Last year Noosphere, together with Firefly Aerospace, Ukrainian Spacemodelling Sports Federation, and USA’s National Association of Rocketry, launched a great event in rocketry called FIRE (Firefly International Rocketry Event). This year, the event was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but we warmly remembered it on the pages of Sport Rocketry magazine, the oﬃcial journal of the National Association of Rocketry.
The issue of donation becomes especially vital, as quarantine measures have limited the ability to donate blood. We interviewed Iryna Slavinska, a 2015 Vernadsky Challenge finalist, Public Health Center of Ukraine worker and founder of DonorUA – a Ukrainian blood donor registry which monitors the current state of blood donations in Ukraine and the impact coronavirus pandemic has had on donation.
In April, Noosphere joined the United Nations social initiative to spread the word about coronavirus (COVID-19).
The health care systems in different countries are facing real challenges due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. In times like these, we need to work together to create innovative solutions that can easily address these new issues. Students and mentors of Noosphere Engineering Schools are already working towards such solutions.
Every year on April 6, Association Noosphere celebrates its birthday with all Noosphereans. The number of congratulations is growing year by year, as does the number of people who share our belief in the power of the noosphere. More and more young and talented scientists, researchers, creators, engineers, and entrepreneurs get involved with Noosphere’s initiatives and projects. Together, we strive to create favorable conditions for cultivating innovations and developing tech projects.
The Vernadsky Challenge is an engineering startup competition organized by Association Noosphere since 2015 and provides opportunities to develop promising projects and innovative ideas. We interviewed a few finalists to see how the projects have developed since the Vernadsky Challenge. Three innovative Ukrainian startups, whose success proves that nothing is impossible on the path towards your goals, shared their plans, tips and achievements with us. Read their stories and get inspired!