ICT Cluster Burgas

Bulgaria: South-East (Bulgaria)
Petko Georgiev

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About us

"Cluster ICT - Burgas "is actively working to promote, support and develop cooperation among all businesses, schools and governmental institutions in the field of information and communication technologies, to create favourable conditions for their development, to enhance their competitiveness at national and international level. Here are some of the main objectives of the ICT Cluster Burgas: Establishing IT Business Education Hub; Developing IT Outsourcing sector in Burgas; Creating an online register of the univerity personnel in Burgas; Working to improve the conditions for access and use of information and communication technologies in the administrative region of Burgas municipality; Pursuing initiatives to expand the participation of Burgas in global IT markets; Realizing projects related to the promotion and realization of the benefits of ICT in small and medium-sized enterprises in other sectors of the economy; Supporting the development and promotion of the human fund of Burgas in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT). Other objectives of the ICT Cluster Burgas: Online Register of the university personnel in Burgas; Working to improve the conditions for access and use of information and communication technologies in the administrative region of Burgas municipality; Pursuing initiatives to expand the participation of Burgas on global IT markets; Realizing projects related to the promotion and realization of the benefits of ICT in small and medium-sized enterprises in other sectors of the economy; Supporting the development and promotion of the human fund in Bulgaria in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT); Creating a Unified Register Center (LRC) - a professional network of working IT professionals, young people with IT skills, IT companies interested in working in Burgas - Burgas citizens living elsewhere; Building IT business center in Burgas (Class A offices); Exchange of experiences with students from other European countries; Organizing various trainings / lectures / meetings that help develop not only technical but also soft skills, something which is lacking in youths; Assisting in increasing joint initiatives and activities of the participants in the Bulgarian ICT society; Supporting the insurance of adequate and modern government by promoting links of the public with the private and public sector; Attracting and integrating universities to achieve goals; Protecting the interests of local companies in government and public procurement; Increasing the interest of young people to information technology; Participating in national and international organizations and associations with similar objectives; Transforming Burgas into one of the main centers of development of information and communication technologies with national and international significance and scale; Creating appropriate infrastructure with the appropriate number of qualified staff in order to attract major companies to build structures and to invest in the region. Means to achieve the goals: Provides a wide exchange of information with all participants in the Bulgarian ICT society; Encourages intensive communication and cooperative efforts between all participants in the Bulgarian ICT society; Stimulates development and innovation; Works for the development and promotion of the human fund in Bulgaria in the field of ICT and builds links between education and business structures; Works in a partnership with the central and local government and with all participants of Bulgarian ICT society; Works with potential investors and Bulgarians abroad; Organizes councils, boards, meetings, lectures, seminars and other forums for exchanging ideas; Promotes the development trends in information and communication technologies.

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation

Cluster composition

  • 37
    Cluster Members
  • 28
    SME's
  • 3
    Large Companies
  • 4
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 2
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Management team

Petko Georgiev Georgiev
Cluster Manager
Stoyan Nikolov
Project Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas
Cross-sectoral industries
Digital Industries

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)
Development of human resources, such as staff mobility, access to training

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

United States

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Germany
Italy
Poland

Transnational support activites

Promotional Activities

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

Upcoming events

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Latest news and documents

News Published: 30.10.2020
BRAIT submits an application to join the national council for tripartite cooperation in a bid to represent innovative companies
News Published: 21.10.2020
BASSCOM Retreat and meeting with the ICT community in Burgas
News Published: 21.10.2020
Burgas on the way to becoming the first 5G city in Bulgaria
News Published: 21.10.2020
On the wave of code