CREATE @ New Energy

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Creative hub "CREATE @ New Energy"



The Bureau of Research, Innovation and Technology (BRIT), with the support of the Coventry University(CU) and Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas (IFNTUOG) is opening a creative hub on the basis of the New Energy "Science City" in the frame of the British Council's Creative Spark project for synergies between all newcomers in the development of their projects related to creative entrepreneurship and creative industries.

For Whom?

Students, entrepreneurs, designers, IT specialists and all business enthusiasts over the age of 18 who want to develop their startups and startup ideas

What gives?

  • Opportunity to use the coworking area of the creative hub to work on projects, meetings, discussions;
  • Opportunity to participate in free training activities from the project team (a partnership of the CU(UK), IFNTUOG  and BRIT (Ukraine))
  • Facilitation from the project team in the preparation of projects for participation in the annual BIG IDEA CHALLENGE (competition of business ideas with a prize fund) and other competitions of business startups;
  • Perspective of synergy with other members of the hub.

How does it work?

  1. Coworking is open from 9:00 to 17:00 on weekdays. Operates in the premises of the science city "New Energy"
  2. Monthly pieces of training are held for hub participants from speakers from both the Ukrainian and British sides of the partnership. Using playful techniques for business startups:
    • Business Canvas Cards Game and Business Canvas B Cards Game provide students with a canvas of their business ideas.
    • Sprint envisages the creation of prototypes of business idea, which will be further improved.
    • Lego Serious Play and Lego-A-Go-Go envisage the creation of a model of the ecosystem of the future business, which will be used in the future as an ideological basis for project development (can be stored in the form of photos/videos).
  3. Mentoring from the business startup project team of the creative hub participants - specific hours for each mentor (one hour per week).

To participate in the creative hub "CREATE @ New Energy" register at:

Partnership mentors who will take part in facilitating the projects of the Creative Hub participants:



Richard Tomlins

Assistant Professor at the University of Coventry, Program Director of the International Center for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE) (Coventry, UK)​​​​​​​

Mentor's strength: creative entrepreneurship



​​​​​​​Maksym Karpash

Vice-Rector IFNTUOG, Dr. Prof., Professor of Energy Management and Technical Diagnostics Department, IFNTUOG, co-founder of the Scientific City "New Energy"

Mentor's strength: project management


Oksana Malynka

PhD, Assoc. Prof. Entrepreneurship and Marketing Department, IFNTUOG

Mentor's strength: brand management




Artur Voronych

Director of the Center for International Cooperation, PhD, Assoc. Prof. of Computer systems and networks Department, IFNTUOG

Mentor's strength: international fundraising




Kateryna Golubchak

PhD, Assoc. Prof. of Architecture and Urban Planning Department, IFNTUOG

Mentor's strength: design thinking


Iryna Darvai

Head of the BRIT, co-founder of the Scientific City "New Energy", PhD, researcher IvanoFrankivskstandartmetrologiya

Mentor's strength: business strategy




​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Vitalii Tsykh

PhD., Assoc. Prof. of the Energy Management and Technical diagnostics Department, IFNTUOG

Mentor's strength: international projects


Serhii Maksymiuk

postgraduate of the Energy Management and Technical Diagnostics Department, IFNTUOG, project expert of BRIT

Mentor's strength: energy efficient projects