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The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade invites Ukrainian technology companies to participate in the Innovation Month in the UAE
07.02.2019 | 11:15 | Directorate for relations with state bodies and public.

The Organizing Committee of EXPO 2020 invited Ukraine to participate in the Innovation Month held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the period from February 1 to February 28, 2019. The events of the Innovation Month will be attended by 9 countries (including Ukraine) selected from more than 200 participants of EXPO 2020 (countries and organizations) who submitted their applications.

The invitation of Ukraine to participate in the Innovation Month in the UAE was the result of successful approval and positive feedback on the thematic concept of the Ukrainian pavilion at EXPO 2020. The concept of Ukraine is united under the general theme “Smart Ukraine. Connecting Dots” and provides for the presentation of Ukraine as an innovative country that is dynamically developing and making significant efforts to implement smart technologies.

The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine is looking for inventors, startups, companies, institutions and individuals who offer interesting, deserving attention and dissemination innovative products and know-how, and invites them to take part in the Innovation Month in the UAE, and thereby declare themselves to the world. Participation in the event is interactive and free.

To participate it is necessary to send the following documents in English by 23:59 on February 10, 2019 at: [email protected]:

  1. A short thesis about your innovative product (2-3 sentences);
  2. Photo/rangers/short product video;
  3. Brief information – description of innovation product (2-3 paragraphs);
  4. Personal contact information (phone/e-mail) for further communication, getting explanations, product communication opportunities with potential investors and buyers, and other interested organizations and individuals.

“We are limited in time, because we received invitations from the organizers rather late, but the Innovation Month is a great opportunity to promote Ukrainian technological products. At the same time, the transparency of the selection process is important for us, therefore we announce the open acceptance of application for a short term”, explained Advisor to the Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Roksolana Pidlasa.

For reference

The UAE Innovation Month is one of the world’s largest innovative festivals, which due to consolidated efforts of UAE’s Government, private sector and society works on the formation and development of a culture of innovative entrepreneurship in the UAE.

More information about the event and the program is available at the website:

EXPO 2020 is a world-wide exhibition lasting six months.

Ukraine will take part in the World EXPO 2020 in Dubai (UAE) with its own pavilion of 3,000 square meters. It is expected that the Ukrainian pavilion will be visited by more than 10-15 thousand people per day.

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