FAST has designed and structured numerous programs and initiatives to become independent parts of the innovation ecosystem, thereby ensuring their continuing sustainability.
- Since 2017, FAST has:
- • implemented 26 programs
- • engaged over 5,600 beneficiaries
- • invested in 9 local tech startups
In Education, we have delivered training to over 1,600 individuals in data science, artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship and other critical domains.
In Research, we have funded 49 researchers producing over 70 scientific papers published in international journals, supported 23 international research collaborations and hosted nearly 100 foreign researchers in Armenia.
In Commercialization, we have launched two science-intensive venture builder programs (ASCENT and InVent), as well as the country’s first Angel group, offering opportunities for startups to pitch for investment and get mentor support from successful tech industry insiders.