Innovation and Technology Cluster
We believe in the potential of innovative ideas that can bring added value both at individual and community level. Therefore, we have gathered at the same table people with different complementary skills in order to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Our cluster members are top players in their fields and promote innovation and creativity in everything they do. Their goal is to grow creative industries in the Central Region and the Region to become one of the most dynamic region in Eastern Europe from this point of view.
Brasov is in full transformation process! In order to maintain global competitiveness, Brasov should become a Metropolis of Knowledge where innovation and new technologies become part of the community foundation.
Our mission is to encourage creativity and new technologies among local companies, research and higher education institutions, to create a proper ecosystem for entreprenorial initiatives and to encourage innovation and global connectivity through local products.
Our vision is to transform Brasov into an important economic and technological center for Transylvania and the entire country. All of this can be accomplished by supporting the entreprenorial initiatives, attracting investment, ecouraging innovation and connecting to the global market.
The city will become a technological hub that will create the framework for developing our first multinational companies, innovation will become a reality embraced by the community and practiced at any level and in any social context.
01 DEVELOP THE CLUSTER FOR INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY AS A PLATFORM FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AT
This objective aims: organisational development of the management entity of the Cluster and ensure its evolution from an emerging to an innovative Cluster, financial sustainability of the management entity of the Cluster and the Cluster itself, improving representativeness in the Region’s economy, providing the needed infrastructure for the development of ICT and creative industries.
02 IMPROVING THE IMAGE OF BRASOV AS A HUB OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AT A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL.
In order to achieve this objective it is necessary to develop a local brand for the creative industries and ICT, and to promote this brand at a local, national and international level. Also, it is necessary to develop specific events at a national and international level.
03 STRENGTHENING ICT SECTOR WITHIN THE LOCAL ECONOMY.
The aim of this objective is to encourage the establishment of new SMEs, facilitate the technology transfer and skills among cluster’s members and partners, completing the industry’s value chain, increasing the level of globalization of our local industry and developing flagship projects that promote member’s technologies and innovations.
04 INCREASING THE SKILLS AND THE TECHNOLOGICAL LEVEL SPECIFIC TO THE ICT SECTOR AT A REGIONAL LEVEL.
The objective aims to improve cooperation between companies and Transylvania University, to increase the local capacity for ICT training and to consolidate Brașov’s capacity to attract the needed resources for ICT industry development.
Established - 03 September 2013
Staff in the management team - 1-5
0Number of start-ups among SME's
2Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
0Number of civil society members
4Other Ecosystem Actors