Being the collective voice of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Kosovo, STIKK promotes the converging interests of the businesses and individuals in the field of ICT.
As a catalyst to the dynamic technology industry, STIKK accelerates growth and progress for the fast-paced economy. it shapes the industry at large. STIKK provides a platform that unites technology leaders to connect and collaborate, and it avidly supports members who push the boundaries to propel technology forward.
Since its establishment in 2008, STIKK was able to achieve numerous successes and become one of the leading drivers of the ICT industry and ICT community in Kosovo. Striving towards the development of the ICT industry, STIKK implemented numerous projects aimed to promote the ICT sector of Kosovo, improve its regulatory framework, implement research and industry specific analysis, and facilitate professional development of sector’s constituents.
STIKK currently accounts for 200+ members, which represents 90% of the whole ICT market of Kosovo. STIKK is dedicated to help out the long-term-growth of the Information and Communications Technology industry in Kosovo; is committed to improving the business environment for the ICT, as well as promoting the contribution of the Information and Communications Technology to economic growth and social progress in Kosovo.
STIKK seeks to participate in the development and implementation of policies by helping the Government and Institutions of Kosovo to understand current and future technology trends, and how technology can contribute to the economic growth of the country.
The Kosovo Association of Information and Communication Technology (STIKK) shall have a central role in stimulating dynamic growth of the ICT sector in Kosovo, thereby opening up new opportunities and increasing competitiveness of the sector, within the country and abroad.
STIKK will help create a better ICT business environment by improving standards and educational opportunities, and advocating with the government on behalf of its members to ensure that the sector will attract new business and investment.
Blerina Rexhaj DreshajFinance and Administration Manager
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Develop an independent and objective association focused solely on the needs of ALL of its members and society in general.
Implement value added activities that increase the profile and organisation of the entire ICT sector
Dedicate necessary funds to enable full time staff and allow reasonable time for association to become sustainable and operational.
Focus on revenue generating activities, best practices in the region, and integration into regional and European markets.
Advocacy & lobbying services
One-stop-shop servicesfor international and local clients
Market intelligence, Promotion, and B2B matchmaking servicesthrough Export Promotion Service
Consulting and technical assistance servicesbusiness development
Coordination & networking services
Project management services
Capacity building servicesthrough STIKK Education
Incubation services and start-up supportthrough Innovation Centre Kosovo
Innovation management servicesthrough STIKK Innovation Hub
Organization of events & conferences
European Union projects
R&D supportthrough partnerships with private and public educational institutions
Career Fair 2012
STIKK in cooperation with AmchamKosovo in 2012 organised a career fair targeting the students and companies. In this job fair, the local ICT companies had the chance to introduce their products/services, operations and needs to the students. There were also companies from other economic sectors. This event was sponsored by Meridian llc and ecotrade llc and it was supported by SPARK and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Donor:SPARK, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Project Manager:Njomza Uka
KosICT is a Regional Conference organised by STIKK, and each year intends to cover the global trending topics of ICT by gathering international, regional and local speakers. This is a yearly conference held each year. The first KosICT conference was held on 2012, and it managed to attract a large number of local and international audiences. The conference continues to be organised annually.
Donor:German Cooperation, GIZ, Ministry of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Ministry of Economic Development, EBRD, SPARK, Norwegian Embassy in Prishtina, Ipkofoundation, and many others
Project Manager:Bardh Kadiu
Price:About 60,000.00 € annually
Growth program aims to support growth in existing companies and innovation in order to create or enhance commercially viable and sustainable businesses and increase employment by organising matchmaking events between Norwegian and Kosovar ICT companies. There is a special focus on the ICT sector and to youth and female employment.
Donor:Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Project Manager:Valon Canhasi