EU-supported coworking spaces of Baranivka ATС produce protective equipment

In Baranivka, the Interschool Resource Center prints protective face pads on a 3D printer and makes face masks using an own sewing equipment. That was how the communal enterprise, whose equipment is used by schoolchildren, was reformatted to help medics and residents of Baranivka AC (amalgamated community) in the Zhytomyr Oblast. Read more

How “green” startup received one million euros from EU

Innovative ideas, hard work and persistence – these are the steps a business prepared to compete for funding from the European Union would have to overcome. Speaking at the webinar “Micro business in Ukraine: European experience”, SolarGaps founder and director Yevhen Erik told the story of his company. Read more

EU supports winemaking in Zakarpattia

Climate of the Transcarpathian region is extremely favorable for winegrowing and winemaking. The Carpathian Mountains protect the region against cold Arctic air coming from north, and that’s why grapes have long been cultivated in the Transcarpathian region. Local families have been doing that for years: one can find as many as 40 wine cellars in one street. Despite the prohibition of private entrepreneurship by Soviet authorities and dry law, the locals were able to preserve their traditions, which are now being gradually restored. This story tells about Nota Bene, Chizay, Ursta and Paraska family wineries. Read more

EU helps to demine Ukraine’s east

The beginning of spring is not only about flowering trees and the start of fieldwork in gardens across the country. Spring also heralds the start of demining work in the Donbas. Ukrinform asked Danish Demining Group (DDG), a nongovernmental organization and one of the key participants in demining effort, about technical aspects of this process and whether Ukrainian legislation governing this area is sophisticated enough. Read more

What educational opportunities EU offers to Ukrainians

Quality education is the cornerstone of the country’s development in all areas. The European Union offers numerous mobility opportunities for everyone interested in professional growth, for those who want to gain new knowledge and skills, and most importantly, international experience. This article tells about programs available for academic community, students and specialists, and why you should apply for them. Read more