Napoli’s Georgian winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia attended the closing event of the Stem Study Visit to Italy program, dedicated to two young Georgian innovators, at the technopark of the University of Naples Federico II.
“The participants of the event met with great enthusiasm the guest of honor, the star of the football club Napoli, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, who is another example of the friendship between Italy and Georgia and the appreciation of Georgian talent in Italy,” the Embassy of Italy in Georgia announced on Tuesday.
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The event was attended by Luigi Nicolais, the President of the Cotec Foundation [technological innovations of Italy], Amedeo Manzo, the Vice President of SPICI – Society for Innovation, Cooperation and Internationalisation, Giorgio Ventre, the Scientific Director of the Apple Developer Academy, Enrico Valvo, the Ambassador of Italy to Georgia, as well as Matteo Lorito, the Rector of the University and representatives of the private sector.
In connection with the event, the chairman of the Georgian Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA) Avtandil Kasradze visited the Naples Technohub.
For the record, in May 2022, within the framework of the celebration of Italian Innovation and Research Day in Tbilisi, a delegation of Italian innovation centers visited Georgia.
Georgian innovators, Davit Danelia and Mariam Maisuradze, shared their professional and personal experience gained during the study visit, as well as the accumulated knowledge in the field of digital transformation essential for companies and public administration, and deepening of international cooperation promoting scientific-technological programs and startups.
The program was implemented as part of the long-term cooperation between the Italian Technological Innovation Foundation (COTEC) and the Georgian Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA), which aims to deepen cooperation between Italy and Georgia in the scientific, technological and digital spheres.