Iasi is to become an important IT Hub and a reference point for Eastern Europe
The innovational regional cluster Euronest IT&C Hub will launch the project „Increasing competitivity of the Regional innovational cluster Euronest IT&C Hub and encouraging their members interaction in order to develop high technology products and services” on the 17th of July, 2014, at Iasi.
The project targets the cluster’s 21 members, as well as other cluster/business networks and SME’s in the region and in the country, their main objective being to qualify specific opportunities in the Region concerning workforce qualification and concentrating the high-education organizations, turning them into local advantages, in an integrated environment.
The EURONEST IT&C Cluster is setting out to act based on the concept „place based competitiveness” – qualifying the specific opportunities in the Region regarding the workforce qualification and concentrating the high-education providing organizations – turning them into local advantages, in an integrated environment.
This project looks to meet several strategical action directions of the EURONEST IT&C Cluster and will contribute to improve its attractivity for other companies, to develop new services that will be available to its members, to improve the revenue and the number of employees of the regional SME, to intensify the interactions between universities and private ompanies and to a quicker technological transfer, to develop their own products/systems/technologies with a high added value.
Having the regional economy in mind, the increased competitivity and the internationalization of the Euronest IT&C Cluster can contribute to the development of the business structures, to develop the technological transfer infrastructure and also to increase the regions attractivity, to an economic recovery and the improvement of urban and social services, an increase of life standards as well as attracting new investors in the North-East Region – in the specified domain or in areas related to the value chain.
The Euronest IT&C will be, at the 2018-2020 horizon, one of the most dynamic clusters of the European Union’s Eastern border, being a promoter for a durable, intelligent and inclusive economic model, that will optimally capitalize regional and local resources, turning the North-East Region into a milestone in the IT&C and applied research, under the motto „Open for business! Implementing Tomorrow’s Future Today!”