“What would seem a flaw of hitchhiking, is an advantage to us”, says Kamil, teasing. “When you stand by the road and there’s rain, or if you wash your clothes in a river, and yourself in a sink at a gas station, you think to yourself – I should have stayed at home. But then there’s satisfaction. I have my entire home in my backpack, I’m self-reliant and I don’t need a computer or TV”.
In the Werther’s Original commercial, the grandson tells us about the first candy he had received from his grandpa. He reminisces that event with great nostalgia.
“One of the most harmful stereotypes in the world of start-ups is the conviction that one does not need anything more than an idea, and that it is the idea which is the basis of a start-up. That is not true. The fundamentals are people and conditions allowing those people to act” – Agnieszka Skala, PhD, Assistant Professor at the faculty of Transport of the Warsaw University of Technology, co-author of reports on Polish start-ups talks about whether money solves all problems in business and what to do in order to implement the ideas of our inventors.
“My father told me that if I beat him at two competitions in a row, he would stop competing. So I keep jokingly saying that I must give him a handicap”, laughs Kamil Wieczorek, student of aeronautics and astronautics at the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology. He began flying 7 years ago; now, he is a member of the Polish National Flying Team and works as a pilot of passenger planes.
Going to the Olympics, beginnings of his career, and balancing sports and studying – let’s talk with Damian Czykier, Polish champion and the fourth athlete in the 110m hurdles at the European Championships, as well as a student of civil engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology.
That is definitely not what motivated Łukasz Pałczyński when he was organising his second special installation in a historic Orthodox church in the Bieszczady region. Could art, architecture and new technologies be easily combined? And why is the whole event held in the Bieszczady Mountains?