Students of IFNTUOG are encouraged to launch start-ups that can change Ukraine

On February 20, 2017 a meeting of the Environmental Engineering Institute students with the representatives of 1991 Open data Incubator, which operates with the support of USAID (United States Agency for international development) was held in the Ivano-Frankivsk national technical university of oil and gas. This is the first in Ukraine non-profit incubator that helps transform open government data into real startups that provide services to Ukrainian citizens, enterprises and public authorities.

The team of the incubator 1991 Open Data Incubator Ivano-Frankivsk Yevheniia Klepa (Director of the program in Ivano-Frankivsk), program coordinator Vitalii Rodymiuk (CEO IT company [bvblogic]) and Liudmyla Shyiko presented the activities and successful projects of 1991, and announced the recruitment for the second incubation program in Ivano-Frankivsk for projects that solve problems of the United territorial communities. In particular, On March 4, 2017 the hackathon of the presented projects will take place, the finalists of which will become residents in 1991 Ivano-Frankivsk and will undergo free incubation program.

Students got interested in participating in the project in the following categories:

Anti-corruption projects

Communication tools between citizens and the city administration

Tools to link the municipality and local small/medium businesses

The reform of capital systems: Transport/Energy/ Road/Waste/Housing

The forms of the project can be found at: http://1991.vc/if/

 

According to the materials of IEE