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As a result of the cooperation between IBM Cognitive Class, Integrated Technology Laboratory LLC. (INTELA) and World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development of NTUU "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" and for capacity building in the use of data mining technologies:

Trainings by Intela and IBM at Igor Sikorsky KPI


From 12 to 19 August 2017 in the Igor Sikorsky KPI a series of trainings "Data Science Bootcamp" was organized by the American company Integrated Technology Laboratory LLC (Intela) for the improvement of the qualification of teachers and scientists of Ukrainian universities in the field of intellectual data analysis.

Release «Spatial Modeling and Applications for SDI» course of postgraduate students


On June 27, 2017, in ESC «World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development» release «Spatial Modeling and Applications for SDI» course of postgraduate students from state authorities was issued, which was delivered within the framework of the Canadian-Ukrainian educational project "Laying the Foundation for a Spatial Data Infrastructure: Building Capacity within the Ukrainian Government to Support Sustainable Economic Growth", which is being implemented in Ukraine with the support of Vancouver Island University and its Ukrainian partners.

Nanosatellite created by a team of KPI released on his own orbit and made contact with the developers


Tonight, at 23.30 on May 26, a team from Igor Sikorsky Polytechnic Institute established connection and began setting up individual subsystems NANOSATELLITE PolyITAN-2. He came to his own orbit of the International Space Station (ISS), where he was sent from Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA, delivered missile ATLAS-5.

Ukraine rose 18 positions in the global Open Data Barometer ranking released by the World Wide Web Foundation


Over the past year, Ukraine has significantly improved its performance by taking 44th place among 115 countries and making the most positive "leap" in the rating along with Georgia.

Nano-satellite «PolyITAN-2-SAU»: Space Odyssey started!


In April, 18 at 11.11 local time carrier rocket of American consortium United Launch Alliance «Atlas V» was launched from cosmodrome on Cape Canaveral (USA) with transport ship "Cygnus". It's mission is to deliver 7600 pounds of live load to International space station.

Presentation of Doctrine of sustainable development of Ukraine "Ukraine 2030"


In April, 20, the presentation of Doctrine of sustainable development of Ukraine "Ukraine 2030" that was delivered by people's deputy of Ukraine, famous politician and businessman Sergii Taruta took place in Center of innovative entrepreneurship of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv polytechnic institute.

Visit of Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Korea


In April, 14 Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine, Lee Young-Gu visited Igor Sikorsky Kyiv polytechnic institute. He was accompanied by consul of the Republic of Korea Shin Ku Ho and power and economic analyst Cho Hyun Young.

Congratulations to laureates of State Prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology 2016!


According to the decree of President of Ukraine dated April, 7, 2017, №101/2017 «On conferring state prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology 2016”, our colleague Kasianov Pavlo Olegovych became its laureate.

Series of modern textbooks for Geoinformatics in Igor Sikorsky KPI


The development of modern information technology requires constant updating courses and programs. In particular, the direction of spatial data infrastructure and geographic information technologies in Ukraine are not enough equipped with modern Ukrainian-speaking educational literature. Therefore, prepared of two textbooks in the field of geographic information technologies in ESC "World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development" is an important event not only for Igor Sikorsky KPI, but all Ukrainian scientific and educational community in this area. Preparations of textbooks was carried out jointly by Canadian and Ukrainian experts as part of project of the technical support "Laying the foundations spatial data infrastructure: ensuring the base in the Ukrainian government to support sustainable economic growth". Both textbooks have received Methodological Council recommendation and Academic Council neck of Igor Sikorsky KPI.

Greetings of professor Dr. Krzysztof Ostrowski


World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development congratulates professor Dr. Krzysztof Ostrowski, Prorector for Foreign Affairs of Pultusk Academy of Humanities, with his election as President of the Local - Global Relations Committee of International Political Science Association.

Memorandum of Cooperation with the Institute for Global Transformations


On February 13, 2017 at Igor Sikorsky Polytechnic Institute Memorandum of cooperation between the Institute for Global Transformations, Igor Sikorsky Polytechnic Institute and the World Data Center "Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development" was signed. The groups agreed to join efforts to implement joint projects in the modernization of the national economy, efficiency and quality of research results and implementation of the state policy of Ukraine. The first step will be cooperation in research activities with a view to finalizing the Economic Doctrine "Ukraine 2030", initiated by the Institute for Global Transformation.

Trainings for representatives of state authorities and potential users of space data from private sector


The current development of the country requires the use of new technologies and space monitoring of the Earth and geospatial data collection in order to meet social needs, national security and defense, as noted in the draft of Strategy space activities of Ukraine till 2022. In particular, works are realized to create the Ukrainian segment of the international aerospace systems using data monitoring, which in the future should be part of the common European Research Area in the field of remote sensing.

Foresight "Ukraine 2016": 9 most perspective areas of economics of Ukraine


With the purpose of foresight of the possible future path of development of Ukraine and generation of scenarios of such development in the mid-term (up to 2020) and long-term (up to 2030) perspective, the World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development ( of the International Council for Science (ICSU) at the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” and the Institute for Applied System Analysis of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine carried out the number of researches (read more).

DCH2017 - International Interdisciplinary Conference on Digital Cultural Heritage


August 30 – September 1, 2017

The conference is open for contributions that cover technical challenges as well as strategic guidance.
Key messages relating to the impact of new technologies and processes on cultural heritage are especially welcome.