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Stem, Italy and Georgia have never been so close: full immersion for two young innovators in Naples Mariam and Toma at Innovaway for three months

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Sep 2023

The two Georgian students Mariam Zenaishvili and Toma Pirtskheliani, winners of the 2023 edition of "STEM Study Visit To Italy", the National Award for the best innovators in Georgia, have arrived in Italy, at the Innovaway company.

The National STEM Award, born in 2019 thanks to the technical-scientific cooperation agreement between the COTEC Italia Foundation and GITA (Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency), in agreement with the Italian Embassy in Tbilisi, annually offers two young innovators a three-month scholarship at technological centers or leading Italian companies, guaranteeing intensive work experience in the world of Digital Transformations and Technological Innovation.

For this year's edition, which will be hosted by Innovaway, the two young talents will be engaged in a learning path in the Data Analyst field as developers. The project that Innovaway wanted to dedicate to him is aimed at creating a managerial dashboard on data management to support HR decisions, and, therefore, on human capital. The requirements of the data collected will have as the main "client" of the project, Antonella Alberti, Chief People & Organization Officer of the Innovaway group; The project tutor will be Gianluca Altieri, Digital Experience Manager of Innovaway.

The President of the COTEC Foundation Luigi Nicolais: “Mariam and Toma will have the opportunity to come into contact with the Campania innovation ecosystem, the pride of our South! In particular, this initiative, which will take place at the Campania headquarters of Innovaway, and promoted in collaboration with Materias, represents the mutual commitment in the field of international cooperation to strengthen the skills of young Georgian innovators in the field of technical-scientific research, promoting the implementation of joint projects aimed at generating value.”

“We are particularly happy to have been chosen as a key partner of the STEM Study Visit to Italy – 2023 program, a prestigious and unique opportunity to strengthen and share skills in the digital field by aligning them with the best European standards – declares Antonio Giacomini – CEO of Innovaway.

We welcome Mariam and Toma, who will be with us in the company for three months. It will be an opportunity for mutual enrichment; at Innovaway we have long been committed to training and cultivating young talents in crucial fields such as technological innovation and digital transformation. The future of the world economy lies in digital skills and participatory and decisive actions are needed to redirect talent in this direction. We thank our partners Georgia's Innovation & Technology Agency, Materias, Cotec (Foundation for Innovation) and the Embassy of Italy in Tbilisi for their trust and support." 

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