Establishing innovation-technology platform “Checkpoint IT Community” in cooperation of Szeged-Subotica-Novi Sad

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Enhancing competitiveness, the business environment and the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, trade and investment.

In the cross-border region the IT sector is characterized by many similarities, in terms of both business opportunities and problems that need to be solved. Actors in various fields have excellent chances for developing on both sides of the border. Many of them are a good example of how one can benefit from becoming part of the structure of international business.

Background

In the cross-border region the IT sector is characterized by many similarities, in terms of both business opportunities and problems that need to be solved. Actors in various fields have excellent chances for developing on both sides of the border. Many of them are a good example of how one can benefit from becoming part of the structure of international business.

One of the shared problems is the considerable workforce shortage, which represents the same level on both sides of the border. Besides the occasional good examples, the objective of organizations that decided to join forces is to make better use of international business opportunities. The quality of relationships can be improved a lot on both sides (Quadruple Helix models) and the direct business relations can also create numerous development opportunities for the region’s IT sector SMEs.

TOP IT EDUCATION

Using years of experience in creating the best IT courses in the region!

CROSS-BORDER

Good neighbors creating a better future – together!

LOVE TO LEARN!

If you don’t want to learn – nobody can force you.

If you want to learn – nobody can prevent you!

EXPERIENCE EXCHANGE

Partners from both sides of the border exchanging experience and best practices.

Teaching IT!

The Partnership

The partnership has been established based on commonly expressed interest and commonly defined objectives. It has been revealed in the course of the  preparatory phase that, despite the evident differences between the two countries (e.g. Hungary is a Member State of the EU but Serbia is not, there are basic differences in the legal and economic environment), ICT community related issue seems to have surprisingly similar needs and problems on both sides of the border. This has obviously brought up the idea of a joint project.

The partners have planned the project jointly and is going to implement it jointly.

Cross-border

In the cross-border region the IT sector is characterized by many similarities, in terms of both business opportunities and problems that need to be solved. Actors in various fields have excellent chances for developing on both sides of the border. Many of them are a good example of how one can benefit from becoming part of the structure of international business.

One of the shared problems is the considerable workforce shortage, which represents the same level on both sides of the border. Besides the occasional good examples, the objective of organizations that decided to join forces is to make better use of international business opportunities. The quality of relationships can be improved a lot on both sides (Quadruple Helix models) and the direct business relations can also create numerous development opportunities for the region’s IT sector SMEs.

Targetting SME needs

SMEs in the cluster groups – size 104 (87 SMEs) in the 3 beneficiary clusters. The primary goal of this project is to expand business opportunities by establishing new relationships and improving the level of education. This means developing relationships at regional, cross-border and – primarily – European levels.

Extended group of IT SMEs – The project planned provide an opportunity to join in for a wider group. Launching the education programme has the potential to attract much more SMEs from the region, based on which a more comprehensive network of relationships can be established. This activity can be the strongest first connection point in cross-border cooperation too.

Every young (especially unemployment) women and men – who take part in training or interest in the development work, or because they want their business to enter the market.