Whoosh! That was the longest month of the year flying before our very eyes. Yes, February is here, but not for long. We know you're a busy bunch, which is why we've popped all of our favourite events and news into one handy list.

Wishing you an enjoyable read!
Invitation to <HackNU-2020>

NU ACM, ACM-W SCs and NURIS MotiVibe are pleased to announce the fourth annual <HackNU> 2020 hackathon on April 4-5, 2020 🔥

HackNU is a 24-hour programming marathon, where students from different cities of Kazakhstan work together on solving various tasks provided by the leading technology companies.

Registration starts on February 17, 2020, on our website www.hacknu.kz.
"Ideas call for ClimateLaunchpad competition"
You have a green business idea and want to take it to the next level? Perfect, you should enter Climate Launchpad. Don't worry if you don't have a business plan just yet or if your idea is still on the back of a napkin. You are most welcome to join.

Top-10 ideas at the Grand Final gain access to EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator with financial support up to € 95 000
For more detailed information, please contact us - motivibe@nu.edu.kz
"The Future of Innovation & Entrepreneurship. 2025"
In January NURIS Motivibe held guest seminar on the topic "The Future of Innovation & Entrepreneurship. 2025" by Oren Simanian.

Oren Simanian is a key-figure of the Israeli start-up ecosystem and the founder of the internationally renowned StarTAU Entrepreneurship Center at Tel-Aviv University, TAU Ventures VC and international crowdfunding expert at IndieGoGo.
"Everything is measurable. And customer experience too!"
In January NURIS Motivibe held guest seminar on the topic "Everything is measurable" in collaboration with the UniSender company.

UniSender is the number 1 service in the CIS (according to Datanyze and Adindex) in the field of email and SMS marketing, presented in Cyprus, Spain, Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. Every day, more than 670 thousand customers send tens of millions of letters and messages using the UniSender service.

"Startups + corporations =?"

In January NURIS Motivibe held guest seminar on the topic "Startups + corporations =?" in collaboration with the KPMG

KPMG in Kazakhstan provides audit and advisory services on tax and financial issues to a great number of the banks and financial institutions of the country, as well as to enterprises in the leading sectors of the economy such as mining, oil and gas, telecommunications, and the food industry.
"Attracting Investments in Startups".

In February NURIS Motivibe held guest seminar on the topic "Attracting Investments in Startups" by CEO and co-founder of Clockster - Yerzhan Ryskaliev.

In July 2017, Yerzhan Ryskaliev and Iman Rakhmetullin launched a project that attracted the first investment of $ 100,000. Clockster is a technology that processes employee fingerprints. This helps companies see when they got started or left the workplace. During the workshop Yerzhan shared the secrets of a startup incubator.

FREE master class on fundamentals of programming in JavaScript
At this workshop participants learnt basic JavaScript principles from the simplest to the most complex and how to write a game in the Java Script programming language.
FREE workshop on modeling in Solidworks.

At the master class participants learnt the basics of 3D modeling in Solidworks.

SolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) computer program that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows.
FREE workshop on Arduino programming
At this workshop participants learnt the following:
- What kind of sensors and when are better to use with Arduino;
- You will be acquainted with the third-party software libraries and the principles of programming under the Arduino platform;
- and of course, work with your hands and learn how to connect and control the LED strip using Arduino.
Сourse on programming of Arduino
The course lasted for 4 weeks during which participants learnt the following:
  • Basic concepts. General information about microcontrollers.
  • Electronic components and their properties
  • Assembly of electrical circuits on circuit boards
  • Basics of Arduino programming
  • Experiments with Arduino
  • Connecting and programming external devices
FREE workshop "Make your custom sticker"
FREE master class on creating stickers on the Roland plotter at Digital Prototyping Laboratory "Fab Lab". At the master class paricipants learnt how to work in CutStudio and create your own customized sticker.
The Bioreactor made in FAB LAB
First-year students of the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (SEDS) have developed a bioreactor that creates a favorable environment for growing bread yeast. The project includes the development and 3D printing of missing parts, programming of the Arduino microcontroller and the study of chemical processes during the cultivation of yeast.
FREE workshop on 3D modelling with Fusion 360°.
Fusion 360° - it is a cloud- based CAD / CAE / CAM tool for industrial and engineering design. Due to its wide range of instrumentation, Fusion 360° can design and turn your idea into the product with the help of Fab Lab equipment.
Free master-class on creating trinkets on a 3D printer
At the master class participants learnt basics of modeling on TinkerCAD, Cura, Repieter-Host and printed 3D model of their own trinket.
Intro to Graphic Design Course
Sketching Workshop
Body Proportions Basics: Theory and Practice
Argon arc welding
Universal table for mounting on a radial drilling machine
IV ABC Weekend
Results of applications into the ABC Incubation (in Russian)
Startup "ABACUS" in Singapore
Startup "QMOBOT" in Istanbul
Technopark tenants enter in the global market
(in Russian)
New tenants "IHT Central Asia"
(in Russian)
Fab Lab on Khabar 24 TV
(in Russian)
ABC weekend on Khabar 24 TV
(in Russian)
All news
#NURIS on Instagram
Every day is a innovation adventure with NURIS.
Follow @nuris_cluster