New start of the project “Norway-Ukraine”

The official opening of the spring term of the project “Norway-Ukraine” was held at the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, considering quarantine conditions – in online environment. The training course will give ATO participants, servicemen and the members of their families the opportunity to undergo retraining within the program “Business and Leadership”. As part of the project, the participants will acquire knowledge in business and leadership, attend a number of activities oriented to psychological and legal adaptation.

In total, this year the project will be implemented in 25 Ukrainian cities. In IFNTUOG, vice-rector for international affairs, Maksym Karpash and project coordinator, Olha Popovych greeted the participants and told about their study plan. The president of the International Foundation for Social Adaptation, Volodymyr Rubtsov wished them every success.

The representative of the Ministry of Veterans of Ukraine in the Ivano-Frankivsk region, Volodymyr Verkalets told the military students about the possibility of receiving financial assistance from the regional state administration for their own business development. And the project coordinator of “The International Foundation for Social Adaptation” Olha Filina introduced them a questionnaire system for social audit.

During the opening ceremony, the winner of the competition, which was announced for the participants of autumn term in 2020, was awarded  a motivational money prize in the amount of UAH 5000.

It will be recalled that tender participants presented their business projects in two stages. The final stage was a recording of a short 60-second video about his/her project. The winner became the participant of military operations, captain in reserve, Serhii Kopchyk, who presented his own business plan to create a network of family entertainment centers "Hugs" in Ukraine.

Well, ahead is a new start of the project "Norway-Ukraine" and interesting training for its participants.

Videorecording of the event is available at:


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