Innovation center KAU

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The International Office is a part of the Innovation Center KAU. Its main task is to develop and coordinate international cooperation between the departments and research centers of KAU. The International Office also organizes the exchange of lecturers and researchers, internships for bachelors, masters and graduate students at leading European centers and universities. The mission of the Office is also to assist in conducting joint international schools and conferences, the organization of joint international innovation activities. In addition, the International Office assists teachers and staff of KAU in finding information about competitions and grants, as well as in the execution of international grant applications and project administration. The International Office also committed to maintaining relations with graduates of the KAU (KB MPhTI) and with the Ukrainian research diaspora in different countries.


On the basis of the Grant Agreement, "DIES-Partnership-Higher Education" between the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Julius Maximilian University (UMU) Wurzburg University, two Ukrainian universities - Kyiv Academic University (KAU) and Ivan Franko Lviv State University received the grant for the project implementation in 2019.

Title of the project: "The partnership of the universities of Ukraine and Germany on technology transfer".
Project number: №57449224 dated March 25, 2019.
Deadline: 2019-2022 years.


Network meeting with representatives of European countries and Study in Europe Fair Ukraine (Exhibitor Catalog)

1-2 March 2019, Kiyv
The very first Study in Europe Fair Ukraine will take place on 2 March 2019 at the Mystetskyi Arsenal in Kyiv. An institutional networking reception will precede the fair in the afternoon of 1 March from 3 to 5 pm at the hotel in the center of Kyiv (TBC). The institutional networking strives to connect European higher education institutions with their Ukrainian counterparts and to enhance cooperation in the tertiary education sector by personal talks between representatives of the aforementioned institutions (more than 50 universities and National Promotion Agencies from 22 Erasmus+ Programme Countries will be represented).
The event takes place under the auspices of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, with the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, Mr. Hugues Mingarelli, opening the meeting. Vice Minister of Education, Prof. Yurii Rashkevych (TBC) will deliver the keynote address.
If you are working at a Ukrainian higher education institution and are interested in Ukrainian-European academic cooperation, please fill in the expression of interest and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Study in Europe is funded by the European Commission. Further information about the Study in Europe Fair Ukraine:

Participating countries and institutions (Exhibitor Catalog)
Germany European University Viadrina Leibniz University of Hanover Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg Reutlingen University Technische Universität DarmstadtUniversity of Bayreuth
Belgium Study in Flanders and Brussels 
Bulgaria American University in Bulgaria 
Croatia Embassy of the Republic of Croatia 
Ukraine National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine 
Estonia Archimedes Foundation Tallinn Uni of Technology (TalTech) University of Tartu 
Finland Study in Finland/Embassy of Finland 
France Brest Business School Université Savoie Mont Blanc 
Greece State Scholarship Foundation - IKY 
Lithuania Education Exchanges Support Foundation 
Malta Education Malta 
Netherlands Nuffic 
Portugal Universidade Europeia 
Serbia Foundation Tempus 
Slovakia Catholic uni in the Ružomberok University of Economics in Bratislava Uni of Presov 
Slovenia University of Ljubljana University of Maribor University of Nova Gorica 
Spain University of Santiago de Compostela 
Sweden Lund University 
Turkey Bahcesehir University of Cyprus

First Innovation Battle in Kiev

28 February 2019, Kiyv
Panel discussion on the introduction of innovations in the Corporation. Representatives of DTEK, Kyivstar, UkrSibBank, Samsung, Philip Morris shared their experience.

WI2019 „Human Practice, Digital Ecologies, our Future“ -
14th International Conference Wirtschaftsinformatik

22-27. February 2019, Siegen, Deutschland
The motto of the WI2019 "Human Practice, Digital Ecologies, our Future" refers to a world of interconnected information systems, wherein business practice a rapidly increasing number of actors and data in the analysis and design must be considered.
Overview of the tracks: 01. Track: Produktion & Cyber-Physische Systeme 02. Track: Logistic Analytics 03. Track: Unternehmensmodellierung & Informationssystemgestaltung 04. Track: Lern- & Wissensmanagement 05. Track: Data Science & Business Analytics 06. Track: Digitale Transformation und Dienstleistungen 07. Track: IT-Management und -Strategie 08. Track: eHealth & alternate Gesellschaft 09. Track: Krisen- und Kontinuitätsmanagement
10. Track: Human-Computer Interaction 11. Track: Information Security & Information Privacy
12. Track: Umweltinformatik & nachhaltiges Wirtschaften 13. Track: Digital Work – Social, mobile, smart 14. Track: Geschäftsmodelle und Digitales Unternehmertum

Round table "Development of digital services of Ukrainian science and possibilities of cooperation with digital platforms of the European Research Area".

20 February 2019, Kiyv
The purpose of the Concept 2021 of the development of Ukrainian research infrastructures based on the communication technology: to provide the existing needs of Ukrainian scientists, engineers, inventors, entrepreneurs and all citizens in access to convenient and reliable digital services for the conservation, management, analysis, and reuse of open scientific data.

Information days and training under the Horizon2020 program

12-14 February 2019, Kiyv
The RI-LINKS2UA European Union Framework for Research and Innovation Framework Program completed its implementation, carried out the latest information and consultation activities aimed at raising awareness about selected issues of the EU program Horizon 2020 and encouraging researchers to participate in its competitions. , innovators, project managers and SMEs. A three-day information and consultation session on various thematic and cross-thematic issues of current and future work program competitions for 2018-2020 took place at the Great Conference Hall of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Workshop on EU partnership

5 February 2019, Kiyv
Participants: Representatives from various Ministries who know how research and innovation are financed at their Ministry
Topics to be dealt with at the workshop in forms of presentations, group-works, discussions, individual tasks, etc:

  1. ETAG and Research funding in Estonia
  2. Research funding in Ukraine
  3. Definition and types of partnerships in Horizon 2020
  4. Description of main partnerships – purpose, benefits, problems
  5. Ukrainian participation in EU partnerships
  6. Estonian experience with partnerships: from the decision-making process to daily management
  7. Communication between Ministries and Estonian Research Council via scientific councilor system
  8. Partnerships in Horizon Europe program – what do we know by now?

Projektantrag „Ukrainian German Technology Transfer university partnerships“

15 January 2019, Kiyv-Würzburg
According to the letter from DAAD, we have to modify the project objective "Extension of study offers" - we can provide subject titles of actions and state that we try to put seminars into the general skill pool, ASQ pool or so that the students can get ECTS credits.
We have to complete integrative measures leading to a stronger link of the four project objectives, especially in relation to networks and university management. We provide a kind of exchange platform in a blended way so that all partners have possibilities for exchange in a kind of think tank.

Плашка forum 355x166Cooperation with Ukrainian Research Diaspora

20-22 October 2018, Kyiv
The forum is addressed at researchers working in Ukraine and abroad. It included thematic scholarships, panels, and roundtables to discuss important aspects of the reform of science and higher education that is currently being conducted in Ukraine. Also, a meeting was held on German-Ukrainian cooperation on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Agreement on Scientific and Technical Cooperation between Ukraine and Germany.



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Innovation Center KAU  is created under the auspices of KAU and serves as the structural unit specializing in consulting, expertise, education and service. It provides high-tech services, solves scientific and technological problems with the involvement and assistance of leading scientific institutions of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

The Innovation Center also includes Internatonal Office KAUTransfer Technology Lab та StartUps Lab KAU.

Project "Academ.City"


Address:  36 Academician Vernadsky Boulevard, Kyiv, 03142, Ukraine
Contact persons:

Prof. Dr. Alexandra Antoniouk [at]

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