Closing the Gaps in the Technology Ecosystem

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Areg Gevorgyan, CEO of Innovative Solutions and Technology Center (ISTC) speaks to EVN Report about their mission in identifying problems in higher education, modernizing IT curricula and working with different universities to cover the gaps in the technology ecosystem in Armenia. The center also works on challenges facing the IT/High-Tech workforce in Armenia, the creation of viable IT startups and how to transition Armenia into a regional IT/High-Tech center of excellence.

What we talked about:


- There are many different tech initiatives being realized in Armenia: identifying the missing links and determining how to use resources to cover the gaps in the ecosystem.

- The critical need to modernize curricula in universities.
- The private sector should think about investing in education. 
- Every student graduating from high school should know what programming is.

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