Austrian Journalists Visited Lviv IT Companies

26 Oct, 2017

Last week journalists of popular Austrian media have visited Lviv to discover the city as well as touristic and cultural potential of Western Ukraine. Lviv IT Cluster got a chance to show another side of Lviv and introduce them to local IT industry.

14 journalists from well-known Austrian media have visited Lviv within a study tour, organized by OeAD Cooperation Office Lviv. The main aim of the tour was to introduce Lviv as a historical and cultural center with a big heritage.

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Lviv IT Cluster presented Lviv also as a growing center of IT industry. Together with the Cluster journalists visited three biggest IT companies in Lviv – SoftServe, Eleks, and N-iX. They learned how IT companies work in Ukraine and which technologies they use, as well as about the projects the companies are proud of.

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SoftServe
presented their project BioLock, a system which recognizes a specific driver using some electrodes and sensors on the steering wheel. Eleks talked about its R&D department projects and at N-iX, the journalists had an opportunity to see their VR projects.

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Lviv IT Cluster presented its own projects too. Among them – new and modernized educational programs at Lviv universities, the biggest tech conference in Eastern Europe – IT Arena, Innovation District IT Park, a house for IT community, a loyalty program IT Club, a magazine about IT industry in the city – ITID Lviv, etc.

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Media which participated in the press tour: Der Standart, Die Presse, Wiener Zeitung, IDM, Salzburger Nachrichten, Tiroler Tageszeitung, Kronen Zeitung and others.