From October 2-4, 2015 Noosphere participated in Lviv IT Arena 2015. This year marked the second time Lviv hosted the outstanding event, devoted to the hottest IT trends, latest technologies and engineering ideas.
Lviv IT Arena 2015 was a huge success. It brought together more than 1400 participants from 20 countries around the world.
The core purpose of Lviv IT Arena was to network, meet new people and share experience. More than 100 speakers from the USA, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Estonia, Poland, Russia, Belorussia and Ukraine hosted discussions on business development and the impact of technology and IT systems in general on the world in the coming years. The conference consisted of three thematic streams: Product, Technology и Business and included presentations, competitions and workshops, so everyone could find useful information.
Co-Founder of Noosphere, Michael Ryabokon, gave a presentation titles, “The Noosphere Cluster as an Example of Science and Innovation Cooperation” where he explained that the combination of science and innovation is the key element of the Noosphere ecosystem.
“The first step which we take when we proceed to develop an idea, is to understand WHY we need to do this. We conduct research, which is based on mathematical principles. Noosphere invites everyone who is ready to share our vision,” said Ryabokon.
As a part of Lviv IT Arena 2015, on October 2 and 3 Lviv hosted an exhibition of robots and state-of-the-art IT technologies named Hi-tech Expo. Participants had the chance to pilot drones, test virtual reality glasses, 3D printers and meet the famous robot NAO, presented by the Noosphere Engineering School.
The Startup Competition turned the last day of Lviv IT Arena 2015 into the highlight of the event. 13 interesting startups, selected with the help of public voting and a panel of judges, pitched their ideas to businessmen, investors and mentors. All participants got priceless experience and the best teams were awarded prizes.