UNEC projects - winners of grant competition
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 25
The projects of the teachers and students of Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) won grant competition of the State Fund on the Development of Information Technologies under the Ministry of Communication and Higher Technologies.
The second year undergraduate student of the International School of Economics of UNEC Eshgin Jafarov’s “Misgar.az” Project received a grant in the amount of 15,000 manat, the fourth year student of the School of Technology and Design Fegan Chelebizade’s “TagWishes” Project – 14,000 manat, the Dean of the School of Business and Management Miragha Ahmadov’s “Use and Application of Web Resources in improving the Technology Transfer Mechanism” Project – 12,000 manat.
The TagWishes Project became the winner of the Business Idea Competition jointly held among the students by the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Capital Bank OSC and UNEC and Innovative Business Incubator (IBI) and the Misgar.az Project became the finalist of the contest.
The aim of the Competition of Business Ideas “Made in Azerbaijan” is to support the application of the decree signed by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on January 18, 2016 about the stimulation of the export of non-oil products at the level of higher education institutions and to promote the interest in entrepreneurial activity among the students.
As a continuation of the business idea competition, the winners and finalists have joined the incubation program of the IBI.