Ukrainian start-up Sirocco Energy develops a wind turbine for cities

Ukrainian start-up Sirocco Energy develops a wind turbine for cities

14 October 2019
Sirocco Energy’s Ukrainian team have developed a wind turbine that turns wind-power into energy, not in the middle of a field but where people need it, in cities. This could significantly accelerate Ukraine's movement towards cleaner energy.
Armenian entrepreneurs ready to bring their robot assistant to the market thanks to the support of the European Union

Armenian entrepreneurs ready to bring their robot assistant to the market thanks to the support of the European Union

06 September 2019
Robin the Robot is a robotic business assistant that provides services in various fields.
EU-supported ForgeFiction platform, which unites fans of science fiction with book lovers, is preparing to present its first book to readers

EU-supported ForgeFiction platform, which unites fans of science fiction with book lovers, is preparing to present its first book to readers

03 September 2019
The Armenian start-up ForgeFiction writes scripts for films and television series, and pitches them to companies in various countries involved in cinematography.
EU-supported Armenian start-up develops a solution to automate payroll and human resources policy

EU-supported Armenian start-up develops a solution to automate payroll and human resources policy

30 August 2019
An Armenian start-up company – Himnark – has developed a solution to automate payroll and employment policy for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Armenia by establishing an online system.
Armenian start-up Breedge offers platform for cooperation between employers and students thanks to EU support

Armenian start-up offers platform for cooperation between employers and students thanks to EU support

28 August 2019
Created by a group of young people, Armenian start-up Breede is a cooperation platform for employers and students.

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12 August 2019
The ‘Young European Ambassadors’ initiative is the driving force of the ‘Young European Neighbours’ network, created by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project. The role of the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) is to connect the youth from the European Union and the Eastern partner countries (Armenia,…
Coming to a city near you: EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019

Coming to a city near you: EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019

13 June 2019
Eastern partner countries eligible for EU Sustainable Energy Awards for the first time. Shaping Europe’s Energy Future is the theme of this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), which will happen across the EU and in the Eastern Partnership region from 17 to 21 June. Since 2006, the EUSEW…
Sustainable energy in action: How Zhovkva cuts down on gas consumption and saves money

Sustainable energy in action: How Zhovkva cuts down on gas consumption and saves money

30 May 2019
Renewable energy sources are helping the town of Zhovkva in Ukraine to save energy and thousands of hryvnias per year. All of this is the result of a project that was implemented within the framework of the EU’s EU4Energy programme. 14,000 people live in Zhovkva. For seven years, the town has been…
Eco-friendly and almost free energy: Armenian communities switch to biogas thanks to EU

Eco-friendly and almost free energy: Armenian communities switch to biogas thanks to EU

29 May 2019
Natural gas is not always available in some parts of Armenia due to the lack of oil and gas reserves, as well as poor infrastructure due to the mountains. However, sometimes even when it is available people still refuse to install gas line services in their houses simply because they cannot afford…
EU promotes social entrepreneurship in Armenian provinces: a story from Shirak

EU promotes social entrepreneurship in Armenian provinces: a story from Shirak

10 May 2019
Social entrepreneurship is a relatively new phenomenon in Armenia. As recently as five or six years ago, few people knew about it. Despite the fact that there is still no legislation in place regulating it, social entrepreneurship is growing in Armenia.