On the 27th of November 2018, Kyiv will host the annual Investment Forum to unite innovators, inventors and pioneers in business and science. Over its 3-year history, Kyiv Investment Forum has become a large-scale platform for common projects of the city authorities, business community and civil society. The main topic of this year is innovation. Forum participants will come together to discuss how to contribute to the city’s development and attract investments, with particular focus on the following issues:
  • Ecosystem of Innovations: education – science – business. Innovations commercialization and transfer of technologies
  • What can the city offer to inventors and innovators? Nationwide and municipal programs in Ukraine
  • Financial tools for innovations: what commercial sector can offer? Risks and benefits for investors
  • Investing into innovations: how the investors see it
  • Made in UA: cases from Ukraine
Thematic sections will focus on ІТ, software|hardware|R&D centers, fin-tech innovations, innovations in the healthcare and pharmacology.
The speakers of Kyiv Investment Forum-2018 include:
  • Vitaliy Klitschko, Kyiv Major
  • Oksana Markarova, acting Minister of Finances of Ukraine
  • Yulia Kovaliv, Head of Office National Investment Council of Ukraine
  • Volodymyr Stavnyuk, Chairman of the Board of The State Finance Institution for Innovations (SFII)
  • Andy Hunder, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • Oleksandr Nesterenko, СЕО ARTKB (industrial design)
  • Dmytro Ovcharenko, СЕО Alcor (R&D center opening in Ukraine)
  • Kira Rudik, СОО of Ring Ukraine Company
  • Vitaliy Cherniuk, Directorate of Innovation and Technology Transfer, Head of Expert Group on Communications and Strategic Planning, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
Partners: American Chamber of Commerce, Ukrainian Association of Fintech and Innovation Companies, Holiday Inn Kiev Hotel, Interfax-Ukraine, Ukrainian Week, Hromadske radio, Business Ukraine, Ukraine Crisis Media Center.
Click here for online registration: https://goo.gl/ZT9sY2
Background information:
Kyiv Investment Forum-2017 united more than 650 representatives of businesses, investors, diplomats, national and city authorities, international financial institutions and mass media from 19 countries –Austria, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, France, Georgia, Moldova, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Germany, UK, Ukraine and others.