Deputy Minister of High Technological Industry of Armenia Davit Sahakyan participated in the panel discussion ”Maturing and Accelerating Armenian Startup Ecosystem: Innovation, Finance, and Investment Perspective” during the Orion Summit 2022 in Yerevan.
In response to the question of Armenpress, the deputy minister attached importance to this summit, which, according to him, is a platform to communicate with the field, understand the existing problems and jointly find their solutions.
”The summit enables to inform about the programs that the ministry is going to implement and is implementing for the development of the sector”, the deputy minister said.
According to Davit Sahakyan, Armenia is transitioning from a country of information technologies to a country of high technologies.
”During the panel discussion the initiatives, which we have implemented, were discussed, including the courses that are five such as cybersecurity, engineering, blockchain, artificial intelligence, and technological entrepreneurship. We position today’s Armenia not based on today’s needs, but on future needs”, he said.
He said Armenia has a big potential to succeed in the IT sector. This summit, he added, is one of the initiatives that is steadily moving towards the fulfillment of that goal.