On 18 to 21 October in the Pomeranian Science and Technology Park in Gdynia will take place another edition of the festival of science fans – the Gdynia E(x)plory Week. The organizers, supporting young scientists, will host open events for schools and families, as well as discussion panels and lectures with the participation of innovative start-ups. One of the event partners is Drutex, a company that for years has been supporting initiatives in the area of science and modern technology and has been promoting entrepreneurial young people who develop innovative solutions.
The Gdynia E(x)plory Week is the final event of the E(x)plory Program that has been organized for 6 years by the Foundation of Advanced Technology. As each year, during the final of the E(x)plory Contest 35 scientific projects will be presented, selected among 160 projects all over Poland. The prize will be awarded by a jury consisting of 20 renowned experts and scientific authorities. The winners will receive grants of 10 thousand, 7 and 5 thousand PLN, mentoring programs, participation in most prestigious youth scientific contests abroad: Intel ISEF in the USA, Expo-Sciences Europe in Gdynia and Infomatrix Romania, as well as extra grants founded by the project partners, i.a. Drutex S.A.
„We are delighted to be a partner of this year edition of the Gdynia E(x)plory Week. This outstanding event, by design, supports young, creative people who come up with original solutions for the future, which is perfectly in line with Drutex policy. We have always said that people are the most precious resource in the company. They determine its market success. Therefore, it is important to promote creativity and to motivate young people to work on modern technology. I believe that some of this year’s projects will be also related to our industry. It is certain that the winning projects will provide added value and we are sure to hear about them again. We keep our fingers crossed for all the winners and we wish them good luck’’ - says Adam Leik, marketing director at Drutex.
A number of workshops and scientific shows will take place during the Gdynia E(x)plory Week. You may visit scientific stands and take part in programming workshops, as well as lectures and scientific discussions. The events are open for all innovation fans, schools, teachers and families with children. What is more, the organizers also run the E(x)plory Innovations Congress where innovators, startuppers, students, Ph.D. students, scientists, as well as businessmen and investors.
We wish to invite people with thirst for knowledge, those looking for innovative solutions and extraordinary projects. The Congress will be a platform for exchanging experience and for numerous discussions.