From 5-9 October 2020, the third ‘Innovation Week’ will be organised by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan. EU4Digital is a partner and co-organiser of the event, which plays an important role in sharing and developing innovative ideas among youth and expanding the development of start-ups in the country.
Last year’s ‘InnoWeek’ saw more than 2,800 participants from Azerbaijan and abroad, with 70+ speakers. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event is entirely digital this year.
Specifically, EU4Digital will be contributing to the ‘Femtech’ event on 9 October, providing an expert speaker and contributing to the panel discussion. ‘Femtech’ aims to help young girls and women learn more about ICT and innovation, the importance of education in this field and the wide range of job opportunities in the technology sector.
Other events during InnoWeek include ‘I2B – From Idea to Business’ from 5-6 October, the ‘RoboChallenge’ competition on 6 October, an event on ‘Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition’ on 6 October, the ‘World Net Summit’ from 7-9 October,including virtual panels covering the internet, finance, banking, technology, transport, investment, business, insurance, innovation and other areas, the ‘CyberTECH 2020’ event on 7 October, the ‘MainTech Forum’ (Made in Azerbaijan: Innovations and Technologies Forum) on 8 October, and the Innovation Awards rewarding the most enterprising and active companies and projects of 2019-2020 on 9 October.