Kolba Innovations Lab!

Do you have an idea for a social start-up
that will improve life in Armenia?

How it works? Join us!

Innovating public governance in Armenia

Kolba Lab crowdsourced innovating public governance
to the employees of the Government of RA and Ministry of Justice.

How? What’s next?

Want to engage with the network of social entrepreneurs,
talented citizens, thinkers and fixers?

Interested in participating in co-design workshops, social innovation camps or hackathons?

Sign up for events alert! Come to Kolba Café!


Armenia Start-Up Cup National Challenge 2017

While many of us are enjoying summer holidays, last weekend was busy and productive for people who responded to Innovation Challenge on Education and were shortlisted for participation in the Start-Up Cup National Challenge event. Participants worked on their innovative ideas from early morning till late evening. In partnership with BizNest and IAB Internaional Business Academy we hae organized Armenia Start-up Cup National Challenge ev...

Renewable Energy for Community Development

How to use alternative energy sources in community projects? Is it possible to give innovative solutions to existing social issues by using the resources of the latter?What alternative sources of energy can be used in Armenia and how does the local market evolve? The number of sunny days in our country amounts to 300/year, which can apparently be beneficial for further development of this sector. However, solar energy is not the only al...

Software in Healthcare Industry

Healthcare sector always was a crucial part of people’s life. The importance of development of this sector will continue to grow in the future, even today we can see life expectancy growing, which means increasing attention to human health, from inception and throughout the entire life. Future of healthcare industry supposes integration of IT solutions, which changes the way customers receive healthcare services and treatment. Soft...

Making our education systems fit for the 21st century is not a problem that Armenia faces alone. All around the world, governments are looking critically at the way they approach education. 

The future of Armenia is dependent on whether we can shift from outdated learning behaviors, and reach out to a whole new era of technologies, resources and opportunities.

Kolba Lab is looking for activists and change-makers from across the social spectrum who have ideas for shaking up educational services, to create an active, 21st century-ready population.

Is this you?  Then join us! 19th June, 2017 is the deadline for the submission of your ideas! 



Stay tuned for upcoming events and innovation challenges

What are you up against? And what can we all do about it?

Unlike other Kolba Challenges this space is open to all ideas. You define the challenge, you create the response… we give you help along the way.

We are looking for you, the change-maker, the activist, the innovator. No idea is too big or too small. If you have a good understanding of a problem and the passion to solve it then join us! 

Our random submissions page is always open and we are always listening. Your ideas and suggestions will be reviewed on quarterly basis, so with innovation there comes patience also!

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