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GET TO KNOW THE IT PRODUCTS PRESENTED AS PART OF “CHISINAU DEMODAY”
July 27, 2020 @ 10:10 am
From educational platforms to psychological support, the IT community in Moldova aims to generate innovative and useful ideas for society. Six digital products from different fields were presented to the community and potential users during the “Chisinau DemoDay” edition.
The initiative is part of the National Startup Program Moldova, a platform to support entrepreneurship, implemented within the Tekwillproject, with the support of USAID and Sweden. The event highlighted Moldovan entrepreneurs who think innovatively. Thus, during the eventof this year, they had the opportunity to present their products, interact with potential users, establish connections with community members, and learn about other local innovative products.
Let’s get to know them!
Agricos – a platform that comes with solutions for farmers in the country to market and deliver their products. The marketplace aims to incorporate an online showcase with all the necessary components for e-commerce, logistics support, but also a warehouse for storing products. Platform users will be able to interact via a chatbot, ask questions and get answers directly from farmers.
Gustos.life – a page for virtual wine tastings. This is a marketplace where the taster places his wine tasting event and the participants pay for the tasting. The platform incorporates logistical support, bottling and delivery of wine samples and a video communication tool for group conferences. Gustos.life also contains software in which participants can appreciate the tastings and come up with recommendations.
Medical Tourism Review – a platform that presents solutions for people who need to travel abroad or other regions in order to benefit from medical services. Medical Tourism Review is a guide in which patients seek treatments across borders. They can choose a specific clinic, a certain treatment or they can find out from the reviews that the site hosts. The platform was launched in 2016, and since then has gathered over 100 reviews about medical institutions, solved over 200 patient claims, provided complete information for 300 medical packages, and accumulated over 4,000 registered people from 100 countries.
Respiro.md – Respiro.md aims to find solutions for people who need the advice of a psychologist. The platform is aimed at the diaspora, which due to barriers such as distance and not speaking the language of the country in which they live, cannot benefit from the advice of a psychologist. So far, 21 psychologists have registered on the platform and are ready to offer remote counseling, and the webinars organized by Respiro.md have gathered over 800 views. For counseling and psychological help services both Romanian and Romanian-speaking people can call.
Studii.md – a virtual education platform, complex, with digital content and tools for managing the educational process. On the platform users can benefit from the electronic diary, lesson schedule, electronic registers, information about students and teachers, homework, video topics and lesson materials, etc. Studii.md also contains an informational history from previous years of study, and through the system, students are informed about the educational process. Currently, 71 schools are connected to the platform, and 77,000 users (parents, teachers, and students) benefit from the services of the platform.
VoteMe.App – the platform is a solution in the case of remote elections for organizers, companies, entrepreneurs, but also elections. Thanks to remote voting, the startup offers the possibility for corporate employees to exercise their right to vote from anywhere from any device connected to the internet. The startup comes with a change not only in technology, but in the system as a whole. To date, the VoteMe.App platform has maintained over 50 election processes in over 11 countries.
The TEKWILL project – The revolution begins!
The TEKWILL project is implemented by the National Association of ICT Companies, with the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development and Sweden. “Tekwill” was created in 2017 as a Center of Excellence of the ICT sector in Moldova, with the main purpose of aligning the field with current market requirements. Aiming to contribute to increasing the competitiveness of the IT industry and other strategic sectors of the economy, the center expanded its fields of activity, becoming in 2019 a complex project at national level, with the slogan “The revolution begins!” The basic objective of the TEKWILL Project, as a platform dedicated to the progress of the IT sector, is to ensure a major impact on the economic development of the country, by improving the entrepreneurial and educational capacities of society, but also by increasing the research and development potential of educational institutions, in line with the demand in the IT market.