What Idea Can Change Your City?September 13, 2018
For the first time in Ukraine, a campaign called “What Idea Can Change Your City?” is being launched by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund and the BigBoard Company as part of the International Mayors Summit.
For the Second Year, Ukrainian Students Participate in Canada Mitacs Globalink Research Internship ProgramSeptember 12, 2018
For the second year in a row, Ukrainian students have a chance to join the international Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Program, which has recently announced the start of the application process. It is the first Canadian-Ukrainian program of research internships for the Ukrainian students with great scientific potential. In Ukraine, the Program is supported by joint efforts of the Government of Canada, the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, the Canadian non-profit organization Mitacs, and the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko.
For the first time, Ukrainian mayors and top businesses will generate urban solutions at the International Mayors SummitSeptember 05, 2018
The Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), supported by the Office of the Prime Minister of Ukraine, is organizing an international event on October 9, 2018, where Ukrainian mayors and their foreign colleagues will share best urban development practices
Schoolgirls from Throughout Ukraine Presented Problem-Solving IT Projects in KharkivJuly 09, 2018
Twenty-five schoolgirls from throughout Ukraine presented innovative IT projects aimed at solving various community problems in Kharkiv this weekend. The projects were presented at the Technovation Summer Camp 2018, organized by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund in partnership with Peace Corps Ukraine as part of the Technovation Ukraine project.
Ukrainian Delegation Will Visit Austria with a Trade MissionJune 27, 2018
On July 4-6, 2018, Ukrainian business and government delegation will head to Austria with a trade mission, aimed to bring out new export opportunities for Ukrainian producers of food and food products. The mission is organized by the Export Promotion Office under the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine with the support of the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) and the Embassy of Ukraine in Austria.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund Awarded Six More Scholarships to Ukrainians to Study at Top U.S. UniversitiesJune 26, 2018
Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) has awarded six talented Ukrainians with grants to study at top U.S. universities within SEED Grant program. The SEED Grant program was launched by WNISEF in 2015 and provides Ukrainians and Moldovans with scholarships covering up to 100% of tuition for MBA, MPA and LLM studies at top U.S. universities.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund Elects Marta Farion to Board of DirectorsJune 21, 2018
Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) announced today that the Board of Directors elected Marta Farion as a Member of the Board, subject to USAID approval. Marta Farion is an American attorney, active in the Ukrainian-American community and with years of experience in Ukraine.
U.Ventures Invests $1.15 million into 3 Ukrainian startupsMay 14, 2018
Established by Western NIS Enterprise Fund, U.Ventures invests $1.15 million into 3 Ukrainian startups: YouTeam, 3DLook and Pufetto.
Schoolgirls create 29 mobile apps to change UkraineMay 14, 2018
On May 12, 2018 the Sikorsky Challenge startup school of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute hosted Regional Pitch Event of the Technovation Challenge, an international IT education program for schoolgirls. Twenty-nine teams of girls aged 10-18 years from 37 cities of Ukraine presented their products – 29 mobile applications, aimed to change Ukraine.
Ukrainian Electrical Goods Manufacturers Debuted at the Largest Fair in Guangzhou, ChinaApril 27, 2018
As part of the persistent support of Ukrainian manufacturers and promotion of the Ukrainian products at the world market, the Ukrainian Association of Electrical Goods Manufacturers together with Western NIS Enterprise Fund wheeled out home production at the international exhibition – China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair), which was held April 15-19, 2018 in Guangzhou, China. The stand featured 20 types of Ukrainian products.