“That won’t work! It’s like a Harry Potter spell!” – These are the kinds of words he heard when he first applied to one of the accelerator programs. It’s true, their idea does sound a bit like a magic trick, as DAC wants to revolutionize cooling technologies and cool air with air. Yet behind this idea are not Hogwarts’ wizards, but a team of Ukrainian engineers and scientists instead. Each of whom has numerous scientific publications to their names along with several patents. The originator and leader of the project is Oleksandr Razumtsev, holder of 6 patents and author of 25 scientific papers. Pavel Panasjuk (from the Czech Republic) is responsible for business development. And they registered the company in Poland, because ultimately there was a venture capitalist there who believed in the scientists’ idea.

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Author profile picture Katarzyna is a Polish business & tech journalist. In Polish media she explains the European Union, entrepreneurship and science - business cooperation. At Innovation Origins she tries to show interesting innovations from Central Europe. Katarzyna is fascinated with the Solution Journalism and how technologies can help solve contemporary problems. She also runs InnovateCEE (www.innovatecee.com) - a blog about innovations made in Central Europe.