Armenia Startup Academy Demo Day

30 May 2018
American University of Armenia

Startups that ‘graduate’ as the second generation from the Academy will be represented


16 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
American University of Armenia

Annual Tech and Media conference which will be held for the 10th time

Artashes Vardanyan

Microsoft Innovation Center

Director of Microsoft Innovation Center

Alexis Ohanian


American entrepreneur, investor, co-founder of the social news site Reddit

Pierre Hennes

Granatus Ventures

Co-Founder & Partner at Granatus Ventures

Karen Vardanyan

Union of Information Technology Enterprises

Executive director at Union of information technology enterprises

A2B transport

Transport routes search in Yerevan


City events guide

Be Armenian

Armenian-themed backgrounds and greeting cards in Armenian

Yerevan Events

Yerevan entertainment, cultural and events guide


Armenian-Russian social fitness platform

Movie Trip

Information on places featured in famous films

Melon Splash

Match-3 Pet Saving Adventure


Online taxi service

Students of Gyumri “Photon” college visit VivaCell-MTS solar base station

VivaCell-MTS specialists have held master classes on the territories of two base stations of the Company operating by solar electric supply sources, located along the Yerevan-Gyumri section of interstate highway.

The “Photon” college in Gyumri is one of the high schools, which are included in the PTC experimental study program and runs the “Basics of Telecommunications” subject with the support of VivaCell-MTS.

Company’s specialists regularly organize professional trainings for teachers of the subject and students. To solidify the theoretical knowledge and to share practical skills, the specialists organize tours after classroom sessions, also to locations of base station.

The base stations operating along the Mastara-Maralik motorway are special: their supply of electricity comes from solar batteries. This is a perfect solution especially for locations with rarely populated areas, where electricty supply is a problem. Using solar supply sources of electricity for VivaCell-MTS base stations reduces the consumption of electric power and the infrastructure maintenance expenses.

“In the age of technological development an hour equals a second. Every day brings about new demands. We need to be always ready for new solutions, which are based on innovation, demand, responsibility, but never consumerism. These stations powered by solar energy are a result of such an attitude. Whatever you get with the course is based on more than ten year experience of a leading telecommunications company. Appreciate it, never stop enhancing your mind and be responsible,” said VivaCell-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikian.

To remind, according to the quadrilateral memorandum (signed by RA Ministry of Education and Science, “Synopsys Armenia”, VivaCell-MTS, and “Unicomp”) the “Basics of Communication” has been included in the curricula of Gyumri “Photon”, Yerevan “Quantum” colleges, physics and mathematics school after Artashes Shahinyan, and mathematics and natural sciences school in Vanadzor, as well as the high schools under NPUA in Yerevan. Five more high schools will be involved in the program starting from 2018.

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