What is Horizon 2020, and how to get a EUR 50,000 grant for development of your project?

Ihor Arkhypenko, Head of Projects and Programs at Kyiv IT Cluster and application evaluation expert for Horizon 2020, speaks about what Horizon 2020 is, what the program’s benefits are and how to file a grant application the right way. In 2018, applications are accepted until 7 November, so if you’re looking for an investment, you should check out this grant option. Read more

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A “beehive” for public servants

The automation of administrative services and processes in Ukraine has reached a new stage. The State Agency for Electronic Governance announced modernization of administrative service centers (ASCs) and named the first ten reformed institutions. Read more

How the Ukrainians help fight plagiarism across the globe: the story of Noplag startup

Noplag is a Labiteam-designed service of identifying plagiarism in texts written by schoolchildren, university students or scholars. Na Chasi publishes an interview with Noplag CEO Oleksii Bochkov, who speaks about how the company’s internal project has grown fivefold in just a few months and why their team has focused on foreign clients. Read more

Ukrainian startup Raccoon receives 50,000 euros from Horizon 2020 for development of rehabilitation equipment

The Ukrainian startup Raccoon, a developer of virtual interaction technologies, is tackling a technological solution for rehabilitation of patients with hand injuries. To finance the new project, Raccoon received 50,000 euros from Horizon 2020, a EU program of financing science and innovations. In the past, a similar grant was issued to another Ukrainian startup, Ecoisme for its environmental solutions. Read more