ICT innovation

Through its EU4Digital initiative, the European Union supports reforms and actions to favour the development of ICT research, start-ups & innovation ecosystems across the Eastern Partnership region, drawing from EU experience and best practices.

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In support of these goals, the EU4Digital Facility will:

  • Support the establishment of a common legislative framework on ICT innovation in the EaP
  • Develop a common training package aimed at policy makers, ICT organisations and businesses
  • Promote networking of innovation ecosystem players
  • Extend Start-up Europe networks and platforms to include all 6 partner countries
  • Implement promotion campaigns 

The Facility supports the work of the EU4Digital ICT Innovation network, which focuses on developing:

  • Training
  • Networking
  • Institutional framework
  • Innovation framework
  • Innovation infrastructure
  • Pilot projects for SMEs
  • Innovation services for SMEs

The ongoing EU-funded EaP Connect programme also supports ICT innovation through the interconnection of Research and Education communities across the region and with their European counterparts via a high-capacity broadband internet network, providing up to two million local scientists, students and academics at over 700 institutions with access to global research. www.eapconnect.eu 

EU4Digital support for ICT innovation infrastructure will encourage the sharing of research excellence and cross-border investments, open EU markets to start-ups from the EaP region, encourage investments and create jobs for talented young people, and lead to an overall increase in productivity and value.


Events

Creative Touch event for digital professionals in Georgia

  • 27/02/20 to 29/02/20

The Creative Touch event for digital creative professionals takes place in Georgia on 27-29 February.

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#IT4Society: Registration for 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon is open

  • 03/04/20 to 05/04/20

Registration for the EaP Civil Society Facility’s 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon is open. The Hackathon will be held in Kyiv (Ukraine) on 3-5 April 2020.

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Women in Data Science initiative coming to Armenia with events in Yerevan and Ashtarak

  • 25/04/20 to 25/04/20

The Women in Data Science initiative is coming to Armenia with events planned in Yerevan and Ashtara on 25 April

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