Study visit of Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

TOGETHER WE conducting international projects!

11-23 October as part of INNOLAB European program “TEMPUS” students of the National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”, National University of “Kyiv -Mohyla Academy”, Uzhgorod National University participated in the 3 -day project activities “Garage48″, which took place in Parnu and trained at Tallinn University of Technology.

“Garage48″ was supported by a number of well-known companies and showed an interesting mix of game and work aimed at obtaining economically attractive innovative proposals. On the first day leaders, innovators offering innovative ideas that they were prepared in advance and selected participants to build their teams. During the second and the first half of the third day, the team worked on the business projects of the proposed ideas. At the end of the third day was held a presentation of projects and determined the winners.

Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

Garage48 “demonstrated that successful innovation – is primarily a positive attitude, creative team and set clear short of the task. Mentor, who directed the team during the creation of
projects helped to understand that the development of innovative ideas the question “How do? ” not important, important – “Why? ” and ” Who ? “.

“I worked in a wonderful team. The atmosphere was very friendly and favourable. Programmers and web designers coped well with their work and I am happy to have been part of this team, ” – said the student of the Faculty of Economic Science and Management of NTU ” KPI ” Oleg Tkachev.

The final part of the event was the participation of the President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves . Students Uzhgorod National University and his team received a prize in the nomination «Passion never fails».

Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

The next ten days, students attend classes at Tallinn University of Technology on various aspects of entrepreneurship. Interest to them was attended lectures held in the form of dialogue. While in Tallinn students together in teams to prepare business projects with his proposed subjects. For complete program visit student presentation of projects, this was attended by teachers from Ukraine, Belarus, and Estonia.

Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

When drafting students use the university library. Students noted the high level of automation, many modern scientific literature, stylish and comfortable interior space.

Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

As part of the visit, students and teachers attended training laboratories Tallinn University of Technology, Science Park “Tehnopol” and Mektory House – open innovation platform for the university that provides students the opportunity to express their creativity and knowledge, on the one hand, and find a good and promising work – on the other. They also listened to a presentation ENTRUM (Entrepreneurial Centrum). The main purpose of the existence of this organization – raising initiative and creative thinking in young people.

Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

“The whole society seems constantly in an innovative environment. Living in such an environment creates a special mood , as if someone adjusts not to perceive the world as static and unchanging , and look for something new , build , design , dream ” – shared his impressions student at the National University of” Kyiv -Mohyla Academy ” Daria Libovych .

In general every day delegates impressed with its efficiency Estonian model of cooperation between universities and enterprises, as well as the dedication and enthusiasm of employees. As a result, it should be noted that a trip to Tallinn was very interesting and useful , filled with new information , new links, new experiences , and helped to more fully understand the important role played by the processes of innovation and entrepreneurship in society.

Olga Antonets,
Associate Professor of NTU “KPI”
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