Saturday, March 19, 2016

Sweden-Ukraine IT Connection: Developing business ties for tech innovation

March 19, 2016 (Ukraine Digital News) On April 6 in Kyiv (Kiev), the Embassy of Sweden in Ukraine and Business Sweden, the Swedish trade and invest council, will hold “Sweden-Ukraine IT Connection,” an event to link the Swedish IT sector with its Ukrainian counterparts. “Ukraine is an attractive destination for many Swedish companies willing to expand businesses,” the organizers believe, citing the fact that today Sweden is among the top 20 countries that invest the most in Ukraine. “The Ukrainian IT industry is one of the most promising sectors, due to strong scientific legacy and growing pool of qualified and motivated human resources. Furthermore, Ukraine is a close, competent, innovative and reliable partner for Swedish businesses,” Business Sweden says. Oscar Stenström, the Swedish State Secretary for Economic Development and Innovations, will open and take part in the event. The following topics will be in focus:
1.  Business partnership opportunities between the two countries
2.  IT consulting possibilities in Ukraine for Swedish companies
3.  Ukraine as an investment destination: how to establish and develop an IT company in Ukraine
4.  Start-up alley: presentation and matching of Swedish and Ukrainian IT startups