GIST Regional Startup Demo Day and the finale of the GIST Regional Science and Technology Startup Training for the first time took place in Europe it was by GIST Net and Startup Macedonia. From 13th to the 16th of May, 46 young and innovative entrepreneurs from 12 countries in Eastern Europe and the Balkans through the GIST (Global Innovation through Science and Technology) program in Skopje, North Macedonia. These science and tech entrepreneurs came from Albania, Armenia, Ukraine, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Georgia, Montenegro, Serbia, Azerbaijan, and North Macedonia. They’ve spend three days in extensive training to help them perfect their business ideas and pitches. The demo day was held at Hotel Holiday Inn in Skopje on 16 May where top startups had the opportunity to present their innovations to a respected audience and panel of prestigious judges. And we are proud that the winning team was Elevate Global from North Macedonia! The top teams were awarded cash prizes and an opportunity to participate in a business incubator in the United States later this year.