On December 2, the new scientific development tournament “Star Track” was held for the first time at the Noosphere Engineering School. It was a great opportunity for young scientists to exhibit their unique developments. 28 participants in 7 teams competed by presenting detailed breakdowns of their projects.
As one of their annual traditions, Noosphere takes a look back at the highlights of the past year. From tech conferences to drone competitions and thousands of rockets launches, this really has been a blast of a year for Noosphere!
On 22-28, October the 111th FAI General Conference took place in Lausanne, Switzerland. During its Awarding Ceremony Max Polyakov, managing partner of Noosphere Ventures was nominated by FAI President, Frits Brink, and accepted by the body of the conference as the FAI Companion of Honour.
This year, Dnipro became one of 16 cities all over the world to host stages of FAI World Cup in drone racing. 40 pilots from 4 countries competed at the Noosphere race cup. In addition to the official competition, there were also competitive flights by amateur pilots, FreeStyle and night show drone races.
On September 16-17, 27 teams joined “volley battle” at the Noosphere Volley Beach IT Cup 2017. This was the second annual beach volleyball tournament for Ukrainian IT specialists, organized with support from Association Noosphere and Max Polyakov. Participants competed on the volleyball grounds of the Monastic Island on river Dnipro.
On 1-3, September, the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and Expo took place in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Conference and Expo are part of the EPFL Drone Days 2017, a global gathering hub for drones. The landmark event couldn’t have taken place without FAI’s global tech partner Noosphere Ventures, managed by Max Polyakov.