Announcing YerevaNN non-profit foundation
Today we have officially registered YerevaNN scientific educational foundation, which aims to promote world-class AI research in Armenia and develop high quality educational programs in machine learning and related disciplines. The board members of the foundation are Gor Vardanyan, founder of FimeTech, Vazgen Hakobjanyan, cofounder of Teamable, and Rouben Meschian, founder of Arminova Technologies. Hrant Khachatrian is the director of the foundation.
The core project of the foundation is to support an AI research lab based in Yerevan, Armenia. Inspired by OpenAI, the lab focuses on non-commercial machine learning research and is committed to publish all obtained results and release all the code on GitHub. The three initial members of YerevaNN lab, Tigran Galstyan, Karen Hambardzumyan and Hrayr Harutyunyan, currently work on projects ranging from generative models to natural language processing.