March 30th, 2014
Innovative Enterprises Student Club members on March 29, 2014 visited Innovation Center of Kosovo in Pristina, which was founded to support entrepreneurship, innovation and commercially based business development, with a focus on information and communication technology.
During the visit Innovative Enterprises Student Club members, Business Informatics students of first year and second year of and fourth year Business-Administration department learned about their main activities. ICK is a hub for connecting new ideas and technology with human and financial resources to create or expand commercially viable companies that can successfully fill the needs in the market, generating sales, trade, local productive capacity and skilled employment. Innovation Centre of Kosovo offers incubator services, mentoring, consulting and training to entrepreneurs and managers in business planning, accounting, finance, product/service development, marketing, sales, human resources, technology development and transfer and matchmaking with local, regional and international businesses.
Incubators provide an engaging environment for commercialization of viable business ideas, as well as visibility in the market for both new and existing companies. The ICK Incubator provides pre-incubation, incubation and virtual incubation services, depending on the experience of the team and level of development of the business idea.
Training programs, that are hosted within ICK from internal and external partners are crafted in such a way that target specifically market gaps, thus giving young people the opportunity to learn skills they need for the challenging and dynamic market, local or international.
The center supports both start-ups and existing companies. They use the best practices from more than 15 Innovation Centers around the world. It is being implemented by Athene Prosjektledelse, Norway, in cooperation with STIKK (Kosovo Association of Information and Communication Technology), as part of a business development project of Kosovo, financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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