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The Balkan and Black Sea ICT Clusters Network

Established in 2015

25 members from 12 countries

Number of member companies - 1,117

Total number of employees from the member companies - 44,965

Number of academic institutions and/or research organizations in the cluster - 90

Website:  http://bbs-ict.com/

 

EU members

Western Balkans

Eastern Partnership

Bulgaria

Greece

Romania

Albania

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Kosovo*

Montenegro

Serbia

Georgia

Moldova

Ukraine

 

 

The main goal of the Network is to create framework to intensify collaboration of ICT Clusters and ICT organizations in the Balkan and Black Sea region aiming to meet common challenges affecting SMEs growth, innovation and business environment.

The Balkan and Black Sea ICT Clusters’ network is recognized by the European Commission, (DG Growth), as a reliable partner in the region supporting digital transformation using cross-cluster, cross-industry and cross- regional collaboration.

Activities:

Joint events

Joint projects

Membership

B2B events

Cluster meetings

Trade missions

COSME

Horizon 2020

Danube Region Project Fund

Cross Boarder Programmes

Digital SME Alliance

 

For 2018, BBS ICT Clusters Network runs under the chairmanship of ICT Cluster Bulgaria. For this charge, the contact persons are:

Anna Naydenova, Executive Director, email: anna_naydenova@ictalent.org

Petar Statev, Chairman, email: peter_statev@ictalent.org