The ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-government announced an open call for candidates in the requalification program in IT sector. 8902 candidates applied for this program pilot phase. Program will be realized in Nis, Novi Sad and Belgrade for 100 trainees in the first phase. 25 candidates will have programming training in Nis.
Beginning project is the concept of a one-day training for developing business ideas. The best teams and individuals after this training will be selected for a three-day Start-up Academy.
NiCAT cluster manager held an inspirational lecture to high school students in the field of advanced technologies, the impact of technology today and how to take advantage of technologies trends.
Event was held at the Singidunum University in Nis.
The Serbian Academy of Science and Arts organized an awarding ceremony for the successful students who have won the Olympics medals in sciences. NiCAT members (Pogled Telekomunikacije, Feniks BB, Mihajlović Soft, Photon Optronics and Niri 4NL) donated five awards for this year's laureates.
NiCAT cluster has a new member – Prime Software Company. About the company briefly: Full spectrum of software development services (Architecture, PM, Development, QA, QA Automation, Documentation, Deployment, Support, IT Services, etc.), a large diversity of supported technologies (mainstream, niche, legacy)...
The government of the Republic of Serbia accepted the business plan for IT sector in Serbia. It was agreed that EUR 1.5 million be invested in retraining for new IT professionals and ten million for an infrastructure development. Due to the invitation of Minister Ana Brnabić, the Government meeting was attended by the representatives of the IT community. Among them was also the manager of the NiCAT cluster.
In December, the NiCAT cluster held a meeting for a training on the job within the project IT Cluster Academy. Members participating in the project IT Cluster Academy are: Ingsoftware, Logik business solutions, HostingBuY Institute, NIRI, Irvas International, Eurogenyx, SmartNet Technologies, Morena Engineering and Optoelectronic group which gathers three companies. All members that were at the meeting discussed where candidates will go to practice. In January, trainings and workshops for the mentors and mentored will be held.
Fourteen innovative projects in Serbia received financial support from the European Union for the cooperation between the science and business program which was published by the Innovation Fund. Among the fourteen selected projects, NiCAT members received grants - LMB Soft, ICNT and NIRI 4NL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.