ARPA Institute


President: Dr. Hagop Panossian

Through different initiatives and programs ARPA Institute tries to contribute towards the modernization of the industrial, economic and educational sectors of Armenia.

ARPA initiatives:

– Modern DNA Lab in Armenia

– e-Archeology project, which entails establishment of databases to archive all infotmation on the antiquities, museum articles and monuments in in Armenia, in specially designed websites, with highly specialized software programs.

– The annual ARPA Invention Competition in Armenia has so far received 43 inventions in various fields and has given $15,000 monetary awards to the winning inventions. ARPA believes that Armenia can become a competitive country in the global market only through the production of new and innovative products. It encourages the youth in Armenia to innovate and invent new products through the annual “Invention Competition”.

– “Distance Learning Program” via satellite helps numerous students and researchers in Armenia.


ARPA Institute, 18106 Miranda St, Tarzana CA 91356. Phone (818) 453-0618

All ARPA Lectures are free to the public.

ARPA Conference, 19 May 2012:

Razmig Shirinian's Presentation
Razmig Shirinian's Presentation

Richard Hovhannisian's Remarks

Discussants' Remarks

ARPA Institute's 20th anniversary celebration banquet:

Opening Remarks

Honoring Harold Demirjian and Hagop Panossian

Candle Lighting and Group Picture