The conference was divided into six thematic blocks taking place during 2 days. Innovation Trends, Healthcare and Education blocks took place on 11 March. The conference on Innovation Trends was opened by Yuriy Nazarov and Janika Merilo, who discussed the development of smart cities in Ukraine and the development of such areas as the Internet of Things. This conference block was finished with the report on application of copters in the one of the largest sectors in Ukraine - agricultural one.
The Healthcare block was also very intense and gathered a lot of guests. In addition to large business (Vodafone, Orange, Eleks, Intersog), our science was also represented, namely by Olga Bogomolets (Parliament of Ukraine) and Sergiy Komisarenko (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine). The block presented interesting projects being designed and developed in Ukraine. One of them was the cheapest in the world exoskeleton created by Ukrainian Anton Golovachenko.
During the Education block, apart from software products from Microsoft, Rozumniki and other companies, we discussed the development of such trend direction as online learning in Ukraine. Those engaged in its development delivered their thoughts on the matter: Prometheus, Edera, GoIT, Mooc. The representative of the Ministry of Education Maria Bohuslav was among the guests of this block.
The second day was dedicated mainly to the developers and businesses. The IT Clusters block discussed the development of associations and their potential for various companies. Start-ups and Investors blocks allowed understanding all the problems of developers, associated with the promotion of their products, as well as the opinion of the investors regarding such developments and financing perspectives. Among the speakers there were many well-known in the Ukrainian IT-community guests who needed no introduction: Andrew Kolodyuk Vadim Rogovskiy, Volodymyr Lyulka, and well-known hubs and start-ups: Startup Hub Poland Foundation, IoT Hub, Blynk, Wi-Fi Bar, Concepter and others.
Over 150 guests attended the conference within 2 days, and the number of speakers was more than 50 people.
The exhibition demo area became the most visited place of the event. The guests of the event could familiarize themselves with the most promising areas in the world of technology. The site, which brought together more than 30 companies operating in the field of innovative solutions, was able to please even the most demanding visitors. The participants presenting their products and services designed their booths with great originality.
The partner of the demo area was Creative Quarter, the most innovative hub of Ukraine.
On March 11, during the whole day, the developers, start-ups and innovators will be provided with an opportunity to present their ideas to invited investors. It means quick tete-a-tete dates, concise statements describing the essence of the projects, quality feedback and eventually funding.
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