announced a $ 3.4 million seed round.

03 October 2020
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Applications process for the 3rd wave of GCIP Ukraine National Cleantech Competition have started!

You have a cleantech project and want to take it to the next level. Perfect, we invite you to aplly for our cleantech innovation competition. In order to participate, you should fill Application form. Deadline is October 18, 2020.

16 September 2020
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Forbes Best Cities for Doing Business in Ukraine

Forbes Ukraine has published a rating of Ukrainian cities that are the most favorable for doing business. The list is headed by Ivano-Frankivsk.\

09 September 2020
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Call for 2021 UBL PIE Program is open

Attention! Call for 2021 UBL PIE Program is open. Application Deadline: September 1, 2020

31 August 2020
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Сourse “Innovative Entrepreneurship and Startup Project Management” at Ukrainian universities

The pilot project “Entrepreneurial University” will start in September, within the framework of which the course “Innovative Entrepreneurship and Startup Project Management” will be taught in Ukrainian universities.

07 August 2020
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CES 2021 Is All-Digital
30 July 2020
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Investments in Ukrainian startups for the first half of 2020

Half of 2020 is almost behind. It is full of shocks and for many businesses can be the last. Below is information on investments attracted by startups in 2020.

20 July 2020
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Medical and Health Care Startup Competition from JERELO EXPO and SE “Premier Expo”

JERELO EXPO and SE “Premier Expo” (an organizer of the international exhibition PUBLIC HEALTH) united to help Ukrainian scientists, innovators and startups in the development and implementation of innovations

14 April 2020
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Social project “Help doctors together with Lviv Polytechnic”

In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, Tech StartUp School joins the “Help Doctors Together with Lviv Polytechnic” initiative and begins printing protective medical screens at Tech LabInno. All those who are indifferent are welcome to join this initiative.

03 April 2020
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Ukreximbank and NEFCO launch a new facility to finance green projects

The state-owned JSC Ukreximbank and NEFCO have signed a loan agreement for setting up a new green facility to support the implementation of renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects in Ukraine.

28 March 2020
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Ukraine’s Revel Laboratory to start printing valves for artificial lungs ventilation machines

The valves will be manufactured on the prototype of models already produced by an Italian startup.

17 March 2020
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Online services for self-education

Quarantine is a great opportunity to start educating yourself, complete the online courses that are available to just about everyone, or vice versa go new from scratch. Thanks to the latest technology, you can instantly find yourself on another corner of the globe and listen to speakers from the best universities in the world for free. Online learning services are a great opportunity to do this right now.

17 March 2020
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The European Commission announces competition for startups and SMEs with innovative solutions to tackle Coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission is calling for startups and SMEs with technologies and innovations that could help in treating, testing, monitoring or other aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak to apply urgently to the next round of funding from the European Innovation Council.

16 March 2020
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Applications process for the 2nd wave of GCIP Ukraine National Cleantech Competition have started!

You have a cleantech project and want to take it to the next level. Perfect, we invite you to aplly for our cleantech innovation competition. In order to participate in the competition, you should fill in the application form on the project site in the section “Application form“. Deadline is March 10, 2020.

10 February 2020
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MIT Enterprise Forum CEE Accelerator

Polish partners of the GCIP Ukraine project – THE MIT Enterprise Forum invite representatives of startup teams to participate in the competition of innovative projects.

15 June 2021
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Winners of the third wave of the GCIP Ukraine competition

The final of the third wave of the GCIP Ukraine competition of innovative environmentally friendly projects took place on June 3-4.

7 June 2021
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GCIP Ukraine Acceleration Program – Final Judging for 3rd wave of startups

On June 3, 2021, the Final Judging for the first group of innovative projects within the GCIP Ukraine competition took place.The first 10 semi-finalist teams presented their projects to a jury.

3 June 2021
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The third wave of GCIP Ukraine Acceleration Program

Representatives of 30 projects selected for the semifinals of the third wave of the competition of innovative startups have started training within the Business Academy GCIP Ukraine.

24 May 2021
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The Academy of Sciences has identified the smartest students of 2021

Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine held this year’s competition for the defense of research papers among schoolchildren. It was attended by more than 1,100 students from all over Ukraine, who presented their projects in various sciences. In total, the contestants presented their projects in 65 scientific areas.

18 May 2021
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Urban Mobility Incubator – Applications open

A 10-week incubation program to transform mobility ideas into deployed prototypes.

12 May 2021
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Virtual business conference and expo “Ukraine in Washington and beyond Powering Partnerships Through Innovations & Start-Ups”

On May 11-13, 2021, a virtual conference of theU.S.-Ukraine Foundation “Ukraine in Washington and beyond Powering Partnerships Through Innovations & Start-Ups” will take place.

5 May 2021
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The annual festival of school startups “Class Idea-2021” took place in Kyiv.

The annual Festival of School Startups “Class Idea-2021” was attended by 128 young inventors – students aged 6 to 18 years. Participants traditionally passed the two-week StartUP-school of the Festival and presented 100 interesting projects.

13 April 2021
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The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine has launched a YouTube project to promote Ukrainian startups.

The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine has launched a YouTube project to promote Ukrainian startups. Startup Club is a 140 second pitch from Ukrainian startups, which is evaluated by the best experts and representatives of the IT community.

30 March 2021