Today signing Memorandum of Cooperation between Seed Forum and the Institute of International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev.
Norway-Ukraine Investment Conference was organised by the Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce at Oslo Plaza Hotel. There was a great focus on innovation and entrepreneurship in Ukraine in the Seed Forum part of the conference.
Today, the Kiev City Council, headed by Mayor Vitali Klichko, unanimously voted for the public-private partnership providing iHUB Kiev more than 1500 m2 on Khresatic, just a few meters from Maidan Square.
Today, the Memorandum of Cooperation with Mayor Vitali Klitchko has been signed to establish iHUB Kiev on Khreshatyk in Kiev City Hall. The signing was made in patronage by the Ambassador of Norway in Ukraine, HE John Fredriksen.
The Ukrainian National Seed Forum pitch training was organised in iHUB Kiev today. Companies from Kiev, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv, Vinnitsa and Odessa were taking part. The companies were selected to present in Seed Forums at spring 2015 in Kiev, New York, San Francisco and London.
The Norwegian-Ukrainian Business Forum took place today during the official visit of the Prime Minister of Norway to Ukraine. The singing ceremonies of Memorandum of understanding was held with four Universities, namely: Bakul Institute for Superhard Materials, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Kiev National University of Trade and Economics and Lviv Polytechnic National University.
Seed Forum Kiev and the formal opening of iHUB Kiev was a part of the Business Forum. iHUB Kiev was opened by the Norwegian Minister for EU and EEA Affairs, Mr. Vidar Helgesen. At the Seed Forum Investor Conference seven companies presented their pitch and thirty five participants took part in total.
The Cooperation Agreement with V. Bakul Institute for Superhard Materials of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine was signed today. The Institute is engaged in the development of processes for production and application of synthetic diamond, cubic boron nitride and other superhard materials, high-density high-tech ceramics, and cemented carbides. It deals also with manufacturing structural products and tools of the above materials. Read more: http://www.ism.kiev.ua/english/
First great event in the new premises of Seed Forum iHUB Kiev – the 12th Seed Forum National Pitch Training in Ukraine was attended by more than ten Ukrainian companies. They took part at the investor-ready training programme with the goal to be selected to present in Seed Forums in Kiev, Oslo, London, New York and Singapore.
At the new address, Ribalska Street 22 Kiev, iHUB Kiev is now extending to 136 work stations. Moving into this much bigger premise in the Kiev City Centre took place in just 2 weeks. iHUB Kiev is and remains the main innovation center in Ukraine.